India may require online shops to hand over site code

  • July 6, 2020
India’s plan to tightly regulate online shopping could give it a peek at how many internet giants work. Bloomberg says it obtained a draft e-commerce policy that would mandate access to sites’ source codes and algorithms. This would help prevent “dig…

Amazon reportedly preps June 22nd sale to counter the pandemic slump

  • June 2, 2020
Amazon might push back Prime Day this year, but that doesn’t mean you’ll have to go without other sales in the meantime. CNBC claims to have seen a document outlining plans for a “summer sale,” tentatively named “Biggest Sale in the Sky,” that would…

Amazon pulls racist images from AirPods listings

  • May 31, 2020
Online shoppers in the UK got an ugly dose of racism this weekend. Amazon has removed images in listings for AirPods and similar products that contained repeated use of racist language. It’s not certain how the images got there, how long they’ve been…