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Amazon Japan offices raided over anti-trust suspicions

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Amazon Japan said its offices have been raided by the country’s fair trade regulator on suspicion of anti-trust violations. The online retailer is suspected of asking suppliers to shoulder costs incurred for selling their products at a discount, according to media reports. The firm said it is cooperating with the […]

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Fail harder

[ad_1] Image caption Max Riedel speaking at one of Berlin’s “Failure Nights” Max Riedel has just admitted to losing hundreds of thousands of euros before the age of 30, and he is being enthusiastically applauded. The Berlin-born business owner is addressing an unusual audience – young techies gathered on a Thursday night to celebrate catastrophe. […]

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Etsy told to remove 'vile' cards

[ad_1] Image copyright Samuel Hague Illustration Image caption Karen Matthews was jailed in 2009 for kidnapping her own daughter “Vile” greeting cards featuring Karen Matthews and Jimmy Savile should be removed from sale, a charity has said. The NSPCC has described the Mother’s Day and Father’s Day cards, which are drawn in a cartoon style, […]

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Google bans crypto-currency adverts

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Exchanges offering trade in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and other crypto-currencies will be affected Google has moved to ban crypto-currency advertising from its platforms. The move will affect promotional campaigns for initial coin offerings, Bitcoin exchanges, digital wallets to store the assets and trading advice. A notice said the […]