Amazon U.S. Online Market Share Estimate Cut to 37.7% From 47%

A closely watched researcher has cut its estimate of Amazon.com Inc.’s share of the U.S. e-commerce market after incorporating new figures from the company. EMarketer Inc., among the most widely cited sources for estimates of U.S. online retail sales, says it now expects Amazon to account for 37.7% of online commerce this year, the Information […]

The DOJ’s Antitrust Chief Just Came Out Swinging Against Google and Amazon

The Justice Department’s antitrust chief came out swinging against Google and Amazon on Tuesday, arguing big technology companies are “digital gatekeepers” that may struggle to defend themselves by arguing their products are free or really cheap. Makan Delrahim, who recently launched a probe of the industry, compared the digital giants to previous companies that the […]

Growing Criticism Makes Big Tech a Big Target Over Antitrust, Legal Experts Say 

Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook are feeling the heat as U.S. officials start aggressively investigating whether the companies violated antitrust laws. The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have reportedly agreed to start inquires into whether the companies stifled competition and limited consumer choice, according to the Wall Street Journal. The DOJ will […]