Antitrust

Inflation Is Here to Stay

As an expression of optimism about the current economy, “peak inflation” has had a far shorter shelf life than “transitory.”

Elon Musk Wants to Cut 10% Of Tesla Jobs

Tesla (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk has a "super bad feeling" about the economy and needs to cut about 10% of salaried staff at the electric carmaker, he said in emails seen by Reuters.

Big Tech and Big Oil Brace for New Liberal Majority at FTC

Democrats have regained a majority at the Federal Trade Commission, enabling Chairwoman Lina Khan to advance an aggressive and liberal anti-monopoly and consumer protection agenda focusing on Big Tech and major oil companies.

17 Republican Attorneys General Sue EPA for Allowing California to Set Emission Standards

The GOP attorneys general of 17 states have filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for reinstating California’s exemption from the 1970 Clean Air Act, a federal law that regulates air emissions from mobile and stationary sources.

Apple Hit With EU Antitrust Charge Over Its Payment Technology

EU antitrust regulators charged Apple on Monday with restricting rivals' access to its NFC chip technology in a move that could result in a hefty fine for the iPhone maker and force it to open its mobile payment system to competitors.

Former Intelligence Officials, Citing Russia, Say Big Tech Monopoly Power Is Vital to National Security

A group of former intelligence and national security officials on Monday issued a jointly signed letter warning that pending legislative attempts to restrict or break up the power of Big Tech monopolies — Facebook, Google, and Amazon — would jeopardize national security because, they argue, their centralized censorship power is crucial to advancing U.S. foreign policy.

Blame Powell, Not Putin or ‘Greedy’ Corporations, for Price Hikes

The Biden administration and its allies continue to use Russian President Vladimir Putin as the convenient excuse for their economic failures.

Dems Question Dianne Feinstein’s Mental Fitness to Serve, Cite Recent Interactions

Colleagues have to reintroduce themselves to Feinstein multiple times during interactions that last several hours.

Let Thy Smartphone Be Thy Medicine? Google, Amazon Make Big Moves Into Healthcare

As Big Tech and major retail firms move into healthcare they bring promises of convenience and innovation they claim will benefit consumers — but the move also raises questions about the ever-growing power and influence of such firms and their real motivation for getting into healthcare.

Conservatives Push Elon Musk to Use Twitter Stake to Restore Trump’s Account

Tesla founder's purchase of major stake in Twitter reignites calls to rein in Big Tech censorship.

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