Topic | Amazon.com | The Sydney Morning Herald

Amazon

Advertisement
The Boys is a brilliant takedown of Marvel, DC, and our need for supermen

The Boys is a brilliant takedown of Marvel, DC, and our need for supermen

The Amazon series, with a pair of Kiwi actors as its stars, is both a beautifully crafted superhero tale and its opposite.

  • by Karl Quinn

Latest

Jeff Bezos' secretive venture launches rocket to the edge of space
Space

Jeff Bezos' secretive venture launches rocket to the edge of space

The suborbital flight by Blue Origin is a step toward its goal of flying paying passengers. But the billionaire's goal of "millions of people living and working in space" seems as distant as ever. 

  • by Christian Davenport
Big companies are starting to swallow the world
Opinion
Coronavirus pandemic

Big companies are starting to swallow the world

Some of the biggest companies in the world have flourished during the pandemic, while smaller competitors have never been in more precarious shape.

  • by Austan Goolsbee
Big Tech has reason to fear a Biden victory
Opinion
Regulation

Big Tech has reason to fear a Biden victory

Silicon Valley has long been in the camp of the Democrats but this year, however, the most powerful of those executives should probably be rooting for Donald Trump's re-election.

  • by Joe Nocera
US investigation highlights tech giants' abuse of power
Regulation

US investigation highlights tech giants' abuse of power

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google used anti-competitive tactics, investigators say.

  • by Tony Romm, Cat Zakrzewski and Rachel Lerman
How a Sydney teen walked into a role on Amazon's Walking Dead spin-off
Horror

How a Sydney teen walked into a role on Amazon's Walking Dead spin-off

One minute Hal Cumpston was a teenager with next to no screen experience; the next he'd scored a lead in a major Amazon TV series.

  • by Karl Quinn
Advertisement
Nearly 20,000 Amazon workers tested positive for COVID-19
Coronavirus pandemic

Nearly 20,000 Amazon workers tested positive for COVID-19

The online giant has for the first time revealed the number of coronavirus infections in its workforce, a disclosure sought by labour advocates who have criticised the COVID-19 response by the world's largest online retailer.

  • by Anne D'Innocenzio and Jeffrey Dastin
Reforms aim for bigger, better Aussie film and TV, but could be doomed to fail
Analysis
Streaming

Reforms aim for bigger, better Aussie film and TV, but could be doomed to fail

The government's overhaul of the sector places enormous faith in streamers to support high-quality Australian content but can the market be trusted?

  • by Karl Quinn
'Death knell': Producers say screen reforms will destroy Australian film
Australian film

'Death knell': Producers say screen reforms will destroy Australian film

Screen Producers Australia predicted the changes would combine to reduce the amount of content being produced by at least 50 per cent.

  • by Karl Quinn and Zoe Samios
'Australian content is super important': Netflix CEO rejects calls for streaming quotas
Media & marketing

'Australian content is super important': Netflix CEO rejects calls for streaming quotas

Global Netflix boss Reed Hastings says the streaming giant plans to produce more Australian shows and does not need quotas to do so.

  • by Konrad Marshall
Jeff Bezos is as important as ever to Amazon as exits pile up
Opinion
Executive shake-up

Jeff Bezos is as important as ever to Amazon as exits pile up

After a slew of departures and with a pandemic to navigate, the world's richest person is back in the driving seat at Amazon.

  • by Hannah Boland