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Google must be broken up to save news media, says Rupert Murdoch's News Corp...
Search giant's 'overwhelming' market power is damaging publishers and must be stopped, News Corp says
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-12 22:27 UTC
Elizabeth Warren calls to break up Facebook, Google and Amazon...
Warren has been a part of a growing group of Democrats who have called for greater regulation and antitrust enforcement of major tech companies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-08 17:32 UTC
Trump's Big Tech Bluster...
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His tweets criticize Facebook and Google, but the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department is making life easier for potential monopolists in Silicon Valley.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-07 18:38 UTC
Amazon closing all pop-up stores as tech giant's brick and mortar strategy continues to evolve...
Amazon will close 87 pop-up retail stores in malls, Whole Foods locations and Kohl's stores across 21 U.S. states, a sign that the tech giant is still refining its physical retail vision. The closures, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, and co
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:21 UTC
Amazon plans own supermarkets in new assault on major grocers...
Amazon is planning to challenge high street stores on their own turf by opening dozens of supermarkets across the US, according to reports.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-02 06:02 UTC
YouTube Demonitizes Anti-Vax Channels After BuzzFeed Contacts Advertisers...
YouTube on Friday demonetized channels which promote anti-vax content, after BuzzFeed notified a spate of advertisers that their ads were being run alongside anti-vax videos, reports BuzzFeed . YouTube said that such videos fall under its policy prohibiti
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-23 00:26 UTC
Amazon Paid $0 In Federal Income Taxes Last Year [Infographic]...
Despite doubling its profits, Amazon has paid zero dollars in federal taxes for the second successive year. A recent report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy has raised huge questions about the tax-paying habits of the tech giant...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 16:06 UTC
Is Walmart the Next Retail Dinosaur to Fail with Amazon's Dominance of Deliveries?...
The news of a terminated partnership between delivery startup Deliv and Walmart could potentially be the canary in the coalmine signaling an impending power shift away from Walmart and toward Amazon in the American retail market. To those in the know, a clandestine but very real war is currently
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 16:03 UTC
Amazon Strikes a Blow in the Logistics Industry...
The company has added fulfillment and logistics services to its list of competitors in its 10-K Opens a New Window. report, and has unveiled a program called Amazon Shipping Opens a New Window. The e-commerce giant is using its own logistics service to deliver about 26% of its own orders, according
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 15:56 UTC
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
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