The merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster has the potential to touch every part of the industry, including how much authors get paid and how bookstores are run.
With Australia moving to make the tech companies pay for news, Facebook said it would block news links in the country while Google has struck deals to pay publishers.
Government antitrust lawsuits have created openings for numerous private cases against Big Tech, with more expected to come. If successful, the cases could cost them dearly.
After being cut off by Amazon and other tech giants, Parler worked for weeks to find a way to get back on the internet.
A vote on a bill this week is part of a movement that could cost Apple and Google billions of dollars. State legislatures are becoming the fight’s new front.
The core business model of platforms like Facebook and Twitter poses a threat to society and requires retooling, an economist says.
The Amazon founder prepares to step back just as Washington turns up the heat on the mega-retailer and cloud company.
The president of Microsoft says “absolutely not” — at least when it comes to his company.
His loyal lieutenant will take Amazon’s helm as the company faces ever-growing scrutiny.
We can have democracy, or we can have a surveillance society, but we cannot have both.
The social network has discussed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple, as tensions grow between the companies over how each treats consumer data.
A one-time tax on those who have made lots of money during the pandemic may be an answer.
Lawmakers say the attack on the Capitol has generated more support for tougher regulation of the industry.
The same legalese that can ban Donald Trump from Twitter can bar users from joining class-action lawsuits. It’s time to fix the fine print.
How did a case meant to lower prices instead possibly lead to higher prices?
From tariffs and trade to the status of Uber drivers, regulators are trying to install new rules or reduce regulations before President-elect Joe Biden takes over.
The app has renewed a debate about who holds power over online speech after the tech giants yanked their support for it and left it fighting for survival. Parler was set to go dark on Monday.
Tim Berners-Lee wants to put people in control of their personal data. He has technology and a start-up pursuing that goal. Can he succeed?
Facing pressure from the Justice Department, the N.C.A.A. president “strongly recommended” postponing a crucial decision, almost certainly extending a protracted debate.
The move is part of Beijing’s regulatory pushback against the business empire of Jack Ma, the company’s co-founder and the country’s richest man.
The company said people use its services because they choose to, not because they lack alternatives.
Regulators are relying on insiders like Dina Srinivasan, who left her digital ad job after concluding that “Facebook and Google were going to win and everybody else is going to lose.”
More than 30 states said that the company downplayed websites that let users search for information in specialized areas.
Facebook’s slap at Apple shows Silicon Valley is feeling the regulatory heat.
An appeals court said restrictions on compensation tied to education violated federal antitrust laws.
The Texas attorney general said a coming lawsuit would focus on the advertisements that generate the vast majority of the company’s profits.
Attorney General William P. Barr’s resignation makes his low-profile deputy the nation’s top law enforcement official for President Trump’s last month.
As regulators seek ways to curb the company’s power, there is more focus on the vast index — hundreds of billion of web pages — behind its search engine.
Silicon Valley is building a powerful influence industry in Brussels, which has “never seen this kind of money” spent this way.
It wasn’t legal when John D. Rockefeller did it, and it’s still not legal.
A judge said he would grant class-action status to a group of fighters arguing that the Ultimate Fighting Championship suppresses pay. If the fighters win, it could force the U.F.C. to pay much, much more.
The government decides to try to enforce antitrust laws.
Regulators accuse Facebook of buying up rivals. Here’s what this means for us and Big Tech.
It’s not too late for the government to take back power from Big Tech.
The F.T.C. and more than 40 states seek to break up the tech giant.
The U.S. and states cases against the social network are far from a slam dunk because the standards of proof are formidable.
Regulators are accusing the company of buying up rising rivals to cement its dominance over social media.
The fast-food chain has named Tyson Foods, Perdue Farms and other producers in a lawsuit, which carries the latest allegations of price fixing in the industry.
The social network was said to be paying close to $1 billion for the maker of customer relationship management software.
ViacomCBS agreed to sell the 96-year-old company in a deal that potentially creates a megapublisher.
App makers bridled at the 30 percent commission, which has drawn scrutiny from regulators looking into antitrust claims.
Bill Gates, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Jamie Dimon, Masayoshi Son, Killer Mike and more will join us.
Margrethe Vestager, a European Commission vice president, said Amazon was unfairly using data to box out smaller competitors.
Issues like antitrust and privacy would remain on the agenda as his administration pursued policies to limit the power of the industry’s giants.
Something has to be done about the technology sector. Here’s what to keep in mind.
How antitrust lawyer Lina Khan is taking on the most powerful men in Silicon Valley.
In a landmark antitrust complaint, the Justice Department is targeting a secretive partnership that is worth billions of dollars to both companies.
Any action would follow the Justice Department’s landmark suit this week against Google, as a bipartisan tech backlash ramps up.
The Justice Department is demanding that the company prove its greatness by competing in the market, not by buying its way out of it.
Even as the Justice Department sued Google, some antitrust experts wondered whether a different government response would be more effective.