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Tech's 2020: The Antitrust Probes Against Big Tech

Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google's battle with the U.S. government started a new chapter in 2020. Big Tech's CEOs appeared before Congress multiple times and the House released a damning report concluding that these companies held "monopoly power." But the real litigation over how to rein in tech will likely start in 2021 as more states and federal agencies sue, alleging anticompetitive behaviors by the owners of these major platforms.

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    House Democrats say Big Tech has ‘monopoly power.’ Here’s what they mean.

    House Democrats say Big Tech has ‘monopoly power.’ Here’s what they mean.

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    The winners and losers from the Big Tech antitrust hearing

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    Recode - Shirin Ghaffary

    On Wednesday, four of the most powerful people on the planet testified before Congress. The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google — who together control companies worth nearly $5 trillion — called in individually via videoconference and fielded questions for nearly six hours. Some questions …

    EU hits Amazon with antitrust charges. A huge fine could follow

    EU hits Amazon with antitrust charges. A huge fine could follow

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    CNN - Hanna Ziady

    London CNN Business — The European Union has unveiled formal antitrust charges against Amazon for abusing its dominance in online shopping and opened a second investigation into the company’s business practices. Margrethe Vestager, the European Commission’s top antitrust official, accused Amazon on …

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