Good morning, Austin! We've scoured the web to bring you the best tech news that broke over the weekend.
Amazon will start selling its own private label products
Copying a page out of the traditional retailer playbook, Amazon.com Inc. will start selling its own name-brand products under the names Happy Belly, Wickedly Prime and Mama Bear, according to the Wall Street Journal. These private-label products will only be available to Amazon Prime members.
Self-driving cars could happen by 2020
Tech site Recode has a fascinating timeline on self-driving cars, predicting when we may see fully autonomous vehicles on the road. Under one scenario, Recode says we could have self-driving cars on the road in the year 2020, specifically noting that Tesla has said it could have a self-driving car that is road-ready by then. Under Recode's more conservative timeline, fully-autonomous vehicles happen later, closer to the year 2030. Is your mind blown yet?
Google faces huge fines in European antitrust investigation
The Telegraph reports that the European Commission is putting the finishing touches on a 7-year investigation into Google's search engine practices, and that the American company could face fines of 3 billion Euros. This is a record-breaking fine. Google has already been charged with unlawfully promoting its own prime comparison service in search results while denying traffic to smaller rivals, the Telegraph reports. And there is an investigation into abuse by Google's Android software.
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