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European Commission charges Amazon over misuse of seller data

European Commission charges Amazon over misuse of seller data Sponsored Links EMMANUEL DUNAND via Getty Images The European Union is serving formal antitrust charges to Amazon, saying the retailer has misused its position to compete against smaller businesses. Officials, led by competition chief Margrethe Vestager, believe there is enough evidence to charge the company with…

Antarctic Commission Rejects Proposed Marine Sanctuaries

Antarctic Commission Rejects Proposed Marine Sanctuaries

Antarctic Commission Rejects Proposed Marine Sanctuaries Chelsea Harvey Delegates attending an international meeting meant to protect Antarctic ocean life dashed conservationists’ hopes for new marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean. The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) concluded Friday after a week of virtual negotiations among its 26…

First U.S. Small Nuclear Reactor Design Is Approved

First U.S. Small Nuclear Reactor Design Is Approved David Levitan The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved the design of a new kind of reactor, known as a small modular reactor (SMR). The design, from the Portland, Ore.–based company NuScale Power, is intended to speed construction, lower cost and improve safety over traditional nuclear…