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Amazon Buys Encrypted Messaging App Wickr

Amazon said Friday it was acquiring the encrypted messaging app Wickr which offers secure communications for businesses, government agencies and individuals. Terms of the deal...

Amazon & Google Investigated By UK Regulator Over Fake Reviews

Amazon and Google are to be investigated by the UK competition watchdog over concerns the tech companies have not done enough to tackle the widespread problem...

Senate Judiciary Committee Presses Google, Amazon For Smart Home Info

The chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights called on Amazon and Google’s Alphabet to extend more information about...

Google, Amazon Speak Against New Antitrust Bills 

Amazon and Google both released statements on Tuesday, June 22, opposing the new antitrust bills that have been introduced. Apple and Facebook, which were...

Amazon’s $6.4B MGM Acquisition Probed By FTC

The Federal Trade Commission will be the agency to review Amazon’s proposed acquisition of Hollywood studio MGM/
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Flipkart Tells Indian Court It Can Offer Lower Fee

Walmart’s Flipkart sees nothing wrong in offering to cut charges for sellers on its platform if they lower product prices, its lawyer told an...

There’s a New Duo That Could Help Rein In Amazon

By Stacy Mitchell, New York Times In a welcome joining of forces, labor unions and small-business advocacy groups this month supported an antitrust bill that would give New...
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Amazon Blames Fake Product Reviews On Social Media 

In its ongoing fight to stamp out fake product reviews and earn customers’ trust, Amazon is calling upon social media companies and consumer protection...
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New Antitrust Bills Zero In Amazon, Apple, Facebook & Google

Last week US lawmakers fired a shot across Big Tech’s bow, introducing five new bills designed to curb what lawmakers have described as “unregulated...
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India Will Speed Up Amazon, Flipkart Antitrust Probe

India’s antitrust watchdog plans to expedite a restarted probe into allegations of anti-competitive behavior at Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart, as it intensifies scrutiny of...

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