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Amazon adds 3 million Prime subscribers

US online giant Amazon says it added three million customers to its Prime subscription service worldwide in the third week of December as it capped a record holiday season.

dateDec 28, 2015 in Business
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Amazon 'wants to win Oscar' as it boosts film biz

US online retail giant Amazon said Sunday it plans to produce 16 feature films a year, throwing down the gauntlet to Netflix, whose African war drama "Beasts of No Nation" may be headed for Oscar glory in February.

dateDec 27, 2015 in Business
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Amazon deforestation leaps 16 percent in 2015

Illegal logging and clearing of Brazil's Amazon rainforest increased 16 percent in the last year, the government said, in a setback to the aim of stopping destruction of the world's greatest forest by 2030.

dateNov 28, 2015 in Environment
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