Amazon Accuses a Powerful Regulator

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By Luc Olinga E-commerce giant Amazon is the subject of a major investigation linked to its Prime service. It’s not sitting idly by. The Amazon (AMZN) – Get Amazon.com Inc. Report empire strikes back. The tech and e-commerce giant will not sit silent in the face of what it sees as unfair attacks from regulators. The Seattle group has just struck hard at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The antitrust regulator has opened an investigation into Amazon Prime. It questions whether Amazon is misleading consumers about how they subscribe to and unsubscribe from the paid service, which includes fast… Read More “Amazon Accuses a Powerful Regulator”

Amazon Makes Serious Accusations Against a Powerful Regulator

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By Luc Olinga E-commerce giant Amazon is the subject of a major investigation linked to its Prime service. It’s not sitting idly by. The Amazon (AMZN) – Get Amazon.com Inc. Report empire strikes back. The tech and e-commerce giant will not sit silent in the face of what it sees as unfair attacks from regulators. The Seattle group has just struck hard at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The antitrust regulator has opened an investigation into Amazon Prime. It questions whether Amazon is misleading consumers about how they subscribe to and unsubscribe from the paid service, which includes fast… Read More “Amazon Makes Serious Accusations Against a Powerful Regulator”

Tesla Loses Another Key Executive

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By Ellen Chang Elon Musk’s EV company has had a hard time retaining its lawyers. Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report, the electric vehicle manufacturer, appears to have a hard time retaining its lawyers. The automaker has had at least four top lawyers resign for various reasons since its general counsel quit in 2019. In the latest case, David Searle, who was the head of Tesla’s legal department, resigned from Tesla just under a month ago, Bloomberg Law reports, according to three people who are familiar with his departure. He had been in charge of an internal probe looking into the purchase o… Read More “Tesla Loses Another Key Executive”

Mehmet Oz trounced by Newsmax host demanding an explanation for ‘Wegner’s’ and ‘crudité’ ad

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By David Badash Republican Mehmet Oz is having a tough time in his entrance to Pennsylvania politics. The multi-millionaire celebrity TV doctor, running for a U.S. Senate seat, released a video which this week went viral with liberals – and his Democratic opponent, Lt. Governor John Fetterman – picking it apart. In the video, an attack ad on President Joe Biden, who he is not running against, Dr. Oz says he’s shopping at “Wegner’s,” a grocery store that does not exist. Internet sleuths deduced he was shopping at Redner’s, although some believe he was at Wegmans — including a Newsmax TV host, w… Read More “Mehmet Oz trounced by Newsmax host demanding an explanation for ‘Wegner’s’ and ‘crudité’ ad”

Jackie Young Learned to Trust Herself and Could Push Las Vegas to a Title

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By Ben Pickman Equipped with a recently developed on-court confidence, the former No. 1 pick has become a threat at the three-point line. On the day before this summer’s WNBA All-Star Game, Jackie Young found a seat at a dais and for four minutes didn’t say anything. Positioned to her left were guards Skylar Diggins-Smith and Arike Ogunbowale, the trio grouped together for a joint press conference with reporters across the street from Chicago’s Wintrust Arena. As journalists started to ask questions, Young didn’t speak up. “You gotta say a word, Jackie, up here,” Mercury guard Diggins-Smith sa… Read More “Jackie Young Learned to Trust Herself and Could Push Las Vegas to a Title”

Atlantic City Airshow 2022 returns. Here’s the schedule, parking info, where to watch.

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The Meet AC Atlantic City Airshow, “A Salute To Those Who Serve” returns to the skies next Wednesday, featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. It’s been a busy few weeks for the city with tens of thousands of people converging on the beaches for three nights of music from the band Phish and three nights of country music with the Tidal Wave Music Festival. That trend will continue when approximately 400,000 people flock to Atlantic City and the surrounding towns to witness more than four hours of aerial acrobatics. “We’re the largest midweek air show in the country and I believe we’re the lar… Read More “Atlantic City Airshow 2022 returns. Here’s the schedule, parking info, where to watch.”

Sports Reacts To Dick Vitale’s Big Health News

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By Daniel Bates It’s been a long, hard battle for legendary broadcaster Dick Vitale, but America’s favorite college basketball voice received some outstanding news on Wednesday. Taking to Twitter, Dickie V revealed that he’s officially cancer free. “Dr Rick Brown just notified me with my results of my major Pet Scan & told me news I wish EVERY cancer patient can hear,” Vitale shared. “He said ‘Dick u have gone from being in remission to being CANCER FREE!’ Thank u to ALL of YOU that have sent me [prayers].” The entirety of the sports World was right there to celebrate. “Yesssss this is amazing… Read More “Sports Reacts To Dick Vitale’s Big Health News”

Trapped cash mangles China’s policy plans

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By Samuel Shen and Brenda Goh SHANGHAI (Reuters) -China’s surprise cut in key policy rates this week highlights a dilemma facing Beijing as authorities try to revive an economy awash with cash in the financial system but still lacking in consumer demand. Monday’s 10 basis point cuts in the People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) 7-day and one-year lending rates isn’t much of a spur for banks to boost lending – they already lend to each other at much lower rates – and analysts say more fundamental measures are needed to revive confidence in an economy ravaged by a property crisis and ongoing COVID lock… Read More “Trapped cash mangles China’s policy plans”

Pandemic widened gap between Premier League and European rivals, says Deloitte

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By Frank Dalleres The pandemic saw the Premier League increase its financial advantage over its rivals in European football, according to a report published today by Deloitte. Despite the almost total absence of ticket revenue as supporters remained locked out of stadiums, Premier League clubs grew revenue during the 2020-21 season and, unlike their competitors, reported improved operating profits, according to the business advisory firm’s Annual Review of Football Finance. “As the Premier League enters its fourth decade, it’s further ahead of the competition than ever before,” said Tim Bridge… Read More “Pandemic widened gap between Premier League and European rivals, says Deloitte”

Facebook, Twitter and TikTok announce their US midterm plans but remain scant on the details

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Social media giants are gearing up for the US midterm elections in November and are sharing their plans on how to safeguard their sites against misinformation. But they not giving all the details away. Platforms like Facebook and Twitter are generally staying the course of the 2020 voting season, which was marred by conspiracies and culminated in the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. Video app TikTok, which has soared in popularity since the last election cycle while also cementing its place as a problem spot for misinformation, announced on Wednesday it is launching an election centre… Read More “Facebook, Twitter and TikTok announce their US midterm plans but remain scant on the details”