Amazon Is Celebrating Its Monopoly Power With Prime Day
You pay $119, Amazon loses money on the shipping, and together we build a monopoly.
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People Are Finally Fighting Back Against the College Textbook Industry 'Scam'
Students who can't afford their course materials—along with a rogue professor—are taking on the system.
Only One Thing Can Save the Kevin Hart 'Monopoly' Movie
Our hope lies with director Tim Story, the guy behind some of the funniest movies of the early 2000s.
Why the Brutal Death of IRL Retail Should Scare Everyone
Sears just became the latest giant to go under in the age of Amazon. This is getting creepy.
Jeff Bezos Is So Powerful He Basically Dictates the Minimum Wage Now
The Amazon CEO announced he's upping pay for his workers, which could force competitors to follow suit and bolster his own image, too.
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Are Working on a Film Adaptation of the McDonald's Monopoly Scam
The 2001 court case that led to the downfall of a nationwide network of Monopoly sweepstakes fraudsters is getting the Hollywood treatment.
A $5 Billion Fine Will Not End Google’s Stranglehold on Smartphone Software
In order to license Android, phone manufacturers are subject to a rigid set of requirements meant to drive mobile search traffic to Google.
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The Most Important Thing You Can Do on Prime Day Is Not Shop at Amazon
This is a chance for you to take stock of your relationship with what might be the most powerful company in America.
These 11 Companies Control Everything About the Fourth of July
From hot dogs to beer to chips and even charcoal, you don't have much of a choice in whom you pay to celebrate.
I Got Monopoly Tips from the Monopoly World Champion
And got slaughtered in the game in the process.
Trump is Doubling Down on Obama and Bush's Legacy of Going Soft on Antitrust Problems
The last three US presidents have all had relatively weak stances on busting monopolies, which has led to worsening America's income inequality.
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The Feds Just Sued to Block the AT&T–Time Warner Merger
A massive media consolidation deal that would probably have sailed through under Barack Obama just ran into a roadblock. Is it because Trump hates CNN?