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BMW teams up with Amazon to create data hub

LONDON (UK) – Automaker BMW has created a data hub in collaboration with Amazon’s cloud computing division. This reveals how firms are increasingly using “big data” to bolster efficiency. “We want to switch from gut-driven decisions to data-driven decisions,” said Kai Demtroder, vice president of data transformation at BMW. “We
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Amazon introduces online pharmacy

NEW YORK (US) – Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday launched an online pharmacy for delivering prescription medications in the United States, increasing competition with drug retailers such as Walgreens, CVS and Walmart. Called Amazon Pharmacy, the new store lets customers price-compare as they buy drugs on the company’s website or app. Shoppers can toggle at checkout
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EU opens inquiry into Amazon’s business practices

BRUSSELS (BELGIUM) – EU regulators charged Amazon on Tuesday with distorting competition in online retail and opened a second investigation into its business practices, as antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager takes aim at another US technology giant. The European Commission has been investigating Amazon’s dual role – as a marketplace for merchants and also