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Diane Bartz

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing

17 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services.

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source

13 Jul 2019

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion (£4 billion) settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. | Video

Corporations take it on the chin in first Democratic debate

27 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON To the Democrats running for president of the United States, corporations charge too much for medicines and other critical goods, do not pay enough in taxes and repay bailouts by taking jobs overseas.

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment: filing

21 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing.

U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies

21 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications, two of the biggest companies that print books, magazines and catalogs.

Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Ten states led by New York and California filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion (£20 billion) purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition. | Video

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants

04 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON 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, wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies. | Video

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