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US asks Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon for docs in antitrust probe

The federal government is ramping up its antitrust investigation into big tech. On Friday, lawmakers from the House Judiciary Committee asked Amazon, Apple, Fac...

US asks Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon for docs in antitrust probe

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Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google Emails Demanded in US Antitrust Probe A US congressional panel stepped up its antitrust probe of four Big Tech firms on Friday with a wide-ranging request for documents on their business o...
2019-09-14, 19:39

Congress asks Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon for documents in Big Tech bipartisan probe Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents.  ...
2019-09-13, 17:13

House lawmakers ask Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to turn over trove of records in antitrust probe The requests ask each of the tech giants to provide detailed information about their internal operations, including copies of key communications betwe...
2019-09-14, 01:13

Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook Execs Asked to Hand Over Private Emails in House Antitrust Probe House lawmakers probing Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon for potential antitrust violations have requested the companies turn over internal records...
2019-09-13, 18:52

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust The companies have been summoned to Capitol Hill as part of House lawmakers' wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big tech firms and the threats th...
2019-07-09, 19:00

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Trum...
2019-06-05, 13:13

Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple shares drop as Congress launches antitrust investigation Shares of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple dropped Monday as Congress launched its first Big Tech antitrust probe.       ...
2019-06-04, 14:39

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google emails demanded in U.S. House panel probe A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives...
2019-09-13, 20:26

UPDATE 3-Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google emails demanded in U.S. House panel probe A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives...
2019-09-13, 17:13

EXPLAINER-What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of ...
2019-07-24, 18:00

Explainer: What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of ...
2019-07-24, 18:13

FTC Claims Potential Facebook Antitrust Probe as DOJ Snags the Right to Ruin Apple's Day In a flurry of headlines late last week, U.S. government bodies were reported to be looking into antitrust cases against tech giants. The Department o...
2019-06-03, 14:39

Big Tech companies like Facebook, Amazon to face antitrust probe by U.S. state attorneys general A bipartisan group of state attorneys general will announce on Monday an investigation into large tech companies, like Facebook and Google, for potent...
2019-09-06, 15:13

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divid...
2019-06-08, 00:52

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launchi...
2019-06-03, 21:52

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dra...
2019-06-03, 15:39

Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and...
2019-06-05, 00:01

UPDATE 1-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and...
2019-06-05, 00:52

CORRECTED-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and...
2019-06-05, 00:52

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google to testify in Congress on competition The House committee investigating antitrust in tech is about to call some big names to the microphone. Aides for antitrust panel chairman Rep. David ...
2019-07-09, 16:39

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple asked to turn over internal documents House judiciary committee wants records in antitrust inquiryMark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook names in requestsThe US government’s investigatio...
2019-09-13, 13:26

House panel demands documents from Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon – live Judiciary committee requests tech giants hand over internal emails and other records in antitrust investigation – follow the latestSign up for the US ...
2019-09-13, 10:39

Feds prepare investigations of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook for anti-competitive activities The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are preparing to crack down on any anti-competitive activities by tech giants Apple, Google, A...
2019-06-03, 21:26

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversigh...
2019-06-03, 14:39

Facebook hit by US antitrust probe from eight attorneys general Facebook is being put under the microscope for possible antitrust violations. Letita James, attorney general for New York state, announced today that ...
2019-09-06, 09:26

US States Announce Antitrust Probe Of Facebook A coalition of US states announced Friday an antitrust investigation of Facebook to determine if the social media giant has hindered competition and p...
2019-09-06, 21:00

FTC Antitrust Probe of Facebook Scrutinizes Its Acquisitions The Federal Trade Commission is examining Facebook’s acquisitions as part of its antitrust investigation into the social-media giant to determine if t...
2019-08-01, 16:26

States target Google in new antitrust probe Fifty U.S. states and territories, led by Texas, announced an investigation into Google's "potential monopolistic behavior." (Sept. 9)  ...
2019-09-09, 22:13

Google Said to Be Target of New US Antitrust Probe by State AGs More than 30 US state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowledgeable about the...
2019-09-04, 04:52

50 AGs launch antitrust probe on ‘juggernaut’ Google A group of 50 attorneys general have launched an antitrust probe into Google, saying the search giant’s dominance has become a concern for consumers a...
2019-09-10, 03:39

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document ...
2019-08-20, 16:00

Facebook Antitrust Probe Announced by Coalition of US States A coalition of US state officials announced Friday they had launched an antitrust investigation of Facebook to determine if the social media giant "ha...
2019-09-07, 16:39

Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction to...
2019-06-03, 17:39

U.S. antitrust probe to be credit negative for Google - Moody's Ratings agency Moody's Investor Service said on Wednesday that reports of U.S. agencies probing the business practices and market position of Alphabet...
2019-06-05, 13:26

Google Advertising Practices Targeted in US Antitrust Probe State attorneys general investigating whether Google is engaged in monopolistic behavior are planning to take a deep look into the tech giant's advert...
2019-09-12, 11:39

50 US states, territories launch Google antitrust probe Attorneys general from 48 states, as well as from the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, officially kicked off their preliminary investigation on M...
2019-09-09, 18:13

Big Tech Backlash: Google Under Antitrust Probe By 50 US States The backlash against Big Tech moved into a new phase on Monday as officials from nearly all US states announced an antitrust investigation into the do...
2019-09-10, 11:52

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., t...
2019-06-01, 17:13

Facebook targeted in antitrust probe led by New York Attorney General New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in an antitrust investigation into Facebook for alleged...
2019-09-06, 14:52

Facebook to face antitrust probe by state attorneys general Several U.S. state attorneys general will investigate Facebook Inc on whether the social network stifled competition and put users at risk, days afte...
2019-09-06, 12:00

Facebook faces antitrust probe from state attorneys general A bipartisan coalition led by New York state attorney general (AG) is launching an antitrust investigation into Facebook Inc to probe whether it has ...
2019-09-06, 09:00

New York AG leads multi-state antitrust probe into Facebook Several US state attorneys general will investigate Facebook on whether the social network stifled competition and put users at risk, days after repor...
2019-09-06, 14:00

Facebook revenue beats estimates; discloses antitrust probe Facebook Inc beat analysts' estimates for revenue on Wednesday, even as the world's largest social network agreed to pay a $5 billion fine over data ...
2019-07-24, 17:13

Amazon facing antitrust probe over its marketplace, report says FTC officials have been reportedly interviewing small businesses as part of a potentially larger antitrust probe into Amazon, a Bloomberg report says....
2019-09-11, 13:39

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany sa...
2019-07-17, 07:52

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a...
2019-06-05, 21:26

Apple's app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition...
2019-09-13, 20:26

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operatin...
2019-06-01, 00:00

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust probe, says report The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.   &#...
2019-06-03, 09:52

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust la...
2019-06-01, 14:39

U.S. states kick off antitrust probe expected to focus on Google Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday will detail a multi-state antitrust probe of potentially anticompetitive practices at major U.S. technolog...
2019-09-09, 06:13

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law...
2019-06-01, 16:39

US states kick off antitrust probe expected to focus on Google Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday will detail a multi-state antitrust probe of potentially anticompetitive practices at major US technology ...
2019-09-09, 09:52

Google target of new U.S. antitrust probe by state attorneys general More than 30 U.S. state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowl...
2019-09-03, 18:26

Google targeted in new antitrust probe by state attorneys general More than half of America's state attorneys general are set to announce a new probe into Google over possible antitrust violations in a huge escalatio...
2019-09-04, 03:26

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight, As U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publi...
2019-06-03, 01:52

U.S. states launch antitrust probe of big tech, Google ads in focus Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have opened an antitrust probe into big tech companies that focuses on...
2019-09-09, 15:52

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publi...
2019-06-03, 07:13

U.S. states launch antitrust probe of Google, advertising in focus Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet's Google , ...
2019-09-09, 19:26

Texas leads charge against Google in massive antitrust probe Less than two months after the Justice Department initiated a wide-ranging antitrust review of big tech companies, 50 U.S. states and territories, led...
2019-09-09, 16:39

UPDATE 3-Facebook to pay record $5 bln U.S. fine over privacy; faces antitrust probe Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user dat...
2019-07-24, 18:00

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy; faces antitrust probe Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user dat...
2019-07-24, 20:26

Facebook and Google antitrust investigations: all you need to know State attorneys general are opening the latest inquiries into the companies’ practices as government scrutiny growsAttorneys general in a number of US...
2019-09-07, 03:13

Amazon is now facing an antitrust probe in the European Union, sources say The European Union’s antitrust chief is planning to open a formal investigation into Amazon in the coming days, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. ...
2019-07-16, 11:52

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data: source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar w...
2019-07-17, 04:52

Google is facing another EU antitrust probe — this time over its jobs search tool In a speech Tuesday, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager drew parallels between Google for Jobs and the company's comparison shopping ...
2019-08-28, 10:13

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operatin...
2019-06-01, 01:52

UPDATE 2-Google target of new U.S. antitrust probe by state attorneys general More than 30 U.S. state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowle...
2019-09-03, 19:13

A Group of States Led by Texas is Expected to Target Google in a New Antitrust Probe (SAN FRANCISCO) — A group of states led by Texas is expected to announce an investigation into Google on Monday to examine whether the Silicon V...
2019-09-09, 05:52

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-compe...
2019-07-08, 08:52

Google is facing another EU antitrust probe – this time over its jobs search tool In a speech Tuesday, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager drew parallels between Google for Jobs and the company's comparison shopping ...
2019-08-28, 05:26

Google targeted in antitrust probe by state AGs in 48 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anticompetitive ac...
2019-09-09, 16:39

Florida's attorney general: There's no 'case study' for our multistate Facebook antitrust probe "It's an entirely different way of dealing with a monopoly," says Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody of the multi-jurisdictional Facebook prob...
2019-09-09, 23:26

Google, Facebook targeted by US antitrust authorities US tech giants Google and Facebook face growing scrutiny as authorities question how users' data is leveraged to display ads. New probes will investig...
2019-09-06, 23:00

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the co...
2019-07-18, 00:26

States to Launch Google, Facebook Antitrust Probes State attorneys general are formally launching separate antitrust probes into Facebook and Google starting next week, putting added pressure on tech g...
2019-09-06, 06:52

State AGs to launch antitrust probes into Google and Facebook Big Tech may have gotten too big. That’s the take from a bipartisan group of state attorneys general, who are launching probes into Silicon Valley gia...
2019-09-07, 03:13

States to Launch Google, Facebook Antitrust Investigations State attorneys general are formally launching separate antitrust probes into Facebook and Google starting next week, putting added pressure on tech g...
2019-09-06, 14:52

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practice...
2019-07-09, 02:39

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over grow...
2019-08-18, 10:26

US states to launch antitrust and privacy inquiries into Facebook and Google New York state attorney general said bipartisan coalition investigating if Facebook stifled competition and put users at riskDozens of US states are s...
2019-09-06, 10:26

State attorneys general launch antitrust investigations of Facebook and Google Nine state attorneys general launched an antitrust investigation of social media giant Facebook on Friday, and three dozen state attorneys general wil...
2019-09-06, 16:52

State attorneys general teaming up on antitrust probes of Facebook and Google New York AG Letitia James is leading a multi-state antitrust probe into Facebook, while Texas state AG Ken Paxton reportedly leads one into Google. &...
2019-09-06, 14:00

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 elect...
2019-06-03, 09:39

Apple, Google App Store Dominance Gives US Government Antitrust Fodder US enforcement agencies recently split oversight of the largest US tech companies, with the Justice Department focusing on Apple and Google, according...
2019-06-06, 02:26

Apple just took a direct shot at Google and Facebook with a new service called 'Sign in with Apple' (AAPL) Apple Apple introduced a new sign-in service called "Sign in with Apple" at its WWDC keynote on Monday. The new service is a direct shot at Google an...
2019-06-03, 17:39

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-reac...
2019-06-03, 19:52

U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebo...
2019-09-06, 15:39

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to thi...
2019-07-07, 18:39

UPDATE 6-U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Faceboo...
2019-09-06, 19:52

UPDATE 5-U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Faceboo...
2019-09-06, 16:52

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself fro...
2019-06-11, 12:39

Elizabeth Warren Demands DOJ Antitrust Chief Recuse Himself From Google and Apple Probes The U.S. Justice Department recently signaled it was exploring possible antitrust investigations into Google and Apple. Leading those investigations—a...
2019-06-11, 14:26

Big tech's antitrust fears give investors a rare chance to buy Facebook, Amazon on the cheap Washington's apparent assault on big tech companies like Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon could be a blessing in disguise for investors as they pres...
2019-06-08, 10:26

Google Will Now Let Visually Impaired Users Experience Live Edits in Google Docs There are a lot of improvements to be made on the web to make it more accessible, and a lot of that is contingent on thorny legal issues, so it’s nice...
2019-08-21, 13:52

Facebook board member Peter Thiel calls for probe of Google for ‘treasonous’ acts Late last year, a top US general went public with a pointed question for Google’s leadership, around the time the search giant was coming under ...
2019-07-15, 13:13

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in U.S. against French digital tax Alphabet Inc's Google unit, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the Frenc...
2019-08-13, 17:52

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in US against French digital tax Google, Facebook and Amazon are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government's digital serv...
2019-08-14, 09:39

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stress...
2019-06-03, 21:13

Nadler asks House committees probing Trump to share docs for its impeachment investigation House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on Thursday asked four House panels investigating President Donald Trump to share documents and other ...
2019-08-22, 22:26

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache...
2019-05-22, 15:52

Bernie Sanders says he'd 'absolutely' try to break up Facebook, Google, Amazon Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said today that he would "absolutely" look to break up Big Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google on antitrust groun...
2019-07-16, 17:52

How 'Sign in With Apple' Improves on Google, Facebook, and Twitter's Options Amongst the reveals we saw at WWDC 2019 was a new technology for apps and the web: “Sign in with Apple.” It’s supposedly a more private way to sign in...
2019-06-11, 12:00

UPDATE 4-Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stress...
2019-06-03, 23:52

New Apple Sign-In Option Could Keep More Personal Data Away From Facebook, Google Apple’s plan to enable anonymous sign-ins on mobile apps threatens to choke off access to data for companies including Facebook and Google, which use ...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stress...
2019-06-03, 17:39

‘Over The Rainbow’ composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “I’ve Got the World On a String,” is tak...
2019-05-22, 17:26

Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter likely facing review from Justice Department The Justice Department said Tuesday it would begin an antitrust review of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon . ...
2019-07-23, 19:00

How Salesforce got its developer conference right, while Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Google lost their way Salesforce made developers and admins the stars at TrailheaDX 2019. Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook failed to do the same at their developer co...
2019-06-16, 18:26

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from ...
2019-05-23, 06:13

Apple forces developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will require developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google...
2019-06-04, 23:13

Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand Amazon has become the world’s most valuable brand this year by overtaking Google and Apple, according to a report. Last year, Google was ranked...
2019-06-23, 13:00

'Over The Rainbow' composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon for piracy The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like "Over the Rainbow" and "I've Got the World On a String," is taking several Silicon Valley gia...
2019-05-21, 16:39

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work b...
2019-06-04, 22:39

Donald Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan,...
2019-05-24, 18:13

‘Sign In With Apple’ Promises a Solution to Google and Facebook's Sleazy Tracking Practices Apple’s privacy push continued on Monday when the company announced “Sign in with Apple,” a login service meant to block all the tracking that comes w...
2019-06-03, 14:39

Google, Facebook, Amazon dominate the tech industry. Now, a House panel is putting them on trial The House Judiciary Committee is launching its investigation into the market dominance of tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon.  ...
2019-06-11, 13:52

The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others illegally harm competition (APPL, GOOG, AMZN, FB) Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images The Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing to open a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook...
2019-07-23, 17:39

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $100...
2019-06-11, 12:39

Use These 11 Tips to Get (Even More) Productive in Google Docs Nearly everyone needs a place to do some serious writing, whether it’s the notebook in your bag or the text editor on your computer. For the mil...
2019-08-16, 10:00

Why it makes sense to see Apple’s new login button in iPhone apps that support Google and Facebook logins Apple unveiling its “Sign In with Apple” button during its iOS 13 presentation at WWDC on Monday was arguably one of the most exciting mom...
2019-06-05, 07:39

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microso...
2019-07-19, 11:26

Lusty lovers are sexting each other in Google Docs now Forget sexy text messages. Now, the hallmark of true romance is communicating via Google Docs. Partners are using the internet giant’s cloud-based wor...
2019-09-11, 19:52

Quickly Alphabetize Lists and Paragraphs in Google Docs With This Add On There are plenty of times in life that you’ll want to create an alphabetized list. A guest list at a party, for instance, is a lot easier to navigate ...
2019-06-09, 21:52

Google Docs now shows word count as you type (thank god) I dig Google Docs a lot. It’s free, lightweight, great for teamwork, and directly available in any browser. There’s still one thing I passionately des...
2019-09-10, 13:00

Google Docs now displays the word count as you type One of the most frustrating things about Google Docs is having to manually access the menu every time you need to check if you've finally hit tha...
2019-09-10, 02:13

Google Docs now shows a live word count – at long last Google Docs is finally getting a feature that writers yearn for: a live word count that's easily visible and updates in real time as you type.Unt...
2019-09-10, 05:52

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technol...
2019-06-22, 22:26

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned...
2019-07-11, 23:13

Qualcomm asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling's impact Qualcomm Inc on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overt...
2019-07-09, 01:26

Qualcomm Asks US Appeals Court to Pause Antitrust Ruling's Impact Qualcomm on Monday asked a US appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn th...
2019-07-09, 06:52

U.S. Justice Department asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcom...
2019-07-16, 19:39

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition...
2019-06-03, 12:39

DOJ Announces Probe Into Big Tech Over Antitrust Concerns The Justice Department is finally set to being its long-rumored review of monopoly concerns in the areas of online search, ecommerce, and social media...
2019-07-23, 20:00

Futures hit as DOJ aims antitrust probe at tech U.S. stock index futures dropped on Wednesday, pressured by a fall in big tech companies after the announcement of a broad antitrust investigation by ...
2019-07-24, 07:26

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a ...
2019-06-06, 12:52

DOJ officially opens Big Tech antitrust probe The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it is opening an antitrust review of major players in tech, increasing the scrutiny on an already-embatt...
2019-07-23, 18:39

U.S. House panel to review DOJ automaker antitrust probe The U.S. House Judiciary Committee plans to hold hearings and seek documents into the Justice Department's decision to open an antitrust investigation...
2019-09-09, 19:26

U.S. launches antitrust probe into California automaker agreement The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether the decision of four automakers in July to reach a voluntary agreement with California to adopt s...
2019-09-06, 15:39

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, setti...
2019-06-03, 17:39

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc’s shares fell as much as 7 percent on Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering compet...
2019-06-03, 13:52

U.S. DoJ antitrust chief says working with states on Big Tech probe The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it investigates the market power of major technolo...
2019-08-20, 16:00

Lawmakers ask to see Tim Cook’s emails as part of wide antitrust probe As part of Congress’ far-reaching probe into antitrust behavior involving Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google, the House Judiciary Committee tod...
2019-09-14, 00:52

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-...
2019-06-03, 23:26

UPDATE 4-U.S. launches antitrust probe into California automaker agreement The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether the decision of four automakers in July to reach a voluntary agreement with California to adopt s...
2019-09-06, 19:52

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching ...
2019-06-03, 20:26

WRAPUP 3-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on...
2019-06-03, 23:52

Attorneys General to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people ...
2019-08-19, 19:26

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and ...
2019-07-23, 19:52

States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people ...
2019-08-20, 09:00

UPDATE 3-U.S. launches antitrust probe into California automaker agreement The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether the decision of four automakers in July to reach a voluntary agreement with California to adopt s...
2019-09-06, 14:52

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: lo...
2019-06-06, 17:26

Senator takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris asked the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate the antitrust division's decision to p...
2019-09-13, 17:13

UPDATE 1-U.S. DoJ antitrust chief says working with states on Big Tech probe The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it investigates the market power of major technolo...
2019-08-20, 14:26

Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticom...
2019-07-23, 19:13

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent str...
2019-06-10, 11:26

DOJ launches antitrust probe over California emissions deal with automakers The Justice Department has reportedly launched an antitrust investigation into four automakers that defied the Trump administration in signing a deal ...
2019-09-06, 11:13

4 automakers face antitrust probe over Calif. emissions pact Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda in July reached a voluntary agreement with the state to adopt fuel-economy standards that were lower than Obama-era ru...
2019-09-06, 12:52

'A couple of dozen' states are considering an antitrust probe of Big Tech, says DOJ official Makan Delrahim, of the antitrust division, said state attorneys general have spoken to Justice about starting their own probe into technology companie...
2019-08-20, 19:13

Facebook Says It Is Under Antitrust Investigation by the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook says it is under antitrust investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. The company said Wednesday that it was info...
2019-07-24, 17:13

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decisio...
2019-09-13, 14:13

House Committee Requests Tech Executives' Emails in Antitrust Probe Congress is ramping up its probe into the tech industry, with House lawmakers demanding emails and executive communications from four technology giant...
2019-09-13, 11:26

India Antitrust Body To Probe Maruti Suzuki For Discounting Practices Reuters reported in May the Competition Commission of India (CCI) was looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts t...
2019-07-04, 21:26

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt comp...
2019-07-23, 19:39

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the compani...
2019-06-20, 19:13

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court's rejection of an investigation into crimes linked to the conflict in Afg...
2019-06-07, 13:13

US Senator Asks FBI to Probe FaceApp Over Security Concerns US Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation in...
2019-07-18, 02:39

Facebook's Antitrust Problems Just Got Worse New York Attorney General Letitia James launched a multi-state antitrust investigation into Facebook on Friday, applying a new layer of pesky regulato...
2019-09-06, 12:52

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwor...
2019-06-11, 21:26

India antitrust probe finds Monsanto abused dominant position-sources A probe by the investigations unit of India's antitrust body has found that Monsanto abused its dominant position as a supplier of genetically modifie...
2019-05-22, 05:39

Supreme Court Asks For Probe Against Uber To Be Completed Within 6 Months The Supreme Court has asked the Director General of Competition Commission of India (CCI) to complete a probe into the allegations of ''predatory pric...
2019-09-11, 19:26

DoJ antitrust investigation could look into Apple too Late on Friday, reports surfaced that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe into Google's business practices, and additional ...
2019-06-03, 14:52

8 states, D.C. to investigate Facebook over antitrust concerns New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday she's leading a coalition of several states that will investigate social media giant Facebook...
2019-09-06, 16:00

Google could soon face another antitrust investigation Next week, more than half of the nation's attorneys general are expected to announce an antitrust investigation into Google, The Washington Post ...
2019-09-03, 23:13

DOJ preparing antitrust investigation into Google The Justice Department is preparing an investigation into Google’s business practices, including those related to its search function, the Wall Street...
2019-05-31, 23:39

House lawmakers ask four tech giants to turn over trove of sensitive records in antitrust probe The documents could shed light on whether the companies’ dominance of search, advertising, e-commerce and other digital markets is rooted in anti-comp...
2019-09-14, 01:13

U.S. Senator Schumer asks FBI, FTC to probe Russia's FaceApp over security concerns U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation ...
2019-07-18, 02:39

Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who se...
2019-07-17, 15:52

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skeptic...
2019-08-21, 03:52

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it ...
2019-08-20, 20:26

New York, 7 other states and D.C. launch antitrust investigation into Facebook Regulators across the country have signaled growing concerns about the breadth of Silicon Valley’s power and the tech industry’s access to vast amount...
2019-09-06, 18:00

Facebook revenues soar despite $5.1bn in fines and new antitrust investigation Company says US regulators have launched an antitrust investigation into platformTwo giant fines by US government agencies totaling $5.1bn could not d...
2019-07-24, 17:26

Facebook may have scrapped talks to buy Houseparty over antitrust concerns The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook yet again, and it's said to be delving into possible antitrust practices. Critics suggest ...
2019-08-12, 22:00

U.S. states launch antitrust investigation into Google Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have formally opened an antitrust probe into Alphabets Google.Read Mo...
2019-09-10, 06:52

Google’s next antitrust headache could be its AI-driven job search Google's AI and machine learning job search tools have put the company in the crosshairs of rival job sites that accuse the tech giant of antitrust ab...
2019-08-13, 09:39

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the compa...
2019-08-02, 14:26

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (D...
2019-07-06, 01:13

Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up....
2019-06-06, 19:13

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigati...
2019-06-02, 22:13

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing ...
2019-07-17, 10:26

Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing ...
2019-07-17, 07:13

DOJ may launch antitrust investigation of Apple, report says During Apple's WWDC conference, a report came out that the Department of Justice and FTC met recently to give DOJ jurisdiction to investigate App...
2019-06-03, 16:39

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon. ...
2019-07-09, 09:00

Facebook Antitrust Inquiry Shows Big Tech’s Freewheeling Era Is Past Two settlements and a new antitrust investigation highlighted a new reality for tech giants: Scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers has become a const...
2019-07-25, 00:26

Facebook Faces Antitrust Investigation by State Attorneys General Regulators in eight states and the District of Columbia are moving forward with an antitrust investigation into Facebook, New York’s attorney general ...
2019-09-06, 11:13

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matte...
2019-06-01, 05:00

23 job sites to report Google’s job search for EU antitrust violation In a letter seen by Reuters, 23 job search websites in Europe are calling for an antitrust investigation into Google’s job searching tool. The letter,...
2019-08-13, 10:26

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antit...
2019-06-01, 01:39

Google tumbles as US follows Europe's lead with antitrust investigation Google, the search engine giant fined $5.1 billion over anticompetitive practices in Europe last year, tumbled in New York trading after reports that ...
2019-06-03, 13:26

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level p...
2019-06-05, 16:26

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential an...
2019-06-17, 07:26

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulato...
2019-05-31, 21:13

Google faces antitrust investigation by 50 US states and territories Regulators are growing more concerned about company’s impact on smaller companies striving to compete in Google’s marketsFifty US states and territori...
2019-09-09, 18:13

Google faces (yet another) antitrust complaint, this time over job search Google is in hot water once again over antitrust issues. Reuters reports that 23 job search websites will send a letter to the European Commission ass...
2019-08-13, 06:52

Google's Job Search Said to Draw Antitrust Complaints From Rivals Google's fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers, but rivals contend anti-competitive behaviour has fuelled its ris...
2019-08-14, 07:13

Massive antitrust investigation of Google set to be announced next week Less than a month ago, Makan Delrahim — an assistant attorney general in the US Justice Department — said during a public event that &ldqu...
2019-09-04, 21:39

Google Confirms DOJ Scrutiny, Says It Must Hand Over Antitrust Records The Department of Justice is mandating that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, hand over any information regarding previous antitrust investigations i...
2019-09-07, 01:52

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed ag...
2019-07-16, 19:39

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust...
2019-07-17, 07:13

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its stric...
2019-06-05, 14:52

UPDATE 2-Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing ...
2019-07-17, 09:39

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive con...
2019-08-21, 09:13

New York announces antitrust investigation into Facebook, kicking off multistate effort Regulators across the country have signaled growing concerns about the breadth of Silicon Valley’s power and the tech industry’s access to vast amount...
2019-09-06, 11:13

Google faces antitrust investigation from 50 state attorneys general A collation of 50 state attorneys general have launched a new antitrust investigation into Google, reports The Washington Post. According to Texas Att...
2019-09-09, 18:13

The Justice Department is preparing a potential antitrust investigation of Google The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with the...
2019-06-01, 00:26

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.   &#...
2019-06-03, 13:13

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Li...
2019-07-03, 07:26

Facebook now asks for consent to scan your photos (but only on new accounts) Facebook today announced it’d be rolling out its facial recognition settings to everyone — and that and that it’d be turned off by default for new use...
2019-09-04, 03:52

Congress Asks What’s Up With Ivanka Trump and Hubby Jared Kushner and Their Use of Personal Email as Probe Deepens Donald Trump son-in-law-turned-White House aide Jared Kushner’s use of WhatsApp, as well as personal email and other unofficial message services in hi...
2019-07-03, 01:39

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business pract...
2019-06-02, 01:00

Britain halts Amazon deal with Deliveroo over antitrust concerns Business regulators ordered Amazon Friday to stop investing in British food distributor Deliveroo due to "reasonable grounds" the integration amounts ...
2019-07-05, 14:13

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violatio...
2019-05-21, 08:32

U.S. FTC objects to Qualcomm's submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in its...
2019-06-20, 18:26

FTC objects to Qualcomm submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in its...
2019-06-20, 19:13

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU antitrust fine over 'illegal' advertising practices Google has appealed a $1.7 billion fine from the European Commission for stifling competition in the online advertising industry, the company said Wed...
2019-06-05, 07:26

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive sc...
2019-06-14, 16:00

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android...
2019-06-28, 16:13

Elizabeth Warren: DOJ antitrust chief can't oversee investigation of ex-client Google Elizabeth Warren, the presidential candidate who has campaigned on breaking up Silicon Valley giants, says conflicts of interest should keep the Trump...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Exclusive: Google's jobs search draws antitrust complaints from rivals Google's fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates, but several rival job-find...
2019-08-13, 08:52

Democratic senator asks Facebook CEO if he gave 'incomplete' testimony Democratic U.S. Senator Gary Peters on Thursday asked Facebook Inc's chief to answer questions about his April 2018 congressional testimony in light ...
2019-08-16, 09:13

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has b...
2019-06-04, 01:00

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be inves...
2019-06-03, 17:39

More Than Half the Nation's State Attorneys General Could Sign on to Antitrust Inquiry Against Google The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that “more than half of the nation’s state attorneys general” have signed on to and are preparing an antitrust...
2019-09-04, 02:52

Google targeted in antitrust inquiry by attorneys general in 48 states, DC and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anti-competitive a...
2019-09-09, 17:52

Google has few political allies and a history of complaints, so an antitrust case may move quickly Microsoft's battle with the Justice Department dragged on for almost a decade. If the DOJ investigates Google, expect things to move more quickly...
2019-06-02, 21:52

Amazon asks FCC for permission to launch internet satellites Amazon is moving fairly quickly on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites. The company has filed for FCC permission to launch 3,236 sate...
2019-07-07, 17:39

Senator Asks Amazon for More Details on Capital One Hack A Democratic senator is pressing Amazon.com Inc. for answers on its cloud-computing technology at the heart of the Capital One hack, one of the bigges...
2019-08-06, 00:13

Amazon asks users for help with Alexa questions it can’t answer Every once in a while, an Amazon customer asks Alexa a question she can't answer. Now, Amazon thinks it has a solution. Today, it opened its Alex...
2019-09-12, 15:39

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to ...
2019-06-18, 18:00

Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart unlikely to respond to key queries in India antitrust study: sources Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc's Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of r...
2019-05-28, 09:39

Google receives demand for documents from Justice Dept., acknowledging federal antitrust scrutiny Google said Friday it had received a legal demand for records from the Justice Department related to the tech giant's prior antitrust investigations, ...
2019-09-07, 01:00

UK's competition watchdog asks Amazon and Deliveroo to pause integration Britain's competition watchdog served Amazon and Deliveroo an initial enforcement order in a bid to pause the e-commerce giant's stake purchase in the...
2019-07-05, 05:39

India's Regulator Asks Fliers Not to Carry These Apple Laptops Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the regulatory authority of civil aviation in India, has asked the air passengers in the country to stop ca...
2019-08-26, 22:26

Apple asks to be left off list of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods Apple asked the Trump administration not to include its products in a list of proposed tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese-made goods Thursday, w...
2019-06-20, 23:13

British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading...
2019-06-21, 07:39

UPDATE 1-British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading...
2019-06-21, 08:26

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate...
2019-05-29, 14:00

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
2019-07-08, 05:39

Apple asks Trump administration for break on tariffs for Mac Pro parts made in China Apple has asked the Trump administration to exclude 15 components from import tariffs, according to U.S. Trade Representative comment filings publishe...
2019-07-23, 17:52

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journ...
2019-06-03, 14:13

Facebook to pay record $5bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement th...
2019-07-24, 09:26

Google to pay $1.1 billion in France following tax probe After a four-year investigation, Google has agreed to pay almost €1 billion ($1.10 billion) to French authorities because it did not fully declar...
2019-09-13, 09:00

NY Gov. Cuomo orders probe into Facebook advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered a state agency to investigate certain reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook In...
2019-07-01, 17:52

German Probe of Facebook Highlights Data Risks A German investigation into Facebook shows that multinational companies could face probes from multiple data-protection regulators in Europe over the ...
2019-09-06, 11:39

Facebook warns of costly privacy changes, discloses another U.S. probe Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that new data privacy rules and forthcoming privacy-focused product changes would slow its revenue growth and signific...
2019-07-24, 20:26

Google to pay up to $200 million to FTC on YouTube probe: source Alphabet Inc's Google will spend up to $200 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTube's alleged violation of a children...
2019-08-30, 17:26

Attorneys General Launch Probe of Google A bipartisan group of 50 attorneys general representing almost every state officially kicked off an antitrust probe of Google, saying the search giant...
2019-09-09, 15:52

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomb...
2019-08-21, 06:13

UPDATE 1-NY Gov. Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers wer...
2019-07-01, 17:52

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in ...
2019-06-13, 10:13

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, accord...
2019-07-12, 16:26

NY Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers wer...
2019-07-01, 20:00

CBP leader decries 'deplorable' Facebook posts, as probe launched Customs and Border Protection confirmed Friday that it has opened an investigation into a second Facebook page containing posts that mock migrants and...
2019-07-05, 14:52

DOJ readying anti-trust probe of Google: report The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citin...
2019-06-01, 01:39

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on ...
2019-05-22, 13:52

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulator...
2019-07-17, 07:13

Amazon Faces Probe in Europe Over Third-Party Selling Amazon will face a formal EU antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has e...
2019-07-17, 06:00

Facebook warns privacy changes will slow revenue growth, discloses another U.S. probe Facebook said that new rules and product changes aimed at protecting users' privacy would slow its revenue growth and significantly raise expenses.Rea...
2019-07-25, 01:26

New York Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers wer...
2019-07-01, 21:26

U.S. DHS boss orders probe into border agents' 'disturbing' Facebook posts The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's acting secretary, Kevin McAleenan, has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have...
2019-07-03, 09:26

New York Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered a state agency to investigate certain reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook In...
2019-07-01, 16:26

Facebook has ‘systematically failed’ to stop fake reviews, probe concludes Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told by a British r...
2019-08-07, 15:00

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read M...
2019-07-02, 04:13

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone ...
2019-07-02, 13:13

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential antitrust probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of technology companies, two sou...
2019-06-03, 14:13

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using the...
2019-06-03, 14:39

Peter Thiel calls for CIA, FBI probe of Google over China ties Google was accused of sleeping with the enemy again this week when tech billionaire Peter Thiel called on the CIA and FBI to probe the search engine f...
2019-07-15, 18:26

UPDATE 1-Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on ...
2019-05-22, 15:26

Google to pay $1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros ($1.10 billion) to French authorities to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago in a deal...
2019-09-12, 13:13

Brazil to use $245 million from graft probe to protect Amazon: senator The head of Brazil's Senate said on Thursday he signed an agreement with the Supreme Court to assign 1 billion reais ($245 million) in graft money rec...
2019-09-05, 16:00

EU opens Amazon probe to see if it used merchant data to gain an advantage On the same day that Amazon announced plans to overhaul its business terms for its third-party sellers, the European Commission (EC) has opened a form...
2019-07-17, 07:52

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to dete...
2019-08-22, 23:13

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined ne...
2019-08-09, 20:26

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its ser...
2019-07-20, 02:00

US Justice Department Prepares Google Anti-Trust Probe: Sources The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating ...
2019-06-01, 05:13

AOC, Sanders demand probe of Amazon's 'grueling, unsafe' workplace conditions New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with a group of other lawmakers, have demanded that the Occup...
2019-07-17, 12:26

Apple Watch sale at Amazon: the Apple Watch 3 gets an $80 price cut If you've had your eye on the Apple Watch now is the time to snag a killer deal at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the Apple Watch 3 38mm...
2019-05-29, 13:39

Apple faces third Irish privacy probe, this time over GDPR compliance While Apple has repeatedly touted its privacy credentials, investigators are now looking into three potential violations of EU data protection law.Rea...
2019-07-02, 13:26

Facebook, Google Face Off Against Formidable New Foe in the US The US states seek to probe allegations that the tech industry stifles start-ups, delivers pricier or worse service for Web users and siphons too much...
2019-09-09, 05:26

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new join...
2019-07-18, 21:52

Apple faces anti-trust probe in Russia over rejected parental control app Apple's removal of a parental control app has now made it the target of an anti-trust probe in Russia. The nation's Federal Anti-Monopoly Se...
2019-08-08, 13:52

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, re...
2019-07-09, 19:26

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a st...
2019-06-28, 04:39

States Are Turning Up the Heat on Google and Facebook State attorneys general revealed investigations into possible anticompetitive behavior by tech giants, adding to probes by Congress and federal agenci...
2019-09-11, 07:13

Russia says Facebook, Google must ban political ads during election Russian state watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Friday it asked Facebook and Google to ban the publication of political advertising during elections on Su...
2019-09-06, 12:52

Can an open-source AI take on Amazon and Google? It's only been a few years since Amazon unveiled the Alexa-powered Echo, but since then, smart speakers have become a major consumer-electronics ...
2019-08-09, 18:52

For Facebook and Google, huge fines will cause only limited harm Regulators have slapped Facebook and Google with some very large fines recently, but are the penalties really hurting the hugely profitable titans of ...
2019-07-31, 13:26

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, includin...
2019-07-03, 13:26

ACCC targets Google and Facebook with five investigations underway Rejecting the idea that the digital giants are merely 'dumb pipes', ACCC chair Rod Sims has said taking them to court lays down rules within which the...
2019-08-13, 04:00

Report says that new malware could spy on iCloud, Google Drive, Facebook and more NSO denies that it sells mass-surveillance tech meant for unethical hacking. However a new report claims otherwise.      ...
2019-07-19, 17:39

It’s not that we’ve failed to rein in Facebook and Google. We’ve not even tried | Shoshana Zuboff The tech giants use our data not only to predict our behaviour but to change it. But we can resist this attack on democracyIn a BBC interview last wee...
2019-07-02, 02:39

Google, Facebook potential subjects of fed probes, oversight…again Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of potential US antitrust probes that could disrupt their businesses or even break them apart — but it’s not...
2019-06-04, 22:39

How a Conservative News Site Thrived on Facebook and Google The Western Journal has had one of the biggest online audiences. But it now finds itself clashing with Silicon Valley tech giants. Here are highlights...
2019-08-22, 12:26

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament electio...
2019-06-14, 09:39

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight an...
2019-05-21, 09:52

Russia says Facebook, Google had political ads on country’s election day MOSCOW – Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunday...
2019-09-11, 04:13

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Re...
2019-06-27, 15:52

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to p...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Russia says Facebook, Google distributed political ads on election day Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunday's regional ele...
2019-09-08, 11:52

Apple Versus Google: Who's Winning the App War? Picking a smartphone to accompany you through life isn’t just about choosing between iOS and Android: It’s also about deciding which apps you’re going...
2019-06-19, 19:52

Can I buy a phone that doesn’t use anything from Google or Apple? Steve does not like firms slurping up his data, so wants a device that respects his privacy I have concerns about the likes of Google and Apple slurpi...
2019-07-04, 05:13

Apple is adding new privacy features in iOS 13 that'll hurt Facebook Messaging apps that offer VoIP calling (Voice over Internet Protocol) typically utilize an ‘always-on’ behavior in order to answer calls...
2019-08-07, 01:52

Amazon and Google continue to list gun accessories despite ban Sales listings for shotgun rounds, magazines and other firearm accessories are slipping through the cracks at Google and Amazon -- despite algorithms ...
2019-08-07, 23:13

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that th...
2019-06-02, 14:26

Watching Porn in Incognito Mode? Google, Facebook Can Still Track You Google, Facebook and even Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch even when you switch on the "incognito" mode on your laptop or smartph...
2019-07-19, 03:52

The BBC Joins Up With Google, Facebook, and Twitter To Try To Tackle Misinformation Online The BBC is teaming up with some of the biggest names in tech to coordinate a defense against the online disinformation campaigns endemic to some of th...
2019-09-07, 22:13

Russia accuses Facebook, Google of violating political ad laws Russia is once again butting heads with internet giants over their political advertising. Communications regulator Roskomnadzor has accused Facebook ...
2019-09-08, 15:52

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US senators who introduced a bill Monday to...
2019-06-27, 14:26

Google and Facebook’s latest efforts to ‘save’ journalism are already getting eye rolls Google and Facebook are racing to elevate quality journalism in the lead-up to the 2020 elections, but some fear the changes could have unintended con...
2019-09-14, 01:13

Facebook, Google, Twitter meet with FBI, DHS for 2020 election strategy Some of the world's largest technology firms have met with federal security officials to discuss the potential for intrusion and misinformation betwee...
2019-09-05, 10:52

State Attorneys General Launch Investigations of Facebook and Google (NEW YORK) — Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, adding t...
2019-09-06, 12:52

Facebook, Google face off against a formidable new foe: State attorneys general The nation's powerful state attorneys general have tangled with mortgage lenders, tobacco giants and the makers of addictive drugs. Now, they're setti...
2019-09-08, 21:26

Google, Facebook rebuff Russia over political advertising accusation Google said on Monday that it supported responsible political advertising that complies with local legislation, after Russia accused it of circulating...
2019-09-09, 11:00

UPDATE 1-Russia says Facebook, Google distributed political ads on election day Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunday's regional ele...
2019-09-08, 17:00

Google and Facebook are tracking your porn preferences – even in incognito mode It turns out Google and Facebook are tracking your porn consumption habits big time, and even incognito mode can’t save you from their omnipotent gaze...
2019-07-19, 11:13

Google, Facebook Deny Russia's Accusation Of Political Advertising Google said on Monday that it supported responsible political advertising that complies with local legislation, after Russia accused it of circulating...
2019-09-09, 11:00

DoJ pushes Google and Apple to ID 10,000 users of a gun scope app The US government has reportedly ordered Apple and Google to hand over the names, phone numbers and IP addresses of at least 10,000 users of a gun sco...
2019-09-06, 19:52

Apple tries to clear up Google's claims about iOS vulnerabilities Apple has taken issue with Google's findings about exploit-laden websites injecting malicious code into iPhones. Last week, Google published a bl...
2019-09-06, 19:52

Nasdaq confirms correction as Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon drag The Nasdaq tumbled 1.6% on Monday, confirming a correction as it was dragged down by Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com on fears the companies are the ...
2019-06-03, 17:39

Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet take center stage on Wall Street The so-called FANG stocks take center stage on Wall Street this week, with Amazon , Alphabet and Facebook set to report as the S&P 500 approaches a ...
2019-07-22, 16:52

Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature - The Information Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to m...
2019-08-06, 23:39

Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak Says Most People Should Get Off Facebook Permanently Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak deleted his personal Facebook account last year and is now telling everyone else they should do the same. Woz was stoppe...
2019-07-08, 10:39

The Apple Watch 4 gets a rare $70 price cut at Amazon If you've been waiting to snag a deal on the Apple Watch 4, then you're in luck. Amazon has a rare price cut on the Apple Watch Series 4 wit...
2019-08-30, 18:13

US companies tell Apple and Amazon to put planet before profits Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, Danone and others take out full-page ad in New York Times addressed to business leadersThe bosses of some of the world’s big...
2019-08-25, 13:26

Amazon's Taking Up to $70 Off the Apple Watch Series 4 The Apple Watch as a product line may have had a rocky launch, but its latest iteration, the Series 4, is a seriously impressive leap forward. So whet...
2019-05-22, 15:39

New Google and Facebook Inquiries Show Big Tech Scrutiny Is Rare Bipartisan Act Democrats and Republicans, at the federal and state levels, are uniting to investigate the power of Big Tech, and potentially to rein in the dominant ...
2019-09-06, 15:39

Vietnam's social media crowd swells with new entrant to take on Facebook, Google A new social network has entered the already crowded field in Vietnam as the communist party squeezes U.S. tech giants Facebook and Google with a new ...
2019-09-17, 06:39

Facebook, Google didn't plan on being monopolies, but are now too powerful, tech investor says "They've had an inexorable growth beyond anyone's original expectations and as a result, they've become too big and too pervasive in ou...
2019-09-06, 16:52

Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what? For years, social media fostered the rise of white nationalism by giving young white males places to freely spew hate. Tech companies have been slow t...
2019-08-21, 13:26

Security Concerns Threaten Data Link Backed by Google, Facebook U.S. officials are seeking to block an undersea cable backed by Google, Facebook and a Chinese partner, in a national security review that could rewri...
2019-08-28, 11:00

NSO Group’s WhatsApp spyware can now snoop on your Facebook, Google, and iCloud data too The Israeli company behind WhatsApp hack earlier this May has developed new technology that can clandestinely steal a user’s data from Apple, Google, ...
2019-07-19, 07:13

Huawei promises 100% refunds if Google and Facebook apps stop working Huawei is resorting to drastic measures to counteract the effects of its inclusion on a US blacklist, which has resulted in several key US companies c...
2019-06-18, 22:39

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobil...
2019-06-05, 09:52

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market - report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobil...
2019-06-05, 09:52

Political-News Sites Forge Ad Group to Compete With Facebook, Google News sites from across the political spectrum hope the Digital News Alliance will help them compete better with Facebook and Google as the 2020 electi...
2019-06-20, 13:39

It’s time for tighter regulation of how Facebook and Google use our data | Peter Lewis Big tech’s power has reached a tipping point. Governments must set some ground rulesIn his trademark disingenuous response to the latest wave of massa...
2019-08-07, 00:00

McNamee: Facebook and Google, like China, use data to manipulate behavior and it must stop "They are essentially gathering data about everybody, creating these data voodoo dolls and using that to manipulate the choices available to people," ...
2019-06-10, 13:39

Intel takes on Google and Amazon with 2 new AI-focused chips Intel has unveiled two new processors as part of its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) lineup with an aim to accelerate training and inferences d...
2019-08-21, 06:13

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, then you're going to have to weigh up the Amazon Echo vs Google Home question: how do you split...
2019-05-29, 13:39

Google's Pixel 3a is the best-selling unlocked smartphone on Amazon The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have been far from a sales hit for Google, but the Pixel 3a could be a totally different story as it’s currently listed as ...
2019-06-17, 14:00

Spies try to slide into your encrypted DMs, Apple and Google are not impressed GCHQ. Behind this abbreviation for Government Communications Headquarters are the spy agencies of the United Kingdom, just like the NSA is an umbrella...
2019-05-30, 11:26

Apple and Google are the top two most valuable brands in wireless tech Quick. Name the most valuable brand name in the world. Apple? nope. Google? That answer is so 2018. According to the 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable...
2019-06-24, 00:26

Apple has yet to fix a mysterious iMessage bug spotted by Google researchers Next week in Las Vegas at the Black Hat security conference, Google Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich is set to give a presentation about in...
2019-07-31, 11:39

Apple and Google show off their more inclusive emoji for 2019 The Unicode Consortium teased the next round of emoji additions for 2019, and now it's clear just what they'll look like when they reach you...
2019-07-16, 23:13

Apple hits Google where it hurts; says iOS 12 runs on 85% of devices Apple’s announcements at WWDC yesterday undoubtedly focused on the company’s updated range of operating systems including iOS 13, watchOS 6, and the n...
2019-06-04, 06:52

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consume...
2019-08-06, 10:52

Facebook and Amazon back search engine for female movie and ad directors Facebook and Amazon Studios are among the backers of a new website that will help businesses and producers find female photographers, ad and movie dir...
2019-06-20, 08:26

Fintech start-ups are vying for partnership deals with the likes of Apple and Facebook At the Money20/20 Europe conference in Amsterdam Monday, fintech firms positioned themselves as attractive partners, and possible takeover targets, fo...
2019-06-03, 13:39

Facebook takes another completely unnecessary shot at Apple’s business model Facebook and Apple have been taking thinly veiled shots at each other over the last few years, the cadence of which really picked up in the wake of Fa...
2019-06-27, 15:26

Apple might force Facebook to change how its apps handle voice calls A change coming in iOS 13 could force Facebook to change Messenger and WhatsApp. As The Information reports, Apple will no longer allow these apps to ...
2019-08-06, 23:39

How to Delete Voice Recordings From Alexa, Google Assistant, Facebook Portal, and Siri We can control so many devices through voice interactions with digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. This can be incredibly conve...
2019-08-05, 21:39

Facebook, Google meet intelligence agencies to talk 2020 election security Both intelligence agencies and tech companies are gearing up to secure the 2020 US election, and that apparently includes some heart-to-heart conversa...
2019-09-05, 00:52

Europe's huge privacy fines against Marriott and British Air are a warning for Google and Facebook The EU imposed record fines this week to British Airways and Marriott, marking far and away the biggest fines imposed under General Data Protection Re...
2019-07-10, 12:13

Facebook Board Member Peter Thiel Calls Google 'Treasonous' and Says CIA Should Investigate Billionaire Peter Thiel has called for a federal investigation into Google’s refusal to work with the U.S. military and says that the tech giant’s rel...
2019-07-15, 11:26

U.S. officials huddle with Facebook, Google and other tech giants to talk about the 2020 election Federal law enforcement personnel discussed election security with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter, according to several officials, responding...
2019-09-04, 21:13

Amazon Prime Day is here early for the latest Apple iPad While the big Amazon shopping event is still weeks away, that doesn't mean you can't find Prime Day deals now on best-selling items. For exa...
2019-06-17, 12:26

FTC probes Amazon deal that booted Apple refurbishers Amazon's deal to sell official Apple products is facing a possible Federal Trade Commission investigation because the same deal also booted many third...
2019-08-05, 14:52

Deal: Buy the Apple iPad (2018) at Amazon and save up to 25% The iPad Pro certainly isn’t for everyone due to both its size and price. The iPad Mini, on the opposite end of the spectrum, could be a bit too small...
2019-05-30, 11:26

Deal: Save up to $220 on Apple's 2018 iPad Pro at Amazon Apple's iPad Pro is most likely among the most expensive tablets that you can get right now. Depending on the model you choose, you might be forced to...
2019-05-31, 17:52

Deal: Grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for 30% off via Amazon Apple Watch Series 3 price has just dropped below the psychological $200 mark, but this has happened quite frequently in the last six months or so. Th...
2019-06-17, 14:00

Deal: You can still grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for $80 off on Amazon Every new Apple product is more expensive than the predecessor and the company's smartwatch is no exception to this unwritten rule. Those who can't af...
2019-05-30, 11:26

Why Alphabet, Amazon and Apple are all working on diabetes tech Apple and Alphabet are focused on building new technology and services for people with diabetes. But to succeed, these companies are realizing they ne...
2019-08-03, 15:39

Apple, Amazon, YouTube: Safer, faster & less annoying The much hyped iTunes demise doesn't matter; what does is moves made by Apple and YouTube to better lives, by taking on robocalls, hate speech an...
2019-06-08, 10:39

Google Nest Hub Max vs Amazon Echo Show: which smart display is better? In the on-going war between Amazon and Google to win your smart home, the companies have released a number of products to keep you connected, entertai...
2019-09-13, 21:13

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Comm...
2019-06-02, 02:01

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has no...
2019-07-11, 21:52

Google Play Store could soon have a service to beat Apple Arcade Subscription services are becoming the common way of consuming content, and with Netflix providing you films and TV, Spotify filling your ears, and Am...
2019-08-01, 07:52

Apple blasts Google Project Zero over iOS Uighur security claims After public call-outs by Google's Project Zero security team, Apple has responded to 'false' claims that it allowed iOS vulnerabilities to linger.Rea...
2019-09-06, 14:52

Apple slams Google for 'stoking fear' among iPhone users Google's reporting of a major iOS security vulnerability has been criticised by Apple, which says its rival had exaggerated the impact of the sit...
2019-09-09, 18:39

Apple accuses Google of 'stoking fear' among iPhone users Apple has hit back at Google for the latter’s reporting of a serious security vulnerability in iOS, claiming its rival had exaggerated the impa...
2019-09-09, 11:00

Apple rejects Google CEO's criticism over privacy being a 'luxury good' A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai's claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its p...
2019-05-28, 14:13

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to ...
2019-05-31, 00:00

Apple and Google suspend monitoring of voice recordings by humans Apple is globally suspending the use of Siri voice recordings after reports emerged that contractors hired by the company listen to them to improve th...
2019-08-02, 16:13

Apple claps back at Google for spreading FUD in iOS exploit report It was just last week that we covered a report by Google‘s Project Zero security researchers claiming they’d identified a malware campaign targeting i...
2019-09-07, 01:26

Apple, Google and others condemn UK plan to view encrypted chats Major players within the tech industry have long-opposed the idea of government access to users' messages and chat conversations -- now they'...
2019-05-30, 07:26

Google Play Pass or Apple Arcade: Which App Subscription Service Is Better? Subscriptions are all the rage, and it’s easy to see why. Everyone loves an a la carte model for content—see Netflix, et al—where you can just pay a s...
2019-08-02, 10:52

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’ A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for...
2019-05-29, 16:52

On World Emoji Day, Apple and Google continue inclusive push Apple and Google are taking World Emoji Day seriously, rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but also expand the numb...
2019-07-17, 14:13

Android 'Fast Share' is Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop Android Beam was Google's attempt at delivering a seamless local sharing feature on Android devices, in the vein of Apple's AirDrop. Introduced in 201...
2019-07-01, 14:52

Apple calls Google’s Project Zero report on iOS malware misleading About a week ago, security researchers from Google’s Project Zero team provided us with details of an extremely sophisticated malware attack tar...
2019-09-06, 19:13

The search deal between Google and Apple took four months working 'every single day' Google pays Apple billions of dollars to be the default search engine in the Safari browser on iPhones and Mac computers. A deal like that doesn'...
2019-06-10, 14:52

The world's most valuable brand is not who Apple and Google fans might expect There are many research firms that publish yearly reports ranking the world's most valuable brands after taking different factors and numbers into con...
2019-06-11, 12:52

Google login chief actually praises new ‘Sign In with Apple’ button At WWDC last week when Apple got around to introducing the new app sign-in button it’s planning to introduce with the launch of iOS 13 this fall...
2019-06-12, 21:26

Android's new Fast Share is Google's answer to Apple AirDrop Earlier this year, Google revealed that its next mobile OS release – Android Q – would be losing support for Android Beam, the closest t...
2019-07-01, 03:13

National-Security Concerns Threaten Undersea Data Link Backed by Google, Facebook U.S. officials are seeking to block an undersea cable backed by Google, Facebook and a Chinese partner, in a national security review that could rewri...
2019-08-28, 08:13

Apple is ordering up exclusive podcasts to take on Spotify and Amazon: report The growing success of podcasts has led major players in the tech industry to finally start considering them as a serious source of revenue, with big ...
2019-07-17, 02:26

Deal: Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro is half off on Amazon There's no doubt that $150 for a tablet keyboard is a tough pill to swallow even for an Apple product. Of course, there are some cheaper alternatives ...
2019-05-31, 05:39

The pointless Amazon and Google streaming feud officially ends today It was announced a few months ago, but today actually makes things official: Amazon and Google streaming apps are finally available on each others&rsq...
2019-07-09, 13:26

Nokia Launches Entry-Level Mesh Wi-Fi Router to Take on Amazon, Google Nokia has launched an affordable mesh Wi-Fi router, Beacon 1, to follow up its more powerful Beacon 3 mesh router. Beacon 1 is now shipping and costs ...
2019-07-10, 09:26

Coal Billionaire Woos Amazon And Google With Indian Data Hubs A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net ...
2019-07-11, 16:13

Google, Amazon Prohibit Firearm Parts Listings, But It's Easy To Find Google and Amazon, two of the biggest platforms for online shopping, have been offering for sale and profiting from listings of firearm and gun access...
2019-08-07, 07:13

Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries...
2019-05-28, 14:39

Reliance-Microsoft cloud tie-up poses threat to Amazon, Google in India India's Reliance Industries Ltd on Monday announced a partnership with Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, in a move that deepens the offerings of its...
2019-08-13, 02:39

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies h...
2019-05-24, 06:26

Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google's findings Apple Inc on Friday confirmed that Uighurs, a minority mostly Muslim group considered a security threat by Beijing, had been the target of attacks du...
2019-09-06, 15:13

Google follows Apple with its own anti-tracking policy for Chromium-based browsers Google has announced a new initiative that aims to “fundamentally enhance privacy on the web.” The proposal — dubbed “Privacy Sandbox” — is a stab at ...
2019-08-23, 06:52

Apple disputes Google security researcher findings on iPhone attack Apple Inc on Friday disputed the way that researchers at Alphabet Inc's cybersecurity team characterized an iPhone security flaw that they said could ...
2019-09-06, 14:52

Apple fires back at Google report over iPhone security flaws On Friday, Apple said in a sharply worded statement that the attacks identified by Google were through websites targeted towards Uighurs, a Muslim eth...
2019-09-06, 14:26

With World Emoji Day upon us, Apple, Google show off emojis coming soon to their devices For World Emoji Day, Apple and Google shared some of the emojis coming to devices later this year, which include emoji for people with disabilities. ...
2019-07-16, 23:52

Apple's Siri needs an update. Here are 7 ideas to be more competitive with Alexa and Google Siri first introduced in 2011, but lags behind Alexa and Google Assistant in consumer surveys. After years of promises, Apple needs to get serious. &...
2019-05-28, 13:00

Apple, Google, and WhatsApp ask U.K. to kill encrypted message viewing plan A group of 47 signatories joined together to oppose a U.K. proposal that would enable government agents to receive unencrypted versions of encrypted c...
2019-05-30, 12:00

Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google findings Apple Inc on Friday confirmed that China's Uighurs, a mostly Muslim minority group considered a security threat by Beijing, had been the target of att...
2019-09-06, 15:39

Google, Apple, and Mozilla won’t budge on Kazakhstan’s sneaky plot to spy on citizens Google and Mozilla stepped up their efforts to block Kazakhstan’s government from intercepting web traffic within the country. In a joint announcement...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took steps on Wednesday to block the Kazakh government from creating an internet su...
2019-08-21, 10:00

Google, Apple, and Mozilla block Kazakhstan government’s browser spying Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Jackson) Major browser makers are blocking the use of a root certificate that Kazakhstan's government has use...
2019-08-22, 08:00

Apple takes flak for disputing iOS security bombshell dropped by Google Enlarge (credit: Maurizio Pesce) Apple is taking flak for disputing some minor details of last week’s bombshell report that, for at least two years,...
2019-09-07, 09:13

Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns ove...
2019-08-02, 21:39

Small-business owners: Don't give Facebook, Amazon remote control of your customers Online platforms help you build your small business, but if you let them control all of your contacts, they could also control all of your business. ...
2019-05-22, 14:00

Small business owners: Don't give Facebook, Amazon remote control of your customers Online platforms help you build your small business, but if you let them control all of your contacts, they could also control all of your business. ...
2019-05-22, 08:52

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a secu...
2019-06-19, 11:13

Deal: Amazon hosting massive Apple Watch Series 3 and 4 sale Amazon is running huge Apple Watch sale with great discounts on the most recent models, as well as previous generation smartwatches. If you're looking...
2019-06-04, 19:26

Amazon Memorial Day sale: deals on the Apple Watch, Dyson Vacuum and more Memorial Day weekend is officially here, and that means huge discounts from top retailers on appliances, electronics, home items and more. Amazon is p...
2019-05-24, 15:13

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 models available at all-time low prices on Amazon Apple's love for high profit margins combined with its popularity means the company's products are very rarely discounted. But if you hop over to Amaz...
2019-05-23, 14:13

Amazon continues to dominate a market in which Apple grows more irrelevant by the quarter At this point, it should come as no big surprise that the thriving global smart speaker market had yet another stellar quarter. After all, we're talki...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Amazon's Discounting Apple's Latest iPads, Including Best-Ever iPad Pro Prices Whether you require the raw power, advanced screen, and superior camera, and USB-C connectivity of the latest and greatest iPad Pros, or if the standa...
2019-05-31, 12:26

Google looks to challenge Amazon's cloud market dominance with major acquisition The purchase of Looker will add a new analytics tool for Google Cloud’s customers, giving the company an edge against industry leader Amazon. &...
2019-06-06, 12:52

Sonos One (Gen 2) review: AirPlay 2 with Amazon and Google assistants make this a rocking speaker Sonos is focused first on the music experience and has proven to excel in this area. With added support for Amazon and Google voice assistants the Son...
2019-09-16, 12:13

Reliance’s Azure cloud partnership poses threat to Amazon and Google in India India’s Reliance Industries announced a partnership with Microsoft’s Azure, a move that poses a direct challenge to rival cloud services such as AWS.R...
2019-08-13, 07:39

UPDATE 1-Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries...
2019-05-28, 16:00

UPDATE 1-Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over ...
2019-08-02, 20:39

UPDATE 2-Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google findings Apple Inc on Friday confirmed that China's Uighurs, a mostly Muslim minority group considered a security threat by Beijing, had been the target of att...
2019-09-06, 16:52

Google Maps adds augmented reality navigation, beating Apple to the punch Google Maps now includes an augmented reality (AR) navigation tool, named Live View, which takes live footage from your phone's camera and superi...
2019-08-09, 06:26

Apple, Google and WhatsApp condemn GCHQ proposal to eavesdrop on encrypted messages In an open letter to GCHQ, 47 signatories including Apple, Google and WhatsApp have jointly urged the U.K. cybersecurity agency to abandon its plans f...
2019-05-30, 06:26

UPDATE 1-Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google's findings Apple Inc on Friday confirmed that Uighurs, a minority mostly Muslim group considered a security threat by Beijing, had been the target of attacks du...
2019-09-06, 14:52

New York Times Publishes Anti-Google Rant, Doesn't Mention the Author Is a Facebook Board Member The New York Times published an anti-Google screed by billionaire Peter Thiel last night but failed to mention a fun fact that readers might find rele...
2019-08-02, 12:26

Take a look inside a glittering, $16 million penthouse in the hottest new San Francisco neighborhood that Facebook, Google, and Salesforce call home Katie Canales/Business Insider A new luxury apartment property spanning 56 floors in a glass high-rise in San Francisco is one of the newest addition...
2019-08-16, 10:26

Pick up this popular official Apple iPad accessory for half-price at Amazon You love your Apple iPad (2018), we get it. But you didn't want to pay $39 for an official Smart Cover from Apple, and now you're concerned about dama...
2019-06-06, 16:39

Deal: Amazon offers $100 discount on the 9.7-inch Apple iPad 128GB (Wi-Fi+Cellular) Apple's products are expensive even when they're on sale, but if you're not an early adopter, you can at least pay a bit less for an iPhone or iPad. A...
2019-06-08, 22:00

Apple, Alibaba, Amazon, and the gang promote state of the art in AI and Knowledge Discovery with Graphs In one of the biggest AI events in the world, over 3,000 experts from research and industry showcased and discussed their latest work. Advances in mac...
2019-08-29, 21:13

New York subway riders can use iPhone, Apple Watch, Google Pay and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devi...
2019-05-31, 12:39

Google Stadia vs Apple Arcade vs Microsoft Project xCloud: Your phone is your next gaming console Games on both the App and Play Store are dime a dozen, with seemingly more than enough variety to keep just about anyone happy. However, the vast majo...
2019-06-18, 04:00

Apple disputes Google's iPhone hack claim, says report 'creates false impression' Apple has taken issue with a report from Google's Project Zero security team that said hackers spent at least two years targeting iPhones “en masse,” ...
2019-09-06, 17:39

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while a...
2019-05-21, 09:26

Prepaid card transactions will hit $396 billion by 2022 — and new players like Apple, Amazon, and Venmo are trying to gain share This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Busine...
2019-07-02, 08:01

Don't expect Apple or Amazon to buy Tesla, Morgan Stanley analyst warns investors in private call In a private call with Morgan Stanley clients on Wednesday, research analyst Adam Jones, a long-time Tesla bull, said it's extremely unlikely tha...
2019-05-22, 18:26

Apple and Google halt human voice-data reviews over privacy backlash, but transparency is the real issue Google and Apple are suspending some of their voice data-review practices, after reports revealed the extent to which humans review private conversati...
2019-08-02, 15:13

News Corp Readies News App to Address Publishers' Concerns About Google and Facebook News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service meant to address concerns that Alphabet’s Google News and other digital platforms don’t reward publ...
2019-08-22, 18:52

News Corp Readies News App to Address Concerns About Google and Facebook News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service meant to address concerns that Google News and other digital platforms don’t reward publishers’ wor...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Court docs: Man arrested in fatal crash ‘did not know what he hit’ TUCSON – A man was arrested Saturday night after a fatal motorcycle collision. According to new court documents, 69-year-old Thomas Waites saw a singl...
2019-07-02, 20:00

From Beyoncé to Bob Dylan, why music docs are all over our screens They’re in the cinema and on streaming services. Fans love them, as do record labels – because they bring in extra salesWhen the rock star PJ Harvey l...
2019-07-21, 07:39