Subcommittee Chairperson David Cicilline tore into the CEOs with allegations of corporate espionage, unethical business practice, privacy violations, and monopoly.
The official accounts of billionaires Bill Gates and Elon Musk and Silicon Valley giants Apple and Uber were hacked, with affected accounts seeking bitcoin donations.
Companies are less concerned with being on the wrong side of history than hurting their bottom line.
The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times both reported that state officials in California and Washington are focusing partly on how Amazon treats independent sellers on its platform.
One small step for man and one giant leap for the commercial space industry.
Cash-strapped governments are leaning toward a new regulatory regime in the wake of pandemic relief efforts.
"Its sheer size justifies the scrutiny," said Dania Rajendra of the activist group Athena, a coalition which is focused specifically on Amazon's corporate activity and treatment of workers.
The pandemic lockdowns have solidified the notion of tech companies as a necessity as people’s reliance on the internet, smart phones, apps and social media has significantly increased.
The Wall Street Journal reported last month that Amazon used sensitive information about sellers on its marketplace, their products and transactions to develop its own competing products.
This is the second time the e-commerce giant announced an increase in pay for its workers in a week. Earlier, it hiked the minimum hourly rate for associates to $17 from $15 and announced plans to hire 100,000 workers in the US.
The arrests of his cousin and uncle last week are the latest incidents to contribute towards Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s notorious reputation.
Elon Musk's SpaceX has signed a deal with Axiom Space to transport the tourists along with a commander on one of its Crew Dragon capsules in the second half of 2021.
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