Big tech goes to Congress remotely

This week, the CEOs of Facebook, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon were called before the House’s Antitrust Subcommittee to defend the vast empires they’ve built. Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Sundar Pichai and Mark Zuckerberg faced questions about how their business practices propelled them into the market-dominant giants they are today. They lead four of top six … Read more Big tech goes to Congress remotely

‘Too much power’: key moments as tech CEOs face historic US hearing

Top US tech bosses are told they are censoring political speech, spreading fake news and ‘killing’ the engines of the US economy in a combative and historic congressional hearing. Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Sundar Pichai of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, appeared before members of the house judiciary’s antitrust … Read more ‘Too much power’: key moments as tech CEOs face historic US hearing

Big Tech CEOs grilled on use of force labour in China

During a hearing on the market power of four of America’s biggest tech companies, a Republican congressman raised the issue forced labor in China and sought a pledge from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Apple’s Tim Cook and Google’s Sundar Pichai not to benefit in any way from the practice. Get the latest headlines: … Read more Big Tech CEOs grilled on use of force labour in China

Big Tech CEOs face grilling in Congress

CEOs from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple faced jabs for alleged abuse of their market power from Democrats and Republicans on Wednesday in a much-anticipated congressional hearing. Members of both parties grilled the four powerful CEOs – Apple’s Tim Cook, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Alphabet’s Sundar Pichai and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos – on everything from market … Read more Big Tech CEOs face grilling in Congress

What we learned from Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook’s Capitol Hill testimonies

Tech CEOs Jeffrey P. Bezos, Sundar Pichai, Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg visited Capitol Hill to discuss their companies dominance in the tech market. Here are the biggest takeaways. (Bezos owns The Washington Post) Read more: https://wapo.st/3hLLMPr. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Tech CEOs Divided Over Whether China Steals U.S. Technology

While Apple’s Tim Cook and Google’s Sundar Pichai said they were unaware of any issues of China stealing from their respective firms, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg said he believes it is “well-documented” that the Chinese government steals technology from U.S. companies. Facebook has painted China as a real threat for much of the past couple of … Read more Tech CEOs Divided Over Whether China Steals U.S. Technology

US tech giants face a long-awaited grilling by Congress

Fending off accusations of stifling competition, four Big Tech CEOs – Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple – faced a grilling by the US House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel on Wednesday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more US tech giants face a long-awaited grilling by Congress

Watch again: Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook face hearing in Congress

The tech industry’s “Big Tobacco moment”, where the bosses of four of the biggest companies – Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google – are giving evidence to the US Congress in Washington today. The House of Representatives’ Antitrust Subcommittee is investigating whether the power, size and tactics of the four companies has crushed competition, reduced innovation … Read more Watch again: Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook face hearing in Congress

Jordan to Pichai: Will Google Tailor Search Results to Help Biden in the 2020 Election?

Four Big Tech CEOs – Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple – are testifying on their companies’ practices before Congress as a House panel caps its yearlong investigation of market dominance in the industry. Their industry has transformed society, linked people around the globe, mined and … Read more Jordan to Pichai: Will Google Tailor Search Results to Help Biden in the 2020 Election?

Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg among tech bosses grilled by Congress

They are the four most powerful men on the virtual planet. But today for the first time, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple and Sundar Pichai of Alphabet, which owns Google, are all appearing in front of the House subcommittee on market dominance. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) The main issue – … Read more Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg among tech bosses grilled by Congress

Scrutiny approached ‘with respect and humility’ -Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook told a congressional hearing featuring the CEOs of four of America’s largest tech firms, “I am here today because scrutiny is reasonable and appropriate. We approach this process with respect and humility, but we make no concession on the facts… if Apple is a gatekeeper, what we’ve done is open the … Read more Scrutiny approached ‘with respect and humility’ -Tim Cook