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Questions Swirling Around Amazon Contract Complicate Acting Defense Secretary’s Future

Serious questions surrounding a high-value Pentagon contract, worth $10 billion and geared to be granted to web giant Amazon, could complicate Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan’s chances of confirmation by the U.S. Senate into a permanent position atop the Department of Defense should President Donald Trump follow through with nominating him for the post.

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Virgil: The National Enquirer Has Lost Its Pecker—How Did That Happen? 

Those of us who are fascinated by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ war against The National Enquirer—and also against the government of Saudi Arabia and the Trump administration—now have more to be fascinated by, thanks to a scoop in Bezos’ newspaper, The Washington Post. 

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Amazon Retreats from the China Market

E-commerce giant Amazon reportedly plans to close its domestic marketplace to Chinese consumers by mid-July due to Chinese companies dominating the market. Jeff Bezos’ company will continue to sell goods from other countries in China.

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Report: Amazon ‘Losing the Battle’ with ‘Fake’ 5-Star Reviews

Many of the popular items sold on Amazon have been boosted by “fake” five-star ratings, according to researchers, who are conducting an investigation into the company’s customer review system. The researchers say they have discovered thousands of “inauthentic” positive reviews being posted, despite there being no evidence that the so-called customers have ever purchased or used the reviewed product.

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Report: Amazon Competitors Are Embracing the Company’s Platform

Amazon competitors are reportedly embracing the company’s online store as some of them close hundreds of brick and mortar shops, opting to sell their products directly through Amazon due to benefits such as the company’s delivery system.

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Bokhari: Amazon Is on a Digital Book Burning Spree

Under pressure from left-wing journalists and activists, Amazon is purging right-wing authors from its store, including a book co-authored by English Islam critic and independent commentator Tommy Robinson.

Jeff Bezos arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Saudi Arabia Accused of Hacking Amazon Chief’s Phone

WASHINGTON — The investigator hired to look into the release of intimate images of Jeff Bezos said Saturday he has concluded that Saudi Arabian authorities hacked the Amazon chief’s phone to access his personal data.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, laughs as he speaks at a Washington, DC, event in September 2018. (Cliff Owen/AP Photo)