Is Amazon Unstoppable?

August notes: What happens to/with Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft over the next 5 or so years will have a far-reaching impact on the business landscape. The power these companies are accumulating in the age of data is unparalleled in human history, and their dominance has made it harder and harder for new startups to emerge as they did in their early days. Will they be broken up? This is a very real possibility, with vast consequences.

Summary: Politicians want to rein in the retail giant. But Jeff Bezos, the master of cutthroat capitalism, is ready to fight back, Charles Duhigg writes.


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