Washington Post tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler says a 1998 law prohibits tech companies from collecting data on kids — but only if the companies know the age of their users.
Stocks were pummeled on Friday with the Nasdaq slumping more than 4% to post its worst month since 2008. Why things have gotten so bad in Wall Street.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is an evangelist for stakeholder capitalism — the belief that companies should be driven by more than profits: They should also take care of the broader social good.
In a new executive order, President Biden aims to kickstart competition for consumers, workers and farmers in ways both big and small, starting with a list of 72 initiatives.
Acworth Republican state Rep. Ed Setzler hosted a special called meeting of the House Science and Technology Committee Thursday to consider if the state can or should do anything about technology platforms allegedly censoring users’ free speech.
Federal Trade Commission nominee Lina Khan and presidential adviser Tim Wu have advocated for new rules to curb the power of the tech giants.
China's State Administration for Market Regulation is focusing on allegations that Alibaba forces merchants on its website to sell only on its platform.
The state and federal officials say Facebook's acquisitions of WhatsApp and Instagram violated competition laws and served to stifle rivals by giving the social network an unfair advantage.
The Justice Department's lawsuit against Google is the clearest sign yet of the "Techlash" that has politicians on both sides of the aisle bristling at the power of Silicon Valley.
House Democrats recommend Congress look at ways to force the companies to split off some of their businesses, saying the tech giants have exploited their power to benefit themselves and hurt rivals.
Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., says Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple operate like monopolies and need to be broken up or regulated.
The CEOs tell Congress that the giant American tech companies do not stifle competition, saying the concern that too much power is concentrated in too few companies is unfounded.
The first congressional testimony by Jeff Bezos comes at a time when he and Amazon are seeming at their zenith, occupying ever-growing space in American culture.
The heads of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple will face lawmakers' questions about whether they are using their power to squash competition.
It's Friday and you know what that means: It's time for On Second Thought's weekly roundtable. Today we gathered three people who work in tech to talk...