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People walk into the lobby for Amazon offices Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in New York. Amazon will not build a new headquarters in New York City, a stunning reversal to an ambitious plan that would have brought an estimated 25,000 jobs to the city. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Amazon planning remote-access stress test for all employees amid coronavirus concerns: Amid rising concerns over the spread of coronavirus, Amazon has asked all of its employees globally to test their VPN connection on March 5 by logging in remotely, Yahoo Finance has learned.

The purpose of the test is to see whether the system can support a scenario in which all Amazon employees work from home, if need be.

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