Customers won’t be able to see such movies as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire or World War Z on Netflix after the Epix  contract ends at the end of September. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

US movie streaming company Netflix won’t renew its contract with cable network Epix, preferring to develop original movies rather than stick with f(...)

Did Jeff Bezos have to endure a dreaded “performance improvement plan” after the Fire Phone fiasco?Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

It is obviously far too early to tell what sort of damage has been done to Jeff Bezos and Amazon by the sensational exposé about its punishing corpora(...)

Eagle Creek Adventure Pop Top carry-on zips out from a small under-seat carry-on to a larger overhead version

ICEdot crash sensor This is not so much a crash sensor as a crash alert. You pair it with your smartphone via Bluetooth and attach it to the bi(...)

New Hyundai store in Bluewater Shopping Centre

Buying a car from Rockar can be as fast as buying a book from Amazon. There is no trip to a dealership to haggle over price and Rockar will value y(...)

Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of “Our culture is friendly and intense, but if push comes to shove we’ll settle for intense.” Photographer: Mike Kane/Bloomberg

Last week, after a long period of stupidity from the corporate world, three astonishingly sensible things passed over my screen all at once. Two of th(...)

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos said the ‘New York Times’ article “doesn’t describe the Amazon I know or the caring Amazonians I work with every day”. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty

Rarely has one company’s corporate culture come under such sustained scrutiny as Amazon’s did this past week. It began last weekend with a huge New Yo(...)

Google’s new data centre will employ people in a variety of roles.  Photograph:  Reuters/Dado Ruvic/Files

Google is building a new data centre in Ireland and investing €150 million in the project. The centre will be its second owned and operated data faci(...)

Amazon is targeting the custom of British start-ups by opening a base in London designed to support businesses using its cloud computing services, its(...)

Chief executive of Snapdeal Kunal Bahl: he said  the fundraising was “a significant endorsement of Snapdeal’s strategy”. Photograph:  Money Sharma/AFP/Getty Images

Snapdeal, one of the largest ecommerce marketplaces in India, has raised $500 million (€450 million) from investors led by China’s Alibaba, Taiwan’s F(...)

Wal-Mart lowered its forecast for the year ending in January to a range of $4.40 to $4.70 from its outlook of $4.70 to $5.05 in February. The consensus was for $4.77 per share. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings and lowered its annual forecast on Tuesday, citing higher costs from adding work(...)