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A group of states may launch investigations into big tech companies like Facebook and Google possibly next month
Representatives of about a dozen states met with DoJ officials to discuss a multi-state, bi-partisan effort, the Wall Street Journal reports.
'It's not ideal because it's very messy. But if you have to you have to,' said Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons.
Facebook reportedly called off talks to buy Houseparty over fears a deal would attract unwanted antitrust scrutiny
The video-chat app Houseparty gained huge popularity with under-24s and was eventually bought by the "Fortnite" developer Epic Games.
Cofounder Chris Hughes thinks Facebook should be broken up. Founding President Sean Parker worries what the platform is doing to kids' brains.
Mark Zuckerberg, who is under fire for Facebook’s dominance, is getting roasted for recommending a book about an inventor who drives his rivals ...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recommends "The Last Days Of Night," a book about Thomas Edison and his fight to protect his electricity monopoly.
US regulators are talking to founders of companies Facebook acquired as part of the government’s new antitrust probe
The Federal Trade Commission is trying to figure out if Facebook engaged in anticompetitive behavior.
Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes is reportedly talking to the US government about how to break up Facebook
Chris Hughes, who famously wrote an op-ed saying Facebook should be broken up, has become an outspoken critic of his former employer.
In June, it had been reported that the FTC was preparing a potential probe, but the earnings report confirms that the investigation is under way.
Here’s one reason why Apple and Google could get hurt most by renewed antitrust pressure on big tech
This issues could stem from possible changes to the commission rates Apple and Google charge app developers.
The comments come on the heels of the DOJ's newly announced plan to investigate Amazon and other large online platforms for being too powerful.