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Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion toward climate change activism

Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion toward climate change activism
March 8, 2020

With a net worth of $115.7 billion and known as the richest man in the world, founder and CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos recently announced that he will pledge a sum of $10 billion towards climate change activism. The...

What’s Fresh on Amazon Prime

February 4, 2019

Generation Wealth Documentary photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield first began her in-depth look at society’s growing obsession with money. Over a decade later, the product is “Generation...

‘Forever’ is inventive, worthwhile watch

'Forever' is inventive, worthwhile watch
October 15, 2018

After 13 years of fishing trips and mundane dinners, would you attempt to shake up your life with something new? Could you leave someone you truly love due to the monotony of your life together? Maya...

Death of the cashier: The AmazonGo store ushers in the era of cashierless stores

Death of the cashier: The AmazonGo store ushers in the era of cashierless stores
October 1, 2018

Consumers in 2018 have a vastly different retail experience than consumers from a mere ten years ago. Affordable taxis arrive within seconds, packages are delivered to your doorstep in less than 48 hours...

What’s fresh on Amazon Prime

What’s fresh on Amazon Prime
March 12, 2018

The Big Sick This romantic comedy is based on the true love story of the film’s writers, comedian Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”) and his now wife Emily V. Gordon. In “The Big Sick,” the...

Mass layoffs affect the country

Ally Zacek | The DePaulia
January 22, 2018

A fresh round of layoffs was announced by Carrier and Walmart last week, occurring at a time when the economy seems to be doing well by most other metrics. Carrier, a corporation that primarily manufactures...

Nation & World Briefs: January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018

Amazon announces short list for next headquarters location Amazon's second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, say,...

DePaul playing a role in Chicago’s bid for Amazon HQ2

A visualization of what the Amazon headquarters could look like if they moved into the Old Chicago Main Post Office. 
(Photo courtesy of The Chicago Sun-Times)
November 6, 2017

As Chicago tries to offer more and more incentives for Amazon to make the city the home of their second headquarters, DePaul and other city colleges have taken a central role in the city’s offerings. ...

Amazon to open package pickup location in Lincoln Park

The future home of the Amazon pickup location at the southwest corner of Webster Avenue and Sheffield Avenue. (Ben Conboy, The DePaulia)
September 10, 2017

This fall, Amazon will be opening a package pickup location a block from the Student Center on the corner of Sheffield and Webster, where Lincoln Park residents can pick up their online orders. The...

Drone deliveries are a win-win invention

Drone deliveries are a win-win invention
October 12, 2014

Despite a lack of regulatory rules or governmental oversight, companies such as Google, Amazon and DHL have prepared to test the plausibility of drone deliveries. Are these our future — flying machines...

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