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Companies burned by Big Tech plead for Congress to regulate Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google

Tech giants took a public lashing at a congressional hearing Friday, where some of their smaller rivals, including Sonos and Tile, pleaded with federal lawmakers to take swift action against them......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 20th, 2020

France vows retaliation over $2.4 billion tariff threat

The U.S. proposed tariffs on roughly $2.4 billion in French products, in response to a tax on digital revenues that hits large American tech companies including Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 3rd, 2019

U.S. Proposes Duties on $2.4 Billion of French Goods Over Tech Tax

The U.S. proposed tariffs on roughly $2.4 billion in French products, in response to a tax on digital revenues that hits large American tech companies including Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 3rd, 2019

US proposes duties on $2.4B of French goods over tech tax

The U.S. proposed tariffs on roughly $2.4 billion in French products, in response to a tax on digital revenues that hits large American tech companies including Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 3rd, 2019

US vows 100% tariffs on $2.4 billion in French goods

The U.S. proposed tariffs on roughly $2.4 billion in French products, in response to a tax on digital revenues that hits large American tech companies including Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 2nd, 2019

US vows 100% tariffs on $2.4 billion in French goods

The U.S. proposed tariffs on roughly $2.4 billion in French products, in response to a tax on digital revenues that hits large American tech companies including Google, Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 2nd, 2019

Key antitrust lawmaker frustrated with Google"s Fitbit deal

Lawmakers pressed top U.S. antitrust enforcers on their probes of tech giants Alphabet's Google , Facebook , Amazon and Apple on Wednesday, with the chair of a House subcommittee expressing frustration over the companies' continued acquisitions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 13th, 2019

Top antitrust enforcer warns Big Tech over data collection

His office is investigating companies including Google, while the FTC probes Facebook......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 9th, 2019

House investigators say they have begun receiving data from big tech firms

The leaders of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said late on Tuesday that they had begun receiving data from Facebook, Alphabet's Google, Amazon and Apple as part of their probe into the companies' potential breaches of antitrust law......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2019

Lawmakers ask 4 tech companies for documents in antitrust probe

Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents, marking a step forward in Congres.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 13th, 2019

Growing Criticism Makes Big Tech a Big Target Over Antitrust, Legal Experts Say 

U.S. officials are targeting Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple. Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook are feeling the heat as U.S. officials start aggressively investigating whether the companies violated antitrust laws. The Depa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 3rd, 2019

House Judiciary launches antitrust probe of big tech

The House Judiciary committee said Monday it is launching a "top-to-bottom" antitrust investigation of the tech industry, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 3rd, 2019

House Judiciary launches "top-to-bottom" antitrust probe of big tech

The House Judiciary committee said Monday it is launching a "top-to-bottom" antitrust investigation of the tech industry, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 3rd, 2019

U.S. prepping probes of major tech firms-sources

U.S. regulators are preparing to step up scrutiny of major tech companies with possible antitrust probes of Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, according to Reuters sources and published reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 3rd, 2019

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, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 3rd, 2019

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking

The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 22nd, 2019

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Can Facebook, Apple and Google keep powering tech’s growth?

As large tech companies report first-quarter earnings in a flood of results during the next two weeks, they face a major test: Will they continue to post huge growth, and fuel further overall gains for the market, or settle into a more mild adulthood?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2018

: Europe greets Biden’s inauguration with relief and muted hopes

The EU and the U.S. may not agree on how to deal with and regulate the power and influence of big U.S. tech companies such as Facebook or Google......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 20th, 2021

Google, Amazon and Apple Face the Nuclear Option

The EU wants new powers to curb tech companies’ dominance — including the ability to break them up. Silicon Valley should pay attention......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 17th, 2020

"It"s not going away." Pressure on Facebook likely to continue under Biden administration

Although Biden didn't make tech regulation a campaign focus, experts say he.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 13th, 2020