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LOVE CORN is a Delicious Crunchy Corn Snack Founded in 2017 by Ho-Ho-Kus Residents

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, LOVE CORN is a delicious crunchy corn snack founded in 2017 by Ho-Ho-Kus residents Missy & Gavin McCloskey. LOVE CORN is made with simple ingredients and bold flavors.

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Amazon slaps sellers with 5% fuel and Inflation Surcharge

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Ridgewood NJ, Amazon plans to add a fuel and inflation surcharge to the fees it collects from US third-party sellers who use its fulfillment services. The new fee will go into effect from April 28 and is subject to change. It will apply to all product types. The surcharge is 24 cents per unit, lower than UPS’s surcharge of 42 cents.

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High Crime Forces Amazon to Flee Seattle

Amazon Introduces New Tablet At News Conference In New York

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Seattle Wa, “Woke” tech companies have long acted as if they are immune to mundane concerns about crime, taxes, and other “lifestyle” issues where they are based. But that’ may be starting to change.

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Amazon Partners Teams Up With New Jersey Community Colleges to Close the Skills Gap

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Trenton NJ, The New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC) today announces a partnership between Amazon and New Jersey Community Colleges where Amazon will fully-fund tuition costs for its front-line employees. This is part of Amazon’s national Career Choice initiative to meet its “Upskilling 2025” pledge – a $1.2 billion commitment to upskill more than 300,000 Amazon employees by 2025.

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Amazon files lawsuit against two companies that allegedly acted as fake-review brokers

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Ridgewood NJ, not everything is as it seems on Amazon’s marketplace, where products are rated in a five-star system and a heavy number of positive reviews can help one brand stand out from a pack of competitors. Amazon has acknowledged it has a fake reviews problem, as it struggles to rein in coordinated efforts on other websites to flood product listings with good reviews in quid pro quo schemes that violate the company’s terms of service.

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Amazon to Offer A high-tech Shopping experience with New Clothing Stores

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Ridgewood NJ, Amazon is opening a clothing store in Los Angeles later this year. Amazon Style will feature clothes with prices catering to a wide range of shoppers. Customers will be able to use their phones to scan items to be delivered to a counter or fitting room. Once in a fitting room, customers can use a touchscreen display to request different sizes or more styles to be delivered without having to leave the room. Shoppers will be able to use the Amazon One palm-scanning system to pay during checkout.

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Amazon Web Services Suffers Third Outage in the Last Two Weeks

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Ridgewood NJ, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has suffered its third outage in a two week period, as the cloud computing giant’s “U.S.-East-1” cloud region went down in North Virginia.

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Glen Rock Resident Falls Prey to Amazon “Security Breach” Text Scam

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Glen Rock on Monday November 29th at  1:29 PM , a Glen Rock resident reported that after making an Amazon purchase, they received a text from what was believed to be Amazon concerning a purchase in the amount of $1,490.97 which the resident did not make.  A number was provided to dispute the charge which they called.

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Could Ridgewood Starbucks and Whole Foods See Amazon’s Cashierless Technology in the Near Future?

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Ridgewood NJ, Starbucks and Amazon have opened up a pick-up cafe in midtown Manhattan that uses Amazon’s cashierless technology. The cafes are designed to attract busy consumers who want to make quick purchases. Two more locations are set to open over the next year. The cafe stocks a variety of food options and items commonly found in convenience store checkout lines in addition to the Starbucks menu. It is open till 10 pm on weekdays and 9 pm on weekends.

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Amazon Impersonator Scams : What You Need to Know

Has Amazon contacted you to confirm a recent purchase you didn’t make or to tell you that your account has been hacked? According to the FTC’s new Data Spotlight, since July 2020, about one in three people who have reported a business impersonator scam say the scammer pretended to be Amazon.

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Amazon bringing cashierless ‘Just Walk Out’ tech to two Whole Foods stores

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Ridgewood NJ, Ever since Amazon opened its first Amazon Go cashierless convenience store to the public at the start of 2018, its executives have been brushing off questions about whether they planned to introduce the same technology to Whole Foods.

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Amazon to Open New Delivery Station later this month in Carlstadt

Amazon Introduces New Tablet At News Conference In New York

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Carlstadt NJ, Amazon has announced the opening of three delivery stations later this month in Carlstadt, Lawrence Township, and Edison.

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App that removes fake product reviews from Amazon, has been removed from the Apple App Store at the request of Amazon

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Ridgewood NJ, Fakespot, an app that removes fake product reviews from Amazon, has been removed from the Apple App Store due to a takedown request from Amazon. Amazon says that the app could theoretically be exploited to steal customer data. The app requires users to enter their Amazon logins in order to browse the website through a custom overlay. Apple claims that the removal was due to a dispute over intellectual property rights and that it had warned Fakespot about the issue weeks before the app’s removal. The Android version of the app hasn’t been updated since 2019.