Is ‘Big Tech’ too big? A look at growing antitrust scrutiny

U.S. 06/04/19, 16:26

Is Big Tech headed for a big breakup?The U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are moving to investigate Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple over their aggressive business practices, and the House Judiciary Committee has announced an unprecedented antitrust probe , promising "a top-to-bottom review of the market power ...

Bill introduced to help publishers bargain with tech giants

Tech 04/03/19, 15:29

News publishers would gain greater power to negotiate terms with Facebook and Google under terms of a bill filed Wednesday in the House of Representatives.The proposal aims to give newspaper and digital publishers who have been struggling financially the right to bargain collectively with the tech giants. The publishing group ...

Congressmen question Google over kids’ privacy on YouTube

Tech 09/21/18, 10:19

Two members of Congress are calling on Google to address concerns that YouTube might violate children's privacy.Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat, and Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, a Nebraska Republican, sent a letter this week to Google CEO Sundar Pichai asking for more details about how the service collects data.FILE- ...

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