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The Monopoly-Busting Case Against Google, Amazon, Uber, And Facebook

Antitrust crusaders have built up serious momentum in Washington, but so far, it’s all been theory and talk. Groups like Open Markets have made a strong case that big companies (especially big tech companies) are distorting the market to drive out competitor...

Amazon records private conversation and sends out to your contacts

A Portland family contacted Amazon to investigate after they say a private conversation in their home was recorded by Amazon’s Alexa — the voice-controlled smart speaker — and that the recorded audio was sent to the phone of a random person i...

Amazon Alexa and Echo are customer-paid ease-dropping devices

It’s always unintentional and a “bug” in the system when they are caught, but make...

How one Amazon Kindle scam made millions of dollars

For years, thousands were tricked into buying low-quality ebooks. Emma Moore could have been the hea...