Amazon Prime Is A Try-Before You Buy Option

Amazon fashion division is testing a new service for Prime members to try on clothing orders at home before deciding to buy. Customers have seven days to return the items they don’t want. The service called Prime Wardrobe allows customers the option to pick from more than a million products across men’s, women’s, as well as baby’s clothing.

Customers have to at least order three items and can order up to 15 pieces in a box. Customers save 10 percent if they keep three or four items, and save 20 percent if they keep five or more items. Fortunately, Amazon is not charging Prime members any extra styling fee or shipping cost for return packages.

Verizon Brought Yahoo for $4.48 Billion

On Tuesday, Verizon announced they brought yahoo for $4.48 billion. The pervious CEO Marissa Mayers resigned after being hired five years ago. Mayers will step down with a $23 million package deal.

Yahoo is now combined with AOL. The name of the company is now called Oath. Luckily, the Yahoo and AOL brand will remain the same. The new combination will include, HuffPost , Yahoo Sports, AOL.com, Makers, Tumblr, Build Studios, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo mail, and more.

Tim Armstrong the former CEO of AOL is now CEO of Oath. Armstrong said, “We’re building the future of brands using powerful technology trusted content and differentiated data. We have dominating consumers brands in news, sports, finance, tech, and entertainment and lifestyle couples with our market leading advertising technology platform. Now the deal is closed, we are exited to set our focus on being the best company for consumer media, and the best partner to our advertising content and publisher partners.”

 

 

Facebook Is Going To Share Users’ Data To Help In Emergencies

Facebook is going to share users data to organizations to help out in emergencies. In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook said its going to create disaster maps for the aid to group such as Red Cross to show users locations, movements, and status updates.

“Facebook can help response organizations paint a more complete picture of affected people are located so they can decide where resources food, water and medical supplies are needed and where people are out of harm’s way,” Facebook said. Facebook had previously help users in dangerous areas to check-in as safe with family and friends.

The company said it only plans to share users location information people have chosen to share with Facebook. The event of an earthquake, flood or other catastrophe the map can pin point where to focus their attention on.

Facebook emphasized that it was only sharing information with trusted organizations that have to the ability to help people and at the same time respect our privacy standards.

 

Uber Fires 20 Employees After Sexual Harrassment Case

After an investigation into a sexual harassment case, Uber fired 20 employees on Tuesday at its San Francisco headquarters.


The story started back in February when a former engineer employee, Susan Fowler claimed she was sexually harassed by her supervisor, and the human resources department ignored her claims. At the same time, other employees reported similar systemic issues within Uber.

Uber hired former United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to conduct an independent investigation into the claims. After the investigation, the findings would be presented to a group of Uber’s board members and a summary of the findings would be made public.