Inside the new homeless shelter at Amazon’s headquarters

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In Seattle, the tech company is now sharing an eight-story building with a homeless shelter serving 200 people. On March 5, as coronavirus infections spread in Washington, Amazon started asking employees in its Seattle headquarters to work from home. Four days later, half of one of the company’s buildings opened for another purpose: housing homeless families. Read Full Story

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Black Monday: Stock markets plummet on coronavirus fears and oil price war

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At the time of this writing Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook are all down 7% in massive market selloff. Global stock markets are plunging as the threat from the coronavirus continues to spread across the world. Stock markets in Europe and Asia plunged ahead of markets opening in America. And when those U.S. markets opened, things were no different on this side of the Atlantic. Read Full Story

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Amazon’s mysterious memo may accelerate the U.S. TikTok crackdown

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A leaked memo showed the e-commerce giant asking employees to remove TikTok. Then Amazon said it was a mistake. But a point may have been made. Amazon sent a jolt through the debate over the trustworthiness of TikTok on Friday. CNN’s Brian Fung and Zachary Cohen obtained a copy of an Amazon corporate memo telling employees to remove the TikTok social video app from any device that could access the company email system. The memo cited “security risks.” Read Full Story

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