WELLINGTON, Feb 18: New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net.
NEW YORK, Feb 15: Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and activists objected to the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised to what is already one of the world’s richest, most powerful companies.
Woody Allen sued Amazon Studios on Thursday, saying he deserves at least $68 million in damages over their refusal to distribute his completed film “A Rainy Day in New York” and their decision to abandon a four-picture production and distribution arrangement.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday he was the target of “extortion and blackmail” by the publisher of the National Enquirer, which he said threatened to publish revealing personal photos of him unless he stopped investigating how the tabloid obtained his private exchanges with his mistress.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 28: Comedy “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” the upbeat story of a 1950s housewife-turned-comedian, won top television honours at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday as Hollywood stars honoured their peers’ best performances on the big and small screens.
Comedy “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” the upbeat story of a 1950s housewife-turned-comedian, won top television honors at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday as Hollywood stars honored their peers’ best performances on the big and small screens.
Jan 10: Amazon.com Inc founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, and his wife MacKenzie Bezos are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, the couple said on Twitter on Wednesday.
There’s something wonderful about the approach to the turn of the year – especially the month of November. It’s not the magical lights of various festivals like Diwali or Christmas or the gradual onset of winter but the festival discounts that have come to be seen as the hallmark of the season. If you watch TV (or even if you don’t) or dabble in social media, the scent of commercialization is unmistakable – films release around this time of the year and there are bumper deals to be had on everything from mobile phones to electronics to cars.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 19: Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following allegations that he harassed a producer and took no action when an actress told him she was sexually assaulted by producer Harvey Weinstein.