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Senior Tories have gone on record saying that rebranding one of their Twitter accounts as a fact-checking site during the leaders' debate is perfectly acceptable. This has been met with claims it has deceived the public. The very first head-to-head bout between the Tory and Labour leaders (Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn, respectively), saw the Tories use that Twitter account to tell people they were "fact checking Labour from CCHQ". It even remained a verified account. more

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Two of Europe's largest e-commerce associations, Ecommerce Europe and EMOTA are joining forces. In a merger that will come fully into effect as of 1 January 2020, the two associations will be continuing under the name Ecommerce Europe. The initial idea to merge came from EMOTA. This was revealed by EMOTA's president, Frederik Palm. Together, the associations seek "a stronger voice in Europe". more

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By the end of 2019, European e-commerce is set to be worth €621 billion. Compared to last year, showing e-commerce in Europe to be worth €547 billion, that is an increase in growth of 13.6%. This informative prediction comes from the very latest Ecommerce Foundation report on European e-commerce. The study also found that Scandinavian countries continually rank high in critical e-commerce indices. We also included some hard Brexit info. more

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Taxes? What taxes? Amazon doesn't feel the need to pay federal taxes on $11.2 billion profit in 2018. For the second year in a row, because of "tax credits" that haven't been clarified upon, as well as executive stock options, Jeff Bezos gets to laugh all the way to the bank. Does that mean Amazon has more power than the US government? more