Europol Operation Nets High-Profile Darknet Vendors

Europol has apprehended at least 150 dark web high-profile vendors during their Operation DarkHunTOR. DarkHunTOR involved operatives and local operations in Australia, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Among the 150 suspects, …

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Confront Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos Over Tax Record

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson will confront Amazon boss Jeff Bezos over his e-commerce company’s tax record and working standards for employees when they meet in New York on Sept. 20. Asked if Johnson would urge Bezos to pay …

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Alibaba Pledges $15.5 Billion to Support Chinese Government’s Common Prosperity Campaign

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group announced on Friday that it will provide 100 billion yuan ($15.5 billion) to support the common prosperity campaign of President Xi Jinping for China. In a press release, the company said that it will assign the …

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Alibaba Fires 10 Staffers for Publicizing Sexual Assault Allegations

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has fired 10 employees after publicly sharing a female coworker’s statement that indicated her sexual assault accusations against a former supervisor of the company, Bloomberg reported on Monday. In an internal memo, Alibaba announced last week …

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Massmart in Advanced Negotiations to Acquire OneCart

South African retailing giant Massmart announced that it is already advancing its negotiations to acquire a controlling stake in online delivery startup OneCart, accelerating its aim to boost its centralized e-commerce capability. Massmart, which also owns local brands such as …

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