Instacart, Amazon Workers Stage 1-Day Strike To Demand Hazard Pay, Protections Against COVID-19Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers walked off the job Monday demanding greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders.
AWS Summit San Francisco Latest To Cancel Over Coronavirus FearsIn a growing list of large Bay Area events being canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, Amazon Web Services announced that its upcoming summit in San Francisco has been canceled.
Workers Criticize Amazon On Climate Despite Risk To JobsHundreds of employees are openly criticizing Amazon's record on climate change despite what they say is a company policy that puts their jobs at risk for speaking out.
More Retail Chains Set to Shutter Stores, Despite Robust Consumer SpendingAfter Christmas, many shoppers will return to stores but many popular chains won't be around much longer.
UPS Delivery Worker Arrested for Package Theft in PiedmontSurveillance video showed a UPS driver's aide deliver a package to a residence in Piedmont, sign for delivery and then remove the contents of the package.
Amazon's Huge, Efficient Tracy Shipment Center Speeds Up Cyber Monday DeliveriesIt’s estimated that 68 million shoppers this year will have ordered items online on Cyber Monday. And a peek inside Amazon’s state-of-the-art shipping center in Tracy gives a glimpse of how so many products can be delivered so quickly.
Facebook Expands With Fremont Mega Campus, Amazon Leases Delivery Hub In MilpitasAmazon and Facebook are increasing their footprints in the South and East Bay.
Amazon Appeals $10 Billion Pentagon Contract Won by MicrosoftAmazon is protesting the Pentagon’s decision to award a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing “unmistakable bias” in the process.
Do You Know These Men? Milpitas Police Search For Alleged Porch Package ThievesInvestigators released surveillance images Friday of two suspects who were photographed while stealing Amazon packages off the porches of several homes in a single Milpitas neighborhood.
Netflix's US Subscriber Growth Slowing As Competition LoomsNetflix's subscriber growth is bogging down even before the leading video streaming service confronts high-powered threats from Apple and Walt Disney Co.
Big Tech Is Now A Big Punching Bag For PoliticiansRepublicans and Democrats don't agree on health care, immigration or taxing the rich. But one subject draws critics from both parties: Big Tech.
Whole Foods Files For Statewide Restraining Order From Animal Rights ProtestersAn animal rights group says Whole Foods Market has filed for a restraining order to ban them from all their California locations, in wake of a protest in San Francisco earlier this week.
McDonald's Enlists Google Assistant, Alexa To Help With Its hiringStarting Wednesday, McDonald's Corp. will let job seekers start an application by using voice commands with Amazon's Alexa or Google's Assistant.
Marin County Woman Leads Push Get Amazon To Pick Up And Reuse All Those BoxesEvery day, thousands and thousands of online Amazon orders are delivered in a boxes. Now there’s a push to cut down on all that cardboard, and it is largely the work of one determined Marin County woman’s petition.
Lawmakers Ask Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple For Documents In Antitrust ProbeHouse lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech are asking Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents including internal communications.