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Columbia Prof Tim Wu: Big Tech’s Real Business Model Can Be Found in Its Emails

As tech giants Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are investigated by Congress over antitrust allegations, troves of internal company emails reveal how these companies rose…

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Google Faces EU Antitrust Probe over $2.1 Billion Fitbit Deal

Tech giant Google is facing a full-scale E.U. antitrust investigation over its recent $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit….

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Tim Cook Claims Apple Treats ‘Every Developer the Same,’ but Has Banned Conservative Apps

Apple CEO Tim Cook was questioned today by Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) about the company’s monopoly on its App Store during a hearing before the House…

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Report: Google’s Top Search Results Are Its Own Products

A recent report from the Markup alleges that tech giant Google ranks its own products and services above others in Google Search. The report is…

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WSJ: DOJ, State Attorneys General Likely to Hit Google with Antitrust Lawsuits

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, officials at the Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are focused on Google’s ad business…

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Congress Calls Jeff Bezos to Testify over ‘Possibly Criminally False’ Amazon Claims

Amazon founder, Washington Post owner and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos has been called before Congress to address charges that Amazon has potentially criminally misled the public…

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President Trump’s Economic Team: Big Tech’s Massive Power Is Perfectly Fine

President Donald Trump’s economic advisers are skeptical about rewriting antitrust rules to tackle the growing power of tech giants, according to the latest annual Economic…

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