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Amazon deserves more than rejection from New York. It should be punished...
Simply saying 'no' to its headquarters isn't enough Amazon should be investigated for abusing monopoly power
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 07:51 UTC
Amazon's NY exit spurs reactions on money saved and jobs lost... Inc's decision on Thursday to scrap its proposal to locate a second headquarters in the Queens borough of New York City ignited a sea of dueling reactions on Twitter, with some calling it a victory for working people while others said it me
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-14 23:59 UTC
Monopolies are the 'missing piece of the puzzle' when it comes to analyzing US inequality, investment researchers argue...
The inequality gap between the top 1% and the rest of the United States remains at unstable levels, for a wide variety of reasons.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-05 21:53 UTC
After two decades of retail destruction, Amazon is going in for the kill...
For two decades, Amazon has grown like wildfire, eschewing profit, pouring all its revenue back into itself, and leaving a wake of destruction in retail. Now it's going in for the kill. Amazon has launched more than 100 private label products, by mark
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-12 19:28 UTC
Theodore Roosevelt assails monopolies, Dec. 3, 1901...
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"Great corporations exist only because they are created and safeguarded by our institutions," the president declared.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-03 15:30 UTC
CVS completes $69 billion Aetna deal...
CVS Health completed its $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna on Wednesday, in a move widely anticipated to transform the U.S. healthcare system with similar mergers ahead.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-28 18:17 UTC
Inventor Of Web: Facebook And Google May Need To Be Broken Up...
The man credited with inventing the World Wide Web says that dominant tech giants such as Facebook and Google may need to be broken up unless viable challengers emerge, or shifting preferences result in people gravitating away from dominant names. London-
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-02 00:01 UTC
Microsoft unseats Amazon in race toward $1 trillion valuation...
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Both tech giants trail Apple, which currently ranks as the most valuable company in the U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-26 20:01 UTC
Google pop-up 'Hardware Store' opens in Bucktown...
Google's first pop-up shop features all three of its hardware products plus interactive "experiences" including a model kitchen and a treehouse.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-19 00:29 UTC
Sirius XM to buy Pandora in acquisition valued at $3.5 billion...
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Sirius XM Holdings Inc. will acquire Pandora Media Inc. in a deal valued at $3.5 billion, the two companies said Monday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-24 15:10 UTC
Amazon monopoly to open checkout-free store in New York... Inc said on Friday it plans to open its checkout-free 'Amazon Go' grocery store in New York, expanding beyond Seattle where it is headquartered.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-09 22:14 UTC
MORGAN STANLEY: Amazon and Walmart are duking it out in a $4 trillion market...
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Walmart has an advantage over Amazon in their fight for the $US3-4 trillion retail market, according to a group of analysts from Morgan Stanley.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-27 16:40 UTC
Japan, US Authorities Investigate Apple Under Anti-Monopoly Act...
Japanese and US authorities are investigating allegations that Apple pressured Yahoo Japan to pull back from a game platform which competes with the App store, according to Nikkei . The move is the latest effort by regulators to address suspected anti-com
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-15 19:05 UTC
Google Expected to Be Hit With Record Fine in Android Monopoly Case...
Although EU is not expected to use the full extent of its powers, the fine is likely to be higher than the EUR 2.4 billion Google was ordered to pay in June last year.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-17 01:57 UTC
Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in modern history...
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' fortune just crossed the $150 billion mark. That's $55 billion richer than Bill Gates, at number two.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-17 01:56 UTC
Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Stung by a federal judge's dismissal of its objections to AT&T's megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal. The Justice Department said Thursday it is appealing the
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-12 21:22 UTC
AT&T, Time Warner close $81B merger 2 days after judge OKs...
WASHINGTON (AP) — AT&T has completed its $81 billion takeover of Time Warner, one of the biggest media deals ever. A federal judge approved the combination just two days earlier over objections by ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 03:29 UTC
Thought the AT&T Time-Warner tie-up was scary? Comcast says 'hold my beer'...
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Cable giant floats $65bn buyout of 21st Century Fox With the massive $85bn merger between AT&T and Time Warner set to finalize, a newly-emboldened Comcast is pushing for a media mega-deal of its own....
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-14 01:16 UTC
Federal judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger...
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A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, a move that could usher in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-13 05:45 UTC

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