The 280,000 square-foot office space at 1101 Dexter Avenue will be home to an estimated 2,000 Facebook Seattle employees.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson called for more peaceful protests against the Ferguson police shooting but said the real agenda for civil rights in Seattle is increasing minorities employed by high-tech companies such as Microsoft, Nintendo and Amazon.com.
Seattle-based Amazon Inc. says it plans to open its first facility in Illinois next year in a move that would create 1,000 jobs.
Amazon and Sears have come under fire for selling a swastika ring through their online sites.
Workers who fill customer orders for Internet retailer Amazon might be out of luck in their quest to be paid for time they spend going through security checkpoints each day.
The probe adds another high-profile name to the list of companies targeted by the EU, which is already investigating Apple Inc., coffee chain Starbucks and the financial arm of carmaker Fiat.
Google has been testing a drone delivery system in Australia.
The e-commerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming’s growth as an online spectator sport.
Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its presence in gaming
Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will invest $2 billion to expand its Indian business, a day after local rival Flipkart raised $1 billion to fund its own expansion.