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October 17, 2018 10:17 PM EBay Sues Amazon, Alleging Sellers Were Illegally Poached

Lawsuit claims Amazon infiltrated and exploited eBay’s internal member email system to recruit high-value sellers Inc. on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Inc. accusing the company of illegally poaching sellers on its marketplace via eBay’s internal messaging system. The lawsuit, filed in Santa Clara County in California, accuses 77

October 11, 2018 11:00 AM Google Chromecast is losing the TV battle to Roku, Amazon

The new Google logo is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 2, 2015 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Google is doing great on handheld screens. It's dabbling in larger screens with its smart displays, and its Chromebooks are holding their own on even bigger screens. But on the biggest screen in the house 107

October 10, 2018 4:20 PM After backlash, Amazon to boost pay for longtime workers

FILE - In this July 27, 2018 file photo, the logo for Amazon is displayed on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The company said Tuesday, Oct. 2, that the wage hike will benefit more than 350,000 workers, which includes full-time, part-time, temporary 91

October 10, 2018 12:47 PM Travelers Cos. to Sell Home-Security Gear via Amazon

A common guessing game is whether a tech giant like Amazon will enter the insurance business Travelers Cos. plans to sell discounted home-security and sensor devices to its home-insurance customers on Inc. starting Wednesday, the first time an insurer will have a retail presence on the online retail giant. Insurers around the world are scrambling 127

October 9, 2018 1:32 PM Microsoft expands cloud service in push for $10 billion Pentagon contract

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Tuesday its expanded Azure cloud service to help government clients save data on their own servers would be available by the end of the first quarter of 2019, as it battles with for a $10 billion Pentagon contract. The two companies are left in the fray for the lucrative contract after Alphabet Inc’s 82

October 8, 2018 5:19 PM Cocaine, Reefer and the F-Word: Sometimes Alexa Goes a Little Crazy

Amazon’s Echo device and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Home can handle a growing array of tasks—they are also freaking people out Rheganne Mooradian was sitting on her bed crying one day after having just quit her job, listening to music, when she said she heard a voice tell her, “It’s going to be OK.” The words might have been comforting had she not heard 125

October 8, 2018 12:38 PM Exclusive: Microsoft's $7.5 billion GitHub deal set for EU approval

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. software giant Microsoft is set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $7.5 billion purchase of privately held coding website GitHub, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Microsoft announced the deal in June, its largest acquisition since it bought LinkedIn for $26 billion in 2016. The GitHub deal is expected 75

October 7, 2018 11:02 PM Retailers Rush to Fill Holiday Hole Left by Toys ‘R’ Us

Walmart, Target and others are adding floor space for toys. But will they have enough inventory for the annual crush of last-minute shoppers? The collapse of Toys “R” Us Inc. has its rivals fighting over billions of dollars in holiday toy sales now up for grabs, and is also likely to make it harder for last-minute shoppers to get their hands on some of the year’s 152

October 5, 2018 2:20 PM Hatchimals Cracks Open New HatchiBabies Just in Time for the Holiday Season

Time to get crackin’ on the holiday shopping because there’s a new Hatchimals toy in town. The wildly popular company just announced they are adding a new speckled egg to their lineup: Hatchimals HatchiBabies, which are available for purchase now. The toys’ adorable new species — Ponette, Cheetree, Chipadee, Monkiwi (a Target exclusive) and Koalabee 82

October 4, 2018 6:45 PM Brazilian Ex-Army Captain Draws Voters Looking for ‘Least Worst Option’

Voters angered by corruption and violent crime appear willing to look past derogatory comments about women and gay people SÃO PAULO—Jair Bolsonaro, a firebrand ex-army captain known for defending Brazil’s former military dictatorship and making misogynistic remarks, has built a loyal following among conservatives, farmers and evangelical Christians 57