Business Jun 5, 2019

Japan eyes legislation to regulate global and domestic tech giants

The government said Wednesday it plans to submit a bill to the Diet next year to regulate global and domestic technology giants amid concerns some are stifling fair competition due to their overwhelming market share. The bill to enhance transparency in the business transactions of ...

Top tech execs will be asked to testify in U.S. House probe

Business Jun 5, 2019

Top tech execs will be asked to testify in U.S. House probe

Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday. The comments came a day after sources ...

Silicon valley battered as Washington turns up antitrust heat

Business Jun 4, 2019

Silicon valley battered as Washington turns up antitrust heat

Technology giants are bracing for sweeping investigations into their business practices as top U.S. antitrust officials and lawmakers carved out a battle plan targeting Silicon Valley's best-known names — sending shares tumbling and raising the prospect of a drawn-out fight with the government. The House ...

World leaders and tech execs pledge to curb online violence

Business / Tech May 16, 2019

World leaders and tech execs pledge to curb online violence

Facebook, Google, Twitter and other tech companies joined a dozen countries in a global pledge Wednesday to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks. World leaders, led by French President Emmanuel Macron, and ...