European Commission corners Amazon on its usage of merchant data

Amazon has come under scrutiny over its dual role as a marketplace for merchants as well as their competitor. In a significant development, antitrust regulators in the European Union are increasing their scrutiny on Amazon over its usage of merchants’ data. The development underscores increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploit customers’ information. Facebook,…

Amazon.com’s smart speaker business coule be probed by FTC

Amazon.com’s alleged data collection through its smart speakers of children is in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). In a potentially significant development, 4 senators from the United States have urged the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Amazon.com’s smart speaker which target children. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Edward J. Markey, Josh Hawley and…

Details on Jeff Bezos’s private life was leaked by his gf’s brother: National Enquirer

The report from the National Enquirer is in stark contrast to Bezos’ security chief, Gavin De Becker who had reported that the government of Saudi Arabia had accessed Bezos’s private information from his phone.   As per a report from the publisher of the National Enquirer, the tidbits on the private life of Jeff Bezos,…

Google-backed Deliv breaks off grocery partnership deal with Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is in the process of fixing the issues due to which it had to cut its ties with the logistics firm. In a significant development that marks a setback against Wal-Mart’s efforts to fight Amazon.com in the groceries segment, logistics firm Deliv and Walmart Inc have discontinued their same-day grocery delivery partnership. In 2018,…