Amazon would generate $31 million in taxes for Schodack, study shows

The 800 jobs that would be created at a massive Amazon distribution center in rural Rensselaer County would have annual earnings of $22 million — about $27,600 on average per employee — according to an economic analysis. The analysis was done on be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Take note, Triad: Amazon negotiated $130 million in incentives for fulfillment centers in recent months

Amazon's rapidly expanding fulfillment and delivery network shows no signs of slowing, thanks to a recent batch of taxpayer-backed incentives that adds up to more than $130 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

Study: New businesses generate huge economic impact in downtown Phoenix

A new economic report looking at downtown Phoenix shows the fast-growing area is generating $9.7 billion annually in economic activity. This number is derived from 66,000 employees in the downtown area earning $3.9 billion in total income, accordin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Silicon Valley made a big deal about obeying GDPR, but a study shows the policies of firms like Facebook are "vague" and "insufficient" (FB, AMZN, GOOG)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are all falling short of new European privacy rules, according to a co.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2018

Cupertino to get serious tonight about new business tax that could generate millions from Apple

Polling shows Cupertino residents heavily favor taxes in Apple's hometown that the Chamber of Commerce doesn't like......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2018

Amazon wants 1 million-square-foot distribution center in Rensselaer County Inc. would fill a 1 million-square-foot distribution center that a developer wants to build in Schodack, New York, employing at least 800 people full-time when it opens in the third quarter of 2019. Amazon's involvement in the project, whic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

Need to know: Five things that happened while Yuengling renamed the USF Sun Dome

1 Podcasting pays: There was an 86 percent jump in U.S. podcasting advertising revenue in 2017, a study from the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PwC shows. That equates to $314 million, up from $169 million in 2016. It’s estimated podcast revenue .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

Amazon paid $250 million in state and local taxes in 2017, according to a report

Amazon is lo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2018

Amazon’s stalled jobs could cost Puget Sound region"s economy $3.5 billion a year, study shows

A new report by ECONorthwest projects economic fallout if Amazon follows through with a threat to axe more than 7,000 jobs slated for two planned Amazon buildings if the city passes its head tax on large employers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018

Study: MU System has $5.4B impact on state economy

According to the study, the MU System supports 61,105 jobs throughout the state, and more than $244 million in state and local revenue taxes are collected because of the system......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2018

This HQ2 study shows Central Ohio"s tech scene is attractive to Amazon, others

A recent study that examined Amazon's interest in tech jobs as an indication of where its HQ2 could go, put Columbus in the middle of the pack. Still, the study says the city has a leg up on many of its peers.  New York-based data firm the Confer.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018

Amazon Has Donated $1 Million to Wikimedia Foundation. Here’s Why

This isn't the first time a major for-profit company has leaned on WIkipedia's vast knowledge reserves. Amazon Alexa, Amazon’s virtual assistant used in d.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune14 hr. 5 min. ago

Amazon’s Alexa Fund Makes Its First Investment in a Prefab Homebuilder, Hoping to Make Alexa the Voice of Smart, Futuristic Homes

The e-commerce giant contributed to a $6.7 million funding round for Plant Prefab. Amazon has its fingers in many markets, and now we can add homebuilding to the list. On Tuesday, the ecommerce giant made its first-ever i.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune14 hr. 5 min. ago

Abbott says study shows Portico safely reduced severe aortic stenosis

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewall17 hr. 50 min. ago

In the TV war between Netflix and Amazon, each is leaning into different genres

Amazon Data from Ampere Analysis shows that Amazon is focusing on dramas in upcoming TV shows and movies, while Netflix is focusing more on comedy. 25% of Amazon's upcoming titles are dramas, while 23% of Netflix's are comedies. B.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider22 hr. 5 min. ago

Ride-Hailing Drivers Have Lost Half Their Income in the Last Five Years, Study Shows

More and more drivers are coming online. Ride-hailing drivers are growing in numbers. But along the way, they’re also hurting everyo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 25th, 2018

Is It Time to Ditch Your Fish Oil Pill for This "Miracle" Medicine?

A new study shows that a type of purified fish oil that's only available by prescription substantially reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 25th, 2018

This researcher won a $2.3M grant to expand youth HIV testing

An associate professor in Saint Louis University’s College for Public Health and Social Justice won a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes for Health for a project to expand HIV self-testing for at-risk youth in Nigeria. A study led by .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2018

Clinical study shows safety, efficacy outcomes for Medtronic Resolute Onyx DES

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 23rd, 2018

No Sex Please, We"re Apple: iPhone Giant Seeks TV Success on Its Own Terms

Apple wants to make scripted shows for streaming. But it doesn’t want to risk its pristine brand image by including violence, politics, raw language and risqué story lines common to cable, Netflix and Amazon......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 22nd, 2018

A study of nearly half a million people revealed that eating certain types of food is linked to cancer — but there"s a simple fix

Shutterstock A new study of 471,495 European adults found that people who eat bigger portions and consume more meat, junk food, and alcohol have higher rates of cancer. Conversely, people whose diets are filled with vegetables, leg.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2018