Tech giants face no contest when it comes to competition law | John Naughton

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Amazons acquisition of Whole Foods Market ought to be blocked by monopoly regulators, but as long as they keep delivering the goods no one seems to mind The news that Amazon Web Services (AWS) and rapidly became the dominant provider of cloud computing services. And so it went on, to the point where people began […]

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Whole Foods for thought: Austin foodies ponder future under Amazon

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Shelf-stockers and purveyors of locally sourced organic produce give a wary welcome to Jeff Bezoss buyout of the market that changed their town The ne plus ultra of sprouted oat honey hemp granola and mango habanero kale chips is on the west side of downtown Austin the location of arguably the worlds finest Whole Foods […]

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Urban Outfitters resolves with Navajo Nation after illegally using tribe’s name

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Tribe and fashion company reached an undisclosed settlement after the store used the Navajo name for a line that included underwear, jewelry and flasks Urban Outfitters reached a settlement with the Navajo Nation after Farmington Daily Times, but a federal judge dismissed their motion in April 2016. Urban Outfitters has long attracted controversy for what […]

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England’s plastic bag usage drops 85% since 5p charge introduced

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Number of single-use bags handed out dropped to 500m in first six months since charge, compared with 7bn the previous year The number of single-use plastic bags used by shoppers in England has plummeted by more than 85% after the this figure plummeted to slightly more than 500m in the first six months after the […]

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