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Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 6, 2019
Cornering e-commerce market: Amazon squeezes sellers that offer better prices on Walmart
Amazon.com Inc.'s determination to offer shoppers the best deals is prompting merchants selling products on its marketplace to raise their prices on competing websites, a testament to the company's growing influence over the e-commerce market.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Aug 5, 2019
New U.S. defense chief insists he wasn't told to review $10 billion JEDI cloud-computing contract
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he heard questions from people in the White House about a Pentagon cloud-computing contract valued at as much as $10 billion, but wasn't directed to order the review that's under way.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Aug 2, 2019
Accused Seattle hacker of Capital One tied to threat to shoot up California social media firm
The Seattle woman accused of a massive hack of personal and financial data from Capital One Financial Corp. threatened to shoot up an unnamed California social media company, according to court records.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 25, 2019
Private equity has directly killed 600,000 U.S. retail jobs, study says
Amazon.com Inc., landlords who charge sky-high rents, brands that fail to adapt. The carnage in the retail industry has been blamed on all of them. Now Wall Street is too.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 11, 2019
U.S. probes French plan to tax tech giants
The U.S. will investigate a French plan to impose taxes on technology companies, a move that has been a prelude to new U.S. tariffs under the Trump administration.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 10, 2019
Apple announces summer launch for HomePod in Japan
Apple Inc. will launch its HomePod smart speakers in Japan this summer at a retail price of ¥32,800, according to its website, although the exact date has yet to be announced.
BUSINESS
Jul 9, 2019
Amazon Minnesota warehouse workers plan Prime Day strike
Amazon.com Inc. warehouse workers in Minnesota plan to strike during the online retailer's summer sales extravaganza, a sign that labor unrest persists even after the company committed to paying all employees at least $15 an hour last year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 6, 2019
Bezos divorce finalizes, sets stage for $38 billion Amazon.com stake transfer
It's official. MacKenzie and Jeff Bezos are divorced after 25 years of marriage.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 1, 2019
Facebook joins Keidanren, Japan's powerful business lobby
As information technology giants come under increased regulatory pressure, the Japan unit of Facebook Inc. said Monday it has joined the country's most powerful business lobby.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 24, 2019
Amazon's mom-and-pop merchants feel the pain of U.S. trade war with China
Over the past several years, Shanghai entrepreneur Yung Lin has built a decent business selling wrenches, screwdrivers and other tools on Amazon.com. Then U.S. President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on thousands of goods made in China, and Lin faced a difficult choice: eat the additional cost or try...
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 20, 2019
Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to
Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc. to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 7, 2019
G20 to seek stricter taxation rules for digital giants at Fukuoka meeting, draft statement shows
Finance ministers and central bank governors are also set to warn that the world economy continues to face risks from trade conflicts between leading economies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 6, 2019
Amazon's new drones to start delivering packages in months, but no specifics on where yet
Amazon.com Inc. has new drones that in coming months will deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less, a step toward a goal that has eluded the retailer for years.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 6, 2019
G7 to cooperate in regulating global tech giants to protect competition, Japan sources say
Group of Seven nations will work together to boost the regulation of global information technology giants as criticism mounts that they are taking advantage of smaller companies by restricting entry to the market, Japanese government sources said Thursday.
BUSINESS
Jun 5, 2019
Japan eyes legislation to regulate global and domestic tech giants
The government said Wednesday it plans to submit a bill to the Diet next year to regulate global and domestic technology giants amid concerns some are stifling fair competition due to their overwhelming market share.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 5, 2019
Top tech execs will be asked to testify in U.S. House probe
Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 4, 2019
Silicon valley battered as Washington turns up antitrust heat
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BUSINESS
May 31, 2019
G20 to seek agreement on international tax rules for IT giants by 2020
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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 30, 2019
Amazon Japan and Life supermarket tie up to sell fresh foods online, starting in Tokyo
Amazon.com Inc.'s Japanese unit and Life Corp., one of the country's major supermarket chains, said Thursday they will join forces to sell fresh foods online starting later this year, aiming to attract elderly and busy customers.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 29, 2019
Toyota considers investment in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi
Toyota Motor Corp. is considering investing up to ¥60 billion ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing Technology Co. in an effort to expand its business in China, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.

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