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Diller calls Google an 'absolute monopoly' and challenged Apple's App Store fees.

The Justice Department asked Congress on Wednesday to adopt a new law that could hold Facebook, Google and Twitter legally accountable for the way they handle some controversial content on the Web, as the Trump administration ratchets up its attacks on social media sites ahead of the 2020 election.

The administration is expected to urge GOP state attorneys general to start investigating tech companies for alleged bias against conservatives.


The Wednesday meeting comes nearly four months after the president signed an executive order that opened the door for the federal government to oversee the way tech companies police political speech online.

The retailer has emerged as a central player in a deal caught in the regulatory crosshairs.

The Justice Department is expected to brief state attorneys general this week about its imminent plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google, setting in motion a landmark legal clash between the U.S. government and the search and advertising behemoth.

Is this a political victory for the president?

The Commerce Department will ban downloads of TikTok and WeChat effective Sunday.

The Commerce Department is scheduled to decide by Sunday which U.S. transactions with WeChat to ban.

Trump and other Republicans are raising skepticism about the company's proposal.

They’re boycotting to force parent company Facebook to change its policies on hate and the election.

This time, Senate Republicans are in charge.

It remains to be seen if the proposal will satisfy the White House.

The race might night be called on Nov. 3 due to an increase in mail-in voting.

But the clock is ticking before the ban takes effect later this month.

That could be risky amid strained relationships with developers

Netflix co-chief executive Reed Hastings views not being able to get together in person as 'a pure negative.'

The Defense Department said it is working with other agencies to determine whether the “actions” of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, or SMIC, warrant adding the company to the so-called Entity List.

This summer, more than 30 attorneys communicated their thoughts in an informal poll about the probe, and the vast majority said at the time they were not ready to file a case yet against Google.

It's a shot across the bow in the broader tech race with China.

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