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Amazon investigates staff bribery claims

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon is investigating claims that its employees accepted bribes in exchange for leaking confidential sales data. Independent sellers were also allowed to delete negative reviews and restore banned accounts for payments of between $80 (£61; €69) and $2,000, according to allegations in the Wall Street Journal. The Journal said the practice […]

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Google defends Trump election reaction

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Many worried Google workers contacted Sundar Pichai in the wake of the Trump victory Google has defended the way its bosses greeted the election of Donald Trump, after criticism by right-wing media. A video published on Wednesday by the Breitbart website shows senior executives commenting the morning after the 2016 […]

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Microsoft tests rival browser ‘warnings’

Image copyright LEON NEALImage caption The prompts appear when people start installing the Firefox and Chrome browsers Microsoft is testing pop-up warnings that trigger when users start to install the Chrome or Firefox web browsers. The warnings appear on Windows 10 and remind people they already have Microsoft’s Edge browser installed. Text in the pop-up […]