Amazon make low-key live Premier League debut
US e-commerce giant Amazon's entry into the live broadcasting of Premier League football was expected to be full of glitz and innovation but instead, they played safe in sticking to a tried and tested formula.
Amazon workers strike on 'Black Friday'
Hundreds of Amazon workers in Germany walked off the job as the US online retailer kicked off its "Black Friday" sales bonanza, escalating a long-simmering battle for better pay and working conditions.
Pentagon awards $10 bn cloud contract to Microsoft, snubbing Amazon
The Pentagon said Friday it is awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, following a highly scrutinized bidding process which Amazon had been favoured to win.
As global leaders meet, the Amazon rainforest burns
The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New York, the planet's largest rainforest remains engulfed in flames.
"Lord Of The Rings" Series To Start Filming In New Zealand
The upcoming series of the critically acclaimed epic fantasy, "Lord of the Rings" will be filmed in New Zealand. Amazon Studios announced in a statement, that pre-production had already begun and filming will start in Auckland "in the coming months". The U.S based streaming platform is reportedly spending over US$1 billion (₦360,000,000,000) on the series…
Should the international community protect the Amazon?
If Brazil won't stop them, then perhaps others should step in? Amid global concern about fires in the Amazon, some activists, as well as French President Emmanuel Macron, have backed the idea of the international community taking action.
Brazil's Amazon basin fires keep surging
The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon basin is still on the rise, even though the government has banned burning, officials said Saturday.
Warning: Trump is a danger to America and the world’s health - Part 2
Trump's strong support for Britain’s exit from the EU without a deal, has been described by Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution as a move that “could have could have potentially disastrous consequences” for the Northern Ireland peace process which was put together with strong support from the U.S. under President Clinton.
US ready to fight Amazon fires only in cooperation with Brazil
The US is ready and willing to help Brazil fight forest fires in the Amazon, an aide to President Donald Trump said Wednesday, but only if it involves working with the Brazilian government.
Brazil bans burning for two months to defuse Amazon crisis
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree Wednesday to ban burning throughout the country for two months, government sources cited in local media said, as the authorities scramble to defuse the Amazon fires which have triggered a global outcry.