Amazon Discloses Prime Service Has Over 100 Million Subscribers


Analysts have suspected that about half of us households pay for Amazon Prime membership.

Prime members pay a monthly fee of $12.99 or an annual fee of $99, and receive access to free two-day shipping, free same-day delivery and Prime Video streaming, among other program benefits.

How enterprises should handle GDPR compliance in the cloud
To opt out, you had to click to read the separate terms and conditions, scroll to the bottom, and then uncheck the pre-ticked box. While it is not too late, organisations that have not yet considered GDPR need to wake up and act fast.

Amazon shipped more than five billion items through its Prime service past year, and logged an unprecedented number of new memberships, according to Bezos.

The new high in subscriptions at Prime, launched 13 year ago, was among milestones from 2017 shared by Bezos in the letter, a copy of which was filed with United States securities regulators. Previous estimates by outside analysts pegged the number at 90 million in 2017.

The MTA has released a new MetroCard with David Bowie
This promotion is primarily in support of the museum exhibit, but it also serves to celebrate Bowie's longtime residence in Soho. As you may have heard, David Bowie is now the subject of a big retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum called David Bowie Is.

If you've lost count of the number of the times this year that President Donald Trump has lobbed Twitter bombs at Inc. and its founding Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, the answer is six.

Not mentioned were Amazon's relatively nascent push into home security with the purchase of smart-doorbell maker Ring and the company's for-now vague plans in health care, which had spooked the industry. More than half of the items sold through Amazon now come from third-party sellers. He said that, in 2017 alone, Amazon shipped over five billion items all around the world, highlighting that a big part of the service's growth is thanks to its recent expansion to countries like Luxembourg, Mexico, Singapore and the Netherlands.

Record Store Day Celebrates The Brick-and-Mortar Tradition
The annual celebration of independent record stores across the country is upon us once again. The first Record Store Day took place on April 19, 2008.