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House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media

Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media

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House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ has scooped up responsibility for Google and Apple,...
06:30, 2019-06-04

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel, according to reports. The tech titans will make the appearance as they are facing unprecedented sc...
08:30, 2019-07-10

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-reaching, covering the extent to which a company like Google favors its products over rivals or Facebook clones or acquires competitors in an attempt to e...
00:30, 2019-06-04

House Judiciary Committee Opens Bipartisan Probe of Competition in Tech Industry The House Judiciary Committee is joining the rush to investigate big technology companies with a focus on whether increased concentration in the industry is crowding out competition and hurting consumers. Congress’s investigation will address three issues, according to a committee statement re...
02:45, 2019-06-04

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for the president....
13:15, 2019-07-10

Trump invites conservative tech critics to White House for ‘social media summit’ Facebook, Google and Twitter have struggled to battle back allegations in Washington that they censor conservatives. A July 11 event could set the stage for even more scrutiny....
21:15, 2019-07-02

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
02:30, 2019-07-13

Villagers say gas well application is 'a joke', as inquiry opens Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingVillagers have accused Britain’s richest man of making “a joke of local democracy” after his petrochemical firm applied to overturn a council’s decision to stop it from drilling a shale gas well in the Yorkshire...
21:15, 2019-06-11

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
15:30, 2019-05-21

LAPD opens internal affairs inquiry in Nipsey Hussle case Los Angeles police have opened an internal affairs investigation into why the woman who drove the getaway car in the aftermath of rapper Nipsey Hussle's killing was sent home when she tried to turn herself in during the manhunt for the shooter....
15:30, 2019-07-02

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe into Amazon....
16:00, 2019-07-17

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here's who's there....
19:15, 2019-07-10

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
02:30, 2019-06-05

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
19:45, 2019-07-16

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
00:15, 2019-07-10

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
00:15, 2019-06-06

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June 4)        ...
15:00, 2019-06-06

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
06:00, 2019-06-06

Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction to include the iPhone maker as part of broader antitrust probe....
22:15, 2019-06-03

DealBook Briefing: Big Tech’s Antitrust Reckoning Is Coming Google and Amazon have thrived as regulators largely kept their distance. Moves by the Justice Department and the F.T.C. suggest that may be changing....
13:30, 2019-06-03

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
00:30, 2019-07-17

The DOJ's antitrust chief just telegraphed how it could go after Google, Apple and other big tech Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim laid out some possible antitrust arguments against big tech companies in a new speech. His office is reportedly overseeing possible investigations into Google parent company Alphabet and Apple....
23:30, 2019-06-11

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
22:15, 2019-06-03

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
22:45, 2019-06-21

Justice’s antitrust chief sketches how he’ll assess big tech WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s antitrust chief is suggesting he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim said in a speech in Israel that antitrust regulators should n...
03:45, 2019-06-12

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
02:45, 2019-06-04

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for th...
03:30, 2019-06-07

Big Tech executives due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
09:30, 2019-07-10

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the digital industry. The committee’s statement Monday, coming as news emerged of possible antitr...
01:01, 2019-06-04

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
22:45, 2019-06-10

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In The intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decades....
00:01, 2019-06-04

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations from employees of the technology companies they want to break up....
13:30, 2019-06-08

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
23:00, 2019-06-21

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
12:15, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing 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....
03:00, 2019-07-17

Most House impeachment inquiry backers are Pelosi's investigators Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a ready-made reply when pressed on impeaching President Donald Trump: Democrats have tasked six powerful committees with investigating Trump’s conduct, and they’ll “follow the facts” to chart a course for the House. But a POLITICO review of those six committees reveals that...
23:45, 2019-06-27

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process....
07:45, 2019-05-24

Big tech execs headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
00:45, 2019-07-10

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
03:30, 2019-06-13

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim also was clear in a speech in Israel that he is w...
07:45, 2019-06-12

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be investigated by the federal government, according to Reuters. Reuters said on Monday that the Justice Department will have oversight over Apple should it ...
04:15, 2019-06-04

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has been given the green light to include Apple as part of a wider antitrust investigation. In fact, the report notes that both the Federal Trade Commissio...
04:30, 2019-06-04

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
06:45, 2019-06-08

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Thursday....
23:30, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
20:15, 2019-07-16

Harry Reid: House should start Trump impeachment inquiry Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a turnaround, now says the House should begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.In an interview with USA Today on Monday, the Nevada Democrat said that “it’s not the right thing to do nothing” about allegations that Trump obstructed justi...
01:45, 2019-06-05

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Kirkpatrick, who represents Congressional District 2 of Arizona, said she called for the impeachment inquiry ...
18:00, 2019-07-17

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
01:15, 2019-06-06

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such as Facebook, Google and Amazon for “competition pro...
09:01, 2019-06-04

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dragged down on Monday amid fears US antitrust officials were preparing to investigate Apple, Facebook and Google parent Alphabet, as the political winds...
00:00, 2019-06-04

Big tech's antitrust fears give investors a rare chance to buy Facebook, Amazon on the cheap Washington's apparent assault on big tech companies like Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon could be a blessing in disguise for investors as they present a massive buying opportunity....
20:45, 2019-06-08

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia probe....
02:15, 2019-06-06

U.S. opens door to new tariffs over France tech tax The Trump administration has promised an investigation after French lawmakers approved a bill Thursday to impose a tax on large technology firms that provide services in France....
21:15, 2019-07-11

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekeepers"......
07:30, 2019-06-04

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an onslaught against Silicon Valley. The DOJ is reportedly thinking about an antitrust investigation of Go...
23:45, 2019-06-10

Ford opens Israel tech lab in move toward driverless cars JERUSALEM (AP) — Ford has opened a research center in Israel, joining a legion of major automakers racing to develop new technologies for the world of driverless cars. Chairman William Ford met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday as part of his visit, where he called Israel “gro...
20:15, 2019-06-13

Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction onlineWe’re having problems with the internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouTube), Amazon, Apple and Facebook. The government has taken note. Related: 'Facebook is dangerous': t...
08:00, 2019-07-20

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown. TPD said Tucson Unified School District Safety ha...
07:15, 2019-05-22

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears a rare member of Congress actually capable of discussing tech issues in a competent way. His latest foray into the issue is the introduction of new leg...
23:15, 2019-06-27

Plea Deal Reached In Social Media Bomb Threat Case LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last fall a student at the University of Kentucky made a bomb threat on social media that sent the whole campus into panic. The student who police say is responsible pled “not guilty” to the crime but we’ve learned that she might be changing that plea...
13:15, 2019-06-18

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
09:15, 2019-06-18

US efforts to jail Assange for espionage are a grave threat to a free media | Alan Rusbridger I found the WikiLeaks co-founder a troubling figure when I worked with him, but America’s case would criminalise journalistic inquiryDo you remember the Collateral Murder video – the one that showed US air crew in Apache helicopters killing people as though playing computer games, laughing at the de...
12:00, 2019-05-26

RPT-S.Korea says Japan's high-tech export curbs threat to global economy South Korea's trade minister said on Thursday Japanese export limits on high-tech materials bound for Seoul would pose a "huge threat" to the global economy and disrupt the global supply chain....
12:00, 2019-07-04

American Threat to Huawei's Chip Maker Shows Chinese Tech Isn't Self-Sufficient Huawei has spent 15 years and billions of dollars building an advanced semiconductor maker, with the goal of making the Chinese telecom giant self-sufficient. A U.S. blacklisting stands to set it back years in that goal....
06:00, 2019-06-03

The media has a big problem, Reuters Institute says: Who will pay for the news? News organisations are being challenged by technology giants and unsettled by a broader lack of trust but they have a much deeper problem: most people don't want to pay for online news, the Reuters Institute found....
03:15, 2019-06-12

Trump Attacks Big Tech at Social-Media Summit President Donald Trump used the occasion of a social-media summit Thursday to laud a crowd of his supporters and to attack technology companies he says are trying to silence them....
00:15, 2019-07-12

Trump's 'Social Media Summit' Airs Grievances Against Big Tech President Trump used a “Social Media Summit” at the White House to bond with some of his most provocative supporters over shared grievances against large technology companies whose representatives weren’t invited....
06:45, 2019-07-12

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economies could be further inflamed....
12:00, 2019-05-22

Redmi K20, Vivo Z1 Pro, Mi CC9, LG W Series, and Other Tech News This Week Redmi K20 is being teased by Xiaomi, Mi CC9 is set to launch, Vivo Z1 Pro price in India set to be revealed, LG W series launched in India, and more tech news this week....
13:00, 2019-06-30

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move was "indicative of disturbing dictatorial......
16:15, 2019-07-10

Media Invited to News Conference, Interviews with Next Space Station Crew NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, along with crewmates Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Hazzaa Ali Almansoori of the United Arab Emirates, a Roscosmos spaceflight participant, will discuss the upcoming Expeditions 60 and 61 crew increments aboard the International Space Station a...
02:15, 2019-07-09

BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild....
02:30, 2019-06-19

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even though the president “intentionally left the declarat...
22:30, 2019-06-02

Redmi K20 Series, Realme X, Mi A3, Samsung A80, and More Tech News This Week Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro India launch, Realme X price in India, and Xiaomi Mi A3 debut grabbed the headlines. Everything that made the news in the world of tech over the week....
11:15, 2019-07-21

Redmi K20 Series, Samsung Galaxy M40, and More Tech News This Week Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro launch, Samsung M40 price in India details, Oppo Reno India release, and OnePlus 7 sale date were some of the biggest tech news stories this week....
11:30, 2019-06-02

Tech news roundup: GDPR turns 1, and who makes the best apps? Karen Roby reports on this week's biggest tech news, which includes Huawei's Android license and GDPR’s one-year anniversary, as well as what Microsoft says about a potential version of the law in the US....
01:45, 2019-05-23

Media Briefing Highlights NASA Tech on Next SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch NASA is sending four technology missions that will help improve future spacecraft design and performance into space on the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch. Experts will discuss these technologies, and how they complement NASA’s Moon to Mars exploration plans, during a media teleconference Mon...
19:00, 2019-06-03

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media behavior....
11:45, 2019-07-12

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of "an interactive user service" from legal liability...
13:15, 2019-06-06

Amal Clooney Slams Donald Trump Over "Fake News" Attacks On Media Countries that abuse journalists should pay a "diplomatic price", British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told a conference on media freedom Wednesday, adding that liberal democracies must also......
13:45, 2019-07-11

Vice Media taps ex-Post publisher Jesse Angelo to lead news Vice Media just got its biggest shake-up since CEO Nancy Dubuc joined its ranks a year ago. The Brooklyn-based media company tapped former New York Post publisher Jesse Angelo as president of global news and entertainment, overseeing Vice’s news, digital and TV operations. Separately, Vice said HBO ...
00:00, 2019-06-11

Joe Biden Plans to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat.’ The White House Says That’s ‘Laughable’ (DES MOINES, Iowa) — The White House says Joe Biden’s plan to call President Donald Trump an “existential threat” to the nation is “truly laughable” as the two politicians converge in Iowa on Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says she’s not ...
19:30, 2019-06-11

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump administration's handling of the U.S. Census....
18:45, 2019-06-05

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019....
14:32, 2019-05-21

OnePlus 7 in India, WWDC 2019, Jio GigaFiber, and More Tech News This Week OnePlus 7 India release, cheaper Jio GigaFiber availability, Poco F1 and Redmi Note 6 Pro price in India drop were some of the biggest happenings in the world of tech this week....
16:45, 2019-06-09

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees, and prescriptive analytics This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security, and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
22:45, 2019-06-05

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
02:15, 2019-06-13

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday....
11:15, 2019-06-30

Mark Levin: Media 98% anti-Trump, ‘incestuous’ with Democrats, fake news real Conservative media mogul Mark Levin is calling for a national debate on the liberal advocacy and bias of much of the media, a growing trend propelled by the election of President Trump that he fears threatens the nation....
15:45, 2019-05-21

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
05:00, 2019-06-05

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day and the highest-rated workplaces of 2019 This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet stories include a breach of Sprint customers' data, notes from the Duo Security 2019 access report, and how execs are taking charge of digital transformation plans....
19:15, 2019-07-17

Julia Angwin in Talks to Return to Tech News Site She Helped Found Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is looking to bring back Julia Angwin as editor in chief of the Markup, weeks after her abrupt departure put the launch of the tech-oriented investigation website into question....
05:30, 2019-05-25

Tech news roundup: FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, mid-priced phones, and a smarter Roomba Karen Roby reports on this weeks biggest tech news which includes, the FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, a look at new mid-priced phones, a smarter Roomba, and the best websites for resumes....
18:30, 2019-05-31

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
14:30, 2019-06-15

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day, EA gaming service's vulnerabilities, and the basics of multicloud This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include the brand battle between Apple and Microsoft, Word documents containing malicious links, and the future of on-premises databases....
19:45, 2019-07-03

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day, EA gaming service’s vulnerabilities, and the basics of multicloud This week’s TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include the brand battle between Apple and Microsoft, Word documents containing malicious links, and the future of on-premises databases....
20:45, 2019-07-03

Tech news roundup: Cisco Live, Samsung A-series, and Salesforce acquires Tableau This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the current state of 5G deployment, the severity of fake emails, and Cisco's quest for multi-cloud connectivity....
04:30, 2019-06-13

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
20:15, 2019-07-11

White House social media summit not a “one-and-done,” Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the way social media sites moderate content online....
22:00, 2019-07-12

White House trade adviser Navarro sees Mexico reacting 'favorably' to tariff threat: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday that he believes Mexico will respond "favorably" to U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that the country stop illegal immigration or face ratcheting tariffs....
17:15, 2019-05-31

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of President Trump for threatening to impose tariffs on...
20:30, 2019-06-09

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job....
18:00, 2019-06-19

Tech news roundup: FedEx sues DOC, skilled workers are in demand, and how companies stay relevant This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a Verizon error leads to massive outages, Apple's plan to hire 2,000 employees, and five ways robots impact our lives....
20:45, 2019-06-27

Tech news roundup: FedEx sues the DOC, skilled workers are in demand, and how companies stay relevant This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a Verizon error leads to massive outages, Apple's plan to hire 2,000 employees, and five ways robots impact our lives....
20:45, 2019-06-27

House Committee to Investigate Tech Giants Over Competition The House Judiciary Committee said Monday it would investigate the technology industry over competition concerns, as oversight of tech giants Facebook, Amazon.com, Apple and Google parent Alphabet rises....
00:30, 2019-06-04

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he described as unfair treatment of conservatives by......
06:30, 2019-07-12

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on Thursday, rallying his allies and escalating his attacks on Facebook, Google and Twitter ahead of the 2020 election....
17:15, 2019-07-11

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived anti-conservative bias on online platforms....
16:00, 2019-07-11

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to attend, according to sources who spoke with CNN....
15:00, 2019-07-08

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, British media reported on Saturday, citing a confirmation from Leadsom....
01:15, 2019-05-26

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

Trump invites conservative social media personalities to White House summit President Trump on Thursday will hold a “Social Media Summit” at the White House, where he will meet prominent online personalities and vent his frustrations with big-tech companies allegedly squelching conservative voices, according to reports. “The White House will be hosting a very big and very i...
21:15, 2019-07-11

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at least two major social media companies that aren’t on the guest list. Representatives from Facebook and Twitter haven’t been invited to schmooze with Pre...
13:45, 2019-07-08

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
19:15, 2019-07-11

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
00:15, 2019-07-16

Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said....
18:15, 2019-07-07

White House Disinvites Pro-Trump Cartoonist From Social Media Summit, Maybe for Being a Bit Too Racist Tomorrow, the Trump administration is hosting its first “Social Media Summit,” which is exactly what it sounds like: a far-right shitpost convention....
20:15, 2019-07-10

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: Reuters US officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the US ban on Huawei Technologies, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday....
04:00, 2019-07-20

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the U.S. ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday....
00:45, 2019-07-20

White House to host tech execs to talk Huawei ban: sources A White House official confirmed the meeting would take place, noting that Google and Micron would attend, but said it had been called to discuss economic matters....
03:15, 2019-07-20

Tech on trial: House panel begins review of market power WASHINGTON (AP) — Big Tech is about to become big politics in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday will launch its investigation into the market dominance of Silicon Valley’s biggest names, including Facebook, Google and Amazon. The hearing will look at the impact of the tech g...
08:30, 2019-06-11

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: source U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the U.S. ban on Huawei, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
00:30, 2019-07-20

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -source U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the U.S. ban on Huawei, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
09:45, 2019-07-20

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
06:00, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
03:15, 2019-07-16

White House Social Media Summit promises to be carnival of conservative bias victimhood The White House Social Media summit is shaping up to be a carnival of right-wing extremists and conspiracy-theorists who believe they are victims of bias.Read More...
04:30, 2019-07-09

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’ voices are not censored by tech companies. “I am directing my administration to explore all ...
00:45, 2019-07-12

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political partisanship has led them to be silenced by social ...
17:00, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -sources White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday....
09:45, 2019-07-20

Trump hails social media, slams 'fake news' Donald Trump says social media allows messages to be sent directly to the people without going through the "fake news filter." The president says social media users challenge "media gatekeepers" to bring the truth to the American people." (July 11)        ...
07:00, 2019-07-12

U.S. House panel debates giving local news outlets ‘lifeline’ in ad fight Bipartisan U.S. efforts to give news outlets new tools to collectively negotiate with large tech firms collecting the bulk online advertising revenue won support on Tuesday at a U.S. House Committee hearing on the fate of local journalism....
01:30, 2019-06-12

Trump Invites Consortium of Conservative Internet Trolls to The White House for 'Social Media Summit' As a part of President Donald Trump’s latest crusade promoting his misleading and misguided theories that social media companies are discriminating against conservatives, the White House is hosting a “social media summit” that will assemble several conservative voices.Read more......
02:15, 2019-07-03

Google, Facebook, Amazon dominate the tech industry. Now, a House panel is putting them on trial The House Judiciary Committee is launching its investigation into the market dominance of tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon.       ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people familiar with the matter....
04:15, 2019-07-19

Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:30, 2019-07-22

President Trump Invited a Cartoonist Known for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Images to a White House Social Media Summit While Facebook and Twitter are reportedly still waiting for their invites, President Donald Trump has invited a cartoonist accused of creating “a blatantly anti-Semitic” illustration to a Social Media Summit at the White House. Artist Ben Garrison, whose work often display alt-right them...
11:15, 2019-07-08

Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi K20 Series, PUBG Lite, More Tech News This Week Redmi Note 7 Pro new variant, Redmi K20 series India launch date, Vivo Z1 Pro price in India reveal, PUBG Lite release were some of the biggest tech news stories this week....
07:00, 2019-07-07

Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
20:15, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 2-Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed -sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:15, 2019-07-22

Redmi Note 7S, Redmi K20, OnePlus 7 Pro, and More Tech News This Week Redmi Note 7S was launched in India this week, while the Redmi K20 flagship smartphone received a launch date, OnePlus made many headlines, and more....
17:30, 2019-05-26

Heather Mills wins 'record' media libel settlement after phone-hacking claim against News Group newspapers Heather Mills has said she and 90 others have won the highest media libel settlement in British legal history following a claim against News Group Newspapers....
11:45, 2019-07-08

Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election campaign by slamming 'fake news media' and 'illegal witch hunt' Donald Trump has officially kicked off his re-election campaign with a grievance-filled rally in Florida as he jabbed and the press and the political establishment he ran against in 2016....
07:45, 2019-06-19

'He will not go to sleep': White House staffers reportedly dread foreign trips with Trump aboard Air Force One, where he holds meetings at odd hours and constantly watches Fox News Kevin Lamarque/Reuters White House officials dread flying with President Donald Trump on long foreign trips, according to CNN. Five current and former officials who have traveled aboard Air Force One described a restless president who spends a lot of time watching cable news and reviewing media co...
00:15, 2019-05-26

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
15:45, 2019-05-29

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredith and sent out to SI staffers, Sports Illustrated’...
23:15, 2019-06-17

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
11:00, 2019-05-26

Latest Steam hardware survey is good news for Intel and Nvidia, bad news for AMD The latest Steam Hardware & Software Survey is out, giving us a glimpse of what kind of rigs gamers are using when playing on Steam – and it looks like Windows 10, Intel and Nvidia are dominating PC gaming hardware and software.While the Steam Hardware & Software Survey only logs Steam custom...
13:15, 2019-07-03

News Corp. exec slams online platforms’ stranglehold on news content The general counsel of News Corp., the Post’s parent company, appeared Tuesday before a House subcommittee scrutinizing the technology industry’s stranglehold on traditional media companies. “The marketplace for news is broken,” David Pitofsky said in his testimony to the House Judiciary antit...
12:00, 2019-06-12

Facebook Watch thrives with breaking news, 'Fox News Update' with Shepard Smith One year after Facebook Watch debuted as a dedicated section of the social media giant for news, shows such as “Fox News Update” with Shepard Smith are drawing significant audiences and the program will be expanded....
16:00, 2019-06-12

News Corp exploring potential sale of News America Marketing business Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp said on Tuesday it was evaluating options for its News America Marketing (NAM) business, including a potential sale....
15:30, 2019-06-18

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decide on the future of the industry.Ironically, techno...
18:30, 2019-06-16

In Shocking Twist, Fox News Calls Trump's Claim 'Fake News' Fox News talking head Laura Ingraham hosted a D-Day interview with President Trump, which if you didn’t see it, went something like this: “blah-blah-blah Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer don’t want me to succeed..blah-blah...I like giraffes...blah-blah...I once ate a walrus.”...
17:45, 2019-06-10

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
18:00, 2019-07-17

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is like....
16:00, 2019-06-08

Nintendo News: Bad news for Switch fans ahead of Animal Crossing E3 2019 game updates? A press release from Nintendo has given gamers some cool stuff to look forward to... but there's one notable absence that some people are very unhappy about....
12:45, 2019-06-09

PS5 games news: Bad news Xbox, Sony PlayStation could bring back this huge game exclusive Sony looks like it could be staffing up to bring back a massive PlayStation exclusive franchise - here's what you need to know about the studio's potential future plans....
10:15, 2019-07-05

News Corp to Consider Selling News America Marketing Unit News Corp said it is reviewing its options for its News America Marketing business, which could include a potential sale of the coupon publisher, as the company looks to focus on core areas of its business....
17:00, 2019-06-18

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Democrats Had a Good News, Bad News Day on the Mueller Report House Democrats conducting oversight of the Trump Administration are fighting a war on two fronts: using every legal recourse available to get more information while holding hearings to raise public awareness of potential misconduct. On Monday, they learned that the first task will be far easier tha...
06:00, 2019-06-11

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Bad News on Trade Is Good News for Banks Banks’ revenues from financing cross-border commerce are in the best shape in years, despite President Trump’s threats of Mexican tariffs, stalled progress on a U.S.-China accord and the U.K.’s impending Brexit....
17:15, 2019-06-09

Identify Fake News With the 'Bad News' Web Game Last year we told you about Bad News, a web game that teaches you about misinformation by putting you in the role of a trolling media tycoon. Now, the game’s creators have evidence that the game works as a “vaccine” against misinformation—and they’ve created a simplified version for kids....
04:15, 2019-06-28

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his follower growth....
07:15, 2019-07-04

RIP Impeachment Inquiry, We Hardly Knew Thee There was a brief, shining moment amid the bedlam in Congress last night during which Rep. Al Green promised to file articles of impeachment against President Trump for being a big ol’ racist. This was the third time that Green has proposed resolutions forcing a vote on impeachment, but the first ti...
03:00, 2019-07-18

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Prisoners in China are still being used as organ donors, says inquiry Transplant organs are still being sourced from executed prisoners in China, according to an inquiry set up by a campaign group to investigate the issue...
14:01, 2019-06-18

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff face an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, which is viewed as a "necessary evil" by some workers in parliament, an independent report has found....
17:15, 2019-07-11

The Latest: Abortion clinic doctors: We can’t aid inquiry ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the state of Missouri and a St. Louis clinic over renewal of the clinic’s abortion license (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Lawyers for physicians who worked briefly at a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis have told a judge that their clients h...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
23:30, 2019-07-01

Chiefs' Tyreek Hill Won't Be Suspended After Abuse Inquiry The NFL won’t suspend star Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was the subject of a league investigation into allegations that he abused his 3-year-old son....
19:45, 2019-07-19

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committed against the country's native peoples....
13:30, 2019-06-04

Russia's Putin orders inquiry into accident with submarine Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an inquiry into an accident with a submarine, he told a meeting with his defense minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-07-02

Sylvia Hatchell Is Out at U.N.C. After Inquiry Supports Team’s Complaints The University of North Carolina’s investigation found the 67-year-old women’s basketball coach had made racially insensitive remarks and pressed injured players to compete....
14:38, 2019-05-21

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's politics for the past decade....
09:30, 2019-07-15

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
23:15, 2019-05-24

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US angerThe European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon, opening a new front against US tech giants.Announcing the decision, the European commissioner for competition, Margrethe Vestager, said she wanted to ...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s site...
17:15, 2019-07-17

Inquiry into leak of UK envoy's 'inept Trump' memos A formal inquiry will be held into the leak of diplomatic memos which revealed that Britain's ambassador to the US had described Donald Trump as "incompetent", "inept" and "insecure"....
22:15, 2019-07-07

Patriots LB Roberts seeks inquiry for police harassment New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts, who says he was harassed by police in the driveway of his Fort Bend County home in Texas during a traffic stop in March, wants a further investigation into the incident....
23:45, 2019-07-12

Was That Ralph Northam in Blackface? An Inquiry Ends Without Answers An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image....
01:45, 2019-05-23

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
01:15, 2019-07-17

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
18:00, 2019-06-29

U.S. Begins Inquiry Into French Digital Services Tax That May Result in Tariffs The Trump administration announced an investigation on Wednesday into a planned French tax on major American technology firms that could lead to new tariffs or trade barriers....
00:30, 2019-07-11

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hope and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
21:45, 2019-05-30

Sri Lanka leader opposed to police attending attacks inquiry Sri Lanka police say President Maithripala Sirisena is opposed to have them testify before a parliamentary inquiry into intelligence failures that preceded the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people....
10:30, 2019-06-08

South Africa's Zuma will not participate further in corruption inquiry: lawyer A lawyer for former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Friday that Zuma would not take part in the inquiry further because he felt that he was being questioned unfairly....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Witness in Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested on Child Pornography Charges The witness, George Nader, acted as an informal adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader and helped steer White House policy on behalf of his patron....
00:45, 2019-06-04

South Africa's Zuma due back at corruption inquiry after adjournment Former South African president Jacob Zuma was due back at a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday, after his lawyers requested an adjournment because they said he was being questioned unfairly....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Ocasio-Cortez says it is time to open impeachment inquiry against Trump U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start against President Donald Trump, saying the administration's obstruction of lawmakers' oversight efforts gives them no choice....
11:45, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Nordea's Danish HQ searched in money-laundering inquiry Denmark's state prosecutor searched the local headquarters of Nordea last week in relation to new developments in a money-laundering investigation into the region's biggest bank....
13:15, 2019-06-18

Canadian Inquiry Calls Deaths Of Indigenous Women 'Genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report......
18:45, 2019-06-03

Chadian rebel chief arrested in France on war crimes inquiry PARIS (AP) — A Chadian rebel leader is among three people detained in France in an investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity. The Paris prosecutor’s office and the national gendarmerie confirmed the arrest Monday of Mahamat Nouri and the two others in three separate locations a...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
16:45, 2019-06-08

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
22:45, 2019-05-21

Foreign Office orders inquiry into leak of cables on Trump British ambassador described Trump’s White House as ‘inept’ in internal memosWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpThe Foreign Office has ordered an inquiry into what was described as a “disgraceful” leak of confidential internal memos presenting an unflattering portrait of Donald ...
20:01, 2019-07-07

Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says A U.N. expert said that the death was “an extrajudicial killing” by the Saudi state, and that Prince Mohammed bin Salman was at least aware of the operation....
16:15, 2019-06-19

Fresh calls for inquiry into Murray-Darling Basin plan Huge sums of money are being wasted with no guarantee more water is reaching the environment, former commissioner warnsThere are renewed calls for an independent commission of inquiry into the management of water flows in the Murray-Darling Basin with scientists warning billions have been spent with...
11:15, 2019-07-09

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician during maintenance at the Kolkata airport....
20:45, 2019-07-11

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry Nasser al-Khelaifi suspected of paying $3.5m to IAAF chief to help Qatar land world eventThe president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption, a French judicial official said.The preliminary charge of “active corruption”...
16:15, 2019-05-23

Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president Jacob Zuma has refused to testify before a major corruption inquiry, claiming he was being questioned unfairly.Zuma was scheduled to give evidence throughout the week. But when t...
18:45, 2019-07-19

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were released at a ceremony in Quebec Monday. The investigation began after the acquittal of the main suspect in the murder of a 15-year-old girl in 2014 sp...
10:30, 2019-06-04

China sent official inquiry to FedEx regarding parcels delivery: Xinhua Chinese authorities sent an official inquiry to FedEx Corp over parcels that were delivered incorrectly, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
12:45, 2019-06-14

'I know nothing': South Africa's Zuma ducks and dives at corruption inquiry Former South African President Jacob Zuma ducked and dived on his second day of testimony at a corruption inquiry on Tuesday, saying he knew nothing about his business friends the Guptas allegedly offering a former lawmaker a ministerial position....
17:15, 2019-07-16

Qatar agrees to inquiry into death of Briton at World Cup stadium Family of Zac Cox say a British judge will look for lessons to be learned from death in 2017The Qatari organisation in charge of staging the 2022 World Cup has agreed to hold a wide-ranging inquiry led by a British judge into the death of a British worker during construction of a stadium for the eve...
17:30, 2019-07-18

At G-20, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin After End of Mueller Inquiry President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s recent moves to dismantle treaties....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
15:00, 2019-06-07

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations....
10:00, 2019-07-21

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
15:15, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 3-Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
03:00, 2019-07-17

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will probe whether Google’s online Ad Exchange violated g...
11:30, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-Swedbank suspends Estonian heads in money laundering inquiry Swedbank has suspended with immediate effect the two most senior executives of its Estonian business, which is being investigated over alleged money laundering....
13:15, 2019-06-18

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
19:45, 2019-06-07

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
05:00, 2019-06-18

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
20:15, 2019-06-03

Police Negligence, Doctors' Lapses Killed Tabrez Ansari, Says Inquiry Tabrez Ansari was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" by a mob that accused him of stealing a motorcycle. He was beaten for hours before falling unconscious and handed over to police......
10:30, 2019-07-12

Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the committee to sit into the summer....
08:30, 2019-06-18

Inside Jerry Nadler's private push to open up impeachment inquiry At a frank meeting this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler again lobbied to win Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
19:30, 2019-06-07

FBI raids home of D.C. councilor Jack Evans amid ethics inquiry Federal agents on Friday searched the home of a Washington, D.C., council member who was previously reprimanded for ethics violations, amid a new investigation into his conduct....
19:45, 2019-06-21

BeIN Sport chief in World Athletics Championships corruption inquiry • French authorities suspect he paid bribes for Doha bid• Yousef Al-Obaidly denies wrongdoing in statementThe director general of the Qatari television group BeIN is under investigation for corruption by the French authorities, who suspect he paid bribes in a bid to help Doha host the World Athletic...
14:15, 2019-05-22

Maximum Security earns redemption with Haskell win amid another inquiry for interference There would be no disqualification for Maximum Security this time as the horse won the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.       ...
06:00, 2019-07-21

South Africa’s Zuma threatens ANC enemies after graft inquiry adjourns Former South African president Jacob Zuma threatened enemies in his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party on Friday, after securing a concession on how he is questioned at a corruption inquiry....
16:45, 2019-07-19

South African corruption inquiry adjourned to try to convince Zuma to testify further South Africa's deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo adjourned a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday to try to find a way to persuade former President Jacob Zuma to continue giving testimony....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Trump to intelligence: ‘fully cooperate’ with inquiry into Mueller report origins President steps up effort to ‘investigate the investigators’ amid growing Democratic calls for impeachmentDonald Trump is directing the US intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with attorney general William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year inquiry into whether ...
05:00, 2019-05-24

South Africa: Zuma agrees to cooperate with inquiry after threatening to withdraw Jacob Zuma’s lawyers have agreed that he will respond in writing to an inquiry commission’s questions into the 'state capture' corruption scandal. Zuma had initially threatened to withdraw from the proceedings....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Factbox: Calls mount for inquiry into death of Egypt's ex-president Mursi The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt's first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East and calls for an investigation into his conditions....
19:15, 2019-06-18

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president....
23:15, 2019-06-10

Sebastian Vettel calls for inquiry into Canadian Grand Prix incident • ‘I have reason not to be happy,’ says German• Ferrari faces review of Montreal decisionFerrari’s Sebastian Vettel has said he remains dissatisfied with the penalty that cost him a likely victory at the Canadian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton was awarded the win but Vettel, speaking before the French G...
21:15, 2019-06-20

China launches inquiry into FedEx parcel delivery errors: Xinhua Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into FedEx Corp over parcels delivered to the wrong addresses, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
13:45, 2019-06-14

DoJ antitrust investigation could look into Apple too Late on Friday, reports surfaced that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe into Google's business practices, and additional reports over the weekend revealed enforcement agencies reshuffling their oversight of "Big Tech." Now, ju......
00:01, 2019-06-04

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will soon open investigations of the largest U.S. tech companies. Policing markets with the antitrust la...
06:00, 2019-06-18

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents....
05:00, 2019-05-24

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July he is declaring his independence from the GOP....
18:45, 2019-07-04

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
18:15, 2019-06-11

‘A witch hunt’: Critics question intentions of Kenney’s anti-oil sands inquiry Political commentator Sandy Garossino is skeptical of the inquiry's intentions. "This is all about discrediting opponents of the pipeline," she said....
03:45, 2019-07-06

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for MMIWG families....
00:45, 2019-06-03

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
08:00, 2019-05-29

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, and documents from the inquiry will soon be made public....
21:00, 2019-07-17

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
00:01, 2019-07-19

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
19:15, 2019-05-21

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
02:45, 2019-06-05

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
20:30, 2019-06-27

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
00:45, 2019-07-16

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
18:30, 2019-06-04

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
22:45, 2019-06-04

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
00:30, 2019-07-02

Qualcomm Hit by Second Antitrust Fine in Europe The EU is imposing a $272 million fine on Qualcomm, its second penalty on the chip maker in 18 months, and its latest move targeting top U.S. tech companies for breaching antitrust rules....
17:00, 2019-07-18

DOJ preparing antitrust investigation into Google The Justice Department is preparing an investigation into Google’s business practices, including those related to its search function, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
11:15, 2019-06-01

Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules....
20:01, 2019-07-17

Judge: Qualcomm violated antitrust law Qualcomm used its market dominance to illegally squeeze excessive licensing fees out of phone manufacturers, a federal judge in California ruled, delivering a major jolt to the critical components market for next-generation smartphones....
23:15, 2019-05-22

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech companies over competition concerns....
19:00, 2019-06-03

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
22:45, 2019-05-21

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance of the committee’s subpoena. “Our...
23:00, 2019-05-21

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
13:45, 2019-06-19

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn did not show up to testify....
18:15, 2019-05-21

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:00, 2019-06-20

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
03:00, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:00, 2019-06-20

Homeland security chief orders inquiry into US border patrol Facebook group – live Kevin McAleenan called report that officers allegedly belong to a secret group where they have made abusive statements ‘disturbing’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.04pm BST Trump is barking about his upcoming circusOur July 4th Salute to America at the Lincoln Memorial is look...
16:30, 2019-07-03

Conservative MPs call for inquiry as veterans, families seek acknowledgement in malaria drug lawsuit Mefloquine is an anti-malarial drug used by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) since 1992 in deployments including Somalia, Congo, Rwanda and Afghanistan....
13:30, 2019-06-20

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
23:30, 2019-06-21

Bernie Sanders: 'It may well be time for an impeachment inquiry to begin' if Trump continues on current path Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is seemingly embracing the idea of impeaching President Trump, saying it "may well be time" for an inquiry to begin. ...
04:00, 2019-05-23

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
23:30, 2019-05-21

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigation against the online retail behemoth, the Washington Post reported on Friday.Read more......
02:15, 2019-06-03

Qualcomm Loses Bid to Put Antitrust Ruling on Hold A US judge has ruled against Qualcomm's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to......
09:00, 2019-07-04

Qualcomm Shares Hit by Ruling on Antitrust Violation Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry. Qualcomm shares fell more than 10%....
22:45, 2019-05-22

DOJ may launch antitrust investigation of Apple, report says During Apple's WWDC conference, a report came out that the Department of Justice and FTC met recently to give DOJ jurisdiction to investigate Apple.        ...
23:00, 2019-06-03

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny about how tech companies exploit customers' information....
15:45, 2019-07-17

Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up....
00:15, 2019-06-07

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
18:45, 2019-06-03

FTC Shows No Mercy to Qualcomm in Antitrust Ruling While Qualcomm may have chalked up a big win in settling its global feud with Apple, it didn’t fare quite as well against the Federal Trade Commission. Late Tuesday, Judge Lucy H. Koh ruled that Qualcomm had violated antitrust laws, charged high royalties for its patents, and ordered Qualcomm submit...
02:15, 2019-05-23

U.S. settles antitrust charges with Fox, CBS, Scripps, Cox, Tegna The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had settled antitrust charges with CBS Corp, Cox Enterprises Inc, E.W. Scripps Co, Fox Corp and Tegna Inc, which were accused of sharing competitively sensitive information....
01:45, 2019-06-18

Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploit customers' information....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Deadly motorcycle crash hits courts: Lawmakers suspend inquiry into motor vehicle agency The June 21 crash that killed seven in has already led to the suspension of over 1,600 licenses. It could soon have more legal ramifications as well.        ...
03:45, 2019-07-23

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on Wednesday....
06:30, 2019-06-06

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its strict control over the App Store. This week, it looks like it’s Amazon’s turn. According to recent reports from the Washington Post and Vox, it looks like...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its technology....
20:15, 2019-05-22

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
22:45, 2019-07-18

Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than a decade ago, people familiar with the matter said....
22:30, 2019-07-17

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
15:45, 2019-05-21

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without taking action....
23:15, 2019-06-01

Google tumbles as US follows Europe's lead with antitrust investigation Google, the search engine giant fined $5.1 billion over anticompetitive practices in Europe last year, tumbled in New York trading after reports that prosecutors are planning an antitrust investigation of the company in the U.S....
22:15, 2019-06-03

While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the market....
02:15, 2019-07-19

U.S. judge rules Qualcomm practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm Inc unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday....
12:45, 2019-05-22

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
08:45, 2019-06-01

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
13:30, 2019-05-22

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here’s a look at the tech giant’s advertising dominance, in three charts....
13:01, 2019-06-17

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc’s shares fell as much as 7 percent on Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the latest attack on a tech company by the Trump administration, which has accused social media companie...
19:30, 2019-06-03

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
17:30, 2019-05-22

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
08:30, 2019-06-01

Qualcomm fined €242 million in European antitrust case Fresh off its high-profile feud with Apple, Qualcomm is suffering more legal woes. An investigation by the European Commission has found Qualcomm abused its market dominance in the manufacture of 3G baseband chipsets and will have to pay a steep &eur......
16:30, 2019-07-18

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qualcomm....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue; the plaintiffs allege the 30% cut of revenue that Apple collects from developers results in consum...
04:00, 2019-06-06

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced several similar inquiries from EU officials with billion......
07:45, 2019-06-01

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
23:30, 2019-06-01

British Government Apologizes For Diplomatic Memos Labeling Trump Administration ‘Inept,’ Begins Inquiry Into Leak (LONDON) — The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain’s ambassador in Washington that branded President Donald Trump’s administration “dysfunctional” and “inept.” British officials are embarrassed by ...
19:45, 2019-07-08

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust The companies have been summoned to Capitol Hill as part of House lawmakers' wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big tech firms and the threats they may pose to competition....
23:45, 2019-07-09

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data: source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
11:15, 2019-07-17

Britain halts Amazon deal with Deliveroo over antitrust concerns Business regulators ordered Amazon Friday to stop investing in British food distributor Deliveroo due to "reasonable grounds" the integration amounts to a takeover....
21:15, 2019-07-05

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
23:00, 2019-06-03

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
20:30, 2019-06-03

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
06:30, 2019-06-02

Qualcomm loses U.S. antitrust case to FTC, must rewrite licensing deals A U.S. court ruled that the chipmaker has abused its power, reaping unreasonably high profits from its patented technologies, some of which were essential.Read More...
17:15, 2019-05-22

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight, As U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Amazon is now facing an antitrust probe in the European Union, sources say The European Union’s antitrust chief is planning to open a formal investigation into Amazon in the coming days, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-16

FTC objects to Qualcomm submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in its fight to stop the enforcement of a May antitrust ruling....
02:30, 2019-06-21

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
11:45, 2019-06-03

U.S. Justice Department prepares antitrust investigation of Google - sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in how it operates its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
04:30, 2019-06-01

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots....
07:45, 2019-06-18

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
07:00, 2019-06-01

The Justice Department is preparing a potential antitrust investigation of Google The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
03:30, 2019-06-01

Elizabeth Warren on antitrust: ‘What’s been missing is courage in Washington to take on the giants’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) defended her position that companies like Amazon should be broken up in the first Democratic presidential candidate debates.Read More...
00:15, 2019-06-28

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have come” for the AG to revisit the terms of a 2013 set...
06:15, 2019-07-12

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since news reports that the department was preparing to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google....
21:30, 2019-06-11

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an appeal....
03:01, 2019-06-12

U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
23:45, 2019-07-03

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online ...
19:45, 2019-06-01

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online...
20:45, 2019-06-01

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
14:38, 2019-05-21

U.S. FTC objects to Qualcomm's submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in its fight to stop the enforcement of a May antitrust ruling....
01:45, 2019-06-21

Justice Department Indicts Norway Ship Executives on Antitrust Charges The Justice Department has charged two former executives of Norway’s Höegh Autoliners with participating in a sprawling conspiracy to fix prices for seaborne vehicle shipments, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore....
21:45, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an appeal....
03:15, 2019-06-12

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
05:15, 2019-06-12

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Trump Administration and Congress. After unusual negotiations on the subject, the Federal Trade Commission agreed to handle any potential investigations i...
19:01, 2019-06-05

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticompetitive business practices by chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, charts a strong course for a judge's ruling to be overturned on appeal, some legal experts said....
14:45, 2019-05-31

US Lawmakers Grill Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google at Antitrust Hearing US lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tech companies and the threats they may pose to......
10:30, 2019-07-17

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more......
05:15, 2019-07-18

Qualcomm asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling's impact Qualcomm Inc on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn the ruling....
08:45, 2019-07-09

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
19:45, 2019-05-22

Elizabeth Warren: DOJ antitrust chief can't oversee investigation of ex-client Google Elizabeth Warren, the presidential candidate who has campaigned on breaking up Silicon Valley giants, says conflicts of interest should keep the Trump administration's antitrust enforcement chief from overseeing a Justice Department investigation of Google and Apple....
18:15, 2019-06-11

FTC Claims Potential Facebook Antitrust Probe as DOJ Snags the Right to Ruin Apple's Day In a flurry of headlines late last week, U.S. government bodies were reported to be looking into antitrust cases against tech giants. The Department of Justice planted its flag in Google on Friday, according to reports, while the Federal Trade Commission seemed keen on Amazon. Read more......
21:30, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
00:15, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
08:45, 2019-06-01

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practices....
17:15, 2019-05-22

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and China.Read more......
21:45, 2019-06-14

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices....
22:45, 2019-07-08

Analysis: This Silicon Valley investor is thrilled about Washington’s antitrust moment Roger McNamee says the recent escalation of antitrust scrutiny of Silicon Valley is a signal that Washington is “getting back to business” on competition issues....
21:45, 2019-06-05

India Antitrust Body To Probe Maruti Suzuki For Discounting Practices Reuters reported in May the Competition Commission of India (CCI) was looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among......
18:45, 2019-07-04

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android....
16:00, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-U.S. FTC objects to Qualcomm submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in its fight to stop the enforcement of a May antitrust ruling....
01:45, 2019-06-21

Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart unlikely to respond to key queries in India antitrust study: sources Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc's Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
19:01, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 3-LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
07:45, 2019-06-12

Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms' cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook last week launched its own version....
18:45, 2019-06-27

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior at today's tech giants such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook....
01:30, 2019-06-12

U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
03:00, 2019-07-17

Qualcomm shares plunge after federal judge rules its practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to impose excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judged ruled....
13:30, 2019-05-22

Google has few political allies and a history of complaints, so an antitrust case may move quickly Microsoft's battle with the Justice Department dragged on for almost a decade. If the DOJ investigates Google, expect things to move more quickly, according to two antitrust lawyers....
05:45, 2019-06-03

U.S. Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the companies raised conflict of interest concerns....
16:15, 2019-06-11

U.S. Justice Department asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
00:30, 2019-07-17

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the companies raised conflict of interest concerns....
17:00, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
03:00, 2019-07-17

Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple shares drop as Congress launches antitrust investigation Shares of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple dropped Monday as Congress launched its first Big Tech antitrust probe.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-04

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices.Read More...
10:45, 2019-07-09

Alphabet shares drop as Justice Department reportedly prepares for Google antitrust probe Alphabet shares fell more than 3% in the premarket Monday after a report said the Justice Department is readying an antitrust investigation against Google....
14:15, 2019-06-03

How Ketamine Opens a New Era for Depression Treatment Researchers have discovered that ketamine, a drug of choice for club-goers for decades, can be used to fight severe cases of the blues. For more than three decades, patients seeking treatment for depression in the U.S. have been steered primarily to one family of pharmaceuticals. Doctors have been l...
13:15, 2019-06-14

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush       ...
00:45, 2019-06-19

New court resource center opens TUCSON – The new Pima County Juvenile Court Resource Center is officially open. Arizona’s new Chief Justice Robert Brutinel was at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center will provide one-stop access to legal forms and information. “This is a tremendous asset for access to justice,...
07:15, 2019-07-12

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who stepped down from the national team because of wh...
00:30, 2019-06-09

California couple opens up about ‘heartbreaking’ IVF mix-up The heartbreaking mix-up over a bungled IVF treatment that left a Queens woman giving birth to strangers’ babies was worse than previously known — as a California couple came forward Wednesday to say they were the biological parents of one of the tots and that they were given yet another stran...
23:15, 2019-07-10

‘Toy Story 4’ opens below expectations with $118 million NEW YORK (AP) — “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film’s below-expectations debut didn’t quell continuing concerns about a rocky summer movie season. The “T...
21:15, 2019-06-23

Rose opens with 65 to tie Pebble record at US Open Justin Rose played alongside Tiger Woods, and then joins him in the U.S. Open record book at Pebble Beach        ...
06:30, 2019-06-14

New center dedicated to helping the homeless opens up TUCSON – A new facility aimed at helping the homeless get off the streets and back on their feet opened up Monday. The H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Center of Opportunity moved into the old Holiday Inn near Irvington and Palo Verde Roads. The building has been transformed into a shelter that of...
12:00, 2019-06-04

New Fundraising Channel for China Inc. Opens in London Share-backed instruments from one of China’s biggest brokerages began trading in Britain, under a just-launched program linking markets in Shanghai and London, but modest pricing for the more-than $1.5 billion deal suggested lukewarm interest from investors....
01:45, 2019-06-18

Tiffany Haddish opens up to David Letterman about her mom Tiffany Haddish opens up to David Letterman about her mom in a new episode of Netflix talk show "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction"        ...
00:30, 2019-05-30

3D printing opens new horizons for construction sector in UAE Concrete 3D printing is moving to an industrial scale in the United Arab Emirates with the birth of AED 6m Concreative Middle East - a partnership between Freyssinet, e-construct and Draw Link Group.Speaking to TechRadar Middle East, Khalil Goghri, general manager of Concreative Middle East, said th...
11:15, 2019-06-19

The UK’s first Microsoft Store opens in July. Here’s what to expect Microsoft today announced that its long-awaited UK retail launch will take place on July 11, less than six weeks from now, when it opens its first London store. As you’d expect from any ambitious UK retail launch worth its salt, Microsoft has chosen to open the initial store on London’s hectic Oxfor...
13:15, 2019-05-30

MG Motor Opens Its First Flagship Showroom In India Located at Milestone Experion Centre, in Sector 15 Gurugram, the new flagship showroom from Morris Garages (MG) Motor India is also the company's headquarters. Also, bookings for MG Hector have begun......
19:15, 2019-06-04

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
17:00, 2019-07-15

It’s the greatest: Ali’s training camp opens to public DEER LAKE, Pa. (AP) — The rustic Pennsylvania training camp where Muhammad Ali prepared for some of his most famous fights has undergone an elaborate restoration, opening to the public Saturday as a shrine to the heavyweight icon’s life and career. The famed Deer Lake camp was in disrepair whe...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Caspian Sea finally opens to luxury cruises A decades-long legal dispute over the status of the Caspian Sea is finally resolved, meaning Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan will soon be open to luxury cruise trips....
21:15, 2019-05-31

Ariana Grande Opens Up About the Challenges of Touring: ''I Cry a Lot'' Ariana Grande isn't holding back anymore. The "NASA" songstress is opening up about her "wild" experience on her Sweetener tour (and life in general). While she......
02:45, 2019-07-08

‘Toy Story 4’ opens below expectations with $118M weekend Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life after a three-week sequels slump, but its $118 million debut came in below industry expectations...
17:45, 2019-06-23

Gunman opens fire at graduation party The shooting is one of numerous homicides that occurred amid a rash of gunfire around the city that also wounded a number of other people throughout the weekend.        ...
15:15, 2019-06-17

How to Take Control of Where Every Link on Your Phone or Computer Opens Up Links make the digital world go round—links to your Twitter profile or the daily headlines or a file stored in the cloud. Being able to manage those links and open them more efficiently can be a bigger time-saver in your day than you might think... and so we’re going to outline how you can take more...
18:30, 2019-07-12

IOC formally opens $145M new headquarters in Switzerland LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee is formally opening its 145 million Swiss francs ($145 million) new headquarters exactly 125 years after the Olympic Games was revived. IOC President Thomas Bach has told guests: “On our 125th anniversary, we clearly see what a g...
15:45, 2019-06-23

MS Dhoni Opens Up On Retirement Talk: Report MS Dhoni told ABP News that he was not sure when he is retiring from the sport but few people wanted him to retire before India's next World Cup game....
12:00, 2019-07-06

City of Tucson opens splash pads The City of Tucson opened its splash pads on Monday as temperatures start to warm up in Southern Arizona. Families can beat the heat at the Catalina Park Splash Pad, near Speedway and 4th Ave. The Naida Jane Baker Splash Pad, near Grant and Stone, is also open for the spring and summer months. City ...
20:15, 2019-06-12

2 injured after gunman opens fire on car in Brooklyn Two people were hurt early Saturday when a gunman began shooting at them as they sat in their car in Brooklyn, police said. The pair, a 28-year-old woman and 29-year-old man, were parked on Avenue N near E 94th Street in Canarsie just before 6:00 a.m. when a man opened fire, striking the man in......
03:45, 2019-06-30

Passenger opens plane exit instead of toilet A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight at Manchester Airport caused severe delays after opening the emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom....
23:30, 2019-06-10

Fairway Market Opens a Cooking School The Cooking Place, on the second floor of its flagship Upper West Side location, will host a variety of classes, covering topics like Chinese takeout and knife skills....
19:15, 2019-06-10

UK’s first 350kW EV charging station opens in Kent News 22 May, 2019 New charging station in Maidstone is capable of fully recharging the next generation of electric cars in as little as eight minutes...
22:30, 2019-05-22

As war rages, Tripoli art gallery opens in rundown old city As a new war reached the Libyan capital, businessman Mustafa Iskandar opened an art gallery and cultural center, hoping to draw attention to a long-neglected old city in need of revival....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Wall Street opens lower as Netflix plunges U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as shares of streaming pioneer Netflix tumbled, kicking off earnings for the FAANG group of stocks on a sour note....
15:45, 2019-07-18

'Intimate Audrey': Hepburn exhibition opens in Brussels From personal pictures and dresses to film props and awards, an exhibition offering an intimate look at the life of late actress Audrey Hepburn has opened in Brussels, marking the 90th anniversary of the Hollywood star's birth in the Belgian city....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Pak Opens Its Airspace, Closed Since Balakot Strike: Report Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, removing the ban on Indian flights that were not allowed to use majority of its airspace since the Balakot air strikes in......
05:00, 2019-07-16

"Sachin Opens Again": Tendulkar Set For Another Debut In World Cup Opener Sachin Tendulkar will grace the commentary box during the World Cup opener between hosts England and South Africa to be played at The Oval in London....
10:30, 2019-05-30

Hope Solo Opens Up About Suffering a Miscarriage of Twins Hope Solo is sharing a very personal story. The Olympic soccer player, who married former NFL player Jerramy Stevens in 2012, is opening up about her devastating miscarriage. In a candid......
23:30, 2019-06-11

Mother Earth Opens Up and Greedily Gulps Down a Delicious Car Just in case you’ve been doubting the powerful and prodigious hunger of Mother Earth, our planet, devourer of cars, please take a moment to inspect this video, shot on an ordinary street in Dale City, Virginia. That was a 2009 or so Dodge Grand Caravan minivan. Now it’s just a snack for hungry Mothe...
23:15, 2019-07-10

Wall St. opens slightly higher ahead of Fed's statement U.S. stocks eked out gains at open on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement that is expected to open the door to future interest rate cuts....
16:00, 2019-06-19

Dow opens more than 100 points higher, heads for 7-day winning streak Stocks rose on Tuesday as a resolution between Mexico and the U.S. to avoid tariffs and hopes of lower interest rates from the Federal Reserve lifted investor sentiment....
15:30, 2019-06-11

| Osaka defeat opens door to No 1 for Barty in Birmingham World number one Naomi Osaka's defeat to Yulia Putintseva at the Birmingham Classic has handed Ashleigh Barty the chance to end the week on top of the rankings....
18:00, 2019-06-20

European Parliament opens with stalemate over leadership posts The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
17:00, 2019-07-02

France says sovereign on tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France hit back on Thursday against U.S. plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign country....
11:15, 2019-07-11

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes....
19:00, 2019-06-03

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Wednesday’s plant opening in the ancient West Ba...
14:30, 2019-05-22

Ariana Grande opens up to fans about crying onstage Ariana Grande releases a letter after crying during one of her concerts. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
20:15, 2019-07-08

Microsoft's first UK store opens in London on July 11th It's been several years in the making, but Microsoft has finally announced an opening date for its flagship store in London. Its first physical retail premises in the UK will open to the general public on July 11th in Oxford Circus, covering 21,932 s......
18:15, 2019-05-30

Air India To Resume Flights Over Pakistan After Airspace Re-Opens With Pakistan reopening its airspace, national carrier Air India will resume flight operations on the Delhi-Kabul and the Lucknow-Najaf routes from August 5 and October 28, respectively, said Air......
22:15, 2019-07-22

EU opens road to 5G connected cars in boost to BMW, Qualcomm European Union states opened the way to competing technologies for internet connected cars on Thursday, rejecting a European Commission push for a wifi-based standard backed by Volkswagen ....
22:45, 2019-07-04

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on Tuesday....
17:45, 2019-07-02

Keegan Bradley makes some big changes, opens with 63 at RBC Canadian Open Keegan Bradley, who recently began working with sports psychologist and put an old putter back in his golf bag, had a bogey-free Canadian Open round.        ...
05:30, 2019-06-07

Wall St. opens at six-week high on hopes of dovish Fed U.S. stocks opened at their highest level in six-weeks on Tuesday, with Nasdaq leading the charge, as dovish calls from the European Central Bank raised expectations of a similar accommodative stance from the Federal Reserve....
16:15, 2019-06-18

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
00:30, 2019-05-31

Disneyland’s New ‘Star Wars’ Attraction Opens Friday The marriage of Disney and Star Wars has given birth to a major new attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” opens to the public Friday. The park promises to take fans beyond the movies, without traveling to a galaxy far, far away. The “Mill...
00:45, 2019-05-31

Harrington opens with 63 for 1-shot lead at Irish Open Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington shot a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Zander Lombard in the opening round of the Irish Open       ...
23:15, 2019-07-04

Punjab Hospital Opens Mobile De-Addiction Centre The mobile de-addiction centre is currently being run by a team of seven members, including a psychiatrist, two pharmacists and three counselors - social, occupational and family counselors...
10:30, 2019-07-12

David Crosby opens up about how he got clean from drugs while in prison Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Facebook opens UK engineering hub to fight harmful content LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening an engineering center in London that will build tech tools aimed at keeping harmful content off its site. The U.S. social network’s announcement Wednesday comes as governments put more pressure on the big tech companies to better police their platforms. The co...
13:00, 2019-06-12

'Plant-curious': UK's first 100% vegan hotel opens in the Highlands Family firm hopes to attract people keen to try plant-based alternatives to meatIn the kitchen of Saorsa 1875, Luca Sordi is decorating a scoop of zesty almond butter with a sprinkling of fermented spruce tips.“With butter, there are so many more interesting alternatives,” says the Italian-born, Lon...
16:00, 2019-06-14

Grande opens up about trauma of Manchester terror attack Ariana Grande has spoken about the trauma of the Manchester terror attack two years ago, saying there is a lot she will "probably never be ready to talk about"....
22:00, 2019-07-09

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Joe Biden opens up about death of first wife, daughter during debate Joe Biden recalled the 1972 car crash that tragically killed his first wife and one-year-old daughter while speaking at Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. The former vice president was asked about improvements in Obamacare during the debate in Miami when he responded that the question was &...
10:15, 2019-06-28

J-horror will never die as Sadako opens the Fantasia Film Festival Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival isn’t just the longest (the festival goes on for a marathon three weeks) or the biggest (this year’s lineup includes more than 130 feature films) genre film festival in North America, it’s also one of the oldest. Fantasia played a key role in launching the J-horror...
01:30, 2019-06-28

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany also told reporters on Saturday that Egyptian archeologists have uncovered a collection of s...
20:45, 2019-07-13