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Amazon Targeted by Italy in Market Dominance Probe

Italy’s competition authority said Tuesday it had opened an investigation into Amazon for possible abuse of its dominant position in online commerce and logistics. The authority said it suspected that the retail giant had been giving preferential exposure to third-party vendors on its platform only if they subscribed to Amazon’s logistics service. “These practices would have allowed Amazon to profit …

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Elon Musk Calls Jeff Bezos ‘Copycat’ on Twitter

Tesla Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Elon Musk took to Twitter to call Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos a “copycat” after Bezos announced plans to launch a new satellite-based broadband service. “In response to an article from the MIT Technology Review that announced Amazon’s plans to launch more than 3,000 Internet-providing satellites, Musk called Bezos a ‘copycat’, with the ‘cat’ portion of the …

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Bezos Upbeat on Amazon Go Physical Stores

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos said Thursday he sees a bright future in the company’s cashierless retail stores and that many consumers see the experience as “magical.” In his annual letter to shareholders, Bezos was upbeat about the prospects for Amazon Go, the stores where customers use an app to check out, with purchases scanned in the store and billed …

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Amazon Echo Show Review | NDTV Gadgets360.com

The idea of smart displays isn’t new, but they’re still uncommon and not a lot of people might have even heard of them. The concept is a natural extension to the smart speaker, adding a visual element to the conversational method of getting information from an AI voice assistant. Although smart displays are expensive right now, the products in the …

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Amazon, Microsoft Chosen to Compete for Pentagon Cloud Computing Contract

Amazon.com and Microsoft have been selected to continue competing for Pentagon cloud computing services as part of a contract that could be worth some $10 billion (roughly Rs. 69,000 crores), the US Department of Defense said on Wednesday. The selection leaves Oracle and IBM out of the competition for the contract for the Defense Department’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud, or JEDI. The contract is …

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Thousands of Amazon Workers Are Listening to What You Tell Alexa

Tens of millions of people use smart speakers and their voice software to play games, find music or trawl for trivia. Millions more are reluctant to invite the devices and their powerful microphones into their homes out of concern that someone might be listening. Sometimes, someone is. Amazon.com Inc. employs thousands of people around the world to help improve the …

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iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, OnePlus 6T, Realme U1, and Others to Get Discounts, Offers During Amazon Fab Phones Fest Sale From April 11

Amazon India on Wednesday revealed all the major discounts and offers that are making way during the Fab Phones Fest sale scheduled between April 11 and April 13. The three-day Amazon sale is promised to bring the “lowest prices” of smartphones such as the OnePlus 6T, Realme U1, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi 6A, Honor View 20, and Huawei Y9 among …

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France Insists on Digital Tax Despite US Anger

France will stick to plans for a tax on digital giants such as Facebook and Apple, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday, despite angry opposition from Washington. Last month, France unveiled draft legislation to set a three percent tax on digital advertising, the sale of personal data and other revenue for any technology company that earns more than …

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