The European Union is considering whether tech companies that use the most internet bandwidth, such as Netflix or Google, should have to pay for upgrades to internet infrastructure, according to Bloomberg. The idea is contained in a draft document, according to Bloomberg, although the report said companies have been asked what the threshold should be for tech companies that use bandwidth....
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Amazon is in the lead! The e-commerce behemoth has moved ahead of Alphabet in the contest to win this year’s IBM Cup, awarded occasionally to the most bureaucratic and slow-moving big tech company around. That’s one takeaway from Amazon CEO Andy Jassy’s explanation today for cutting another 9,000 jobs, on top of the 18,000 layoffs already announced. Jassy said in November the job cuts flowed...
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