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Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney Ge...

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed

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US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad ant...
2019-07-24, 00:48

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is l...
2019-07-24, 09:48

State AGs prepare antitrust investigation into tech firms The top law enforcement officers in several states are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms, according t...
2019-08-21, 00:16

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department ...
2019-06-21, 22:32

House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for infor...
2019-09-13, 19:00

States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people...
2019-08-20, 03:48

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the compan...
2019-06-21, 00:16

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has ...
2019-06-04, 09:32

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and...
2019-07-24, 01:48

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, potentially threatening some of Silicon Valley's most powerfu...
2019-07-24, 09:16

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall ...
2019-07-24, 06:16

Justice Department announces broad antitrust review of big tech The DOJ did not name Amazon, Facebook or Google directly, but its inquiry could result in more scrutiny of them, as the government seeks to "assess t...
2019-07-24, 10:16

Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in antico...
2019-07-24, 03:32

Big Tech Faces Broad US Justice Department Antitrust Probe The US Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticomp...
2019-07-24, 12:32

U.S. Justice Dept official calls big tech antitrust probes a 'priority' The Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, said Tuesday that its probes of "market-leading online platforms" such as Alphabet...
2019-09-18, 01:00

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt com...
2019-07-24, 04:32

Justice Department to Open Broad, New Antitrust Review of Big Tech Companies The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, according to d...
2019-07-24, 02:48

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into ...
2019-08-21, 05:16

Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms' cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office ...
2019-06-27, 19:48

EU may need to regulate tech giants' data use: EU antitrust chief The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it, Europe's antitrust chief said on Friday, signaling how sh...
2019-09-13, 20:32

U.S. DoJ antitrust chief says working with states on tech investigation The U.S. Department of Justice is working with state attorneys general to investigate the market power of technology companies, the department's anti...
2019-08-20, 18:16

The DOJ's antitrust chief just telegraphed how it could go after Google, Apple and other big tech Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim laid out some possible antitrust arguments against big tech companies in a new speech. His office is report...
2019-06-12, 01:32

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said i...
2019-08-14, 12:00

REFILE-U.S. FTC chief says prepared to break up big tech firms - Bloomberg U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology platforms if necessary by undoing their past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said...
2019-08-14, 02:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms -Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said i...
2019-08-14, 02:00

Justice Department, FTC Skirmish Over Antitrust Turf The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are clashing over their shared responsibilities to pursue the Trump administration’s antitrus...
2019-08-06, 00:16

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulat...
2019-06-01, 08:48

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an anti...
2019-06-01, 04:01

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matt...
2019-06-01, 17:16

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., ...
2019-06-01, 23:48

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operati...
2019-06-01, 07:16

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.   &...
2019-06-03, 18:32

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust la...
2019-06-01, 19:32

The Justice Department is preparing a potential antitrust investigation of Google The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with th...
2019-06-01, 03:48

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust l...
2019-06-01, 20:48

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sal...
2019-06-18, 07:32

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operati...
2019-06-01, 06:16

U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualco...
2019-07-17, 02:48

U.S. Justice Department asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualco...
2019-07-17, 01:32

Justice Dept. Opens Antitrust Inquiry Into Automakers’ Emissions Pact With California The investigation escalates a standoff between President Trump, California and the auto industry over one of his most significant rollbacks of climat...
2019-09-06, 20:32

Justice Dept. launches antitrust probe of automakers over their fuel efficiency deal with California Separately, the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department notified California that the state’s agreement with the four automakers...
2019-09-07, 15:00

Google receives demand for documents from Justice Dept., acknowledging federal antitrust scrutiny Google said Friday it had received a legal demand for records from the Justice Department related to the tech giant's prior antitrust investigations,...
2019-09-07, 15:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualco...
2019-07-17, 02:48

DOJ officially opens Big Tech antitrust probe The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it is opening an antitrust review of major players in tech, increasing the scrutiny on an already-embat...
2019-07-24, 00:48

DOJ Announces Probe Into Big Tech Over Antitrust Concerns The Justice Department is finally set to being its long-rumored review of monopoly concerns in the areas of online search, ecommerce, and social medi...
2019-07-24, 00:16

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcomm...
2019-07-09, 21:32

Should tech companies be worried about DoJ's antitrust review? Action may finally be taken over claims Facebook, Google Apple and Amazon have monopolised chosen fieldsThe US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announ...
2019-07-24, 15:48

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Faceboo...
2019-06-06, 00:01

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a...
2019-06-06, 14:32

EU reappoints top antitrust cop who led crackdown on tech giants The new European Commission has reappointed Margrethe Vestager to be its antitrust chief, a sign that the crackdown on tech companies will continue.R...
2019-09-10, 18:32

Futures hit as DOJ aims antitrust probe at tech U.S. stock index futures dropped on Wednesday, pressured by a fall in big tech companies after the announcement of a broad antitrust investigation by...
2019-07-24, 15:16

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed a...
2019-07-17, 01:32

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, sett...
2019-06-04, 00:16

DealBook Briefing: Big Tech’s Antitrust Reckoning Is Coming Google and Amazon have thrived as regulators largely kept their distance. Moves by the Justice Department and the F.T.C. suggest that may be changing...
2019-06-03, 14:48

A Challenge to Big Tech and Antitrust Thinking in a Surprising Place The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominan...
2019-09-18, 23:32

Big Tech Backlash: Google Under Antitrust Probe By 50 US States The backlash against Big Tech moved into a new phase on Monday as officials from nearly all US states announced an antitrust investigation into the d...
2019-09-11, 00:00

Antitrust Enforcers Signal Discord Over Probes of Big Tech Turf battles between the federal government’s two antitrust enforcers are revving up as both assert authority to investigate whether big technology c...
2019-09-17, 00:32

Tech sell-off spreads to Europe after U.S. antitrust moves European shares fell half a percent on Tuesday as the first signs of U.S. antitrust action against Google and other major technology companies drove ...
2019-06-04, 10:32

Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which t...
2019-09-18, 01:00

DOJ is working with states on antitrust investigations of tech companies The Justice Department's antitrust leader doesn't see big tech as inherently bad, but he's still content to investigate potential wron...
2019-08-21, 09:48

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department ...
2019-06-21, 22:32

Congressional antitrust panel to discuss Big Tech competition The Senate's antitrust panel will meet later this month to discuss concerns that tech giants, such as Google or Amazon, seek to buy smaller rivals in...
2019-09-03, 21:00

Big Tech executives due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc , Apple Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional commit...
2019-07-10, 02:32

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In The intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in d...
2019-06-04, 00:32

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department ...
2019-06-21, 22:32

U.S. states launch antitrust probe of big tech, Google ads in focus Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have opened an antitrust probe into big tech companies that focuses o...
2019-09-09, 22:00

'A couple of dozen' states are considering an antitrust probe of Big Tech, says DOJ official Makan Delrahim, of the antitrust division, said state attorneys general have spoken to Justice about starting their own probe into technology compani...
2019-08-20, 23:48

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed a...
2019-07-17, 02:48

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations...
2019-06-08, 18:32

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel T...
2019-07-16, 12:16

WRAPUP 2-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, sett...
2019-06-04, 00:32

Facebook Antitrust Inquiry Shows Big Tech’s Freewheeling Era Is Past Two settlements and a new antitrust investigation highlighted a new reality for tech giants: Scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers has become a cons...
2019-07-25, 05:00

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: l...
2019-06-06, 21:32

UPDATE 3-Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which t...
2019-09-18, 01:32

Here's how Microsoft's past antitrust woes could affect Big Tech today Microsoft faced antitrust probes from the DOJ during the height of the Browser Wars. Watch this video to see how Microsoft's antitrust battles c...
2019-09-06, 20:00

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent st...
2019-06-10, 18:48

House panel to discuss Big Tech's impact on privacy, antitrust The House of Representatives' antitrust panel will hold a hearing next week to discuss the effect of consumer data collection by big tech platforms, ...
2019-09-05, 18:00

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top...
2019-06-04, 09:32

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching...
2019-06-04, 02:48

How tech firms pulled the plug on 8chan Companies hit a breaking point after the El Paso mass *shooting*, removing the 8chan message board as a client and ‘deplatforming’ *the site,* effect...
2019-08-09, 07:32

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for...
2019-06-14, 18:32

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in ...
2019-07-24, 01:48

Sharks Circle Around America's Big Tech Firms History shows that society's appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of social moo...
2019-06-21, 00:48

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be inve...
2019-06-04, 12:16

House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from Amazon.com In...
2019-09-13, 20:32

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning prob...
2019-06-04, 05:48

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of th...
2019-06-12, 03:00

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divi...
2019-06-08, 07:00

UPDATE 1-Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel T...
2019-07-16, 20:32

House Committee Requests Tech Executives' Emails in Antitrust Probe Congress is ramping up its probe into the tech industry, with House lawmakers demanding emails and executive communications from four technology gian...
2019-09-13, 19:32

Top DOJ official signals intensifying state and federal antitrust probe of big tech The U.S. government is forging ahead with its review of online platforms for potential competition concerns, coordinating with state attorneys genera...
2019-08-20, 23:48

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before ...
2019-07-10, 12:32

DOJ opens sweeping antitrust review of big tech giants, saying they may work against consumers 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-rangi...
2019-07-24, 06:48

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially invest...
2019-06-13, 02:16

DOJ announces broad antitrust review of Big Tech, sending stocks lower It's the strongest move toward the tech industry by Attorney General William Barr, whose interest in the sector could deepen regulatory pressure...
2019-07-23, 23:48

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax ...
2019-07-12, 10:00

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban...
2019-06-09, 04:16

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $...
2019-06-10, 09:16

Tech war with US is spurring Chinese firms to develop their own chips, says VC The U.S.-China trade war and the threat that Chinese firms could be cut off from using American technology is boosting China's push for its own ...
2019-07-02, 05:16

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in...
2019-05-27, 09:32

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech fi...
2019-06-12, 19:16

UK tech firms secure record £5.5bn foreign investment Investors ploughed $6.7bn (£5.5bn) into the UK tech sector in the first seven months of the year, more than the whole of 2018, according to figu...
2019-08-21, 10:48

Senators Question Two Agencies' Investigations of Big Tech Firms Senators questioned how the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are orchestrating major antitrust reviews of dominant tech companies, ami...
2019-09-18, 10:32

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This ...
2019-06-13, 05:32

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since n...
2019-06-11, 18:32

U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Faceb...
2019-09-07, 03:32

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dr...
2019-06-03, 21:48

Proposed Bill Wants Tech Companies To Pay Out the Nose if DOJ Inquiry Uncovers Antitrust Violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal proposed antitrust legislation Friday that, if passed, could give the Justice Department’s recentl...
2019-08-04, 00:32

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-rea...
2019-06-04, 02:48

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launch...
2019-06-04, 04:16

UPDATE 2-U.S. House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from Amazon.com In...
2019-09-13, 17:32

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast...
2019-06-16, 14:32

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in...
2019-05-27, 08:16

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big t...
2019-07-12, 01:32

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee Access to Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Hu...
2019-06-10, 16:00

Timex joins firms seeking to block tech’s ill effects How much for that tin foil hat? Products that block electromagnetic waves are becoming a big business as a growing number of people look for ways to ...
2019-08-12, 06:32

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tens...
2019-06-22, 11:48

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with Ameri...
2019-05-23, 18:16

A lack of innovation could be why investments in China's tech firms are plunging The value of venture capital investment in China fell 77% year-on-year in the second quarter. Investors say a lack of innovation is one major factor....
2019-07-15, 07:48

Tech firms to check suppliers after mining revelations in Tanzania Apple says it is ‘deeply committed to responsible sourcing of materials’Electronics companies, including Canon, Apple and Nokia, are re-evaluating th...
2019-06-18, 19:48

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards ...
2019-06-10, 18:48

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a repor...
2019-06-14, 16:32

U.S. assures support to American tech firms in India in letter The United States ambassador to India has written to top American technology firms assuring them of support for a level playing field in India, a let...
2019-08-20, 03:16

Elizabeth Warren: DOJ antitrust chief can't oversee investigation of ex-client Google Elizabeth Warren, the presidential candidate who has campaigned on breaking up Silicon Valley giants, says conflicts of interest should keep the Trum...
2019-06-11, 19:00

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have a...
2019-06-04, 11:32

UPDATE 5-U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebo...
2019-09-06, 22:32

Big tech's antitrust fears give investors a rare chance to buy Facebook, Amazon on the cheap Washington's apparent assault on big tech companies like Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon could be a blessing in disguise for investors as they pre...
2019-06-08, 17:16

UPDATE 6-U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebo...
2019-09-07, 05:00

House lawmakers ask four tech giants to turn over trove of sensitive records in antitrust probe The documents could shed light on whether the companies’ dominance of search, advertising, e-commerce and other digital markets is rooted in anti-com...
2019-09-14, 08:32

Microsoft boss: tech firms must stop 'if it's legal, it's acceptable' approach Exclusive: Brad Smith says firms must help define and live by standards before they are forced on themTech companies should stop behaving as though e...
2019-09-20, 15:32

Brazilian citizen data under threat with sale of national tech firms A manifesto released by the employees at one of the state-controlled firms to be privatized by the government raises concerns over the future of info...
2019-09-01, 07:48

Thailand asks tech firms to set up centres against "fake news" in SE Asia Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centres in each of the 10 Southeast Asian countries to curb the flow of "fake news" and fake account...
2019-08-19, 16:16

Trump Punches Huawei and American Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electroni...
2019-06-29, 01:48

Facebook and other tech firms met with U.S. intelligence to discuss 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook have met with U.S. intelligence agencies to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 elect...
2019-09-05, 16:32

Explainer: Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market pow...
2019-09-09, 22:00

UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, the...
2019-07-12, 05:16

Facebook, tech firms meet with U.S. intelligence on 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc , Alphabet's Google , Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednes...
2019-09-05, 05:00

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr)...
2019-05-21, 14:38

U.S. tech firms tell Congress: Pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact now Eleven trade groups on Monday urged U.S. lawmakers to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement as soon as possible but warned Congress not to let ...
2019-09-10, 11:00

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfe...
2019-05-27, 15:01

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an i...
2019-06-18, 15:32

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend t...
2019-08-10, 00:32

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies C...
2019-06-09, 12:32

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washin...
2019-07-03, 19:32

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement The attorney general, reopening the conversation on security vs. privacy, said that encryption and other measures effectively turned devices into “la...
2019-07-23, 22:32

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON — Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in a...
2019-06-27, 20:16

UPDATE 3-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big t...
2019-07-11, 23:48

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend t...
2019-08-10, 16:32

Trump Punches Huawei and Global Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electroni...
2019-06-29, 08:16

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China-Nikkei Several technology companies, including HP Inc, Dell Technologies and Microsoft Corp , are planning to shift substantial production capacity out of C...
2019-07-03, 11:48

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Hu...
2019-06-10, 05:00

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies C...
2019-06-09, 13:32

Elizabeth Warren Demands DOJ Antitrust Chief Recuse Himself From Google and Apple Probes The U.S. Justice Department recently signaled it was exploring possible antitrust investigations into Google and Apple. Leading those investigations—...
2019-06-11, 20:48

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself fr...
2019-06-11, 17:00

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwo...
2019-06-12, 01:32

U.S. Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself fr...
2019-06-11, 16:00

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration h...
2019-06-05, 03:16

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that t...
2019-06-11, 02:00

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded ...
2019-07-12, 20:00

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for governm...
2019-08-01, 18:48

UPDATE 1-Facebook, tech firms meet with U.S. intelligence on 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc, Alphabet's Google, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday ...
2019-09-05, 04:33

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, the...
2019-07-12, 06:16

UPDATE 1-HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China -Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washin...
2019-07-03, 13:32

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants...
2019-08-23, 14:16

U.S. tells Britain to drop tax proposal on U.S. tech firms for trade deal -The Telegraph The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has told Britain it will not get a free trade deal unless it drops a new tax proposal for major U.S...
2019-08-03, 01:32

Justice Department launches sweeping review of competition in tech The US is intensifying its already stepped-up scrutiny of the tech industry. The Department of Justice is launching a comprehensive antitrust review...
2019-07-24, 12:48

"What Kind Of Petition Is This," Says Chief Justice On Article 370 Plea A legal challenge to the centre's decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 was adjourned by the Supreme Court today with...
2019-08-16, 12:32

"From Economy To Cricket, It Is All Depressing": Pakistan Chief Justice Pakistan's chief justice Asif Saeed Khosa Wednesday lamented that Pakistanis were only hearing "depressing" news these days -- on the state of the ec...
2019-06-19, 21:16

Ex-FBI Chief Who Leaked Info Won't Be Prosecuted: US Justice Department The US Justice Department has decided not to prosecute former FBI Director James Comey despite an internal investigation that found he improperly lea...
2019-08-29, 22:16

"How Does CBI Do A Good Job In Apolitical Cases?": Chief Justice Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today said the country's premier investigating agency-- the Central Bureau of Investigation -- should get "statut...
2019-08-13, 23:00

China's tech firms to post slower June-quarter growth on sagging demand China's top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, as a brui...
2019-08-13, 13:00

‘This is your job, not ours’: O’Rourke campaign, stung by Twitter smear, implores tech firms to erase disinformation Letters addressed to Twitter, Facebook and Google come after a conspiracy theory targeting the Democratic presidential candidate spread on social med...
2019-09-06, 21:00

Singapore's Vertex adds $290 million venture fund for high-growth tech firms Singapore-based Vertex Venture Holdings, the first main backer of Southeast Asia's ride-hailing giant Grab, has added a new $290 million venture capi...
2019-09-12, 14:00

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’...
2019-07-19, 07:16

Man Arrested From Udaipur For Allegedly Duping Ex-Chief Justice Of India A man has been arrested for allegedly duping former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha of Rs 1 lakh after hacking the e-mail account of his colleague, p...
2019-06-11, 16:32

Delaware chief justice to retire, leaves mark on U.S. takeover law Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court Leo Strine will retire in the next few months, Governor John Carney announced on Monday, a leadership cha...
2019-07-09, 01:32

Unnao Teen's Letter To Chief Justice On "Threats" To Be Taken Up Today A letter by a teen rape survivor and her family in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi alleging grave danger to them will be...
2019-08-01, 06:32

GRAPHIC-China's tech firms to post slower June-quarter growth on sagging demand China's top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, as a brui...
2019-08-13, 10:00

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to cur...
2019-05-22, 15:48

U.S. chief justice's 'swing' role shown in census, gerrymandering rulings U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts cemented his new role as the Supreme Court's "swing vote," angering people on the political left and right in the pro...
2019-06-28, 01:00

"Social Justice In Danger": Priyanka Gandhi On RSS Chief's Quota Remark Days after Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat called for a debate on reservation in an "atmosphere of harmony", Congress leader Priyanka...
2019-08-20, 16:48

Chief Justice Writes To PM Modi, Seeks More Supreme Court Judges Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court as well...
2019-06-22, 19:16

UPDATE 2-Delaware chief justice to retire, leaves mark on U.S. takeover law Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court Leo Strine will retire in the next few months, Governor John Carney announced on Monday, a leadership cha...
2019-07-08, 23:00

Ex-Chief Justice Of India RM Lodha Duped Of Rs 1 Lakh In Online Scam Former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha was cheated of Rs 1 lakh in an online scam after the email account of his friend, a retired judge, was hacked,...
2019-06-03, 00:48

Arizona Supreme Court’s new chief justice shares thoughts, goals for community TUCSON – Arizona’s new chief justice, Robert Brutinel spend Thursday afternoon sharing his thoughts about the courts’ commitment to...
2019-07-13, 05:48

Transfer Of Madras High Court Chief Justice "Shocking": Brinda Karat Terming the transfer and subsequent resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya Tahilramani as "shocking and disturbing", CPI(M) politburo ...
2019-09-07, 15:00

Doping: WADA chief says path to bringing Russian cases to justice has been painful WADA Director General Olivier Niggli said the process to get the first batch of Russian doping cases turned over to international sports federations ...
2019-07-05, 00:00

Tarun Gogoi Writes To Chief Justice Urging Review Of Citizens' List Senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi has complained to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi that National Register of Citizens State Coordinator Prateek...
2019-09-06, 17:00

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour c...
2019-06-11, 02:48

Bowling worries for England ahead of Test series against Ireland and Ashes as Mark Wood is assessed Mark Wood's sore side will be the most pressing of a raft of injury concerns when England's selectors meet this week to pick their squad for the next...
2019-07-16, 10:16

Top Conservative Calls for Chief Justice’s Head Over High Court’s Ruling on the Census Citizenship Question Because (obvi) any Supreme Court justice handpicked for the job by GOP conservatives owes strict allegiance to the Constitution conservatives everywh...
2019-06-28, 05:48

FTC chief willing to break up Big Tech The head of the Federal Trade Commission said he's prepared to break up tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms...
2019-08-14, 04:32

Kia SP2i Compact SUV Interior Unveiled In Sketches After revealing the exterior of the Kia SP2i compact SUV earlier this month, the South Korean automaker has now unveiled the interior sketches for wh...
2019-05-23, 02:32

FTC Chief: Well Yes, We Could Break Up Big Tech, But Only If We Really, Really Wanted to or Something The chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Chairman Joe Simons, acknowledged in an interview on Tuesday that perhaps maybe, just maybe, one outcome o...
2019-08-14, 11:00

FTC chief prepared to break up Big Tech — if he ‘has to’ The head of the FTC said he's prepared to break up big tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting comp...
2019-08-15, 00:32

Saturday Night Live: the 10 best sketches from the 44th season From an unlikely bodega musical to the return of Opera Man, a patchy season still brought with it some hilarious momentsSaturday Night Live finished ...
2019-05-22, 19:32

Goal lines: sketches of the Women's World Cup – in pictures Inspired by her 12 years playing football, Ruby Boddington from website It’s Nice That commissioned 11 illustrators to capture the 2019 Fifa Women’s ...
2019-07-06, 20:32

New Generation Hyundai i10 Official Sketches Released For Europe Hyundai Motor unveiled the next generation Grand i10 Nios for the Indian market earlier this week, and now the manufacturer has released the first of...
2019-08-09, 21:32

Maruti Suzuki XL6 Crossover Sketches Officially Released Maruti Suzuki has officially released the sketches of its upcoming XL6 crossover. It is based on the Ertiga but gets a refreshed design that makes it...
2019-08-02, 19:16

The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others illegally harm competition (APPL, GOOG, AMZN, FB) Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images The Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing to open a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Faceboo...
2019-07-24, 00:48

Walmart Hires Global Tech Chief to Vie With Amazon Walmart is hiring Suresh Kumar, a former executive from Amazon and Google, to lead global technology, creating a new senior role as the world’s bigge...
2019-05-28, 20:48

Tencent chief says he's watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war "We are also constantly watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war," Ma said Tuesday, according to a CNBC translation of his Chinese re...
2019-05-22, 07:01

Connecticut kids provide police with sketches of 'bad guy' suspect in car crash: 'I don't know how to drive' A man who fled the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Connecticut on Tuesday may not be on the lam for long after police were lucky enough to find a tri...
2019-08-14, 20:32

Ring partners with 400 police departments The video doorbell company Ring is working with more than 400 US police departments to streamline their access to user videos, the company announced ...
2019-08-31, 10:48

Ex-Facebook security chief calls tech regulatory efforts 'confused' Facebook's former chief security officer says the FTC's settlement with the social media giant doesn't address some of the main privac...
2019-07-25, 03:48

United Tech chief says Raytheon merger does not require Chinese approval -Bloomberg The chief executive of United Technologies Corp said in a television interview that merging with Raytheon Co did not require approval from China, rem...
2019-06-10, 19:16

Acting defense chief rips China over tech theft, military outposts Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the So...
2019-06-02, 11:48

After RBI Action Against Manipur, Biren Singh Takes Over Key Departments Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh reshuffled the state cabinet to take over the key departments of finance, public works and power today, a day af...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Police departments confront ‘epidemic’ in officer suicides The NYPD suicides have been a recurring nightmare for the nation’s largest police force and have driven a discussion about the psychological toll of ...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Fourth of July: A busy day for local fire departments TUCSON –The Fourth of July was a busy day for local fire departments. Between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Thursday, Tucson Fire Department says they respon...
2019-07-06, 01:00

In His First Cabinet Reshuffle, Yogi Adityanath Retains 37 Departments Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday allocated portfolios to ministers inducted into the expanded cabinet, keeping 37 departments...
2019-08-22, 22:48

Heatwave fuels record pressure on hospital A&E departments The scale of the challenge facing Boris Johnson in honouring a pledge to improve the NHS was set out today as record pressure on A&E departments was ...
2019-08-08, 14:32

Ring and its doorbell cameras have partnered with over 400 police departments The video doorbell company Ring is working with more than 400 US police departments to streamline their access to user videos, the company announced ...
2019-08-30, 12:48

Police departments investigating cops’ racist, violent posts Police departments in at least five states are investigating their officers’ social media feeds after the weekend publication of a database tha...
2019-06-05, 23:16

More racial diversity in U.S. police departments unlikely to reduce shootings: study White police officers in the United States are no more likely to shoot dead minorities than black or Hispanic officers, undercutting the idea that in...
2019-07-23, 04:32

Centre Asks Government Departments To List Special Appointments On Website All central government departments have been asked to make public the details of compassionate appointments under consideration on their website, a s...
2019-05-28, 12:48

Government Departments To Start Buying New Cars Again To Support The Auto Sector Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced lifting the ban on government departments buying new cars for all officials. This comes as a major ...
2019-08-24, 16:48

Ben & Jerry’s Takes on Criminal Justice Reform with New Flavor, Justice Remix’d In a world in which the trappings of allyship have devolved into Instagram likes or tawdry photo ops, premium ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s has...
2019-09-04, 16:00

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he...
2019-07-14, 01:32

Defense chief calls out China on tech theft, South China Sea U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is denouncing China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts ...
2019-06-01, 07:48

Workers don't enlist support from their HR departments. Here's why If you work for a fairly large employer, chances are, you have an HR department at your disposal. But how well are you really taking advantage of it?...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Ben & Jerry's newest ice cream flavor 'Justice ReMix'd' backs criminal justice reform Justice ReMix'd is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of cinnamon bun dough and spicy fudge brownies.    &#...
2019-09-03, 23:00

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it,...
2019-06-03, 12:16

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here&#...
2019-07-10, 18:48

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone. ...
2019-08-06, 18:32

US tech spending slowdown amid rising cloud adoption will squeeze tech budgets US CIOs and other tech decision makers will face a more challenging economic environment in 2019 and 2020 as the growth surge in 2018 from the 2017 t...
2019-08-28, 19:16

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used...
2019-06-08, 21:16

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category ...
2019-07-17, 21:16

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qua...
2019-07-23, 08:48

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is st...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Trump Names Counterterrorism Chief As Acting National Intelligence Chief President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Centre, will become the acting direct...
2019-08-09, 07:00

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN c...
2019-08-01, 08:16

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesse...
2019-06-08, 01:00

DoJ antitrust investigation could look into Apple too Late on Friday, reports surfaced that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe into Google's business practices, and additional...
2019-06-03, 21:32

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to le...
2019-06-18, 02:48

Facebook Says It Is Under Antitrust Investigation by the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook says it is under antitrust investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. The company made the announcement just hou...
2019-07-25, 00:32

Facebook and Google antitrust investigations: all you need to know State attorneys general are opening the latest inquiries into the companies’ practices as government scrutiny growsAttorneys general in a number of U...
2019-09-07, 10:32

Harris, L3 win U.S. antitrust approval for merger Military communication equipment providers Harris Corp and L3 Technologies Inc have won U.S. antitrust approval for their merger, the Justice Departm...
2019-06-20, 22:00

Google could soon face another antitrust investigation Next week, more than half of the nation's attorneys general are expected to announce an antitrust investigation into Google, The Washington Post...
2019-09-03, 23:32

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversig...
2019-06-03, 21:16

DOJ preparing antitrust investigation into Google The Justice Department is preparing an investigation into Google’s business practices, including those related to its search function, the Wall Stree...
2019-06-01, 06:32

Qualcomm Hit by Second Antitrust Fine in Europe The EU is imposing a $272 million fine on Qualcomm, its second penalty on the chip maker in 18 months, and its latest move targeting top U.S. tech co...
2019-07-18, 14:00

Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who s...
2019-07-17, 19:48

Judge: Qualcomm violated antitrust law Qualcomm used its market dominance to illegally squeeze excessive licensing fees out of phone manufacturers, a federal judge in California ruled, del...
2019-05-23, 05:32

US States Announce Antitrust Probe Of Facebook A coalition of US states announced Friday an antitrust investigation of Facebook to determine if the social media giant has hindered competition and ...
2019-09-06, 20:32

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competitio...
2019-06-03, 19:16

Facebook Not to Buy Houseparty Over Antitrust Concerns: Report Talks reportedly ended after Facebook realised that acquiring another big social networking player will invite anti-trust probe risk from the US FTC....
2019-08-13, 11:00

8 states, D.C. to investigate Facebook over antitrust concerns New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday she's leading a coalition of several states that will investigate social media giant Faceboo...
2019-09-07, 04:32

U.S. states launch antitrust investigation into Google Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have formally opened an antitrust probe into Alphabet’s Google.Read M...
2019-09-10, 06:32

50 AGs launch antitrust probe on ‘juggernaut’ Google A group of 50 attorneys general have launched an antitrust probe into Google, saying the search giant’s dominance has become a concern for consumers ...
2019-09-10, 05:32

States target Google in new antitrust probe Fifty U.S. states and territories, led by Texas, announced an investigation into Google's "potential monopolistic behavior." (Sept. 9)  &#...
2019-09-10, 04:00

DOJ may launch antitrust investigation of Apple, report says During Apple's WWDC conference, a report came out that the Department of Justice and FTC met recently to give DOJ jurisdiction to investigate Ap...
2019-06-04, 01:32

Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction t...
2019-06-04, 00:16

Google’s next antitrust headache could be its AI-driven job search Google's AI and machine learning job search tools have put the company in the crosshairs of rival job sites that accuse the tech giant of antitrust a...
2019-08-13, 15:00

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigat...
2019-06-02, 22:48

Google, Facebook targeted by US antitrust authorities US tech giants Google and Facebook face growing scrutiny as authorities question how users' data is leveraged to display ads. New probes will investi...
2019-09-07, 03:00

Qualcomm Shares Hit by Ruling on Antitrust Violation Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judg...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up...
2019-06-06, 23:16

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining regulators' in...
2019-07-17, 19:48

Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing...
2019-07-17, 13:16

U.S. settles antitrust charges with Fox, CBS, Scripps, Cox, Tegna The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had settled antitrust charges with CBS Corp , Cox Enterprises Inc, E.W. Scripps Co, Fox Corp and Tegna ...
2019-06-18, 03:32

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust l...
2019-08-03, 01:16

U.S. senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust l...
2019-08-02, 19:48

FTC Antitrust Probe of Facebook Scrutinizes Its Acquisitions The Federal Trade Commission is examining Facebook’s acquisitions as part of its antitrust investigation into the social-media giant to determine if ...
2019-08-01, 23:48

FTC Shows No Mercy to Qualcomm in Antitrust Ruling While Qualcomm may have chalked up a big win in settling its global feud with Apple, it didn’t fare quite as well against the Federal Trade Commissio...
2019-05-22, 19:00

Qualcomm Loses Bid to Put Antitrust Ruling on Hold A US judge has ruled against Qualcomm's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier purs...
2019-07-04, 10:32

Apple's app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competitio...
2019-09-13, 20:32

U.S. Appeals Court Freezes Antitrust Ruling Against Qualcomm A federal appeals court halted for now a ruling that found Qualcomm committed an array of antitrust violations, a boost for the chip maker that allow...
2019-08-24, 04:48

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judg...
2019-05-22, 13:01

U.S. judge rules Qualcomm practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm Inc unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to impose excessive licensing fees, a...
2019-05-22, 13:16

Explainer: What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of...
2019-07-25, 01:16

U.S. launches antitrust probe into California automaker agreement The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether the decision of four automakers in July to reach a voluntary agreement with California to adopt ...
2019-09-06, 17:32

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc.’s shares fell as much as 7 percent Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competi...
2019-06-03, 20:32

The Latest: Judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust law NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on federal judge’s ruling against Qualcomm (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A federal judge has ruled that Qualcomm unl...
2019-05-22, 16:48

State AGs to launch antitrust probes into Google and Facebook Big Tech may have gotten too big. That’s the take from a bipartisan group of state attorneys general, who are launching probes into Silicon Valley gi...
2019-09-07, 01:32

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkar...
2019-05-21, 17:00

States to Launch Google, Facebook Antitrust Probes State attorneys general are formally launching separate antitrust probes into Facebook and Google starting next week, putting added pressure on tech ...
2019-09-06, 15:32

Qualcomm fined €242 million in European antitrust case Fresh off its high-profile feud with Apple, Qualcomm is suffering more legal woes. An investigation by the European Commission has found Qualcomm abu...
2019-07-18, 19:16

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the fin...
2019-07-18, 18:32

EXPLAINER-What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of...
2019-07-25, 00:16

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepti...
2019-08-21, 11:48

Google faces antitrust investigation by 50 US states and territories Regulators are growing more concerned about company’s impact on smaller companies striving to compete in Google’s marketsFifty US states and territor...
2019-09-10, 01:32

U.S. House panel to review DOJ automaker antitrust probe The U.S. House Judiciary Committee plans to hold hearings and seek documents into the Justice Department's decision to open an antitrust investigatio...
2019-09-10, 02:00

Facebook Antitrust Probe Announced by Coalition of US States A coalition of US state officials announced Friday they had launched an antitrust investigation of Facebook to determine if the social media giant "h...
2019-09-07, 15:32

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document...
2019-08-21, 11:16

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it...
2019-08-21, 09:48

Writers union says talent agents are violating antitrust law The Writers Guild of America has filed claims in federal court alleging three of the entertainment industry’s biggest talent agencies are violating a...
2019-08-21, 06:16

Google Confirms DOJ Scrutiny, Says It Must Hand Over Antitrust Records The Department of Justice is mandating that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, hand over any information regarding previous antitrust investigations ...
2019-09-07, 14:32

Google tumbles as US follows Europe's lead with antitrust investigation Google, the search engine giant fined $5.1 billion over anticompetitive practices in Europe last year, tumbled in New York trading after reports that...
2019-06-03, 20:32

Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly - sources Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than...
2019-07-17, 22:48

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential a...
2019-06-17, 12:32

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qua...
2019-07-18, 14:48

Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than...
2019-07-18, 11:48

While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the mar...
2019-07-19, 00:16

50 US states, territories launch Google antitrust probe Attorneys general from 48 states, as well as from the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, officially kicked off their preliminary investigation on ...
2019-09-09, 23:32

New York, 7 other states and D.C. launch antitrust investigation into Facebook Regulators across the country have signaled growing concerns about the breadth of Silicon Valley’s power and the tech industry’s access to vast amoun...
2019-09-06, 23:32

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany s...
2019-07-17, 16:16

Massive antitrust investigation of Google set to be announced next week Less than a month ago, Makan Delrahim — an assistant attorney general in the US Justice Department — said during a public event that &ldq...
2019-09-04, 05:32

Facebook may have scrapped talks to buy Houseparty over antitrust concerns The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook yet again, and it's said to be delving into possible antitrust practices. Critics suggest...
2019-08-13, 05:32

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal...
2019-05-22, 22:16

States to Launch Google, Facebook Antitrust Investigations State attorneys general are formally launching separate antitrust probes into Facebook and Google starting next week, putting added pressure on tech ...
2019-09-06, 23:00

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that w...
2019-06-04, 15:48

Google Advertising Practices Targeted in US Antitrust Probe State attorneys general investigating whether Google is engaged in monopolistic behavior are planning to take a deep look into the tech giant's adver...
2019-09-12, 14:00

Amazon facing antitrust probe over its marketplace, report says FTC officials have been reportedly interviewing small businesses as part of a potentially larger antitrust probe into Amazon, a Bloomberg report says...
2019-09-12, 00:32

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its ...
2019-05-22, 21:48

23 job sites to report Google’s job search for EU antitrust violation In a letter seen by Reuters, 23 job search websites in Europe are calling for an antitrust investigation into Google’s job searching tool. The letter...
2019-08-13, 17:00

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrus...
2019-07-17, 13:16

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its stri...
2019-06-05, 18:48

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level ...
2019-06-06, 13:16

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows ...
2019-06-06, 01:32

Our IT Is So Good, Let's Sell It, Firms Say Companies outside the technology sector are stepping into the software market, selling digital tools developed by their own information-technology te...
2019-07-09, 20:16

Gas and oil firms reclassified under non-renewables on LSE Trade group says change may have opposite intended effect towards low carbon futureOil and gas companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have bee...
2019-07-03, 14:32

U.S. states launch antitrust probe of Google, advertising in focus Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet's Google ,...
2019-09-10, 02:00

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping an...
2019-06-12, 03:01

Apple, Google App Store Dominance Gives US Government Antitrust Fodder US enforcement agencies recently split oversight of the largest US tech companies, with the Justice Department focusing on Apple and Google, accordin...
2019-06-06, 09:32

Lawmakers ask to see Tim Cook’s emails as part of wide antitrust probe As part of Congress’ far-reaching probe into antitrust behavior involving Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google, the House Judiciary Committee to...
2019-09-14, 02:32

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 elec...
2019-06-03, 15:48

UPDATE 3-U.S. launches antitrust probe into California automaker agreement The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether the decision of four automakers in July to reach a voluntary agreement with California to adopt ...
2019-09-06, 21:00

U.S. states kick off antitrust probe expected to focus on Google Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday will detail a multi-state antitrust probe of potentially anticompetitive practices at major U.S. technolo...
2019-09-09, 15:00

US states kick off antitrust probe expected to focus on Google Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday will detail a multi-state antitrust probe of potentially anticompetitive practices at major US technology...
2019-09-09, 19:00

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data: source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar ...
2019-07-17, 11:32

U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile ...
2019-07-03, 23:32

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business prac...
2019-06-02, 05:16

Google faces antitrust investigation from 50 state attorneys general A collation of 50 state attorneys general have launched a new antitrust investigation into Google, reports The Washington Post. According to Texas At...
2019-09-10, 01:32

Appeals court hands Qualcomm victory in FTC antitrust case A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily handed technology firm Qualcomm a reprieve from a prior antitrust ruling, which said the company must g...
2019-08-23, 22:16

UPDATE 1-Harris Corp, L3 Technologies win U.S. antitrust approval for merger Military communication equipment providers Harris Corp and L3 Technologies Inc have won U.S. antitrust approval for their merger, the Justice Departm...
2019-06-20, 22:00

This Silicon Valley investor is thrilled about Washington’s antitrust moment Roger McNamee says the recent escalation of antitrust scrutiny of Silicon Valley is a signal that Washington is “getting back to business” on competi...
2019-06-05, 16:32

Texas leads charge against Google in massive antitrust probe Less than two months after the Justice Department initiated a wide-ranging antitrust review of big tech companies, 50 U.S. states and territories, le...
2019-09-10, 01:32

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight As U.S. Weighs an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publ...
2019-06-03, 03:48

New York AG leads multi-state antitrust probe into Facebook Several US state attorneys general will investigate Facebook on whether the social network stifled competition and put users at risk, days after repo...
2019-09-06, 21:00

Senator takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris asked the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate the antitrust division's decision to ...
2019-09-14, 07:32

DOJ launches antitrust probe over California emissions deal with automakers The Justice Department has reportedly launched an antitrust investigation into four automakers that defied the Trump administration in signing a deal...
2019-09-06, 17:32

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publ...
2019-06-03, 10:32

Britain halts Amazon deal with Deliveroo over antitrust concerns Business regulators ordered Amazon Friday to stop investing in British food distributor Deliveroo due to "reasonable grounds" the integration amounts...
2019-07-05, 20:48

US states to launch antitrust and privacy inquiries into Facebook and Google New York state attorney general said bipartisan coalition investigating if Facebook stifled competition and put users at riskDozens of US states are ...
2019-09-06, 16:32

Elizabeth Warren on antitrust: ‘What’s been missing is courage in Washington to take on the giants’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) defended her position that companies like Amazon should be broken up in the first Democratic presidential candidate deba...
2019-06-27, 23:32

Facebook Faces Antitrust Investigation by State Attorneys General Regulators in eight states and the District of Columbia are moving forward with an antitrust investigation into Facebook, New York’s attorney general...
2019-09-06, 17:00

U.S. FTC objects to Qualcomm's submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in it...
2019-06-21, 01:48

Facebook to face antitrust probe by state attorneys general Several U.S. state attorneys general will investigate Facebook Inc on whether the social network stifled competition and put users at risk, days aft...
2019-09-06, 18:32

FTC objects to Qualcomm submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in it...
2019-06-21, 05:16

Google target of new U.S. antitrust probe by state attorneys general More than 30 U.S. state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowl...
2019-09-04, 05:00

Amazon is now facing an antitrust probe in the European Union, sources say The European Union’s antitrust chief is planning to open a formal investigation into Amazon in the coming days, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. &#...
2019-07-16, 17:16

UPDATE 4-U.S. launches antitrust probe into California automaker agreement The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether the decision of four automakers in July to reach a voluntary agreement with California to adopt ...
2019-09-07, 05:00

Google targeted in new antitrust probe by state attorneys general More than half of America's state attorneys general are set to announce a new probe into Google over possible antitrust violations in a huge escalati...
2019-09-04, 10:32

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two key U.S. lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Ju...
2019-09-19, 23:00

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violati...
2019-05-21, 22:01

UPDATE 2-India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants -source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting c...
2019-07-22, 15:16

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learne...
2019-07-12, 09:16

Facebook targeted in antitrust probe led by New York Attorney General New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in an antitrust investigation into Facebook for allege...
2019-09-06, 18:32

4 automakers face antitrust probe over Calif. emissions pact Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda in July reached a voluntary agreement with the state to adopt fuel-economy standards that were lower than Obama-era r...
2019-09-06, 19:00

Qualcomm loses U.S. antitrust case to FTC, must rewrite licensing deals A U.S. court ruled that the chipmaker has abused its power, reaping unreasonably high profits from its patented technologies, some of which were esse...
2019-05-22, 15:16

Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with U.S. antitrust probe: congressman Congressman David Cicilline, chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerb...
2019-09-20, 20:32

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust The companies have been summoned to Capitol Hill as part of House lawmakers' wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big tech firms and the threats t...
2019-07-09, 22:48

PRECIOUS-Gold firms below $1,500 after slide Gold prices held steady on Tuesday after posting their biggest daily decline in a month in the previous session, plummeting below a key psychological...
2019-08-20, 05:48

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei, the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms ...
2019-05-23, 00:00

Top CEOs Say Firms Have Duties Beyond Shareholder Value The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around wha...
2019-08-20, 02:48

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year...
2019-08-18, 10:00

How 100-year-old firms stay relevant Many legacy Fortune 500 firms are no longer market leaders because their focus remains on protecting their traditional business in this era of digita...
2019-07-23, 17:16

Outlook for Second-Quarter Growth Firms American shoppers increased their spending in June and factories picked up production, adding to evidence the U.S. economy is wrapping up a solid sec...
2019-07-16, 21:48

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-comp...
2019-07-08, 14:48

A Group of States Led by Texas is Expected to Target Google in a New Antitrust Probe (SAN FRANCISCO) — A group of states led by Texas is expected to announce an investigation into Google on Monday to examine whether the Silicon ...
2019-09-09, 12:00

State attorneys general teaming up on antitrust probes of Facebook and Google New York AG Letitia James is leading a multi-state antitrust probe into Facebook, while Texas state AG Ken Paxton reportedly leads one into Google. ...
2019-09-06, 21:00

State attorneys general launch antitrust investigations of Facebook and Google Nine state attorneys general launched an antitrust investigation of social media giant Facebook on Friday, and three dozen state attorneys general wi...
2019-09-06, 19:32

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticom...
2019-05-31, 13:16

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with U.S. antitrust probe -congressman Congressman David Cicilline, chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerb...
2019-09-20, 22:32

India Antitrust Body To Probe Maruti Suzuki For Discounting Practices Reuters reported in May the Competition Commission of India (CCI) was looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts ...
2019-07-05, 09:16

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive co...
2019-08-21, 21:16

New York announces antitrust investigation into Facebook, kicking off multistate effort Regulators across the country have signaled growing concerns about the breadth of Silicon Valley’s power and the tech industry’s access to vast amoun...
2019-09-06, 19:00

UPDATE 1-House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or direct...
2019-09-20, 02:32

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive s...
2019-06-15, 02:16

Qualcomm Wins Reprieve in F.T.C. Antitrust Case With Appeals Court Ruling A federal appeals court ruled that the chip maker did not have to modify key business practices while the court reviews a lower-court ruling against ...
2019-08-24, 09:48

Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale compet...
2019-06-13, 06:00

US asks Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon for docs in antitrust probe The federal government is ramping up its antitrust investigation into big tech. On Friday, lawmakers from the House Judiciary Committee asked Amazon,...
2019-09-13, 22:00

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the c...
2019-07-18, 06:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping an...
2019-06-12, 03:01

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy; faces antitrust probe Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user da...
2019-07-25, 01:16

Google targeted in antitrust probe by state AGs in 48 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anticompetitive a...
2019-09-09, 22:32

UPDATE 1-U.S. FTC objects to Qualcomm submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in it...
2019-06-21, 01:48

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensin...
2019-05-22, 15:48

Exclusive: Google's jobs search draws antitrust complaints from rivals Google's fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates, but several rival job-fin...
2019-08-13, 11:32

Google is facing another EU antitrust probe — this time over its jobs search tool In a speech Tuesday, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager drew parallels between Google for Jobs and the company's comparison shopping...
2019-08-28, 12:48

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decisi...
2019-09-13, 22:00

UPDATE 3-Facebook to pay record $5 bln U.S. fine over privacy; faces antitrust probe Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user da...
2019-07-25, 00:16

FTC Claims Potential Facebook Antitrust Probe as DOJ Snags the Right to Ruin Apple's Day In a flurry of headlines late last week, U.S. government bodies were reported to be looking into antitrust cases against tech giants. The Department ...
2019-06-03, 23:32

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Androi...
2019-06-28, 21:48

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chi...
2019-07-03, 23:32

UPDATE 2-Google target of new U.S. antitrust probe by state attorneys general More than 30 U.S. state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowl...
2019-09-04, 00:32

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU antitrust fine over 'illegal' advertising practices Google has appealed a $1.7 billion fine from the European Commission for stifling competition in the online advertising industry, the company said We...
2019-06-05, 14:00

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal jud...
2019-05-23, 08:00

Qualcomm asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling's impact Qualcomm Inc on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to over...
2019-07-09, 08:16

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed chip supplier Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against it on...
2019-06-12, 04:32

Google emerges as target of a new state attorneys general antitrust probe More than half of the nation’s state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Google for potential antitrust violations, scheduled to be ...
2019-09-04, 00:00

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Tru...
2019-06-05, 18:32

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google Emails Demanded in US Antitrust Probe A US congressional panel stepped up its antitrust probe of four Big Tech firms on Friday with a wide-ranging request for documents on their business ...
2019-09-14, 13:32

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections f...
2019-05-23, 20:16

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, s...
2019-07-10, 12:48

The Municipal-Bond Market Is Now Controlled by Just a Few Firms A few behemoths are increasingly dominating the municipal market, helping to lower prices for investors but sparking worries about concentration and ...
2019-07-24, 19:48

Firms slow to upgrade SAP products in Brazil Local organizations are waiting for incentives to update or quietly betting on an extension to the support deadline for old products, according to a ...
2019-08-27, 21:16

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. adminis...
2019-05-22, 09:48