Amazon kicked off its fifth annual Prime Day shopping extravaganza in the U.S. at midnight Pacific Time on July 15. And no one wants to hike all the way across campus to the library when you could simply type from your dorm.
You'll see lots of great deals on smart home gadgets this Prime Day - that's thanks in no small part to the fact that gadgets like these tend to pair well with Alexa, the artificially intelligent voice assistant found in Amazon's growing lineup of Echo devices.
Protesters marched by the billionaire's home carrying boxes with the Amazon logo turned into a frowny face and signs that said things like: "Amazon + ICE = Detention" and 'Stop hunting our kids'.
"Amazon workers are sending a powerful message to Jeff Bezos this Prime Day: It's time to stop putting profits ahead of people", FCW President Marc Perrone said in a statement.
One happy customer said it was worth every penny: "Amazing headphones, I use them to do transcription and I am able to hear every single word without the strain or difficulties I had with previous headphones".
'Giant corporations like Amazon have too much power-in fact, almost half of all e-commerce goes through Amazon.
Spotlight Deals either last for 24 hours or for the duration of Prime Day once the deal is released.
Amazon markets its Prime Day event as a celebration of its consumer-centric legacy and low-priced merchandise.
This year's event was preceded by a star-studded concert headlined by Taylor Swift in New York City last Wednesday.
"They try to get someone to work as hard as you can under the threat of being fired", said Tyler Hamilton, a 22-year-old who had worked at the warehouse for almost two years. But this year the company is facing a wave of organized scrutiny regarding the treatment of its employees, including calls for worker strikes and shopper boycotts in an effort to cripple what is usually the company's most profitable sales day of the year.