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Amazon managed to pull victory from the jaws of defeat on Prime Day. Despite site outages, the 36-hour promotion was the e-tailer’s largest shopping event ever, generating an estimated $3.4 billion in sales. And Amazon wasn’t the only winner: Retailers with $1 billion or more in revenue enjoyed a 54% increase in sales over an average Tuesday. Target saw its single highest day of online traffic and sales ever.
亚马逊成功地从Prime Day的失败中获得了胜利。尽管网站停运，36小时促销活动仍是电子零售商有史以来规模最大的购物活动，估计销售额达34亿美元。亚马逊并不是唯一的赢家：拥有10亿美元或以上收入的零售商的销售额比周二平均增长了54％。 Target也看到它有史以来最高的在线流量和销售日。
Netflix and Sirius XM have joined forces to launch a new comedy radio station at the beginning of next year. The platform, known as Netflix Is a Joke Radio, will be Netflix's first foray into radio and will give the company a new venue for its superstar comedians such as Chris Rock, David Letterman and Amy Schumer. Sirius XM has more than 33 million subscribers and will hope to further differentiate from rival Spotify with the new channel.
Netflix和Sirius XM已联手在明年年初推出一个新的喜剧电台。这个名为Netflix Is Joke Radio的平台将是Netflix首次涉足广播，并将为该公司提供一个新的舞台给如Chris Rock，David Letterman和Amy Schumer等超级明星喜剧演员。 Sirius XM拥有超过3300万用户，并希望通过新渠道进一步与竞争对手Spotify区别开来。
Google says it will appeal yesterday’s landmark $5 billion fine over illegal restrictions on Android mobile phone makers and network operators. The tech giant claims EU regulators are trying to dismantle its lucrative business model and is considering asking for an emergency court protection against the antitrust ruling.
The FDA says it will curb anti-competitive behavior on the part of drugmakers in a bid to lower the cost of expensive biologic drugs. The FDA will work with the FTC to prevent companies accumulating patents that preserve the dominance of brand-name medicines. It will also enlist Congress to close loopholes allowing the companies to undercut so-called biosimilars, or generic versions of biologic drugs, which are typically injected or infused.
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis announced that it would not raise prices on its drugs for the remainder of 2018. The move comes in the wake of criticism from President Trump against rival drug firm Pfizer, which scuttled plans to raise prices on over 40 of its products last week.
New Yorkers hosting guests through Airbnb will have their names and addresses shared with city officials, thanks to a new law. Enforced by New York City’s council, the law helps enforce existing rules banning short-term rentals in the city. An Airbnb executive criticized it, saying it supports the interests of hotel owners and unions over regular New Yorkers.