Amazon Sees Antitrust Complaint Filed Against It by Austrian Retailers

Austrian retailers have filed a complaint against Amazon with their national competition authority over the US e-commerce giant’s dual role as a retailer and a marketplace. The European Commission and Germany’s antitrust authority are also looking into Amazon’s role in the market. A spokesman for Amazon declined to comment. “We have…

Epic Games’ Steam-Rival Store for PC Games Now Live

The Epic Games Store is now live. Announced earlier in the week, it’s the Fortnite creator’s attempt at taking the world’s biggest PC digital storefront Steam head on. At the moment the offerings are sparse, ranging from indie fare like Supergiant Games’ Hades to Epic Games’ own titles like Unreal…

Starwood Data Breach: Clues in Marriott Hack Said to Implicate China

Hackers behind a massive breach at hotel group Marriott International left clues suggesting they were working for a Chinese government intelligence gathering operation, according to sources familiar with the matter. Marriott said last week that a hack that began four years ago had exposed the records of up to 500 million customers…

Google Allo Is Shutting Down: Here’s How to Save Your Chat History

After “pausing investment” in its smart messaging app Allo back in April, Google has now announced that it will stop supporting Allo altogether. Instead, Google will shift its focus to Android Messages, and bringing new features to the app, to make the SMS experience more efficient. The company says that…

Cyber-Attacks Costing Large Indian Firms Over $10 Million in Losses Each Year

A large-sized enterprise in India loses an average of $10.3 million (roughly Rs. 72 crores) owing to cyber-attacks and a mid-sized organisation an average of $11,000 (roughly Rs. 7.75 lakhs) annually, a Microsoft-led study said on Wednesday. Cyber-attacks have also resulted in job losses across different functions in more than…