Coronavirus live updates: Amazon workers sue the company; tennis star Djokovic chafes at US Open restrictions

As the global death of Covid-19 nears 400,000, U.S. health officials are keeping a close eye on caseloads and hospitalization rates as states continue to relax their lockdown measures and reopen different types of businesses. Asia News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Amazon sees strong demand for pepper spray and Black Lives Matter merchandise as protests rage

Amazon’s Sports and Outdoors category showed pepper spray as the top-selling item, while a rechargeable taser was listed at No.44, illustrating that consumers are buying self-defense items amid protests that have turned violent in some areas of the country. Tech … Read more…

India’s Reliance launches JioMart online grocery service, challenging Amazon, Flipkart

Reliance Industries Ltd has launched an online grocery service, JioMart, the head of its grocery retail business said, in a move aimed at rivalling Amazon.com’s local unit and Walmart Inc’s Flipkart in the huge Indian market. Reuters: Technology News BEST … Read more…

Amazon says ‘appropriate’ executive available after U.S. House panel calls on CEO Bezos to testify

Amazon said on Friday it would make an “appropriate” executive available to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee to testify about allegations related to how the company uses third-party sellers’ data. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop … Read more…

Amazon Prime India Makes Biggest Movie Acquisition To Date With Amitabh Bachchan-Ayushmann Khurrana Comedy ‘Gulabo Sitabo’

Amazon Prime Video India has made its biggest movie acquisition to date in the shape of Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana comedy Gulabo Sitabo. The Hindi-language comedy will launch exclusively on the streaming service on June 12 and will be … Read more…

Congress wants Jeff Bezos to testify after ‘possibly criminal’ Amazon statements | New York Post

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U.S. probe unable to rule out White House influence on JEDI contract awarded to Microsoft, not Amazon

The Pentagon’s inspector general on Wednesday said it could not determine whether the White House influenced the award of a $ 10 billion contract to Microsoft Corp over Amazon after several officials said their conversations were privileged “presidential communications.” Reuters: … Read more…

Televised raid on illegal Amazon mining angers Brazil government, leads to sacking

Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles has fired the country’s top environmental enforcement officer, according to a government notice published on Tuesday, after a news program broadcast a dramatic raid on illegal mining in the Amazon rainforest. Reuters: Environment BEST DEAL … Read more…