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2 bills with tax cuts advance through NC Senate panel

Republicans leading the North Carolina Senate are advancing two additional tax-related bills largely gleaned from the vetoed state budget. Only one got full bipartisan support.

Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people by early next year, a 5% bump in its total workforce.

Thousands of new wildfires burn across the Amazon

Smoke thick enough to nearly shield the sun is blanketing parts of the Amazon as flames ravage the forest beneath. Nearly 10,000 new fires have been reported in a little over a week.
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Alleged Capital One hacker barely bothered to hide

The 33-year-old former Amazon software engineer accused of hacking Capital One made little attempt to hide her attack. In fact, she effectively publicized it.

Netflix subscriber drop hints at streaming-service fatigue

A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix is raising questions about just how much are people willing to pay for streaming services.
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Retail rivals crash Amazon’s Prime Day party

The gravitational pull of Amazon Prime Day is so strong on shoppers it's benefiting other retailers as well, according to an early analysis from a key data group.

Amazon refunds woman whose toddler bought $400 couch

Amazon has refunded the woman whose toddler inadvertently bought a $400 couch via the retail giant's "1-Click" ordering option using her mom's cellphone, after CBS MoneyWatch reported the incident.

ECU alum Sandra Bullock making Amazon series about her college life

Actress and director Sandra Bullock, who attended East Carolina University from 1982-1986, will reportedly produce and star in a new Amazon musical comedy show about her college years.

Amazon says drones will be making deliveries ‘in months’

Amazon said Wednesday that it plans to use self-driving drones to deliver packages to shoppers' home in the coming months

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