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Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators

An agreement by U.S. regulators puts Amazon under closer watch by the Federal Trade Commission. (Gabby Jones/Bloomberg News) Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy June 1 at 11:12 PM Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators that puts it under closer watch by the Federal Trade Commission, three […]

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Amazon Prime, Netflix face a new threat of language specific subscriptions from a local streaming player in India

Zee5, one of the biggest streaming players in the Indian market, plans on diversifying its subscription plans based on languages and introduce weekly options. Tarun Katial, CEO of Zee5, believes this will not only meet the demand for regional content for users but also for advertisers who have thus far been unsuccessful in reaching out […]

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Google will begin wiping Google+ from the face of the Earth on April 2

In late 2019, Google announced that it’d shut down Google+, its beleaguered social network, for consumers due to “low usage” (90 percent of Google+ user sessions last less than five seconds) and “challenges involved in maintaining a successful product that meets consumers’ expectations” — not to mention the discovery of two exploits that could have allowed […]