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The Amazon effect is planning on Healthcare system

Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway announced today they are forming a non-profit joint venture to manage and streamline their employee healthcare programs. The CEOs of these giant companies -- Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Jamie Dimon of Chase, and Warren Buffet of Berkshire Hathaway -- say the new company will focus on technology solutions that will provide high-quality health benefits at a reasonable cost.

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Boss Amazon Bezos the world's richest man in 2017

The world’s 500 richest people have increased their wealth by $1tn so far this year due to a huge increase in the value of global stock markets, which are likely to finish 2017 at record highs. The big increase in the fortunes of the ultra-wealthy comes as billions of poorer people across the world have seen their wealth standstill or decline. The gap between the very rich and everyone else has widened to the biggest it has been in a century and advisers to the super-rich are warning them of a “strike back” from the squeezed majority.

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German shoemaker Birkenstock gets divorce from Amazon

Birkenstock has terminated its business relations with Amazon, accusing it of breaking the law. From January 1, Birkenstock will cease trading with the online retail giant within the EU, citing a breakdown in trust between the two parties. In a statement issued on Monday, Birkenstock claimed there has been a series of violations of the law on Amazon’s Marketplace platform, which the online retailer failed to prevent. Birkenstock said on a number of occasions, it filed complaints that counterfeit products of poor quality, which infringed the company’s trademark rights and misled the consumers regarding the origins of goods that, were being made available on the platform.

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Netflix and Amazon made you richer

Investing in the stock market has been shown to be the most efficient and effective way of turning money into more money, and yet 61 percent of millennials say they're afraid of getting started. Overcoming that fear, though, could pay off. Just look back 10 years. Financial website How Much took a look at some popular stocks in 2007 to find out how much a $1,000 investment in each would be worth now, as of October 31.

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Amazon is ready to accept Bitcoin as payment?

According to online records, e-commerce giant Amazon, often seen as the “white whale of bitcoin payments, recently registered three cryptocurrency-related domain names: “,” “,” and “” The move was first reported by domain industry news website DomainNameWire (DNW).

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Amazon launched AR app to show you before shopping

Amazon on Wednesday unveiled an augmented reality feature in its iOS shopping app that shows customers a 3-D rendering of how a given product will look in their home or workspace before they order it.  AR View offers the ability to view thousands of products for the home or office – including furniture, electronics, toys, games, home décor and more – in augmented reality.

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The fortune of Bezos better after earnings reports

The fortune of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos surged by as much as $6.6bn (£5bn) in extended trading on Thursday after the retailer reported third-quarter results that topped Wall Street estimates. If the gains hold through on Friday, Mr Bezos will probably overtake Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates atop the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily ranking of the world’s 500 richest people. Amazon climbed 8.5 per cent to $1,055.01 at 4:30 pm in New York.

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Global R&D spend surpasses $700 billion, Amazon leader in the world

The world's 1,000 most innovative companies increased their R&D spending by 3.2 percent in 2017, pushing it to an all-time high of $702 billion (€597 billion), according to the Global Innovation 1000 survey published by consultancy PwC on Tuesday. The figure marked a resumption of meaningful growth in innovation spending following flat results in 2016, and means the global private-sector spending is now 2.7 times as high as it was in 1999 - the first year for which PwC assembled data. The rise in R&D spending came despite a 2.5 percent decline in revenue for those 1,000 companies surveyed by PwC. As a result, the combination of overall spending growth and lower revenues led to a record-high R&D intensity rate of 4.5 percent.

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You might buy on Amazon using Bitcoin, rumors reported

While governments ponder legalization or continue to reaffirm existing bans on the use of bitcoin, larger e-commerce giants may not care. Speculation built over the weekend that Inc. was considering introducing support for bitcoin payments as soon as October. 

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Real Estate: Amazon is looking for a second and new HQ

Amazon has published an open call for cities to pitch it for business. The company wants to open "Amazon HQ2", a new hub that will mirror its enormous presence in Seattle, rather than act as a secondary location. That site in Washington state has grown to 33 buildings across 8.1 million square feet, housing more than 40,000 employees. All since 1994.

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