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May 28, 2018, 12:30 PM

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Andrew Allemann / Domain Name Wire:
ICANN files for injunction against German domain registrar who said it will stop collecting WHOIS data because of GDPR  —  Domain name overseer hopes to get clarification about data collection for domain name registrations.  —  ICANN has filed injunction proceedings against EPAG …
Richard Gao / Android Police:
Pandora matches Spotify and Apple Music with new $14.99/month Premium Family Plan for up to six members  —  Pandora isn't nearly as popular as it once was, but it still has a fairly sizable userbase.  The company has just quietly introduced a new family plan, aptly dubbed 'Premium Family …
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
For long-term viability, Yelp should focus on business models that avoid Google completely, instead of relying on traffic from search and antitrust regulation  —  Two of the more famous military sayings are “Generals are always preparing to fight the last war”, and “Never interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake.”
Eugene Wei / Remains of the Day:
Behind Amazon's approach to identifying factors limiting its growth, and how Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram can benefit from adopting a similar strategy  —  My first job at Amazon was as the first analyst in strategic planning, the forward-looking counterpart to accounting, which records what already happened.
Eric Bellman / Wall Street Journal:
In India, Amazon and Walmart have a formidable rival, the small “kiranas” that offer instant delivery, interest-free credit, and other personalized services  —  As Walmart and Amazon sink billions into e-commerce in India, they might be overlooking a tough rival on every corner

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