Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues

France Fines Apple $1.2 Billion for Antitrust Issues

WASHINGTON — France’s antitrust regulator on Monday fined Apple 1.1 billion euros, or $1.2 billion, putting more pressure on the company as it grapples with the coronavirus outbreak that has threatened its supply chains and closed its retail stores. France’s

Keep Reading

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

/////////
2 views
12 mins read

Google Faces European Inquiry Into Fitbit Acquisition

LONDON — European Union authorities on Tuesday announced an investigation into Google’s $2.1 billion purchase of the fitness-tracking company Fitbit, raising alarms about the health data the internet giant would be acquiring

///////////
0 views
5 mins read

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

/////////////
1 views
9 mins read

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

////////////
1 views
10 mins read

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

/////////////////
4 views
3 mins read

‘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

//////////////////
4 views
3 mins read

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

//////////////////////
5 views
1 min read
1 2 3 4