Amazon’s deal with Deliveroo examined by competition watchdog

CMA will decide if investment seriously lessens competition in UK food delivery marketBritish regulators have launched an inquiry into whether a large investment by Amazon into the online takeaway delivery company Deliveroo breached competition rules.T…

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UK plans to accelerate decarbonisation of transport sector

Government vows to unveil climate roadmap next year but critics demand action not more policies and plansThe UK government has vowed to accelerate its climate action for transport sector by drafting new plans to end emissions from trains, planes and ca…

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The Domino’s ‘pizza checker’ is just the beginning – workplace surveillance is coming for you | Arwa Mahdawi

The company, which uses a smart scanner to analyse whether food has been made correctly, is far from the only business to use tech to track workersHello? Is that Domino’s? I would like a large cheese pizza with an ominous side of surveillance, please.E…

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Libra: will Facebook’s new currency be stopped in its tracks?

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and eBay have withdrawn as sponsors – and it may face regulatory problemsPlans for Facebook’s proposed “stablecoin,” Libra, appear to be unravelling with the withdrawal of PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, Stripe, eBay and Mercado Pago…

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Facebook Libra must meet strict standards, warns Bank of England

Digital currency must be subject to measures such as stress tests to gain approval The Bank of England has hardened its stance on Facebook’s Libra digital currency, telling the social media company it must meet its highest standards to get the green li…

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