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Amazon lifts ban on FedEx for third-party marketplace sellers

Enlarge / FedEx and Amazon, friends once more. Christopher Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Internet giant Amazon is doing an about-face on its earlier ban and will now let third-party vendors using its marketplace ship items using FedEx. The company lifted its ban as of 5pm eastern time yesterday, reports Bloomberg, which obtained a …

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Indian State of Kerala to Produce 20,000 Blockchain Specialists in 2 Years

</header> <strong>Beijing’s sudden rush into blockchain development and digital currency hasn’t gone unnoticed. From America to Europe and back to Asia, governments have started thinking about this new racetrack in more serious terms. India has a history of tensions with China, although the countries have a lot in common as well. The two regional rivals …

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EU charges Valve and five publishers with geo-blocking games

Valve Software Two years after the EU began investigating whether Valve uses regional pricing and geo-blocking practices in its Steam store, the European Commission has formally charged the distributor and five game publishers. The Commission released its “preliminary view” that Valve, Bandai Namco, Capcom, Focus Home, Koch Media and ZeniMax prevented consumers from purchasing videogames …

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EU believes BMW, Daimler and VW colluded over clean emissions tech

olando_o via Getty Images The European Commission believes BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen worked together to delay clean emissions technology. Last fall, the EU Commission launched a formal investigation to determine if the automakers breached EU antitrust rules by restricting competition on the development of emissions-reducing technology. Now, in a Statement of Objections, the Commission has …

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