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Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple face antitrust scrutiny

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U.S. Government regulators have negotiated to split up oversight of Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, with the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission moving toward a new probe of Google, according to reporting by CNN’s Brian Fung.
… Congress, with support from Democrats and Republicans, will use its investigative power for a top-to-bottom review of the tech industry, and focus on the biggest companies . CNN Business video


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Tariffs are a good way to get a trading partner’s attention

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Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway speaks to reporters outside the White House on President Trump’s threat of tariffs against Mexico along with other issues. “”Tariffs are a good way to get a trading partner’s attention and apparently the president did.”
Full video here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?461323-… C-CPAN official video


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U.S. Banks Are Terrified of Chinese Payment Apps

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If mobile payment apps became as popular in the U.S. as they are in China, banks would lose a projected $43 billion in revenue annually. Bloomberg QuickTake explains how cheap and easy payments by phone are threatening one of the banking industry’s most profitable businesses. Bloomberg official video


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