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Amazon Signs Lease For Possible Store In Manhattan

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business

NEW YORK -- Soon, going to Amazon may mean more than just typing in a URL. The online retail giant has signed a lease for a massive space in midto...

'You Need To Stop Everything And Simply Listen To Us'

Agência Pública | Sue Branford | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

by Sue Branford; additional reporting by Carlos Juliano Barros They weren’t consulted about the construction of hydroelectric plants in Tapajós...

Hydroelectric Power Plants Wreck Havoc In The Amazon

Agência Pública | Ana Aranha | Posted 03.13.2014 | World

In the Northern state of Rondônia, devastating land erosion and disappearing river fish affect the lives of millions of citizens; these are some of t...

A Trip To Vale's Promised Land

Agencia Publica | Marina Amaral | Posted 03.07.2014 | World

Meet Canaã dos Carajás, the new frontier of iron ore mining. It’s in the South of Brazil's Para, where jobs and mining royalties did not bring a...

Timothy Stenovec

Why Amazon Is Spending Millions On TV Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.01.2013 | Technology

Netflix. Hulu Plus. And now, Amazon. The world's largest online retailer is joining its streaming video peers and betting millions of dollars on cr...

Amazon's Big Bet On Educational Kids' Programming

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK — Amazon.com Inc. is continuing its push into producing original children's series, ordering its sixth pilot of shows aimed at kids. T...

Amazon Just Patented WHAT?

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 06.01.2012 | Technology

Congratulations, Amazon. You now own the act of online gift-giving. Sort of. According to GeekWire, the web's largest online retailer has just been...