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Alibaba Downplays Singles Day for a Tense Time in China

Singles Day used to be the biggest, most unabashed celebration of consumerism on earth: a 24-hour online retail extravaganza, kicking off with a confetti-filled gala and culminating in stupendous piles […]




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Facebook Faces New Antitrust Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, downloaded a popular new app, Phhhoto, on Aug. 8, 2014, and took a selfie. Other Facebook executives and product managers soon followed […]




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Mark Zuckerberg to Be Added to Facebook Privacy Suit

WASHINGTON — The attorney general for the District of Columbia plans to add Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, to a consumer protection lawsuit, in one of the first efforts by […]




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Lawmakers See Path to Rein In Tech, but It Isn’t Smooth

WASHINGTON — “Facebook and Big Tech are facing a Big Tobacco moment,” Senator Richard Blumenthal, Democrat of Connecticut, said this week when a whistle-blower testified about how the social media […]




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China Fines Meituan $530 Million in Second Tech Antitrust Case

China fined the food-delivery giant Meituan $530 million for antitrust violations on Friday, the second major penalty this year in Beijing’s efforts to bring the country’s big internet companies to […]




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Whistle-Blower Says Facebook ‘Chooses Profits Over Safety’

John Tye, the founder of Whistleblower Aid, a legal nonprofit that represents people seeking to expose potential lawbreaking, was contacted this spring through a mutual connection by a woman who […]







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American Airlines and JetBlue Face Antitrust Suit Over Alliance

In an interview, Robin Hayes, the chief executive of JetBlue, said that argument was “plain wrong.” He said the alliance with American was allowing JetBlue to significantly increase the number […]




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Why Apple Didn’t Lose in the Epic Games Ruling

A decision that split in Big Tech’s favorA federal judge’s split decision on Friday in the high-profile case between Apple and Epic Games, which stopped short of declaring Apple a […]




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How Apple’s Changes to Its Store Could Benefit App Developers

Dan Burkhart, the chief executive of Recurly, a subscription management and billing platform that works with more than 2,000 companies, said many of the app developers he communicates with regularly […]