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As Amazon Rises, So Does the Opposition

For many years, Ms. Mitchell focused on Walmart, including writing a book about mega-retailers in 2006 called “Big Box Swindle.” Some of her work was hands-on, like when Walmart announced a new supercenter in the tiny Maine town of Damariscotta.

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Amazon Satellites Add to Astronomers’ Worries About the Night Sky

Welcome to the age of the satellite megaconstellation. Within the next few years, vast networks, containing hundreds or even thousands of spacecraft, could reshape the future of Earth’s orbital environment. Much of

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Big Tech Makes Inroads With the Biden Campaign

WASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been critical of Big Tech, admonishing Facebook for mishandling misinformation and saying internet companies should lose a central legal protection. But his campaign has quietly

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I Tried to Live Without the Tech Giants. It Was Impossible.

The chief executives of Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple were called before a House antitrust committee this week, ostensibly to answer questions about whether they have too much power and whether that

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The Economy Is in Record Decline, but Not for the Tech Giants

A day after lawmakers grilled the chief executives of the biggest tech companies about their size and power, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Facebook reported surprisingly healthy quarterly financial results, defying one of

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Grilled by Lawmakers, Big Tech Turns Up the Gaslight

“I don’t know the specifics of that situation,” Mr. Bezos replied. At another point, Mr. Pichai, asked to explain whether it was anticompetitive for Google to threaten to delist Yelp if it

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‘This Is a New Phase’: Europe Shifts Tactics to Limit Tech’s Power

The momentum in the United States is set to grow. The Justice Department is expected to announce an antitrust case against Google in the coming weeks. The Federal Trade Commission and state

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Lawmakers, United in Their Ire, Lash Out at Big Tech’s Leaders

The chiefs of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook faced withering questions from Democrats about anti-competitive practices and from Republicans about anti-conservative bias. Source link

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