Platform Industry News: Amazon

Ex-French minister sneers at Amazon executive’s justification of tax bill

An ex-French minister told the head of Amazon France he was “taking the piss” following the executive told a parliamentary committee that the business paid the French c...

Imran Khan, Pakistan PM

Pakistan’s Khan writes to Facebook seeking ban on Islamophobic content

Pakistan’s prime minister has written a letter to Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg seeking a ban on Islamophobic articles on the platform, warning of an increase in r...

Platform Economy: The technology sector in Paris, France

Macron and Trump agree to tariff truce in digital tax dispute

The President of France has tweeted that he had a “great discussion” with President of the United States, Donald Trump over a digital tax that France had been planning. The Emmanue...