Sep 14, 2017

09/14/2017: Amazon to build mega-warehouse in Mexico

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(U.S. Edition) The U.S. government will stop using anti-virus software made by the Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. While Kaspersky has denied colluding with the Russian government, we'll look at how this software could be used to surveil consumers. Then,…

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Amazon's building a mega warehouse — in Mexico

Sep 14, 2017
Amazon is reportedly opening a million square-foot warehouse in Mexico. It’s been selling physical goods there for only two years, but it’s seen fast growth in that time and is now the third biggest online retailer there. So what is…

(U.S. Edition) The U.S. government will stop using anti-virus software made by the Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. While Kaspersky has denied colluding with the Russian government, we’ll look at how this software could be used to surveil consumers. Then, as Amazon prepares to build a mega-warehouse in Mexico, we’ll talk about the country’s growing reliance on online shopping. And finally, we’ll discuss whether low inflation is a real problem for the U.S.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC