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Tech giants report more than $50 billion combined profits

Apple, Microsoft and Google’s parent company Alphabet have seen a surge in revenue. The results are attributed to the coronavirus pandemic — but also the easing of lockdowns. Big Tech’s profits underscored their unparalleled influence Tech companies Apple, Microsoft and Google owner Alphabet reported on Tuesday combined profits of more than $50 billion (€59 billion) […]

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Canada could face U.S. tariff ‘retaliation’ over proposed tax on digital services

The U.S. is proposing tariffs of up to 25%, which would collect duties equivalent to what affected countries collect from American companies through their digital taxesAuthor of the article: Anja KaradeglijaPublishing date:Apr 05, 2021  • A tax on tech giants’ digital services the Liberal government has promised to include in the upcoming budget has the potential […]

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“Break ’Em Up”: As DOJ Targets Google, Zephyr Teachout Urges Breakup of More Big Tech Monopolies

STORYOCTOBER 21, 2020Watch Full Show ListenMedia OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today. DONATE GUESTS Zephyr Teachoutprofessor of law at Fordham University. The Department of Justice and 11 states have filed a major antitrust lawsuit against Google in a move that could lead to the breakup of the company’s business and holds major […]

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House investigation faults Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for engaging in anti-competitive monopoly tactics

By Tony Romm, Cat Zakrzewski and Rachel LermanOct. 6, 2020 at 5:08 p.m. EDT Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google engaged in anticompetitive, monopoly-style tactics to evolve into four of the world’s most powerful corporate behemoths, according to congressional investigators, who called in a wide-ranging report released on Tuesday for sweeping changes to federal laws so that government regulators can […]