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Oh, no. The fake holiday that Amazon had been marketing for months (with the help of hundreds of news outlets that treat Prime Day like news – and often have affiliate deals) finally arrived, and site glitches caused major delays. What a financial disaster! Come on, it’s Amazon. You just refreshed your browser and kept on shopping.

+ Related: Jeff Bezos Becomes the Richest Man in Modern History, Topping $150 Billion.

+ Is Amazon too big? Are they a postive or a negative force? Steve Rousseau makes some points about that: Happy Prime Day, Here’s A Brief History Of Why You Shouldn’t Give Jeff Bezos Your Money. (Editor’s note: I gave him some more of my money like five minutes ago…)

+ CNN: Walmart and Microsoft team up to fight Amazon. (Amazon is so dominant in ecommerce, we’re all like, “Yeah, let the little underdogs like Microsoft and Walmart take em on!”)

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