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New York offered to pay part of Amazon workers' salaries in early HQ2 bid

It's no secret that New York's bid for Amazon's HQ2 fell apart due to objections from officials and activists, but it now appears that the state was initially prepared to make far more concessions
Thank God, the Women of D.C. Desperately Wail, Amazon Is Here to Save Us

Thank God, the Women of D.C. Desperately Wail, Amazon Is Here to Save Us

To read some coverage about the company’s new HQ, one can only conclude it’s a dystopian play to breed future generations of engineer.
Well well well, looks like an Amazon office is coming to NYC after all

Well well well, looks like an Amazon office is coming to NYC after all

Does anybody have the Dashboard Confessional song "Vindicated" on hand? A report from the Wall Street Journal says that Amazon has leased new offices in Manhattan for 1,500 employees. The news comes
Amazon Drags Its Sorry Ass to NYC Anyway, No Tax Dollars Required

Amazon Drags Its Sorry Ass to NYC Anyway, No Tax Dollars Required

After all the histrionics over Amazon ditching plans to build its HQ2 facility in Long Island City, Amazon’s still set on worming its way into the Big Apple because it simply cannot take a hint when

Despite the HQ2 debacle, Amazon will add office space in Manhattan

Early this year, Amazon pulled the plug on plans to build an "HQ2" in Queens after a number of local leaders and activists pushed back against the $3 billion in tax breaks and incentives it would
Indiana Helped Amazon Sweep a Worker's Death Under the Rug While Gunning for HQ2

Indiana Helped Amazon Sweep a Worker's Death Under the Rug While Gunning for HQ2

Phillip Lee Terry died after a forklift crushed him at an Amazon warehouse in September 2017.
Amazon Really Filled Its Diaper Trying to Build HQ2 in New York

Amazon Really Filled Its Diaper Trying to Build HQ2 in New York

Amazon, a trillion-dollar firm that employs some of the brightest minds in engineering and logistics and has the power to upend entire industries just by announcing its possible encroachment into

Amazon opens its largest campus to date in India

Amazon has opened its largest campus to date as it cut the ribbon on a building in Hyderabad, India. The subcontinent is one of the company's fastest-growing markets. Its latest campus spreads over

Amazon plans to build its tallest skyscraper in Bellevue, WA

Amazon is preparing to build a big presence in Bellevue, WA, the affluent suburb of Seattle where it was originally founded. The company on Tuesday began the permitting process for Bellevue 600, a
Former IMF Chief Economist: Here’s How Amazon Bungled HQ2

Former IMF Chief Economist: Here’s How Amazon Bungled HQ2

Amazon's botched plan to build a second headquarters in Long Island City came down to a failure to communicate.
Former IMF Chief Economist: Here’s How Amazon Bungled HQ2

Former IMF Chief Economist: Here’s How Amazon Bungled HQ2

Amazon's botched plan to build a second headquarters in Long Island City came down to a failure to communicate.
It seems like Amazon might still be coming to New York City

It seems like Amazon might still be coming to New York City

After burning Queens, Jeff Bezos and company could pursue a new location in Manhattan.
New York State poll: AOC’s favorable rating at 31/44, named top “villain” in Amazon’s HQ2 pullout

New York State poll: AOC’s favorable rating at 31/44, named top “villain” in Amazon’s HQ2 pullout

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Amazon's Virginia headquarters clears a key political hurdle

Amazon just took a large step closer to establishing a second headquarters in Virginia. The Arlington County Board has voted unanimously in favor of granting Amazon an estimated $51 million incentive
Amazon Could Get $23 Million From Arlington Just for Being Itself

Amazon Could Get $23 Million From Arlington Just for Being Itself

In New York, Amazon’s (scrapped) plans for a Queens headquarters were ultimately received with a derisive Bronx cheer. Legislators in Arlington, Virginia, however, have been more welcoming, going so
Report: Amazon Cuomo Is Giving Jeff Bezos the Full Say Anything Treatment

Report: Amazon Cuomo Is Giving Jeff Bezos the Full Say Anything Treatment

Amazon may have left New York’s governor high and dry weeks ago, but Andrew “Amazon” Cuomo appears no closer to letting it go. Read more...

Amazon killed Seattle's homelessness-relief tax by threatening not to move into a massive new building, then they canceled the move anyway

Seattle's immensely popular business tax was designed to do something about the city's epidemic of desperate homelessness, but then Amazon threw its muscle around to get the tax canceled, mostly by
Amazon Is Now Ditching on Seattle Plans, Too

Amazon Is Now Ditching on Seattle Plans, Too

Amazon just gave the slip to yet another city. Read more...
Anti-Amazon Fever Is Spreading, and Big Tech Companies Should Be Worried

Anti-Amazon Fever Is Spreading, and Big Tech Companies Should Be Worried

After the company's deal collapsed in New York, the next community-upending project might be a tougher sell.
Amazon Cuomo Is Mad as Hell

Amazon Cuomo Is Mad as Hell

Andrew “Amazon” Cuomo appears to have fully embraced the anger phase of his process of grieving the loss of Amazon’s would-be HQ2 headquarters in Queens. Read more...