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Amazon employees say they were threatened for climate change criticism

Sponsored Links JASON REDMOND via Getty Images Two Amazon employees who spoke out against the company’s environmental policies say they were threatened with termination if they continue to violate the company’s external communications policy, The Washington Post reports. In October, the employees, Maren Costa and Jamie Kowalski, told The Washington Post that Amazon contributes to …

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Antitrust 101: Why everyone is probing Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Enlarge / Maybe this textbook is from the Ma Bell era? #ThanksStockGettyImages designer491 / Getty Images Once upon a time, there was a phone company—or rather, the phone company. AT&T Corp., the venerable “Ma Bell,” provided nearly all telephone service to nearly all Americans for decades… until it didn’t. The company infamously broke up on …

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Paypal Exits Libra – Mastercard and Visa May Follow

</header> <strong>Facebook’s ambitious financial inclusion project, Libra, continues marching forward in spite of mountainous regulatory obstacles, but key members of the Libra Association are having doubts and dropping out. Paypal has now reportedly left the group due to regulatory concerns. Libra representative Dante Disparte has indirectly criticized the move, noting the required “boldness and fortitude …

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How US ‘Keep Big Tech Out of Finance’ Draft Bill Targets Facebook’s Libra

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Facebook’s digital currency plans have caused concern among bureaucrats worldwide and members of the U.S. government seem fearful of a giant tech establishing itself as a financial institution. Prior to the U.S. congressional hearings and the upcoming G7 finance meeting, a U.S. discussion draft bill, the Keep Big Tech Out of Finance …

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