Japan's Fair Trade Commission is investigating Apple to determine whether it pressured Japanese suppliers and abused its position of power, thereby violating antimonopoly rules, reports Reuters.
The.. MacRumours.com - Published
U.S. buyout fund Blackstone Group Inc is expected to announce the merger of its majority-owned financial data firm Refinitiv with the London Stock Exchange Group Plc within a week, but the deal is.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
There's a bunch of headlines surrounding Big Tech Wednesday. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Tuesday night that it was fining Facebook $5 billion. The filing also stated that the FTC was..
Chris Hughes used to huddle with Mark Zuckerberg in a Harvard dorm room, building Facebook from scratch. Now he is huddling with regulators to explain why Facebook needs to be broken up.
In recent.. SFGate - Published
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There was a whirlwind of news on our site this week, which means this is a whirlwind Vergecast episode.
To start the show, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn,.. The Verge - Published
Alphabet Inc on Thursday acknowledged a broader U.S. Department of Justice antitrust review of large technology firms and said it will continue to engage with the regulator. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
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The antitrust review of Big Tech announced by US regulators could signal a tough new stand on competition policy, but it may just be a political publicity stunt. Legal.. Energy Daily - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes
Donald Trump's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he supports a broad antitrust review into Amazon as the tech giant has "destroyed the retail industry." Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age •Newsmax
Facebook was just slapped with a record-breaking fine for privacy violations, but its regulatory headaches are far from over.
The company disclosed Wednesday that it's also facing an antitrust.. Mashable - Published
· *The US Department of Justice has launched a probe into big tech companies and antitrust.*
· *At a confirmation hearing in January 2019, US Attorney General William Barr was quizzed about the.. Business Insider - Published
“60 Second Docs,” the short-form docuseries series from Indigenous, is partnering with GoFundMe on a special slate of episodes, Indigenous announced Wednesday morning.
The upcoming episodes will.. The Wrap - Published
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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that Amazon “destroyed the retail industry across the United States” and that it’s appropriate for the.. The Verge - Published
The Justice Department is launching a wide-ranging antitrust review of big tech companies. The inquiry will consider concerns raised about "search, social media and some retail services online." NPR - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — Like Europe before it, the U.S. government looks ready to try reining in its technology giants. But doing so may be more difficult than it seems.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department.. SeattlePI.com - Published
· The US Justice Department's surprise announcement that it's launching an antitrust review of the big tech companies was a very unusual move.
· Federal enforcement agencies rarely announce, or even.. Business Insider - Published
Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Wednesday following the positive cues from Wall Street amid renewed optimism about U.S.-China trade talks and following upbeat corporate earnings results... RTTNews - Published
The agency said it would look into concerns about anticompetitive behavior by some of the industry’s biggest companies. NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •Deutsche Welle •SeattlePI.com •Japan Today
In a shot across the bow of online titans like Facebook, Google, and Amazon, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday it has opened a wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big technology.. FOXNews.com - Published