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House lawmakers ask four tech giants to turn over trove of sensitive records in antitrust probe

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House lawmakers ask four tech giants to turn over trove of sensitive records in antitrust probe

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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 between top-level executives and records related to "an...
15:56, 09/13/2019

House lawmakers seek trove of documents from Silicon Valley giants in antitrust investigation Lawmakers on Friday made a sweeping bipartisan request for a trove of documents from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, ramping up the pressure on Silicon Valley’s largest and most powerful firms as...
23:42, 09/16/2019

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-reaching, covering the extent to which a company like ...
04:42, 06/04/2019

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In The intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decades....
00:28, 06/04/2019

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, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging ...
23:14, 06/03/2019

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-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant...
03:00, 06/04/2019

WRAPUP 1-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, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging ...
21:28, 06/03/2019

WRAPUP 2-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, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging ...
00:14, 06/04/2019

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 Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented...
03:14, 06/04/2019

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
01:56, 06/04/2019

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 giants as they look for evidence of anticompetitive beh...
19:01, 09/13/2019

House lawmakers hit tech giants with wave of document requests House Judiciary lawmakers today unleashed a torrent of document requests on Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google parent company Alphabet aimed at uncovering whether the tech companies have unfairly stif...
14:56, 09/13/2019

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 today sent a letter to Tim Cook asking to see a wide ...
02:00, 09/15/2019

EU reappoints top antitrust cop who led crackdown on tech giants The new European Commission has reappointed Margrethe Vestager to be its antitrust chief, a sign that the crackdown on tech companies will continue.Read More...
15:14, 09/10/2019

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertis...
00:56, 07/17/2019

EU may need to regulate tech giants' data use: EU antitrust chief The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it, Europe's antitrust chief said on Friday, signaling how she could use her expanded powers to rein in U.S. tec...
23:28, 09/14/2019

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 sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the...
13:28, 06/06/2019

DOJ officially opens antitrust probe into Big Tech The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it is opening an antitrust review of major players in tech, increasing the scrutiny on an already-embattled industry. The reviews — which are separate fro...
23:42, 07/23/2019

DOJ launches antitrust probe into Big Tech companies The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it is launching a probe into big tech companies’ efforts to reduce competition and stifle innovation— raising the heat on an already-embattled industry. T...
18:14, 07/27/2019

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, specifically targeting big tech companies such a...
23:14, 07/23/2019

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 groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavio...
02:56, 06/12/2019

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 divide over government intervention in the market....
08:42, 06/08/2019

DOJ opens sweeping antitrust review of big tech giants, saying they may work against consumers In a shot across the bow of online titans like Facebook, Google, and Amazon, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday it has opened a wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big technology compan...
04:14, 07/24/2019

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 dominance of internet giant Google....
14:56, 09/10/2019

Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which tech company, as they take on major probes of firms ...
01:00, 09/18/2019

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 Alphabet's Google , Texas Attorney General Ken Pa...
21:42, 09/09/2019

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 Alphabet's Google , Texas Attorney General Ken Pa...
21:42, 09/09/2019

'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 companies....
22:28, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which tech company, as they take on major probes of firms ...
01:00, 09/18/2019

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 a bipartisan investigation into competition in the...
02:28, 06/04/2019

Big Tech Backlash: Google Under Antitrust Probe By 50 Attorneys General 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 dominance of internet giant Google....
10:00, 09/10/2019

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 familiar with the situation, adding another layer ...
13:00, 08/20/2019

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 streak....
18:14, 06/10/2019

Big Tech Faces Broad US Justice Department Antitrust Probe The US Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
10:56, 07/24/2019

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 retail services online....
04:56, 07/24/2019

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 anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump a...
03:14, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 2-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 Alphabet's Google, Texas Attorney General Ken Pax...
23:28, 09/09/2019

Democrats’ First Target in Their Big Tech Antitrust Probe: The Demise of Local Newspapers House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, whi...
20:00, 06/06/2019

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 companies misuse their massive market power, the head of ...
00:28, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-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 anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump a...
01:14, 07/24/2019

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 competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed...
01:14, 07/24/2019

Top DOJ official signals intensifying state and federal antitrust probe of big tech The U.S. government is forging ahead with its review of online platforms for potential competition concerns, coordinating with state attorneys general and signaling it could soon send document demands...
20:28, 08/20/2019

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators wa...
20:42, 07/15/2019

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 into four major automakers' voluntary agreement w...
01:42, 09/10/2019

US to probe whether tech giants stifle competition The US department of justice has launched a review of whether "market-leading online platforms" are behaving in a way which reduces competition, stifles innovation or harms consumers....
11:42, 07/24/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank turn over Trump financial records to House Dems Wells Fargo and TD Bank have turned over President Trump’s financial records to the House Financial Services Committee, Fox News confirmed on Thursday, amid a contentious legal battle between the Trum...
20:56, 05/23/2019

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 potential violations of antitrust law, Texas Attorney Ge...
20:28, 09/06/2019

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two key U.S. lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers...
23:28, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 1-House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four aut...
01:28, 09/20/2019

House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for information....
21:28, 09/13/2019

House panel to discuss Big Tech's impact on privacy, antitrust The House of Representatives' antitrust panel will hold a hearing next week to discuss the effect of consumer data collection by big tech platforms, like Alphabet's Google and Amazon, on online compet...
17:56, 09/05/2019

House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from Amazon.com Inc. , Facebook Inc , Apple Inc , and Alphabet Inc's ...
19:56, 09/13/2019

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....
02:00, 06/12/2019

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel...
06:56, 07/10/2019

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for poten...
06:28, 06/04/2019

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, including executives’ own communications.Read mo...
01:00, 09/14/2019

U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants, a potential step to retaliation and a new transatlantic trade rift The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech companies....
04:00, 07/11/2019

Court unseals trove of records related to Jeffrey Epstein’s pedophile case A Manhattan federal appeals court Friday unsealed a trove of records related to convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The 2,000 pages of documents are from a defamation case that could contain potentia...
20:00, 08/09/2019

White House questions tech giants on ways to predict shootings from social media The technology could serve as an early-warning system for potential attacks, White House officials proposed at the brainstorming session, perhaps compiling information from across social sites to iden...
06:28, 08/10/2019

House Judiciary Committee Opens Bipartisan Probe of Competition in Tech Industry The House Judiciary Committee is joining the rush to investigate big technology companies with a focus on whether increased concentration in the industry is crowding out competition and hurting consum...
00:56, 06/04/2019

885 Million Sensitive Records Leaked Online: Bank Transactions, Social Security Numbers, and More A major U.S. financial services company has reportedly leaked million of sensitive digitized records that date back more than 16 years, including bank account records, Social Security numbers, wire tr...
01:00, 05/25/2019

HP's YouTube Channel Is Now a Treasure Trove for Tech Support and Tinkering Either some intern is having the most boring Silicon Valley summer or HP’s YouTube team has gone mad with power. Whatever the reason, the company has been on a YouTube flurry lately, uploading hundred...
00:28, 07/31/2019

AMD Denies Report That It Improperly Shared Sensitive Processor Tech With China Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) denied on Friday the accuracy of a Wall Street Journal report that alleged its joint venture with Chinese companies gave the latter country access to advanced processor te...
04:00, 06/30/2019

Grassley, invoking 'Uranium One,' probes Biden-linked sale of sensitive tech company to China Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced Thursday that he is probing the Obama administration's 2015 decision to approve the sale of a sensitive U.S. technology company to the Chines...
04:14, 08/16/2019

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 into the tech giant, Google announced Friday. Read ...
06:56, 09/07/2019

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misco...
20:42, 08/06/2019

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’s ruling involves an investor lawsuit seeking comp...
02:14, 05/31/2019

U.S. judge orders Facebook to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for an estimated 87 million users was accessed ...
20:28, 05/31/2019

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the Britis...
01:56, 06/01/2019

US Lawmakers Grill Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google at Antitrust Hearing US lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tech companies and the threats they may pose to......
09:28, 07/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren on antitrust: ‘What’s been missing is courage in Washington to take on the giants’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) defended her position that companies like Amazon should be broken up in the first Democratic presidential candidate debates.Read More...
00:14, 06/28/2019

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 oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gea...
18:56, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the Britis...
20:28, 05/31/2019

Giants turn up heat on QB in welcome sign The hope around the Giants is that they can figure out a way to apply some pressure to the opposing quarterback. There were some encouraging signs during Friday night’s 32-13 preseason victory over th...
18:14, 08/17/2019

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)        ...
01:14, 09/10/2019

FTC Antitrust Probe of Facebook Scrutinizes Its Acquisitions The Federal Trade Commission is examining the tech giant’s acquisitions as part of its antitrust investigation, seeking to determine if they were part of a campaign to snap up potential rivals to head...
07:14, 08/02/2019

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 include the iPhone maker as part of broader antit...
23:14, 06/03/2019

Google Faces Antitrust Probe in India India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet’s Google used its mobile operating system Android to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
01:00, 05/11/2019

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 and businesses alike. The law enforcement heads — i...
04:56, 09/10/2019

Report: FTC to lead possible Facebook antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook as part of an arrangement that would give the Justice De...
19:56, 06/03/2019

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 put users at risk....
05:42, 09/07/2019

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....
18:28, 06/03/2019

Accountants Must Turn Over Trump’s Financial Records, Lower-Court Judge Rules President Trump lost an early test of his strategy of stonewalling all oversight demands for information by Congress, but the ruling is just the first step in what could be a lengthy process....
00:00, 05/21/2019

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 criticism they have become too powerful to the det...
00:00, 07/25/2019

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc.’s shares fell as much as 7 percent Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the la...
21:14, 06/03/2019

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 Monday...
23:28, 09/09/2019

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 said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe i...
17:56, 07/17/2019

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.       ...
07:28, 09/12/2019

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 "has stifled competition and put users at risk."...
13:14, 09/07/2019

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 in digital markets....
21:56, 09/13/2019

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., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust inve...
00:28, 06/02/2019

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 class action suit against the company to continue...
07:42, 06/06/2019

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 state emissions standards violated antitrust law, p...
18:28, 09/06/2019

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 seen by the organization....
12:28, 08/21/2019

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 advertising business....
16:56, 09/12/2019

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 criticism they have become too powerful to the det...
00:14, 07/25/2019

EU hits Broadcom with interim demands in antitrust probe EU antitrust regulators want U.S. chipmaker Broadcom to scrap its exclusivity clauses with TV and modem makers to avoid irreparable harm to the market while they investigate whether this tactic and ot...
15:56, 06/26/2019

Apple preaches privacy. Lawmakers want the talk to turn to action. Apple has helped to create sky-high expectations of its commitment to privacy. But as states introduce privacy legislation, Apple is either absent from those efforts or backs industry groups that acti...
22:00, 07/15/2019

U.K. Opposition Lawmakers Plan to Turn Up Heat on Boris Johnson The Labour Party vowed to complicate his plan for a swift general election, and lawmakers planned to press ahead with legislation to avert his threat to leave the European Union without a deal....
17:00, 09/04/2019

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly...
01:28, 06/06/2019

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly...
22:42, 06/05/2019

Should tech companies be worried about DoJ's antitrust review? Action may finally be taken over claims Facebook, Google Apple and Amazon have monopolised chosen fieldsThe US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced a wide-ranging antitrust review of “market-lead...
15:42, 07/24/2019

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is looking into whether large tech companies have harme...
07:28, 07/24/2019

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
21:28, 07/09/2019

Facebook discloses antitrust probe; revenue beats estimates Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission had opened an antitrust probe into the world's largest social network in June, adding to regulatory pressure even as it beat analy...
23:14, 07/24/2019

Amazon is now facing an antitrust probe from 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.       ...
16:28, 07/16/2019

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 state emissions standards violated antitrust law, p...
21:56, 09/06/2019

EU accepts Visa and Mastercard fees offer to end antitrust probe The European Union has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
15:28, 04/29/2019

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 publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. Th...
04:56, 06/03/2019

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 with the matter said on Wednesday....
12:28, 07/17/2019

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 privacy and announced a U.S. antitrust investigati...
22:28, 07/24/2019

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.        ...
16:28, 06/03/2019

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 antitrust activity....
23:42, 09/06/2019

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.       ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

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 operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources fam...
07:42, 06/01/2019

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 with the matter said on Wednesday....
10:42, 07/17/2019

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 rules but higher than a 2018 White House proposal. T...
20:56, 09/06/2019

Facebook revenue beats estimates, discloses U.S. FTC antitrust probe Facebook Inc beat analysts' estimates for revenue on Wednesday for a second straight quarter, but even as it agreed to pay $5 billion to settle a data privacy probe the company disclosed that it face...
23:28, 07/24/2019

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 knowledgeable about the probe said on Tuesday....
05:28, 09/04/2019

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 after reports that Google would face an antitrust prob...
17:14, 09/06/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with U.S. antitrust probe: congressman Congressman David Cicilline, chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into...
20:42, 09/20/2019

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. technology companies, which is expected to focus on Alphabe...
15:28, 09/09/2019

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 companies, which is expected to focus on Alphabet’...
15:28, 09/09/2019

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 escalation against Big Tech....
01:00, 09/04/2019

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 probe Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen....
12:42, 09/14/2019

Apple to Face Antitrust Probe in Europe, Courtesy of Spotify Less than a month after Spotify filed a formal complaint against Apple for its app store practices, a European Commission probe is moving forward, potentially threatening one of the Cupertino giant’s ...
16:56, 05/06/2019

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 publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. Th...
10:42, 06/03/2019

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 , in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. t...
01:42, 09/10/2019

Apple faces a fine as large as $26.6 billion in antitrust probe The Financial Times reports today that complaints made by music streamer Spotify against Apple will be investigated by the EU competition commission. The issue is the 30% cut of revenue that Apple cha...
04:56, 05/06/2019

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 state emissions standards violated antitrust law, p...
10:00, 09/07/2019

EU opening antitrust probe into Amazon over misuse of retailer data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploi...
13:28, 07/17/2019

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 law, according to news reports. The search giant was...
19:56, 06/01/2019

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, according to news reports. The search giant was ...
18:56, 06/01/2019

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 by Texas, Monday announced their own investigatio...
23:00, 09/09/2019

Pro-Brexit lawmakers turn back on European anthem 'Ode to Joy' at EU Parliament opening Lawmakers from Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party turned their backs on the European anthem on Tuesday at the opening of the E.U. Parliament -- and promising more to come if the U.K. doesn’t leave the bloc i...
16:42, 07/02/2019

Justice’s antitrust chief sketches how he’ll assess big tech WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s antitrust chief is suggesting he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Ass...
03:00, 06/12/2019

State AGs prepare antitrust investigation into tech firms The top law enforcement officers in several states are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms, according to multiple reports, adding to the scrutiny tech com...
04:56, 08/21/2019

Congressional antitrust panel to discuss Big Tech competition The Senate's antitrust panel will meet later this month to discuss concerns that tech giants, such as Google or Amazon, seek to buy smaller rivals in order to head off competition....
00:42, 09/04/2019

The DOJ's antitrust chief just telegraphed how it could go after Google, Apple and other big tech Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim laid out some possible antitrust arguments against big tech companies in a new speech. His office is reportedly overseeing possible investigations into Google...
21:28, 06/11/2019

Antitrust Enforcers Signal Discord Over Probes of Big Tech Turf battles between the federal government’s two antitrust enforcers are revving up as both assert authority to investigate whether big technology companies are engaging in anticompetitive behavior....
03:42, 09/17/2019

U.S. DoJ antitrust chief says working with states on tech investigation The U.S. Department of Justice is working with state attorneys general to investigate the market power of technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
18:00, 08/20/2019

DealBook Briefing: Big Tech’s Antitrust Reckoning Is Coming Google and Amazon have thrived as regulators largely kept their distance. Moves by the Justice Department and the F.T.C. suggest that may be changing....
18:14, 06/03/2019

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Faceb...
00:00, 06/22/2019

DOJ is working with states on antitrust investigations of tech companies The Justice Department's antitrust leader doesn't see big tech as inherently bad, but he's still content to investigate potential wrongdoing. Division chief Makan Delrahim told guests ...
01:14, 08/21/2019

A Challenge to Big Tech and Antitrust Thinking in a Surprising Place The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
21:15, 09/18/2019

Tech sell-off spreads to Europe after U.S. antitrust moves European shares fell half a percent on Tuesday as the first signs of U.S. antitrust action against Google and other major technology companies drove peers in Europe lower, following losses on Wall Str...
11:00, 06/04/2019

When Phil Simms thinks the Giants will turn to Daniel Jones Phil Simms sees some of himself in Eli Manning. He thought he still had something left in 1994, coming off a playoff win. The Giants didn’t, so they cut him. Manning didn’t lead the Giants...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Kelvin Benjamin? Flynn Nagel? Where Giants could turn for next receiver Next man up, once that man arrives. The Giants wide receiver corps took a massive hit Thursday, losing Sterling Shepard to a fractured thumb and Corey Coleman to a torn ACL. General manager Dave Gettl...
00:00, 07/27/2019

Consumer Giants Turn From Diapers to Eye Rollers and Jelly Masks Facing stagnant sales of household mainstays from diapers to detergent, the world’s biggest consumer-products companies are trying to crack the lucrative market for influencer-pitched, millennial-appr...
17:00, 07/21/2019

NFL notebook: Giants turn to rookie QB Jones, bench Manning New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur named Daniel Jones as the team's starting quarterback for Week 3, sending Eli Manning to the backup role after an 0-2 start to the 2019 season....
05:28, 09/18/2019

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
15:56, 07/04/2019

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 service, which was the subject of a $2.7 billion a...
11:00, 08/28/2019

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 decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automaker...
19:56, 09/13/2019

Key Democrats ask if Trump interfered in antitrust probe of Calif. emissions pact Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers want the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck ...
04:43, 09/20/2019

EU accepts Visa, Mastercard offer to cut non-EU card fees to end antitrust probe The European Union said on Monday that it has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU ant...
12:14, 04/29/2019

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 operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources fam...
06:00, 06/01/2019

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 data, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the socia...
23:14, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-EU accepts Visa and Mastercard fees offer to end antitrust probe The European Union has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
13:56, 04/29/2019

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-competitive practices....
22:56, 07/08/2019

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 Valley tech giant has gotten too big and effective ...
09:56, 09/09/2019

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 data, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the socia...
23:28, 07/24/2019

Italy's antitrust opens abuse of dominant position probe into Google Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
09:28, 05/17/2019

Italy antitrust extends Telecom Italia fiber probe to Sept. 30 Italy's antitrust regulator said on Monday it had extended a probe into alleged market abuse by Telecom Italia over fiber optic rollout and wholesale pricing to Sept. 30....
00:56, 04/30/2019

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 they offer, effectively stifling competition among....
17:14, 07/04/2019

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, Facebook and Google parent company Alphabet...
16:56, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 3-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 , in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. t...
01:42, 09/10/2019

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 company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street...
07:42, 07/18/2019

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 of Justice planted its flag in Google on Friday, ac...
23:14, 06/03/2019

U.S. 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 decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automaker...
20:14, 09/13/2019

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 operations....
17:56, 09/14/2019

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 service, which was the subject of a $2.7 billion a...
19:56, 08/28/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power...
21:14, 05/15/2019

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
23:00, 08/26/2019

Trump loses court round on Democratic lawmakers' demand that banks provide his business records U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to D...
00:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Faceb...
21:14, 06/21/2019

Here's how Microsoft's past antitrust woes could affect Big Tech today Microsoft faced antitrust probes from the DOJ during the height of the Browser Wars. Watch this video to see how Microsoft's antitrust battles could shape the probes into Big Tech today....
20:28, 09/06/2019

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing departme...
07:00, 07/24/2019

Justice Department announces broad antitrust review of big tech The DOJ did not name Amazon, Facebook or Google directly, but its inquiry could result in more scrutiny of them, as the government seeks to "assess the competitive conditions in the online marketplace...
00:28, 07/24/2019

U.S. Justice Department opens antitrust review of tech companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an antitrust investigation of major digital tech firms and whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
01:14, 07/24/2019

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, a move that could ensnare some of the nation’s largest and most powerful tech companies....
23:56, 07/23/2019

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc , Amazon.com Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets...
14:00, 07/16/2019

Big Tech executives due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc , Apple Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendou...
02:42, 07/10/2019

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies - WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing departme...
01:14, 07/24/2019

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 constant....
05:28, 07/25/2019

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firm...
23:56, 07/23/2019

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations from employees of the technology companies they wa...
09:42, 06/08/2019

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 of documents related to special counsel Robert Mu...
17:56, 05/22/2019

Facebook rejects co-founder's call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an...
19:56, 05/09/2019

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 probe....
10:28, 09/10/2019

Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an...
21:28, 05/09/2019

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 modified (GM) cotton seeds in the country, three sources ...
11:28, 05/22/2019

DOJ announces broad antitrust review of Big Tech, sending stocks lower It's the strongest move toward the tech industry by Attorney General William Barr, whose interest in the sector could deepen regulatory pressure....
00:14, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
20:00, 07/16/2019

Big tech execs headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded ...
00:42, 07/10/2019

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
23:42, 06/12/2019

U.S. antitrust unit seeks additional information from United Tech, Raytheon United Technologies and Raytheon Co have received requests for additional information from the antitrust division of the U.S. Department of Justice related to their $120 billion merger, according to...
18:42, 08/15/2019

Big tech executives headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc , Apple Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wiel...
00:14, 07/10/2019

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be br...
05:28, 06/12/2019

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 been given the green light to include Apple as part...
05:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. Justice Dept official calls big tech antitrust probes a 'priority' The Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, said Tuesday that its probes of "market-leading online platforms" such as Alphabet's Google were a "priority" that could result in ei...
01:00, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration officials tell Senate about Big Tech antitrust probes The Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, said Tuesday that its probes of big technology companies like Alphabet's Google were a "priority" that could result in either "law en...
22:42, 09/17/2019

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 investigated by the federal government, according to Re...
00:42, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Big Tech execs due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous ma...
02:42, 07/10/2019

Justice Department to Open Broad, New Antitrust Review of Big Tech Companies The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, according to department officials....
01:00, 07/24/2019

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 practices.Read More...
11:42, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 6-Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an...
04:14, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 5-Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an...
22:42, 05/09/2019

Justice Dept. launches antitrust probe of automakers over their fuel efficiency deal with California Separately, the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department notified California that the state’s agreement with the four automakers on mileage targets “appears to be inconsistent wit...
14:28, 09/07/2019

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 growing regulatory scrutiny....
16:42, 08/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an...
21:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook rejects co-founder's call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors Sought Chinese Bank Records in North Korea Probe A U.S. federal judge ordered three Chinese banks to provide documents sought by a grand jury and federal prosecutors investigating a Hong Kong-based front company for North Korea’s nuclear program, ac...
05:42, 05/01/2019

Brazil investigators get access to banking records of president's son in graft probe A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-laundering investigation, two sources with knowledg...
08:28, 05/14/2019

Michael Cohen cooperating in probe into whether Trump Organization falsified records Michael Cohen has signed an agreement with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, which is investigating the Trump Organization, a source told NBC News....
07:00, 09/12/2019

REFILE-U.S. prosecutors seek records from Citgo Petroleum in bribery probe The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking documents from Citgo Petroleum Corp as part of an investigation into bribery by U.S. suppliers involving its Venezuelan parent, state-owned Petroleos de Venez...
00:14, 06/04/2019

Lawmakers want probe after EPA allows some refineries to stop using ethanol U.S. lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to exempt 31 small refineries from using ethanol in their fuel blends, as is required by federal law...
10:00, 08/23/2019

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 Facebook ....
21:56, 09/06/2019

Proposed Bill Wants Tech Companies To Pay Out the Nose if DOJ Inquiry Uncovers Antitrust Violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal proposed antitrust legislation Friday that, if passed, could give the Justice Department’s recently launched probe into monopoly concerns among big t...
23:14, 08/03/2019

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 dragged down on Monday amid fears US antitrust offici...
22:00, 06/03/2019

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 launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets...
03:42, 06/04/2019

US briefing: Boris Johnson, tech antitrust review and Hong Kong claims Wednesday’s top story: Trump hails the UK’s incoming PM as ‘Britain Trump’. Plus, How new light has been shed on Al Franken’s #MeToo resignationGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stor...
13:00, 07/24/2019

Deutsche Bank says records sought in Trump congressional probe include tax returns Financial records related to U.S. President Donald Trump and three of his children that congressional Democrats have requested from Deutsche Bank AG include tax returns, the bank disclosed in a court...
23:00, 08/27/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on a former intelligence chief who came out in suppor...
03:14, 05/08/2019

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 Facebook ....
10:00, 09/07/2019

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 present a massive buying opportunity....
17:00, 06/08/2019

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 Facebook ....
21:56, 09/06/2019

Tencent chief says he's watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war "We are also constantly watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war," Ma said Tuesday, according to a CNBC translation of his Chinese remarks published by a locak news outlet....
06:00, 05/22/2019

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Bank says records sought in Trump congressional probe include tax returns Financial records related to U.S. President Donald Trump and three of his children that congressional Democrats have requested from Deutsche Bank AG include tax returns, the bank disclosed in a court ...
01:56, 08/28/2019

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increas...
20:56, 08/14/2019

Guatemala prosecutors probe presidential candidate, lawmakers over graft Guatemalan prosecutors have launched an investigation into a presidential candidate, six lawmakers and a cabinet minister on suspicion of corruption, the U.N.-backed International Commission Against I...
19:00, 05/07/2019

GOP lawmakers can’t get Mueller to discuss Steele dossier, probe’s origins Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday pressed Robert Mueller about the origins of the Russia probe — and whether he ever tried to determine if the author of a dossier on President Tr...
20:14, 07/24/2019

Lawmakers seek probe in heatstroke death of football player New Jersey's U.S. House delegation is seeking an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a Kansas community college football player from their state      ...
00:28, 05/01/2019

Lawmakers seek probe on U.S. hacking services sold globally U.S. lawmakers are pushing legislation that would force the State Department to report what it is doing to control the spread of U.S. hacking tools around the world....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Europe Is Reining In Tech Giants. But Some Say It’s Going Too Far. Bids to block harmful and violent content online in Europe are drawing criticism for limiting free expression and undercutting the ideals of an open web....
09:56, 05/06/2019

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an ons...
21:56, 06/10/2019

Signs show probe of DMS giants CDK, Reynolds heating up In a regulatory filing this month, CDK disclosed that it was contacted by the Federal Trade Commission on April 22 with requests to interview certain current and former employees....
06:42, 08/26/2019

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online market...
04:28, 06/04/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congre...
23:42, 05/22/2019

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specificall...
23:14, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increas...
18:28, 08/14/2019

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe: statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increas...
13:42, 08/14/2019

Tech Giants Rethink the Businesses That Made Them Big Google, Facebook and other tech giants have long tinkered with ways to grow outside the core businesses they dominate. Now those efforts are becoming urgent....
18:14, 05/05/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you say goodbye to Google? Google touches all aspects of our lives, from the videos we watch to the information we seek. Could you live without Google? In our five day series, this is hump day, the day we look at Google....
16:00, 05/25/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you manage without Microsoft? Even though Microsoft is no longer as ubiquitous in our computing lives as it once was, it could be argued the company is stronger than ever before. We're at the penultimate point in our quitting proj...
17:14, 05/26/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? Today, we find out....
00:56, 05/25/2019

EU Commissioner Who Targeted Tech Giants Gets Second Term The European Union official overseeing the regulatory push against Silicon Valley is poised to stay on the job for an unexpected second term—a warning that the new administration here isn’t backing do...
00:00, 09/11/2019

Tech giants back 6Hz Wi-Fi tethering call Some of the world's biggest technology firms have backed a proposal that would allow Wi-Fi devices to make use of unlicensed spectrum for greater mobile tethering.Apple, Google, Facebook, HP, Qua...
13:42, 07/29/2019

Tech Giants Draw Fire in Congress Concerns about the power of Big Tech echoed across the capital, with politicians in both parties demanding more regulatory scrutiny of four giant companies’ reach and plans for expansion....
01:56, 07/17/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you abandon Amazon? Imagine your life without Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft. David Gewirtz begins his five-day look at quitting the Big Five tech giants with Amazon. Sure, he can quit. He can quit anytime...
17:56, 05/24/2019

Farms turn to tech amid water stress warnings in Southwest GREELEY, Colo. — A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would ...
02:56, 08/14/2019

Big tech behemoths face grilling from US lawmakers as hearings kick off A Senate banking committee will question Facebook on its Libra project, while the House takes aim at Google, Apple and AmazonBig tech will be in the hot seat this week as US lawmakers turn their atten...
07:28, 07/16/2019

Facial recognition tech misidentified 26 California lawmakers as criminals The ACLU, which wants to ban facial recognition technology in police body cameras, says that its own tests of the technology mistakenly flagged 26 California lawmakers as criminals. More than half of ...
21:42, 08/14/2019

Lawmakers' probe of UK stockpicker and broking giant could shake up fund industry, analysts say A post-mortem by British lawmakers and regulators into the suspension of the U.K.'s best known stockpicker's flagship fund could expose some systemic flaws in the fund industry, analysts sug...
08:28, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe -statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increas...
16:28, 08/14/2019

Norwegian wealth fund buoyed by U.S. tech giants Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, benefited from a strong finish to the second quarter to post a 3% return on investment, buoyed by U.S. tech giants Microsoft and Face...
14:00, 08/21/2019

China Warns Tech Giants After US Huawei Ban: Report The Chinese government convened top tech companies this week and warned them of consequences if they cut off technology sales to the country, US media reported on Saturday....
12:00, 06/10/2019

EU Hands Commissioner Who Targeted Tech Giants Second Term Margrethe Vestager, who has been the public face of the European Union’s regulatory push against Silicon Valley, has been nominated for a second term as the bloc’s competition commissioner....
20:28, 09/10/2019

Von der Leyen takes aim at U.S. tech giants' low tax bill in Europe Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, seeking to become the first female head of the European Commission, has said she wants U.S. tech giants to pay "fair taxes" in the EU instead of gaming the different sy...
16:42, 07/16/2019

States Prepare to Launch Investigations Into Tech Giants State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
18:56, 06/07/2019

EU's Tusk warns of risks in rise of U.S. tech giants The world needs to be wary of the rise of tech giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, comparing their powers to those of countries such as China, European Council President Donald Tusk sai...
17:00, 05/03/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
22:56, 07/04/2019

Tech giants revenues soar as they come under increased scrutiny Amazon and Alphabet each reported revenues up by a fifth in the latest quarter - in results published as US tech giants come under increasing scrutiny from regulators....
09:56, 07/26/2019

US begins investigation of France's planned tax on tech giants Washington has said it is "very concerned" regarding the proposals coming from Paris to tax digital services. President Trump's administration has argued that the French tariffs are unfairly targeting...
02:56, 07/11/2019

Big Tech is destroying America’s press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists Big Tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Apple are destroying the economic model that underpins the U.S. press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists....
22:56, 06/11/2019

Judge Skeptical Of Trump Effort To Keep Records From House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing in Washington in which President Donald Trump is seeking to block Congress from obtaining some of his financial records (all times local): 1 p.m. A fede...
20:28, 05/14/2019

San Francisco ‘IPO Tax’ Targeting Tech Giants on Track for November Vote Happy IPO day to Uber, the Silicon Valley giant whose long-term plan to deal with unhappy drivers is to replace them with robots that won’t worry about details like wages and health insurance.Read mor...
21:00, 05/10/2019

An Old Feud Between U.S. Allies Rattles Tech Giants' Supply Chains A trade feud between Japan and South Korea, two of the world’s leading tech producers, has prompted groups representing Silicon Valley giants to warn an escalation could wreak long-term damage across ...
12:28, 07/25/2019

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their tax bills....
05:00, 06/11/2019

The Big Challenge for Policy Makers: Policing American Tech Giants Free services are good for consumers. Monopolies tend to be bad for them. The big tech platforms have elements of both and that’s vexing global policy makers as they struggle to police America’s digit...
16:42, 06/03/2019

France Won’t Drop Tax on Tech Giants, Despite President Trump’s Threats PARIS — France is pushing ahead with a landmark tax on tech giants like Google and Facebook — despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats of retaliatory tariffs on French wine. Aft...
23:28, 07/27/2019

Tech giants moving to Manhattan’s largest office space Justworks’ relocation from the Starrett-Lehigh Building in West Chelsea leaves only about 400,000 square feet available at 55 Water, said Howard Fiddle, leader of a CBRE leasing team....
12:28, 06/11/2019

G7 finance ministers look to rein in tech giants at French meeting G7 finance ministers will have the growing powers of big digital firms in their sights when they meet on Wednesday outside Paris despite divisions about how best to tax them....
08:56, 07/17/2019

For U.S. and France, a Tax Fight Over Tech Giants Remains a Sore Point The stakes for thrashing out a global deal on how to tax tech giants doing cross-border business are getting higher now that individual governments are taking matters into their own hands....
22:42, 07/16/2019

Tech Giants in Battle to Store Health Data in the Cloud Amazon, Microsoft and Google are striking sweeping agreements to store data and develop software for hospitals, as they wrestle for control in health-care and cloud-computing markets....
00:56, 09/11/2019

Margrethe Vestager scares the tech giants. If we leave the EU, we’ll miss her Trump says the competition commissioner hates the US, but what she really hates is tax avoidanceThe greatest economic threat facing Europe is of falling hopelessly behind the US and China in adopting ...
17:42, 07/21/2019

Silicon Valley Looks North as Tech Giants Expand in Toronto U.S. technology companies are hiring more workers in Toronto, attracted by the region’s diverse population of 6.4 million and a deep pool of skilled labor. Not all Canadians are cheering the tech firm...
00:42, 08/18/2019

China Summons Tech Giants to Warn Against Cooperating With Trump Ban Chinese officials told the companies there would be dire consequences if they cut sales or pulled production from China, people familiar with the meetings said....
09:00, 06/08/2019

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by government regulators perusing anti-competitive pract...
04:28, 06/04/2019

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
13:14, 07/22/2019

Trump’s summit shows he needs the tech giants as much as they need him | Carl Miller The White House social-media conference showed that big tech’s power will not be diminished any time soonYesterday, Donald Trump convened a summit at the White House, its remit: “a robust conversation...
17:28, 07/12/2019

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Visits Lawmakers To Discuss Tech Industry Regulation (WASHINGTON) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited lawmakers Thursday to discuss potential regulation of the tech industry, particularly when it comes to the collection of users’ personal...
20:56, 09/19/2019

Amid protests, U.S. lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to assess U.S. export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China could acquire sensitive technologies because of th...
02:28, 09/11/2019

House Dems seek Kavanaugh’s records under George W. Bush WASHINGTON — Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel’s chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s servic...
05:28, 08/07/2019

Trump to square off in court with House Democrats over financial records U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Org...
14:28, 08/23/2019

| Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas for records US President Donald Trump has filed suit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records....
17:56, 04/30/2019

Startups or giants — does size matter when tech workers choose jobs? Do tech workers prefer small startups or tech titans when it comes to jobs? Neither. They actually opt for medium-sized companies, Indeed says.Read More...
19:14, 07/25/2019

BBC, tech giants will fight fake news with an 'early warning system' Tech companies know disinformation remains a major threat, and they're forming an alliance with a media giant to help fight the online spread of falsehoods. The BBC has partnered with Facebook, ...
23:28, 09/07/2019

Canada teams up with tech giants to counter extremist content online Canada announced funding and other initiatives on Wednesday to counter violent extremist content online by teaming with major technology companies Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft and Alphabet's Google....
22:00, 06/26/2019

G20 agrees to push ahead with rules on corporate tax targeting tech giants Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants like Facebook use to reduce their corporate tax burden....
05:00, 06/08/2019

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location, a push that is designed to further differentiate i...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, facing the growing possibility of antitrust action and legislation to rein in their power, are spending freely to gain influence and access....
02:42, 06/06/2019

Pew survey: Americans trust police more than tech giants to use facial recognition Researchers say that facial recognition technology is "imperfect," which can lead lead to issues related to racial profiling and gender bias.       ...
03:14, 09/06/2019

Tech giants despise politics? Hardly – they are in the thick of it and being called out | John Naughton Silicon Valley’s countercultural aura is gone now that Google develops AI for China and Palantir helps monitor immigrationIf there was one thing that united the founders of today’s tech giants in thei...
23:56, 08/18/2019

Lawmakers and journalism groups blast big tech for sending news industry into 'economic freefall' The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony from a number of media activists and journalists about the harmful impact that tech giants like Google and Facebook are having on new organizat...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in US probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leadi...
15:28, 06/05/2019

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leadi...
22:28, 06/04/2019

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade re...
03:28, 07/11/2019

US orders probe into £450 million French tech tax The French government today risked opening a £450 million front in a transatlantic trade war with plans for a tax on tech giants that Britain could soon follow....
14:14, 07/11/2019

DOJ’s tech probe needs to be mindful of corporate harassment The Department of Justice last week launched a wide-ranging antitrust review to determine if the largest technology companies are, or have been, stifling competition. The four that are reported to be ...
00:00, 07/29/2019

Judge sides with House committee seeking Trump’s financial records A federal judge in Washington, DC, on Monday declined to block a House subpoena to President Trump’s accounting firm, Mazars USA, for his financial records. Trump’s lawyers argued the subpoena was unc...
07:28, 05/21/2019

House Democrats seek Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh's records Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel's chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's service in the Whi...
00:14, 08/07/2019

Judge Upholds House Subpoena Seeking Trump’s Financial Records (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Monday against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta, who was appointed by Presid...
01:56, 05/21/2019

Trump appeals judge’s ruling to hand over finance records to House President Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge’s ruling that he had to turn over his financial records to a House committee, according to a court filing. Lawyers for Trump and his company filed t...
19:42, 05/21/2019

Jerry Nadler makes new push for Kavanaugh’s White House records House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler is moving to bring new scrutiny to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s past, asking the National Archives on Tuesday to release a large cache of rec...
23:56, 08/07/2019

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit ov...
20:28, 05/29/2019

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
02:00, 06/11/2019

Rob Schneider criticizes tech giants, progressive Democrats over 'Orwellian nightmare of censorship' Comedian Rob Schneider called out big tech firms like Facebook and Twitter as well as progressive Democrats for promoting an “Orwellian nightmare of censorship.” ...
18:42, 05/06/2019

Google’s Huawei ban is good news: tech giants shouldn’t always get their way | Simon Jenkins Big tech has gone unchallenged for too long. Donald Trump’s decision to blacklist the Chinese company is changing thatThe post-digital revolution starts here. Thank you, Donald Trump. The US president...
15:14, 05/20/2019

Apple’s privacy battle against rival tech giants is coming to your home screen NBC — The intensifying privacy battle between Apple and Facebook is coming to your iPhone screen. Apple on Thursday released the latest version of its iPhone operating system, iOS 13, which incl...
01:28, 09/20/2019

U.S. officials huddle with Facebook, Google and other tech giants to talk about the 2020 election Federal law enforcement officials huddled Wednesday with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter on Wednesday to discuss election security ahead of the 2020 presidential race, according to several U.S...
02:42, 09/05/2019

Eight state AGs meet with U.S. attorney general to discuss tech giants - Texas AG office Eight state attorneys general met on Thursday with U.S. Attorney General William Barr to discuss concerns about big tech companies, according to a statement from the Texas attorney general's office....
06:28, 07/26/2019

Tech Giants Slam British Spy Agency Proposal to Snoop on Encrypted Chats Some of the biggest names in tech - Google, Apple, Microsoft and WhatsApp, among them - have joined human rights groups and security researchers in condemning a British intelligence proposal that......
11:56, 05/31/2019

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes aim at corporate media, tech giants U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign, vowed to clamp down on media mergers and toughen enforcement of ...
00:14, 08/28/2019

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe Shares in Facebook and Google's parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse their market power....
10:42, 06/04/2019

WRAPUP 2-Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leadi...
01:56, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade re...
04:28, 07/11/2019

U.S. to probe French plan for tax on tech companies -Bloomberg Tax U.S. President Donald Trump is set to order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade rest...
21:56, 07/10/2019

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen helping NY prosecutors in Trump Organization records probe President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has first-hand knowledge of hush money payoffs to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, two women who claim they had sex with Trump years before ...
21:42, 09/12/2019

Federal judge sides with House Democrats over subpoena for Trump’s financial records A Washington, D.C.-based federal judge has sided with House Oversight Committee Democrats seeking to enforce their subpoena of Trump accounting firm Mazars USA, in a major ruling that breathes new lif...
00:42, 05/21/2019

Trump urges U.S. court to shield Deutsche Bank records from House Democrats Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the president's family ...
06:28, 08/24/2019

Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One to keep financial records from House Committees President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One to keep them from releasing their financial records to Democratic House committees....
12:42, 04/30/2019

Jerry Nadler makes new push for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler is moving to bring new scrutiny to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s past, asking the National Archives on Tuesday to release a large cache of rec...
02:14, 08/07/2019

Justice Dept. again sides with Trump over House in personal financial records fight The Trump administration's Justice Department has again taken President Donald Trump's side in a fight between him -- as a private citizen -- and the US House of Representatives over subpoenas for his...
13:00, 08/20/2019

Justice Dept. Agrees to Turn Over Key Mueller Evidence to House The Justice Department agreed to turn over key evidence from Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation to the House in return for calling off a criminal contempt vote....
20:42, 06/10/2019

House Democrats Doing Their Best to Let William Barr Turn In His Homework Late House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler warned Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has just one more chance to comply with a congressional subpoena before he’s in very big trouble,...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Trump vows retaliatory tariff on France, slams 'foolish' tax on American tech giants President Trump unloaded on the French government Friday, attacking the quality of the nation's wine and vowing to retaliate against a tax on American companies....
23:42, 07/26/2019

Senator proposes bill that would blow up business models for Facebook, YouTube, other tech giants Sen. Josh Hawley, a well-known tech critic, is introducing legislation that would remove the liability immunity big technology companies receive for user-posted content under Section 230 of the Commun...
06:28, 06/19/2019

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax ret...
03:42, 07/03/2019

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat ...
03:42, 05/20/2019

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitr...
12:28, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies - source U.S. President Donald Trump will order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restricti...
23:00, 07/10/2019

APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to natio...
18:56, 05/19/2019

Donald Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One to keep financial records from House Committees President Donald Trump, his adult children and his company have filed a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One to keep them from releasing financial records to Democratic House committees....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Judge says Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Trump financial records to House Democrats Deutsche Bank and Capital One can turn over financial documents related to President Donald Trump and his businesses in response to subpoenas from House Democrats, a judge said....
23:42, 05/22/2019

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls for President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy theories and once published an...
15:28, 06/10/2019

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering the government to issue tougher penalties against cal...
20:14, 06/20/2019

U.S. House lawmakers ask regulators to scrutinize bank cloud providers Two U.S. lawmakers have called on a top financial regulatory panel to consider direct oversight of the cloud services big tech companies provide to banks, saying they have become a critical component ...
14:28, 08/23/2019

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump...
00:56, 05/23/2019

The House v. Trump: Stymied Lawmakers Increasingly Battle in the Courts Lawmakers say President Trump’s disregard for their authority leaves them no choice but to use the courts with greater frequency, but that could have constitutional consequences....
16:56, 08/13/2019

White House circulates gun background check proposal to lawmakers The White House this week began circulating a much-anticipated gun background check proposal to Republicans on Capitol Hill, though it’s unclear if President Donald Trump supports it. The White House...
20:14, 09/18/2019

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. Trump did not m...
04:42, 06/22/2019

Jay Sekulow: Mueller testimony to House lawmakers won’t differ from his report President Trump’s attorney, Jay Sekulow, reacted Tuesday night to Robert Mueller agreeing to testify publicly July 17 before the House judiciary and intelligence committees after both panels issued su...
05:14, 06/26/2019

White House says 'no' to Democratic lawmakers on McGahn document subpoena President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday rejected a subpoena from a Democratic-led congressional committee seeking documents from former White House counsel Don McGahn relating to Special Co...
18:14, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitr...
02:56, 08/21/2019

House panel, Trump lawyers agree on appeals schedule in financial records case: statement The House Oversight Committee has reached an agreement with President Donald Trump's attorneys to seek an expedited appeal in a court case in which lawmakers are seeking the U.S. leader's financial re...
03:14, 05/23/2019

Kellyanne Conway Dismisses House Call to Discuss Accusations She’s Been Talking Out of Turn Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway refused Monday to appear before a House committee probing stuff she’s said that lawmakers say violated federal law banning government employees from engaging in politica...
07:56, 07/16/2019

Lawmakers, White House Deadlocked in Budget Talks to Avert Next Shutdown Congressional leaders and White House officials clashed in a budget meeting, clouding the path to an agreement needed to prevent another partial government shutdown later this year....
13:42, 06/20/2019

Lawmakers talk about contempt for 'chicken' William Barr over House no-show A House judiciary committee hearing went on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr, who declined to field questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election -- prompting lawmakers to tr...
20:56, 05/02/2019

House lawmakers approve $600M in budget to upgrade election security Exactly 17 months before the 2020 U.S. elections, a House subcommittee approved a bill Monday that would spend $600 million on increased security for voting systems across the United States....
22:00, 06/04/2019

After dispute, ex-White House security clearance official meets U.S. lawmakers The former head of White House security clearances spoke with U.S. congressional investigators on Wednesday, after a dispute about his appearance, on an issue that sources have said involves President...
23:42, 05/01/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on new gun contr...
11:28, 09/11/2019

US to probe proposed French tech tax, concerned it 'unfairly targets American companies' "The United States is very concerned that the digital services tax which is expected to pass the French Senate tomorrow unfairly targets American companies," U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthize...
06:00, 07/11/2019

Democrats’ First Target in Their Big Tech Anti-Trust Probe: The Demise of Local Newspapers House lawmakers are kicking off their anti-trust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, wh...
19:28, 06/06/2019

White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donal...
18:42, 05/19/2019

House Homeland Security panel head says Trump words endanger lawmakers The Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives' Homeland Security Committee on Thursday called for an emergency meeting of the board overseeing the U.S. Capitol Police to address what he said...
00:56, 07/19/2019

Mueller's testimony pushed to July 24 in a deal with House lawmakers that allows more time for questioning Associated Press Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify before the House Intelligence Committee and the House Judiciary Committee on July 24 — pushing the hearings back one week fro...
21:28, 07/13/2019

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say....
21:00, 06/27/2019

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.       ...
11:00, 09/14/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi urges Israel to reverse decision to block lawmakers' visit U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday Israel's decision to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib was "deeply disappointing...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Watch: Jon Stewart calls out lawmakers over 9/11 victims' compensation fund in emotional House testimony Comedian Jon Stewart tore into members of Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks won't run out of money -- and for skipping a hearing de...
23:00, 06/11/2019

| US House steps up Trump impeachment probe Democrats have moved to intensify their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump as whiffs of new scandal surrounding the White House emerged related to Trump's business and his lawyer's in...
23:00, 09/09/2019

House Democrats unveil impeachment probe parameters President Donald Trump's attorneys would be permitted to review some of Congress’s impeachment-related evidence under a set of procedures unveiled Monday by the House Judiciary Committee, part of a pl...
18:42, 09/09/2019

U.S. House panel to consider formalizing Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee announced on Monday that it will consider steps this week to formalize its investigation to determine whether to impeach President ...
18:14, 09/09/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Taylor Swift vs. White House Feud Takes Dark Turn With Kellyanne Conway Singing Her Song on Fox News Kellyanne Conway’s foray into the entertainment industry got a second wind on Fox News Tuesday night when she sang a few bars of Taylor Swift’s LGBTQ ally anthem to make the point that she needs to CA...
18:14, 08/28/2019

U.S. House committees launch probe of Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine Three U.S. House of Representatives committees said on Monday they had begun "a wide-ranging investigation" into reports that President Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and others pressured Ukra...
18:14, 09/09/2019

House panel launches ethics probe of DOT chief Chao The panel has asked Chao, who oversees NHTSA, to provide communications between her or other DOT officials and employees of the Foremost Group, a shipping company founded by her father....
02:28, 09/17/2019

Schiff: House in the dark about DOJ’s 2016 campaign spying probe The House Intelligence Committee has “very little visibility” into the three Justice Department investigations into the intelligence officials who launched the Russia probe, the panel’s chairman Adam ...
21:42, 06/19/2019

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unof...
05:00, 07/02/2019

House panel moves to intensify Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee moved to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whethe...
15:42, 09/12/2019

US House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to adopt a resolution intended to intensify its impeachment probe of President Donald Trump....
03:28, 09/13/2019

Probe Agency Attaches Separatist Asiya Andrabi's House The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday attached hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Asiya Andrabi's house on the outskirts of Srinagar city under the stringent UAPA anti-terror law, officials....
21:28, 07/10/2019

House panel votes to intensify Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whethe...
17:42, 09/12/2019

House committees launch probe of Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine Three U.S. House of Representatives committees said on Monday they had begun "a wide-ranging investigation" into reports that President Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and possibly others press...
05:14, 09/10/2019

U.S. House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whethe...
22:14, 09/12/2019

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administration officials, as part of its investigations into t...
08:42, 07/12/2019

Senior EPA official steps down amid House ethics probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Environment Protection Agency official who helped lead the Trump administration’s rollback of Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions is resigning amid a congressional...
18:28, 06/26/2019

House Democrats press probe of Trump security clearances The former head of the White House office for security clearances told U.S. congressional investigators that he loosened clearance procedures for new hires over the objections of career officials, a c...
23:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. House panel poised to spell out Trump impeachment probe: source The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, criticized for an unorthodox impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, is poised to vote next week on a resolution to formalize...
19:28, 09/07/2019

Hope Hicks subpoenaed by House committee over obstruction of justice probe The subpoenas, seek both testimony and documents in connection with the committee's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
00:14, 05/22/2019

House panel poised to spell out Trump impeachment probe: source The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, criticized for an unorthodox impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, is poised to vote next week on a resolution to formalize...
12:28, 09/08/2019

Pentagon stalls House in probe over military sleepover at Trump resort The Pentagon has not provided requested documents and other information on military spending after an odd stop by a plane on a routine trip at President Donald Trump's Scottish resort, according to a ...
07:28, 09/08/2019

House intelligence refers Erik Prince to Justice Department for probe The House intelligence committee on Tuesday asked the Department of Justice to launch an investigation into security contractor Erik Prince over allegations he lied to Congress....
07:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. House panel sets July 10 deadline in hurricane response probe A U.S. House committee has called on the White House to turn over documents related to the Trump administration's handling of hurricanes in 2017 that devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
17:42, 07/02/2019

House Democrats probe Justice Department's handling of police shootings The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unveiled a probe of the Trump administration's moves to curtail the federal government's role in scrutinizing police shootings....
08:00, 05/15/2019

Government worker had sex with White House staffer on rooftop, probe finds A former General Services Administration manager had oral sex with a White House staffer on the rooftop of the agency’s headquarters and drank alcohol in his office, according to an inspector general ...
17:14, 08/23/2019

More Than Half of House Democrats Now Support Opening Trump Impeachment Probe (WASHINGTON) — More than half of House Democrats support launching an impeachment inquiry, according to a tally by The Associated Press — a strong signal of ongoing liberal frustration wit...
00:28, 08/04/2019

House Democrats probe Trump's overhaul of security clearance process A U.S. congressional committee on Monday demanded documents from the Trump administration relating to its overhaul of the background check process that determines who can handle America’s secret infor...
01:56, 06/25/2019

House Democrats Revive Probe on Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documents from the Trump administration. The panel is renewing an inquiry into the “abominable” U.S. response to d...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Former aide directed by White House not to answer questions during congressional probe "The White House has directed that I not respond to this question because of the constitutionally-based Executive Branch confidentiality interests that are implicated," Annie Donaldson said - a total ...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Maharashtra House Canteen Allegedly Serves Chicken In Veg Food, Probe On Taking serious note of chicken pieces found in a vegetarian dish in the Maharashtra Vidhan Bhavan's canteen, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said an inquiry was on to ascertain if the......
12:56, 06/20/2019

House Dems subpoena major Trump figures in Mueller probe The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for a dozen people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including ​President Trump’s son-in-law, Jar...
21:28, 07/11/2019

White House directs former aide not to answer over 200 questions in congressional probe U.S. President Donald Trump's White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Coun...
02:56, 07/09/2019

House Democrats pursue Sessions for testimony in impeachment probe of Trump The former attorney general, whom Trump never forgave for recusing himself from the Russia investigation, appears as a critical witness in the Mueller report....
02:14, 09/14/2019

Waffle House, Morpheus and the awakening of Georgia Tech Geoff Collins is determined to use the fertile recruiting ground of Atlanta to bring Georgia Tech back. And he's going to have a lot of fun doing it....
22:28, 05/09/2019

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, and others are illegally harming their competito...
06:00, 07/24/2019

House Judiciary panel preparing vote to define Trump impeachment probe The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to take its first formal vote to define what Chairman Jerry Nadler calls an ongoing “impeachment investigation” of President Donald Trump, according to multi...
03:42, 09/07/2019

House panel seeks Justice Department probe of Trump backer Prince A U.S. congressional committee has asked the Justice Department to investigate Trump backer Erik Prince for possible crimes, the panel's chairman said, adding there was strong evidence he lied to U.S....
18:28, 04/30/2019

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 (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Faceb...
07:02, 07/06/2019

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's pods are "sending kids across the country into reha...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Interior demands ethics probe of House staffer’s clash with agency official The Interior Department is playing hardball with its claim that a Democratic staffer with the House Appropriations Committee harassed and bullied a top agency official....
23:00, 09/13/2019

DOJ opposes House panel's request for more Mueller probe materials as it pursues impeachment The Justice Department told a judge Friday that the House Judiciary Committee shouldn't be granted access to unreleased material from the former special counsel's Russia investigation as it weighs whe...
17:00, 09/14/2019

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 of Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and ...
08:14, 09/14/2019

Cummings schedules testimony from ex-White House security official in clearance probe House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., scheduled an interview for this upcoming Wednesday with former White House Personnel Security Director Carl Kline amid the Congressional investigation ...
23:14, 04/28/2019

More GSA debauchery: Probe finds ex-official had sex on agency’s roof with White House staffer The same agency that sparked a firestorm during the Obama administration for lavish spending at a Vegas conference – complete with a widely mocked photo of a grinning fed lounging in a hot tub – is ba...
21:42, 08/23/2019

U.S. border patrol faces probe; White House bashes asylum ruling The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against ...
18:14, 07/03/2019

House intel panel chairman subpoenas Barr for Mueller probe documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
01:56, 05/09/2019

White House launches survey looking for tech industry bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political bias has led to their posts being removed from social media sites like...
02:28, 05/16/2019

Ferrari 'Leaning Toward' Keeping Electric Propulsion Tech In-House Ferrari Chairman and CEO Louis Camilleri addressed analysts this week in the company’s quarterly results conference call, confirming Ferrari’s plans to go forward with hybrid electric cars and stating...
08:42, 05/10/2019

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for th...
15:28, 07/10/2019

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for supporters of President Trump who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Three House panels probe Trump, Giuliani pressure on Ukraine to hurt Biden's campaign The investigation comes weeks after Giuliani reportedly urged Ukraine to probe if Biden's efforts affected his son's involvement with a company there....
19:56, 09/09/2019

Democrats sue to compel ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony in Trump-Russia probe The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede...
16:14, 08/08/2019

House panel to vote on impeachment probe parameters as Democrats offer mixed messages The House Judiciary Committee will vote Thursday on a resolution defining the rules of the panel's investigation into President Donald Trump as House Democrats struggle to define the committee's probe...
15:42, 09/12/2019

Tech on trial: House panel begins review of market power WASHINGTON (AP) — Big Tech is about to become big politics in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday will launch its investigation into the market dominance of Silicon Valley’s big...
08:00, 06/11/2019

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
22:00, 08/09/2019

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
11:14, 08/10/2019

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: Reuters US officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to disc...
06:28, 07/20/2019

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -source U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to di...
00:28, 07/20/2019

White House to host tech execs to talk Huawei ban: sources A White House official confirmed the meeting would take place, noting that Google and Micron would attend, but said it had been called to discuss economic matters....
05:14, 07/20/2019

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources b...
03:14, 07/20/2019

House Dems subpoena Corey Lewandowski, Rick Dearborn in ongoing Trump obstruction probe The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former top White House aide Rick Dearborn for details about their knowledge of potential obstru...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Hope Hicks agrees to testify before House Judiciary Committee on Russia probe, Nadler announces House Judiciary Committee Democrats announced Wednesday that former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks has agreed testify before the panel next week, after she was subpoenaed in May concer...
00:14, 06/13/2019

U.S. House panel subpoenas website 8chan owner to testify as part of social media probe The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday it had subpoenaed online message board 8chan owner Jim Watkins to testify on Sept. 5 as part of its probe into countering extremist content on...
12:00, 08/15/2019

White House to host meeting with tech companies on violent extremism online The White House will discuss violent extremism online with representatives from a number of Internet and technology companies on Friday, according to a White House spokesman....
19:00, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 2-White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -sources White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources b...
03:28, 07/20/2019

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to...
03:42, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -sources U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to di...
02:28, 07/20/2019

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’...
03:00, 07/12/2019

The Mystery Treasure Trove of 1980s Fashion Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan and Cindy Crawford are just some of the designers and models captured on thousands of slides tossed in the garbage a decade ago....
23:28, 09/12/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the ...
01:42, 05/18/2019

Potential jury for ex-Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig asked about links to Mueller probe A pool of more than 70 potential jurors was asked if they had any knowledge or connections to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former special counsel Robert Mueller in the opening day ...
01:44, 08/13/2019

Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Te...
22:28, 07/22/2019

Trump invites conservative tech critics to White House for ‘social media summit’ Facebook, Google and Twitter have struggled to battle back allegations in Washington that they censor conservatives. A July 11 event could set the stage for even more scrutiny....
23:00, 07/02/2019

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.       ...
23:42, 06/11/2019

The answer to Uber's profit challenge? It may lie in its trove of data Over the past two years, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi has used his peace-making and political skills to settle battles with lawmakers and rivals and endear himself to employees who had suffe...
10:42, 05/09/2019

Scientists discover trove of ‘super-deep’ diamonds Scientists have found a trove of “super-deep” diamonds from hundreds of miles below the Earth’s surface. The diamonds were found in the Juina area of Brazil and likely came from a depth of...
23:28, 08/19/2019

Trump and Putin discussed outcome of Mueller probe as part of hour-long phone conversation, White House says White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump relayed that the special counsel had found “no collusion” between his campaign and Russia in the 2016 election....
20:28, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed -sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Te...
22:00, 07/22/2019