Solar journey arrives in Vegas

(USA) North Las Vegas is home to Amazon's 17th rooftop solar installation. Located at the corporate giant's fulfillment center in the city, it is another step towards the 50 rooftop systems it plans to ha...

Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market

(USA) Amazon has announced it is buying the international natural and organic food giant - Whole Foods Market - in a deal worth close to $14 billion. Whole Foods Market, which is committed to supporting"s...

Amazon unveils solar energy plans

|2 March 2017| USA Amazon has announced plans to invest in solar energy at its fulfilment facilities worldwide in a move which further strengthens its sustainability credentials. It confirmed today it ...

Mega drone could deliver virtually anything

|12 January 2017| USA Amazon has patented a design for what is being labelled a mega drone - capable of delivering packages of any size to customers. Alone, the single drone is restricted in the type o...

Amazon trials drone delivery service in UK

(UK) Amazon is trialling its drone delivery service in the UK. Two shoppers can currently place orders seven days a week - as part of the pilot - via the Prime Air service, with Amazon planning to gradually ...

Amazon dash buttons launched in the UK

|31 August 2016| UK UK shoppers are now just one click away from topping up on household staples, thanks to the Amazon dash button. Gillette, Nescafé and Fairy are among the first 40 products that will...

Amazon Payments launches global partner program

|4 April 2016| Amazon today announced the launch of the Amazon Payments Partner Program, a new global program designed to help ecommerce platform providers and developers extend the trust and familiarity of ...

Sky’s the limit for Amazon

|30 November 2015| The revolutionary Amazon Prime Air drone delivery service could soon radically transform the way customers receive their products. In 30 minutes or less purchases could be winging their...

Fostering innovation in financial services

|3 November 2015| The US government will be encouraged to develop policies that drive innovation in financial services by a new coalition of the biggest names in technology. Financial Innovation Now, a co...