Federal regulators are ramping up their investigation of the market dominance of five giant tech companies.
A raft of expired and expiring tax breaks, including deductions for mortgage insurance premiums, college tuition and large medical bills, would be renewed under a massive government-wide funding bill approved by the Democratic-controlled House.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg aims to reassure Congress on Wednesday that his company won't try to evade financial regulators as it prepares its planned digital currency Libra.
Restrictions on news coverage of the event drew criticism that its rules undermined its message.
The Federal Communications Commission can drop its own rules that keep internet providers from favoring some services over others, the court ruled.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson testified before the Senate Banking Committee on the plan for returning Fannie and Freddie to private ownership.
The administration's plan calls for returning Fannie and Freddie to private ownership and reducing risk to taxpayers.
The FTC has been investigating YouTube for the way it handles the data of kids under 13. Young children are protected by a federal law that requires parental consent before companies can collect and share their personal information.
The deal comes despite fears of higher prices and job cuts, in a settlement that would create three giant U.S. cellphone companies.
The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission has levied on a tech company.
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