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Amazon redirects some employees to build out COVID-19 testing capacity for its front-line workers

(Amazon Photo / Hardy Wilson) With thousands of its own workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic as warehouse workers, delivery personnel,...

Twitch is expanding Watch Parties beta to all partners, then all US creators after

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch announced today that it’s bringing its beta version of Watch Parties, which...

Senate Democrats grill Amazon on warehouse worker firing, COVID-19 procedures

Amazon’s fulfillment center in Dupont, Wash. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) A group of Democrats in the U.S. Senate sent a letter to Amazon...

Amazon is temporarily extending its return policy due to the pandemic

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is temporarily extending return windows due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company...

Analyst: COVID-19 crisis sparks ‘inflection point’ for online grocery — and huge revenue for Amazon

Amazon Prime members can get groceries delivered in two hours via Prime Now. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) More people are ordering groceries online...

GeekWire Podcast: How COVID-19 is squeezing Amazon; Good news stories; Farewell, John Legere

Here’s what we’re talking about this week on the GeekWire Podcast. Amazon is under pressure as workers in dozens of its warehouses test positive...

Amazon is reportedly delaying Prime Day due to COVID-19

Amazon is planning to delay Prime Day until at least August due to the ongoing pandemic, according to internal meeting notes...

Amazon responds after leaked memo reveals company’s PR strategy against warehouse worker

An Amazon Fulfillment Center in Dupont, Wash. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Amazon’s logistics chief penned a blog post Thursday, hours after a leaked...

Amazon executives privately insulted a warehouse worker, then attacked him on Twitter

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After firing Chris Smalls, who helped organize a warehouse worker strike at Amazon’s...

Amazon will feature SXSW films in a virtual film festival on Prime Video

Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images Amazon Prime Video is partnering with South by Southwest to launch what it’s calling a...

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