eCommerce

Facebook Rethinks Libra Digital Currency Plans – Report

Resistance from regulators around the world prompts Facebook to 'rethink' its plan for its Libra digital currency, it is reported

5 months ago

Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change

Amazon founder and one of the world's richest men has pledged $10 billion in order to fight the “biggest threat…

6 months ago

Google Begins Appeal Against EU Shopping Penalty

Alphabet unit begin fightback against European antitrust regulators in three day hearing at EU General Court in Luxembourg

6 months ago

OECD Confirms Rewrite Of Global Tax Laws

Digital tax. 140 governments agree to rewrite cross border tax laws that will increase the tax paid by tech giants…

6 months ago

TSB Owner Sabadell Signs IBM Deal After Botched Migration

Spain's Banco Sabadell sign $1 billion deal with IBM for it to manage the bank's IT and cloud systems for…

7 months ago

UK Regulator Turns Attention To Tech Giant Competition Regulation

The UK Competition and Markets Authority says it may consider implementing tougher rules on tech giants over competition concerns

8 months ago

German Union Calls For Amazon Strike Before Christmas

Amazon could be facing possible strike action in Germany, after Verdi trade union calls for walkout at key distribution hub

8 months ago

Post Office Settles Horizon IT System Dispute

Post Office to pay nearly £58m after years of fraud disputes with sub postmasters over the Horizon accounting system

8 months ago

Boris Johnson Backs Digital Tax, Despite US Opposition

Prime Minister defies US President Trump and insists British digital tax on US tech giants will proceed

8 months ago

Digital Tax Payback As US Vows Tax On Champagne, Cheese

Cheese, champagne, and handbags may be hit with punitive duties of up to 100% by the United States in response…

8 months ago

EU Regulators Urged To Censure Google Over Price Comparison Service

European Union urged to take action against Google for allegedly favouring its own comparison shopping service

8 months ago

US Readies Response To French Tech Tax

US trade officials will on Monday reveal their proposed response to France's imposing a tax on mostly US tech firms…

8 months ago

Alibaba Listing Success As Shares Surge

Blockbuster debut in Hong Kong for one of China's most prominent tech companies

9 months ago

Google Readies Bank Accounts For US Customers

Search engine giant is planning a banking move, in a development that is sure to trigger regulatory investigations

9 months ago

Amazon Pinged For Misleading Prime Sign Up – ASA

Advertising watchdog: Amazon used misleading payment page to get users to sign up for its Prime subscription service

9 months ago

Facebook Announces Libra Board, Amid Departures

Dead man walking? Libra announces board, despite being rocked by pull out by five major payments providers

10 months ago

Hackers Compromise Volusion, Steal Card Details From 6,500 Websites

Shudder. Magecart attack on the host of tens of thousands of websites, has compromised valuable credit card data

10 months ago

Amazon Sidewalk To Offer Long-Range Wireless For IoT

Move over Bluetooth and Wi-Fi - Amazon reveals development of long-range wireless alternative for IoT devices

11 months ago

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Pledges To Be Carbon Neutral By 2040

Environmental pledge from CEO, as staff stage walkout at Seattle HQ in protest at Amazon's green record

11 months ago

Google To Pay France $1 Billion To Settle Tax Dispute

Alleged fiscal fraud settlement sees Google pay France 500m euro penalty and 465m euro in tax

11 months ago

Jack Ma Steps Down As Alibaba Chairman

New era ahead for Chinese e-commerce giant as co-founder and chairman Jack Ma steps down

11 months ago

48 US States Open Google Anti-trust Probe

Google is facing an unprecedented anti-trust investigation from nearly all US states and territories that make up the United States

11 months ago

Google Faces EU Antitrust Investigation For Job Search Tool

EU competition boss confirms investigation of Google job search tool after complaints from rivals

12 months ago

RBS Natwest Websites Suffer Outage

Websites for RBS and Natwest suffer outage from 9am on Tuesday and problems are ongoing

12 months ago

EU Regulator Asks Questions About Facebook’s Libra Currency – Report

Facebook's Libra questions from EU regulator concern use of customer data and anti-competitive issues

12 months ago

FTC Boss Ready To Breakup Big Tech Firms

US FTC boss admits he is prepared to break up big name tech firms amid anti-competitive investigation

12 months ago

British Airways IT Failure Results In Travel Chaos

Passengers face flight delays and long queues after IT failure during peak summer holiday period

1 year ago

Fed Boss Calls On Facebook To Halt Libra Digital Currency

Not so fast Mark. Chief of US Federal Reserve calls on Facebook to halt its Libra digital currency plans

1 year ago

President Trump Orders French Digital Tax Investigation

French plan to impose 3 percent tax on French revenue of large tech firms prompts US investigation

1 year ago

Boris Johnson Calls For Digital Tax On Tech Giants

Candidate to be prime minister says current tax arrangements for tech giants is 'deeply unfair' to the high street

1 year ago