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The pandemic has been very profitable for Amazon.com Inc. See full story.

Apple v. Epic: What to expect from a trial that could change antitrust law and the mobile-app ecosystem

When Apple Inc. and Epic Games Inc. square off in federal court in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, only this much is at stake: the livelihood of perhaps thousands of small developers and the very definition of antitrust law. You can be sure the eyes of Washington, D.C., and not just the San Francisco Bay Area, will be riveted over the next few weeks. See full story.

Biden’s proposed tax hikes could be a ‘double-edged sword’ for real estate — what homeowners and investors need to know

Two of Biden’s proposed tax changes could cause Americans to see reduced returns on certain property sales. See full story.

What’s worth streaming in May 2021? There’s almost too much to choose from

It’s a streaming bonanza in May, with viewers forced to pick between Amazon’s “The Underground Railroad,” Netflix’s “Master of None,” HBO’s “In Treatment,” Apple’s “Mythic Quest,” Hulu’s “Shrill,” Peacock’s “Girls5Eva,” among many others. We’ll help you sort it all out. See full story.

India’s COVID-19 crisis is a ‘crime against humanity,’ says prize-winning author as nation sets new case record

The global tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 headed closer to 150 million on Thursday, as novelist and political activist Arundhati Roy said the deepening crisis in India is a crime against humanity. See full story.

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‘He is either mistaken in the leverage he holds, or else your coworker has confused co-signer with co-owner.’ See full story.

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