Business > Tech

Amazon decided to split its second headquarters in 2 months ago, exec says

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon has settled on a new home for its second headquarters, which it calls HQ2. It will be split between two locations : Long Island City in Queens, New York, and an area of Arlington, Virginia, dubbed National Landing.
The company originally said it would select one city for its new headquarters.
According to Amazon senior vice president Jay Carney, who spoke with The New York Times, the decision to split HQ2 was made months ago.
For over a year, Amazon has kept the search for its second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, very secret, leaving the public and even the cities who had made proposals...
Read more ...

 

New York City's top tabloids have weighed in on Amazon HQ2 - and they're leaning into the controversy

New York City's top tabloids have weighed in on Amazon HQ2 - and they're leaning into the controversy

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

New York City's two major tabloids both sported front pages referencing the Amazon HQ2 news on Wednesday.
The New York Post depicted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as leaning out of a helicopter, holding bags brimming with cash.
The New York Daily News took a more subtle approach, but referenced concerns that a number of local politicians have voiced.
New Yorkers know that a news story is a big deal when both the New York Daily News and the New York Post slap it on their front pages.
Such was the case Wednesday morning, when the two city tabloids ran with Amazon HQ2 news as a front-page story. Long...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Tech      Sport  


Michelle Obama shares what the 'darkest day' was like in the White House...

Michelle Obama shares what the 'darkest day' was like in the White House: the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting

Friday marks the six-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting. In her new memoir, " Becoming ," Michelle Obama details what the atmosphere was like at the White House after... Read more ...

The 7-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody received...

The 7-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody received medical care 90 minutes after first showing symptoms

The seven-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody last week has been identified as Jakelin Caal Maquin, according to Customs and Border Protection. A CBP... Read more ...

Christian Siriano offered to dress 'Will & Grace' Megan Mullally star for an...

Christian Siriano offered to dress 'Will & Grace' Megan Mullally star for an awards show after no other designer would

Megan Mullally recently announced she'd be the host of the 2019 Screen Actor's Guild Awards. She later Instagrammed and said that no one would dress her. Designer Christian... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson tumbles after report says it knew for decades that its...

Johnson & Johnson tumbles after report says it knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos

Johnson & Johnson sank 8% on Friday after Reuters reported the company knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos. Reuters reviewed documents from at least 1971... Read more ...

Chris Christie asks Trump to take his name out of consideration for White...

Chris Christie asks Trump to take his name out of consideration for White House chief of staff

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he is not interested in serving as President Trump's chief of staff on Friday. Christie, among several other individual under... Read more ...

Nick Foles has the chance to cash-in big time with Carson Wentz's injury

Nick Foles has the chance to cash-in big time with Carson Wentz's injury

Nick Foles is likely to start for the Philadelphia Eagles after it was revealed that Carson Wentz has a stress fracture in his back. Foles' contract has numerous incentives... Read more ...

Amazon asked cities that submitted an HQ2 proposal to provide endless data...

Amazon asked cities that submitted an HQ2 proposal to provide endless data, including the price of an avocado at Whole Foods and the cost of a Starbucks tall coffee

New York City's 253-page HQ2 proposal to Amazon - posted online this week - reveals how much data the e-commerce giant requested from states and cities as it searched for the... Read more ...

50 of the best skincare gifts you can get at Sephora - from cult-favorite...

50 of the best skincare gifts you can get at Sephora - from cult-favorite newcomers to beauty industry icons

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Skincare, like... Read more ...

Cohen says Trump knew hush money payments were wrong but still ordered them

Cohen says Trump knew hush money payments were wrong but still ordered them

President Trump directed Michael Cohen to arrange election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed affairs with him - and knew the actions were wrong, his former personal... Read more ...

One of the most tapped-in Apple analysts just slashed his iPhone XR sales...

One of the most tapped-in Apple analysts just slashed his iPhone XR sales estimates - again

A widely followed Taiwan-based Apple analyst just cut his estimates on the iPhone XR. Ming-Chi Kuo, analyst with TF International Securities, wrote in a note that he was... Read more ...