4:53 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020
- By Jonathan Burton
Jim Steyer: Only a breakup of Facebook and controls on social media can reduce disinformation and lies on the internet Neither Big Tech’s response nor the law have been strong enough to shield users from harm, says the founder of Common Sense MediaNeither Big Tech’s internal response nor the law have been strong enough to shield users from harm, says the founder of Common Sense Media.
9:20 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020
- By Jon Swartz
Antitrust questions bruise but don’t break Big Tech CEOs in historic hearing After three hours of questions, expert calls hearing ‘a mix of antitrust ambush and political grandstanding’It was a bruising day tech’s biggest names on Capitol Hill.
7:33 a.m. July 14, 2020
- By Jon Swartz
Big Tech’s latest reckoning is coming as it continues to rack up record valuationsThe steep ascent of Big Tech, which is fueling a resurgent stock market despite a deepening pandemic, underscores the enduring power of the industry as consumption of it escalates in a work-from-home economy.
2:52 p.m. May 19, 2020
- Associated Press
Judge shelves Tesla shareholder lawsuit to stop Elon Musk from tweeting Delaware judge says he can’t issue an injunction based on apprehension or speculation about a defendant’s future conductA Delaware judge has denied a request by attorneys for Tesla shareholders to pursue a lawsuit seeking to prevent CEO Elon Musk from using his personal Twitter account to disseminate information regarding the electric vehicle and solar panel manufacturer.
11:55 a.m. May 11, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 4.1 million; South Korea reports cluster from Seoul nightclubs, and Wuhan, China, has 4 new cases Tesla sues California county stopping its Fremont plant from reopening and AMC stock soars on report of takeover talks with AmazonThe number of cases of COVID-19 rose above 4.1 million on Monday, as South Korea reported a new cluster stemming from Seoul’s nightclub district and China reported four new cases in Wuhan, the city believed to be the source of the outbreak late last year.