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Twitch seeks to ban creators that share ‘misinformation’ on the Internet

The move by Amazon.com-owned video streamer Twitch comes as other platform players are also seeking to crackdown on the spread of propaganda and fake news from Russian media outlet...

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Vestager says tech giants may prefer EU fines to compliance, cites Apple

Some US tech giants may prefer to pay a fine rather than comply with antitrust rules, the European Union’s antitrust chief said, and cited Apple’s fight with the Nether...

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Analysis: Amazon defies break-up wave sweeping conglomerates

Amazon.com Inc has become the poster child of technology giants bucking the trend of major conglomerates breaking up, thanks to bright growth prospects shielding it from pressure t...

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Union says Amazon continues to interfere with election at Alabama warehouse

A U.S. retail workers’ union has accused Amazon.com Inc of unlawfully interfering with a union election at an Alabama warehouse where the company had already been found to ha...

Growth stocks led by tech

Growth stocks still not cheap, cautions JPMorgan

Tech-dominated “growth” stocks are still not cheap despite some sharp falls over the last six months, analysts at US investment bank JPMorgan has cautioned.

Platform News: Amazon

Third Point sees more value in Amazon, likes some ‘old’ tech stocks

Hedge fund Third Point LLC said it added new positions and bulked up on names it already owned when markets sold off earlier this year and said that Amazon is at an “inflecti...

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Amazon plans to more than double base pay cap for employees

Amazon.com Inc plans to more than double its base pay cap to $350,000, from its previous maximum salary of $160,000 for US employees, according to a company memo.

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Tech, growth shares shine in Amazon-led rebound after Meta rout

Growth and technology stocks rebounded late last week, as traders weighed stellar results from Amazon.com Inc against an unexpectedly strong US employment number that propelled Tre...

Platform News: Amazon

Amazon trots out YouTube-sized advertising business

Amazon pulled the veil off its sprawling advertising business for the first time, revealing a business larger than that of Google’s YouTube.

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Amazon hikes Prime membership fees in US as wages, costs rise

Amazon.com has said it was raising the price of its annual US Prime subscriptions by 17%, as it looks to offset higher costs for shipping and wages that it expects to persist this ...

Platform News: Big Tech

UK politicians: ‘Big Tech’ should reimburse victims of online scams

Big tech companies whose online platforms carry advertisements for scams should be made to reimburse victims, British lawmakers said, as part of wider efforts to combat a growing e...

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Google posts strong holiday sales, Alphabet shares surge

Alphabet Inc has beaten fourth-quarter sales expectations as the search giant’s internet advertising, cloud computing and hardware businesses benefited from holiday shopping,...

Platform News: Search engine Google

Google launches fresh appeal to overturn $2.8 billion fine at top EU court

Google is filing an appeal at the European Union’s top court against an earlier decision to uphold a $2.8 billion antitrust fine, a spokesperson for the Alphabet unit said la...

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Amazon to open fashion store where algorithms suggest what to try on

Amazon.com Inc’s recipe for the department store of the future includes algorithmic recommendations and what one corporate director called “a magic closet” in the...

Platform industry news: Oracle Corp

Oracle opens data centre to provide cloud services across Africa

Oracle opened a data centre in South Africa to provide local cloud services across Africa for the first time, joining the likes of Microsoft and Amazon in setting up facilities in ...