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Economy Jun 17Biden’s Federal Trade Commission pick is an energetic critic of Big Tech
President Joe Biden has installed an energetic critic of Big Tech as a top federal regulator at a time when the industry is under intense pressure from Congress, regulators and state attorneys general.
Politics Mar 25WATCH: Congress press Big Tech CEOs over speech, misinformation
The CEOs of social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google face a new grilling by Congress Thursday, one focused on their efforts to prevent their platforms from spreading falsehoods and inciting violence.
Economy Feb 18WATCH: Robinhood CEO Tenev defends actions in GameStop saga at hearing
The GameStop episode has been portrayed as a victory of the little guy over Wall Street titans, but not everyone is buying it. Lawmakers from both parties are among the skeptics.
Economy Dec 09U.S. government, states bring antitrust action against Facebook
Federal regulators asked for Facebook to be ordered to divest its Instagram and WhatsApp messaging services as the U.S. government and 48 states and districts accused the company of abusing its market power.
Politics Nov 16WATCH: Twitter, Facebook CEOs defend election actions, promise more
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear testimony from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey as the panel examines the social media giants' role in the election.
Politics Oct 27WATCH: Social media CEOs face grilling from Republican senators
The Senate Commerce Committee has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai to testify for a hearing Wednesday. The CEOs agreed to appear remotely after being threatened with subpoenas.
Nation Oct 20Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google
The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
Politics Oct 07WATCH: IRS chief says agency reaching out on pandemic relief payments
A congressional watchdog found that millions could miss the payments of up to $1,200 per individual because of incomplete government records.
Politics Sep 01House panel warns of fraud, abuse in business aid program
A report by a House subcommittee says a lack of government oversight and accountability for the $600 billion-plus program may have led to billions being misspent.
Economy Jul 28WATCH: Bezos, Zuckerberg, Cook and Pichai testify on tech industry dominance
Four Big Tech CEOs are fending off accusations of stifling competition in front of a congressional panel that is investigating market dominance in the industry.