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Microsoft Edge Browser will now automatically apply discount codes for online shops
Microsoft Edge Browser will now automatically apply discount codes for online shops
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Microsoft's Browser Edge is rolling out a new feature for users in the United States. In the future users will receive information about discount vouchers when shopping online and automatically redeem the one with the largest discount. Previously Microsoft had integrated a price comparison feature to inform users about cheaper providers in October.

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Amazon establishes a Counterfeit Crimes unit to fight copied products of brands
Amazon establishes a Counterfeit Crimes unit to fight copied products of brands
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The new unit at Amazon has the goal of "bringing counterfeiters attempting to list counterfeit products in its store to justice" according to an official blog post from the company as Amazon is struggling to keep up with copied products of various brands. This comes after the Trump administration has placed five international pages from Amazon on the "notorious markets" list. The company says that in 2019 that have invested over $500 million into fighting fraud and abuse with 8,000 involved employees.