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Platform Industry News: Amazon

Indian court deals blow to Amazon, Walmart’s Flipkart in antitrust case

An Indian court has dismissed pleas by Amazon.com and Walmart’s Flipkart to quash an antitrust investigation into the business practices of the US firms, dealing them a blow ...

Platform News: Google

French antitrust investigators say Google breached its orders on talks with publishers

French antitrust investigators have accused Google of failing to comply with the state competition authority’s orders on how to conduct negotiations with news publishers over...

Platform News: Google search engine

Google’s $76 million deal with French publishers infuriates outlets

Google has agreed to pay $76 million over three years to a group of 121 French news publishers to end a more than year-long copyright spat, documents seen by Reuters show.

Platform News: Google search engine

Google removes some IAC browser extensions for ‘policy violations’

Google said on Sunday it’s removed lots of browser extensions of online conglomerate IAC/InterActive Corp for “policy violations” and is reviewing “enforcem...

China

Central bank in China conducting tests of digital yuan payment system

China’s central bank is conducting tests of a digital yuan payment system in four cities across the country, it told news agency Reuters on Tuesday. 

UK

Fund managers deploy machines to decipher British election riddle

LONDON (Reuters) – Question: How do you predict the outcome of a snap election when so many polls have been so wrong, half of voters haven’t made up their minds and the...