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Amazon Leases 20 Cargo Planes to Build In-House Delivery Network (Business Insider)
Amazon has signed a deal leasing Boeing 767s to ensure capacity to fulfill its promise of one and two-day deliveries in the U.S. The deal will help Amazon build out its in-house delivery network, allowing it to rely less on third-party shippers like UPS and FedEx.

Yelp’s Head of EU Public Policy: Europe Strategy Depends on Google Antitrust Case (Street Fight)
Yelp has been vocal in its disapproval of Google’s handling of local search results and is one of the complainants in the European Union’s antitrust lawsuit against the search giant. Street Fight recently caught up with Yelp’s head of EU public policy, Kostas Rossoglou, to talk about the case, as well as the challenges faced by European companies hoping to break into local markets.

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Source: Street Fight