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U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms

20 Aug 2019

ASPEN, Colo./WASHINGTON 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 antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday.

American Airlines to pay $22.1 million U.S. fine over mail delivery times: Justice Department

20 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON American Airlines Group Inc , the largest U.S. airline, will pay $22.1 million to settle claims it falsely reported the times it transferred possession of U.S. mail to foreign postal administrations or other intended recipients, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

U.S. Justice Department sues to block Sabre acquisition of Farelogix

20 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department sued on Tuesday to block travel technology firm Sabre Corp's $360 million acquisition of Farelogix Inc, saying in court papers that it was a "dominant firm's attempt to eliminate a disruptive competitor."

U.S. conservatives say Facebook needs 'significant work' to address concerns: former senator

20 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON A review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that political conservatives believe Facebook Inc needs to do "significant work" to satisfy their concerns that the social media website is biased, describing policies and examples that they found problematic without laying out evidence of systemic partisanship.

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform

19 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it.

U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers

19 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON The United States will extend a reprieve that permits China's Huawei Technologies to buy components from U.S. companies to supply existing customers, the Commerce Department said on Monday, but it also moved to add more than 40 of Huawei's units to its economic blacklist. | Video

Exclusive: U.S. set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers - sources

17 Aug 2019

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, two sources familiar with the situation said. | Video

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