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Nov. 23, 2021 11:42 AM EST

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Biden choice for Justice antitrust post wins Senate approval

Nov. 16, 2021 19:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s choice to lead enforcement of competition laws at the Justice Department has won Senate approval as his administration pursues action against outsized market power it has condemned in several industries, including Big Tech, health care, airlines and...

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Nov. 16, 2021 13:04 PM EST

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Google loses appeal of huge EU fine over shopping searches

Nov. 10, 2021 08:19 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A top European Union court on Wednesday rejected Google's appeal of a 2.4 billion euro ($2.8 billion) fine from regulators who found the tech giant abused its massive online reach by giving its own shopping recommendations an illegal advantage in search results. ...

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Nov. 09, 2021 12:39 PM EST

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Europe bolsters pioneering tech rules with help from Haugen

Nov. 08, 2021 13:58 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — European lawmakers have pioneered efforts to rein in big technology companies and are working to strengthen those rules, putting them ahead of the United States and other parts of world that have been slower to regulate Facebook and other social media giants facing increasing...

An "eraser button"? Focused ideas could help bridle Big Tech

Nov. 02, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Break up Big Tech? How about shrinking the tech companies’ shield against liability in cases where the content they push to users causes harm? Or creating a new regulator to strictly oversee the industry? Those ideas have captured official attention...

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Nov. 02, 2021 12:05 PM EDT

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Facebook Inc.: A look at other corporate rebranding efforts

Oct. 28, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook Inc. announced Thursday that it is changing its name to Meta Platforms Inc., joining a long list of companies that have tried to rebrand themselves over the years. The move comes as the company deals with the fallout from the Facebook Papers, a...

Google ads gain fuels profit for parent company Alphabet

Oct. 26, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

A continued rebound in digital ad spending at Google drove its parent company's profit up 68% in the third quarter. Mountain View, California-based Alphabet Inc. said Tuesday that it earned $18.94 billion, or $27.99 per share, in the July-September period. Revenue rose...