Well-funded Jet.com may be ecommerce game-changer
Jet.com has yet to launch its online retail site to the public, but has already drawn attention as a would-be game-changer that could take on Internet giant Amazon.
Pacific-Atlantic railroad will respect environment: Chinese premier
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said that the Beijing-funded project to build a vast railroad between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, across Peru, would respect the region's environment including the Amazon ...
Location matters in the lowland Amazon
You know the old saying: Location, location, location? It turns out that it applies to the Amazon rainforest, too. New work from Carnegie's Greg Asner illustrates a hidden tapestry of chemical variation across ...
Brazilian beef industry moves to reduce its destruction of rain forests
Expansion of cattle pastures has led to the destruction of huge swaths of rain forest in Brazil, home to the world's largest herd of commercial beef cattle. But a new study led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's ...
Amazon adds one-hour store delivery in New York City
Amazon will begin offering one-hour delivery from local stores in New York City as competition in the delivery arena increases.
Amazon Prime members will be able to stream free on JetBlue
Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor.
Amazon hires 6K full-time workers for distribution centers
Amazon is hiring 6,000 full-time workers to staff up across its more than 50 distribution centers in the U.S.
Amazon to offer free same-day delivery to Prime members
Amazon wants to make your impulse buys even more impulsive. The e-commerce powerhouse is offering free same-day delivery service in some cities to its Prime loyalty club members.