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House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media

Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media

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House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ h...
2019-06-04 12:32

Facebook Antitrust Inquiry Shows Big Tech’s Freewheeling Era Is Past Two settlements and a new antitrust investigation highlighted a new reality for tech giants: Scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers has become a constant....
2019-07-25 11:00

Proposed Bill Wants Tech Companies To Pay Out the Nose if DOJ Inquiry Uncovers Antitrust Violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal proposed antitrust legislation Friday that, if passed, could give the Justice Department’s recently launched probe into monopoly concerns among big tech companies some serious teeth if any violations...
2019-08-04 08:32

DOJ officially opens Big Tech antitrust probe The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it is launching a probe into big tech companies’ efforts to reduce competition and stifle innovation— raising the heat on an already-embattled industry. The DOJ’s antitrust division will determine whether...
2019-07-24 02:16

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, potentially threatening some of Silicon Valley's most powerful companies....
2019-07-24 01:32

DOJ opens sweeping antitrust review of big tech giants, saying they may work against consumers In a shot across the bow of online titans like Facebook, Google, and Amazon, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday it has opened a wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt c...
2019-07-24 04:00

Amid Diplomatic Strain, House Opens Inquiry Into Trump’s Dealings With Ukraine President Trump has signaled displeasure with the American ally. His lawyer has been pressing the government in Kiev to investigate his political foes....
2019-09-10 10:48

House Antitrust Panel Demands Big Tech C.E.O.’s Emails Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for information....
2019-09-13 20:32

House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for information....
2019-09-13 15:32

House panel to discuss Big Tech's impact on privacy, antitrust The House of Representatives' antitrust panel will hold a hearing next week to discuss the effect of consumer data collection by big tech platforms, like Alphabet's Google and Amazon , on online competition....
2019-09-05 21:32

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
2019-06-04 08:00

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel, according to reports. The tech titans will make ...
2019-07-10 09:16

House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from Amazon.com Inc. , Facebook Inc , Apple Inc , and Alphabet Inc's Google as its antitrust probe of Big Tech widens....
2019-09-13 18:32

U.S. House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails and other company records from Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google as it seeks evidence of anticompetitive behavior....
2019-09-13 16:00

House Committee Requests Tech Executives' Emails in Antitrust Probe Congress is ramping up its probe into the tech industry, with House lawmakers demanding emails and executive communications from four technology giants as they look for evidence of anticompetitive behavior....
2019-09-13 17:00

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-reaching, covering the extent to which a company like Google favors its products over rivals or Facebook...
2019-06-04 01:48

House lawmakers ask four tech giants to turn over trove of sensitive records in antitrust probe The documents could shed light on whether the companies’ dominance of search, advertising, e-commerce and other digital markets is rooted in anti-competitive practices....
2019-09-14 02:00

House Judiciary Committee Opens Bipartisan Probe of Competition in Tech Industry The House Judiciary Committee is joining the rush to investigate big technology companies with a focus on whether increased concentration in the industry is crowding out competition and hurting consumers. Congress’s investigation will address t...
2019-06-04 01:32

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for the president....
2019-07-10 13:32

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-10 10:48

Trump invites conservative tech critics to White House for ‘social media summit’ Facebook, Google and Twitter have struggled to battle back allegations in Washington that they censor conservatives. A July 11 event could set the stage for even more scrutiny....
2019-07-02 22:16

White House questions tech giants on ways to predict shootings from social media The technology could serve as an early-warning system for potential attacks, White House officials proposed at the brainstorming session, perhaps compiling information from across social sites to identify attacks before they happen...
2019-08-10 01:16

Villagers say gas well application is 'a joke', as inquiry opens Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingVillagers have accused Britain’s richest man of making “a joke of local democracy” after his petrochemical firm applied to overturn a council’s decision to stop ...
2019-06-12 08:48

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
2019-07-13 01:16

Google targeted in antitrust inquiry by attorneys general in 48 states, DC and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anti-competitive action.       ...
2019-09-10 03:16

Paris prosecutor opens inquiry into whether Epstein committed crimes in France The chief prosecutor in Paris has opened a preliminary inquiry to determine whether late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on French territory or against any underage French victims, prosecutor Remy Heitz's office said on Friday...
2019-08-23 23:00

Paris prosecutor opens child rape inquiry linked to Epstein case Investigation to focus on potential crimes against citizens in France and abroadThe chief Paris prosecutor has announced that he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a series of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case.A st...
2019-08-24 02:32

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe into Amazon....
2019-07-17 17:48

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here's who's there....
2019-07-10 22:16

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
2019-06-05 10:32

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
2019-07-16 20:16

Support for Impeachment Inquiry Grows in the House The trickle of Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry is threatening to turn into a flood, but there are few signs the rising tide will sway House Democratic leaders....
2019-08-02 01:00

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
2019-06-05 23:32

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
2019-06-05 23:32

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June...
2019-06-06 22:00

DOJ Announces Probe Into Big Tech Over Antitrust Concerns The Justice Department is finally set to being its long-rumored review of monopoly concerns in the areas of online search, ecommerce, and social media, specifically targeting big tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple. An exceptio...
2019-07-24 00:32

Should tech companies be worried about DoJ's antitrust review? Action may finally be taken over claims Facebook, Google Apple and Amazon have monopolised chosen fieldsThe US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced a wide-ranging antitrust review of “market-leading online platforms”, suggesting that long-awaite...
2019-07-24 16:32

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
2019-07-09 23:32

EU reappoints top antitrust cop who led crackdown on tech giants The new European Commission has reappointed Margrethe Vestager to be its antitrust chief, a sign that the crackdown on tech companies will continue.Read More...
2019-09-10 17:48

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is looking into whether large tech companies have harmed their users....
2019-07-24 04:48

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a crucial threshold that backers said will require Speaker Nancy Pelosi to reconsider her steadfast...
2019-08-01 22:16

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive ...
2019-05-24 00:32

Most House impeachment inquiry backers are Pelosi's investigators Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a ready-made reply when pressed on impeaching President Donald Trump: Democrats have tasked six powerful committees with investigating Trump’s conduct, and they’ll “follow the facts” to chart a course for the House. But a PO...
2019-06-27 21:16

Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction to include the iPhone maker as part of broader antitrust probe....
2019-06-03 22:01

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
2019-06-03 22:01

A Challenge to Big Tech and Antitrust Thinking in a Surprising Place The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
2019-09-18 20:00

Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which tech company, as they take on major probes of firms like Alphabet's Google for allegedly using their m...
2019-09-18 09:32

Antitrust Enforcers Signal Discord Over Probes of Big Tech Turf battles between the federal government’s two antitrust enforcers are revving up as both assert authority to investigate whether big technology companies are engaging in anticompetitive behavior....
2019-09-17 02:00

State AGs prepare antitrust investigation into tech firms The top law enforcement officers in several states are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms, according to multiple reports, adding to the scrutiny tech companies are already facing from federal regulators....
2019-08-21 06:00

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17 01:16

Big Tech Backlash: Google Under Antitrust Probe By 50 US States The backlash against Big Tech moved into a new phase on Monday as officials from nearly all US states announced an antitrust investigation into the dominance of internet giant Google....
2019-09-10 13:48

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
2019-06-21 22:16

DOJ is working with states on antitrust investigations of tech companies The Justice Department's antitrust leader doesn't see big tech as inherently bad, but he's still content to investigate potential wrongdoing. Division chief Makan Delrahim told guests at a Colorado tech policy conference that the DOJ ...
2019-08-20 21:00

U.S. DoJ antitrust chief says working with states on Big Tech probe The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it investigates the market power of major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
2019-08-20 21:00

EU may need to regulate tech giants' data use: EU antitrust chief The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it, Europe's antitrust chief said on Friday, signaling how she could use her expanded powers to rein in U.S. tech firms like Facebook and Google....
2019-09-13 16:00

The DOJ's antitrust chief just telegraphed how it could go after Google, Apple and other big tech Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim laid out some possible antitrust arguments against big tech companies in a new speech. His office is reportedly overseeing possible investigations into Google parent company Alphabet and Apple....
2019-06-11 22:16

Congressional antitrust panel to discuss Big Tech competition The Senate's antitrust panel will meet later this month to discuss concerns that tech giants, such as Google or Amazon, seek to buy smaller rivals in order to head off competition....
2019-09-03 21:48

DealBook Briefing: Big Tech’s Antitrust Reckoning Is Coming Google and Amazon have thrived as regulators largely kept their distance. Moves by the Justice Department and the F.T.C. suggest that may be changing....
2019-06-03 16:32

Harry Reid: House should start Trump impeachment inquiry Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a turnaround, now says the House should begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.In an interview with USA Today on Monday, the Nevada Democrat said that “it’s not the right thing to do noth...
2019-06-05 00:48

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
2019-06-06 02:00

More than half of House Democrats on board with Trump impeachment inquiry A majority of House Democrats now supports launching an impeachment inquiry for President Trump, according to a Fox News tally -- the latest sign that Robert Mueller’s shaky testimony did little to arrest the momentum inside the caucus for that polit...
2019-08-02 22:00

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Kirkpatrick, who represents Congressional District 2 of Ari...
2019-07-16 21:32

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the digital industry. The committee’s statement...
2019-06-04 01:00

Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big T...
2019-07-24 02:32

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing department officials....
2019-07-24 02:32

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations from employees of the technology companies they want to break up....
2019-06-08 09:48

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In Intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decades....
2019-06-04 08:00

WRAPUP 2-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
2019-06-03 23:16

WRAPUP 3-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented, wide-ranging probe of some of the world's larges...
2019-06-04 01:48

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and retail services online....
2019-07-24 01:32

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition.“The Departm...
2019-07-24 00:16

Justice Department announces broad antitrust review of big tech The DOJ did not name Amazon, Facebook or Google directly, but its inquiry could result in more scrutiny of them, as the government seeks to "assess the competitive conditions in the online marketplace," it said in a statement....
2019-07-24 00:16

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the tech...
2019-06-06 20:48

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
2019-06-04 09:48

States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people familiar with the situation, adding another layer of scrutiny to an industry already under a federal...
2019-08-20 05:16

WRAPUP 1-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
2019-06-03 21:32

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc , Amazon.com Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
2019-07-16 13:48

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17 01:48

'A couple of dozen' states are considering an antitrust probe of Big Tech, says DOJ official Makan Delrahim, of the antitrust division, said state attorneys general have spoken to Justice about starting their own probe into technology companies....
2019-08-21 02:32

U.S. states launch antitrust probe of big tech, Google ads in focus Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have opened an antitrust probe into big tech companies that focuses on Alphabet's Google , Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton formally announced on Monday....
2019-09-09 22:48

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
2019-06-10 19:16

Trump administration officials tell Senate about Big Tech antitrust probes The Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, said Tuesday that its probes of big technology companies like Alphabet's Google were a "priority" that could result in either "law enforcement or policy options as solutions."...
2019-09-17 22:16

UPDATE 3-Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which tech company, as they take on major probes of firms like Alphabet's Google for allegedly using their m...
2019-09-18 04:00

Here's how Microsoft's past antitrust woes could affect Big Tech today Microsoft faced antitrust probes from the DOJ during the height of the Browser Wars. Watch this video to see how Microsoft's antitrust battles could shape the probes into Big Tech today....
2019-09-06 21:00

Big Tech executives due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
2019-07-10 06:16

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc , Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
2019-06-21 20:48

Fourth-ranking House Democrat backs Trump impeachment inquiry Assistant House speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, saying his presidency is creating "grave national concerns."...
2019-08-20 14:48

House progressive caucus urges members to back impeachment inquiry Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Tuesday began urging their members as a whole to formally back an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, a move that could deliver a boost to the party’s growing pro-impeachment wing....
2019-09-11 19:00

Ben Ray Luján, No. 4 House Democrat, backs opening Trump impeachment inquiry Rep. Ben Ray Luján, the No. 4 House Democrat, endorsed opening an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Monday.Luján, a close ally of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is the highest-ranking House Democrat to support an impeachment ...
2019-08-19 19:48

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has been given the green light to include Apple as part of a wider antitrust investigation. In fact, the ...
2019-06-04 04:16

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers. It comes as a growing number of lawmak...
2019-07-24 00:48

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim...
2019-06-12 06:01

Justice Department to Open Broad, New Antitrust Review of Big Tech Companies The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, according to department officials....
2019-07-24 00:32

Big tech executives headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
2019-07-09 22:48

DOJ announces broad antitrust review of Big Tech, sending stocks lower It's the strongest move toward the tech industry by Attorney General William Barr, whose interest in the sector could deepen regulatory pressure....
2019-07-24 01:32

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the ...
2019-06-21 14:32

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
2019-06-08 09:00

UPDATE 1-Trump administration officials tell Senate about Big Tech antitrust probes The Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, said Tuesday that its probes of big technology companies like Alphabet's Google were a "priority" that could result in either "law enforcement or policy options as solutions."...
2019-09-17 22:16

U.S. Justice Dept official calls big tech antitrust probes a 'priority' The Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, said Tuesday that its probes of "market-leading online platforms" such as Alphabet's Google were a "priority" that could result in either "law enforcement or policy options as solutio...
2019-09-17 22:16

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
2019-06-13 00:00

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be investigated by the federal government, according to Reuters. Reuters said on Monday that the Justice De...
2019-06-05 07:01

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the R...
2019-06-06 02:00

Tipping point? Nearly half of House Democrats support Trump impeachment inquiry Nearly half of House Democrats are now on board with an impeachment inquiry, in a sign that Robert Mueller's faltering testimony last week did little to dissuade lawmakers who had been on the fence about activating the highly controversial process ag...
2019-07-31 18:16

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dragged down Monday on fears that a US justice department antitrust investigation into Google parent Al...
2019-06-03 21:32

U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook ....
2019-09-06 23:32

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such a...
2019-06-04 04:48

U.S. opens door to new tariffs over France tech tax The Trump administration has promised an investigation after French lawmakers approved a bill Thursday to impose a tax on large technology firms that provide services in France....
2019-07-11 15:16

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, according to an analysis by The Washington Post Amid growing support for impeachment, House Speaker Pelosi said the president “will be held accountable” but stopped short of endorsing formal proceedings....
2019-08-02 23:32

Big Tech companies like Facebook, Amazon to face antitrust probe by U.S. state attorneys general A bipartisan group of state attorneys general will announce on Monday an investigation into large tech companies, like Facebook and Google, for potential violations of antitrust law, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's announced on Friday....
2019-09-06 19:00

Big tech's antitrust fears give investors a rare chance to buy Facebook, Amazon on the cheap Washington's apparent assault on big tech companies like Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon could be a blessing in disguise for investors as they present a massive buying opportunity....
2019-06-08 19:00

UPDATE 6-U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook ....
2019-09-07 12:00

U.S. House panel to review DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two key House Democrats said the antitrust probe of Ford, Honda, BMW and VW "is only the latest in a profoundly troubling pattern of abuse of power that has flourished under the Trump presidency."...
2019-09-10 03:48

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekee...
2019-06-04 05:48

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an onslaught against Silicon Valley. The DOJ is reported...
2019-06-10 19:32

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with Cali...
2019-09-20 00:00

Facebook opens face recognition tech to all users with opt-out option Facebook is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, as it discontinued a related feature called Tag Suggestions.Read More...
2019-09-04 12:48

Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction onlineWe’re having problems with the internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouTube), Amazon, Apple and Facebook. The government h...
2019-07-20 18:48

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown....
2019-05-22 05:32

Two Palo Verde HS students questioned for social media threat TUCSON – Two students at Palo Verde Magnet High School are being questioned after a social media threat was reported on Wednesday, according to Tucson Unified School District. TUSD says Tucson Police Department did “an immediate investigation” Wednes...
2019-08-09 06:48

Hong Kong protests: tech war opens up with doxxing of protesters and police Campaigns to expose personal details of those on both sides of protests skyrocket, with nearly 1,000 cases being investigatedHong Kong has seen an unprecedented wave of doxxing – the malicious spread of private information online – since anti-governm...
2019-09-20 22:48

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears a rare member of Congress actually capable of discussing tech issues in a competent way. His latest f...
2019-06-27 19:00

Syrian army opens corridor for people to leave rebel bastion: state media Syrian government forces opened a corridor on Thursday for people who want to leave insurgent territory in northwest Syria, where an army offensive has gained ground....
2019-08-22 19:16

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
2019-06-18 08:16

Plea Deal Reached In Social Media Bomb Threat Case LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last fall a student at the University of Kentucky made a bomb threat on social media that sent the whole campus into panic. The student who police say is responsible pled “not guilty” to the crime but weR...
2019-06-18 13:32

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown Thursday Google Maps TUCSON – Booth-Fickett Math/Science Magnet School was placed on a soft lockdown on Thursday after a social media threat was reported to the school administration. School resumed to normal operations after Tucson Police Department investig...
2019-09-21 05:16

LightSail 2 Opens Its Sails in an Early Test of Tech That May Make Interstellar Travel Possible A tiny spacecraft in Earth orbit has successfully deployed its solar sails. Called LightSail 2, the craft will now use the power of the Sun to lift its orbital height even further, in what’s considered an important test of this promising means of pro...
2019-07-25 00:16

Wall Street opens lower as Broadcom warning hits tech stocks U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, weighed down by technology stocks, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Donald Trump's trade war crystallized in slashed sales forecast from chipmaker Broadcom....
2019-06-14 15:48

Connecticut man accused of social media threat to local Puerto Rican festival A Connecticut man was arrested early Saturday for a social media post that police say implied a threat to the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, according to reports...
2019-08-11 13:00

House lawmakers seek trove of documents from Silicon Valley giants in antitrust investigation Lawmakers on Friday made a sweeping bipartisan request for a trove of documents from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, ramping up the pressure on Silicon Valley’s largest and most powerful firms as they face questions of whether they suppressed co...
2019-09-17 03:00

Brazilian citizen data under threat with sale of national tech firms A manifesto released by the employees at one of the state-controlled firms to be privatized by the government raises concerns over the future of information belonging to millions of citizens....
2019-09-01 07:48

US efforts to jail Assange for espionage are a grave threat to a free media | Alan Rusbridger I found the WikiLeaks co-founder a troubling figure when I worked with him, but America’s case would criminalise journalistic inquiryDo you remember the Collateral Murder video – the one that showed US air crew in Apache helicopters killing people as...
2019-05-26 17:16

House lawmakers ask Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to turn over trove of records in antitrust probe The requests ask each of the tech giants to provide detailed information about their internal operations, including copies of key communications between top-level executives and records related to "any prior investigation" they have faced on competit...
2019-09-13 19:32

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on strong Coca-Cola, United Tech earnings U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat earnings from blue-chip companies including Coca-Cola and United Technologies, that soothed concerns over the pace of economic growth....
2019-07-23 17:00

RPT-S.Korea says Japan's high-tech export curbs threat to global economy South Korea's trade minister said on Thursday Japanese export limits on high-tech materials bound for Seoul would pose a "huge threat" to the global economy and disrupt the global supply chain....
2019-07-04 08:48

Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook Execs Asked to Hand Over Private Emails in House Antitrust Probe House lawmakers probing Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon for potential antitrust violations have requested the companies turn over internal records, including executives’ own communications.Read more......
2019-09-14 21:48

The media has a big problem, Reuters Institute says: Who will pay for the news? News organizations are being challenged by technology giants and unsettled by a broader lack of trust but they have a much deeper problem: most people don't want to pay for online news, the Reuters Institute found....
2019-06-12 05:16

Teens turning to social media for news NBC NEWS-Many teens are turning to social media for their news. Researchers surveyed over a thousand teens between the ages of 13 and 17, and a large majority said it was important to follow current events. However, half got the news from Youtube. W...
2019-08-20 04:48

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economies could be further inflamed....
2019-05-22 09:32

The tech media keeps hyping awful, exploitative fintech products I’ve long espoused the belief that the entire tech press corps deserves to be quarantined on an isolated island in the South Pacific, where they don’t have phones or the internet. No exceptions. It’s a bit extreme, but it’d spare the rest of humanity...
2019-08-09 22:48

Trump's 'Social Media Summit' Airs Grievances Against Big Tech President Trump used a “Social Media Summit” at the White House to bond with some of his most provocative supporters over shared grievances against large technology companies whose representatives weren’t invited....
2019-07-12 01:16

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even tho...
2019-06-02 19:00

Gannett-New Media merger will test whether local news can be saved Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
2019-08-10 14:16

Vice Media Trims Staff at Viceland in Pivot Toward News The job cuts, some of which took place Thursday, impact about 15 people across multiple departments such as programming, marketing and research, the people said....
2019-08-30 10:32

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "national crisis"....
2019-08-18 15:32

Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft's president says Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that technology companies are likely to change how they moderate online platforms in response to new laws from foreign governments, regardless of whether U.S. lawmakers act to...
2019-09-13 16:00

Redmi K20, Vivo Z1 Pro, Mi CC9, LG W Series, and Other Tech News This Week Redmi K20 is being teased by Xiaomi, Mi CC9 is set to launch, Vivo Z1 Pro price in India set to be revealed, LG W series launched in India, and more tech news this week....
2019-06-30 15:16

Joe Biden Plans to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat.’ The White House Says That’s ‘Laughable’ (DES MOINES, Iowa) — The White House says Joe Biden’s plan to call President Donald Trump an “existential threat” to the nation is “truly laughable” as the two politicians converge in Iowa on Tuesday. White House p...
2019-06-11 22:32

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump...
2019-06-05 19:00

Media Invited to News Conference, Interviews with Next Space Station Crew NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, along with crewmates Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Hazzaa Ali Almansoori of the United Arab Emirates, a Roscosmos spaceflight participant, will discuss the upcoming Expeditions 60 and 61 crew i...
2019-07-09 01:00

BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild....
2019-06-19 01:48

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move was "indicative of disturbing dictatorial......
2019-07-10 14:48

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for government action....
2019-08-02 02:48

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of ...
2019-06-06 12:48

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media behavior....
2019-07-12 12:48

Media Briefing Highlights NASA Tech on Next SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch NASA is sending four technology missions that will help improve future spacecraft design and performance into space on the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch. Experts will discuss these technologies, and how they complement NASA’s Moon to Mars ex...
2019-06-03 20:16

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes aim at corporate media, tech giants U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign, vowed to clamp down on media mergers and toughen enforcement of antitrust laws against tech giants like Facebook a...
2019-08-27 21:00

Tech news roundup: Managing IoT, new iPhones, and phishing concerns This week's stories from TechRepublic and ZDNet include AI's influence on retail, the onslaught of malicious emails, and a look at why 50% of employees aren't satisfied....
2019-07-25 02:16

Tech news roundup: GDPR turns 1, and who makes the best apps? Karen Roby reports on this week's biggest tech news, which includes Huawei's Android license and GDPR’s one-year anniversary, as well as what Microsoft says about a potential version of the law in the US....
2019-05-23 03:48

Redmi K20 Series, Realme X, Mi A3, Samsung A80, and More Tech News This Week Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro India launch, Realme X price in India, and Xiaomi Mi A3 debut grabbed the headlines. Everything that made the news in the world of tech over the week....
2019-07-21 23:00

Redmi K20 Series, Samsung Galaxy M40, and More Tech News This Week Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro launch, Samsung M40 price in India details, Oppo Reno India release, and OnePlus 7 sale date were some of the biggest tech news stories this week....
2019-06-02 14:48

Jio Fiber Plans, Realme 5 Pro, Mi A3, Vivo S1, and More Tech News This Week Jio Fiber plans, price, and welcome offer details were announced this week at the Reliance Industries AGM. Realme 5 Pro reveal, Vivo S1 went on sale, and Mi A3 set to launch in India....
2019-08-18 10:48

iPhone 11, Realme XT, Samsung A50s, and More Tech News This Week Realme XT price and sale date reveal, iPhone 11 series launch, other Apple announcements, and Samsung Galaxy A50s India release were some of the biggest tech news stories this week....
2019-09-15 19:48

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
2019-06-05 06:32

"Fake News Exposed": Prakash Javadekar Attacks Media On Kashmir Coverage Restrictions in the Kashmir Valley are being lifted every day progressively, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday as he promised a "completely normal new Kashmir"....
2019-08-30 19:32

Amal Clooney Slams Donald Trump Over "Fake News" Attacks On Media Countries that abuse journalists should pay a "diplomatic price", British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told a conference on media freedom Wednesday, adding that liberal democracies must also......
2019-07-11 09:48

Paid 'news': China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on island - sources The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government program to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland....
2019-08-09 18:32

Australian media decry 'outrageous' police raids on broadcaster, News Corp Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published classified material, the second raid on a media outlet in two days, prompting complaints that the "outrageous" searches damaged media freedom...
2019-06-05 09:48

Vice Media taps ex-Post publisher Jesse Angelo to lead news Vice Media just got its biggest shake-up since CEO Nancy Dubuc joined its ranks a year ago. The Brooklyn-based media company tapped former New York Post publisher Jesse Angelo as president of global news and entertainment, overseeing Vice’s news, dig...
2019-06-10 19:16

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether...
2019-06-13 01:48

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday...
2019-06-30 12:32

Government Agency Known for Its Bonkers Tech Now Tasked With Solving Fake News The government agency known for developing wild technology like a penny-sized vacuum, enigmatic sky balloons, and a shit-ton of robots is now tasked with solving perhaps the greatest threat to democracy—misinformation.Read more......
2019-09-04 00:16

New tech news site The Markup says ousted editor Angwin to return Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Julia Angwin, who was ousted in April as editor-in-chief of The Markup, a technology-focused start-up she co-founded, has been rehired, the nonprofit news organization said on Tuesday....
2019-08-06 23:32

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019....
2019-05-21 16:48

BBC, tech giants will fight fake news with an 'early warning system' Tech companies know disinformation remains a major threat, and they're forming an alliance with a media giant to help fight the online spread of falsehoods. The BBC has partnered with Facebook, Google and Twitter on a strategy to fight fake new...
2019-09-08 00:48

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees and prescriptive analytics This weeks TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories, include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
2019-06-05 21:16

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees, and prescriptive analytics This weeks TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories, include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
2019-06-05 21:48

OnePlus 7 in India, WWDC 2019, Jio GigaFiber, and More Tech News This Week OnePlus 7 India release, cheaper Jio GigaFiber availability, Poco F1 and Redmi Note 6 Pro price in India drop were some of the biggest happenings in the world of tech this week....
2019-06-09 12:32

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
2019-06-27 20:16

Mark Levin: Media 98% anti-Trump, ‘incestuous’ with Democrats, fake news real Conservative media mogul Mark Levin is calling for a national debate on the liberal advocacy and bias of much of the media, a growing trend propelled by the election of President Trump that he fears threatens the nation....
2019-05-21 19:48

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
2019-06-15 05:16

'Grey's Anatomy' star Isaiah Washington opens up about decision to leave the Democratic party after Trump White House visit On Fox Nation's latest episode of "Nuff Said," "Grey's Anatomy" star Isaiah Washington opened up about his decision to leave the Democratic Party, and the reaction he got from the Hollywood community after publically declaring his support for the #Wa...
2019-09-05 00:00

Tech news roundup: FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, mid-priced phones, and a smarter Roomba Karen Roby reports on this weeks biggest tech news which includes, the FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, a look at new mid-priced phones, a smarter Roomba, and the best websites for resumes....
2019-05-31 20:48

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day and the highest-rated workplaces of 2019 This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet stories include a breach of Sprint customers' data, notes from the Duo Security 2019 access report, and how execs are taking charge of digital transformation plans....
2019-07-17 19:48

Julia Angwin in Talks to Return to Tech News Site She Helped Found Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is looking to bring back Julia Angwin as editor in chief of the Markup, weeks after her abrupt departure put the launch of the tech-oriented investigation website into question....
2019-05-25 01:00

Thailand asks tech firms to set up centers against 'fake news' in Southeast Asia Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centers in each of the 10 Southeast Asian countries to curb the flow of "fake news" and fake accounts, the country's telecoms regulator said on Monday....
2019-08-19 16:32

White House trade adviser Navarro sees Mexico reacting 'favorably' to tariff threat: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday that he believes Mexico will respond "favorably" to U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that the country stop illegal immigration or face ratcheting tariffs....
2019-05-31 17:00

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of Pr...
2019-06-10 02:32

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
2019-07-11 20:16

U.S.'s Pompeo, Mnuchin, Bolton to brief media on Tuesday: White House U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House national security adviser John Bolton will hold a media briefing at 1:30 p.m. (1730 GMT) on Tuesday, the White House said....
2019-09-10 20:16

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the wa...
2019-07-12 22:48

The Markup, a Tech News Site, Reinstalls Its Fired Editor as Part of a Fresh Start After a period of turbulence, a nonprofit news start-up created as a technology industry watchdog says it is rebooting with Julia Angwin back at the helm....
2019-08-07 02:48

Tech news roundup: Cisco Live, Samsung A-series, and Salesforce acquires Tableau This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the current state of 5G deployment, the severity of fake emails, and Cisco's quest for multi-cloud connectivity....
2019-06-12 23:48

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day, EA gaming service’s vulnerabilities, and the basics of multicloud This week’s TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include the brand battle between Apple and Microsoft, Word documents containing malicious links, and the future of on-premises databases....
2019-07-03 19:16

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day, EA gaming service's vulnerabilities, and the basics of multicloud This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include the brand battle between Apple and Microsoft, Word documents containing malicious links, and the future of on-premises databases....
2019-07-03 19:32

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
2019-07-18 15:16

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to attend, according to sources who spoke with CNN....
2019-07-08 19:16

'I've had people saying they're going to come to my house' - Declan Rice reveals social media abuse "Declan Rice has opened up on the extent of the abuse he received after switching his international allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England."...
2019-09-10 16:16

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived anti-conservative bias on online platforms....
2019-07-11 15:00

Sanders campaign fights media narrative that White House bid is slipping Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is pushing back against what they call a faulty narrative in the media that the independent senator from Vermont’s White House bid is slipping....
2019-08-12 21:00

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on Thursday, rallying his allies and escalating his attacks on Facebook, Google and Twitter ahead of th...
2019-07-11 18:00

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, British media reported on Saturday, citing a confirmation from Leadsom....
2019-05-26 01:16

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he described as unfair treatment of conservatives by......
2019-07-12 06:16

White House hosts social media summit with conservative firebrands The White House has invited well-known conservative social media figures, including some controversial voices, to meet with President Trump on Thursday for what’s being billed as a “social media summit” to discuss anti-conservative bias by big tech c...
2019-07-11 20:16

House lawmakers hit tech giants with wave of document requests House Judiciary lawmakers today unleashed a torrent of document requests on Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google parent company Alphabet aimed at uncovering whether the tech companies have unfairly stifled competitors.In a series of letters to the comp...
2019-09-13 17:00

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job....
2019-06-19 19:16

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls for President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy theories and once published an injectable DIY homeopathic “vaccine” for Ebola, h...
2019-06-10 19:32

Tech news roundup: FedEx sues DOC, skilled workers are in demand, and how companies stay relevant This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a Verizon error leads to massive outages, Apple's plan to hire 2,000 employees, and five ways robots impact our lives....
2019-06-27 20:32

Tech news roundup: FedEx sues the DOC, skilled workers are in demand, and how companies stay relevant This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a Verizon error leads to massive outages, Apple's plan to hire 2,000 employees, and five ways robots impact our lives....
2019-06-27 19:48

Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-07-08 02:32

Trump invites conservative social media personalities to White House summit President Trump on Thursday will hold a “Social Media Summit” at the White House, where he will meet his prominent online personalities and vent his frustrations with big-tech companies allegedly squelching conservative voices, according to reports. ...
2019-07-11 14:32

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-07-16 00:48

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at least two major social media companies that aren’t on the guest list. Representatives from Facebook and...
2019-07-08 18:00

White House Hosts ‘Social Media Summit’ for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
2019-07-11 22:16

White House Disinvites Pro-Trump Cartoonist From Social Media Summit, Maybe for Being a Bit Too Racist Tomorrow, the Trump administration is hosting its first “Social Media Summit,” which is exactly what it sounds like: a far-right shitpost convention....
2019-07-10 20:48

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -source U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the U.S. ban on Huawei, a source familiar wi...
2019-07-20 16:16

White House to host tech execs to talk Huawei ban: sources A White House official confirmed the meeting would take place, noting that Google and Micron would attend, but said it had been called to discuss economic matters....
2019-07-20 03:48

Tech on trial: House panel begins review of market power WASHINGTON (AP) — Big Tech is about to become big politics in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday will launch its investigation into the market dominance of Silicon Valley’s biggest names, including Facebook, Google and Amazon....
2019-06-11 07:00

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: Reuters US officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the US ban on Huawei Technologies, two sources...
2019-07-20 08:32

U.S. tech cos asking White House to speed up Huawei exemptions process: Kudlow U.S. telecommunications companies are pushing the Trump administration to move quickly on applications seeking exemptions to Huawei's blacklisting, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said in a Fox News interview on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 18:16

U.S. tech cos asking White House to speed up Huawei exemptions process -Kudlow U.S. telecommunications companies are pushing the Trump administration to move quickly on applications seeking exemptions to Huawei's blacklisting, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said in a Fox News interview on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 17:00

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday....
2019-07-20 05:16

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-10 15:48

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
2019-07-10 00:32

White House Social Media Summit promises to be carnival of conservative bias victimhood The White House Social Media summit is shaping up to be a carnival of right-wing extremists and conspiracy-theorists who believe they are victims of bias.Read More...
2019-07-09 03:16

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-07-16 05:01

Ex-White House Press Secretary Says She Is ‘Beyond Proud’ to Join Fox News as a Contributor (NEW YORK) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its propertie...
2019-08-23 01:16

Texas Republican is latest in string of exits among the House GOP – live news Bill Flores’ exit could indicate that Republicans don’t expect the House to swing back to their party’s control next yearSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.09pm BST Another House Republican, Bill Flores of Texas, has announced he ...
2019-09-04 16:48

UPDATE 2-White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -sources White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday....
2019-07-20 16:16

White House to host meeting with tech companies on violent extremism online The White House will discuss violent extremism online with representatives from a number of Internet and technology companies on Friday, according to a White House spokesman....
2019-08-07 23:32

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political p...
2019-05-21 14:48

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’ voices are not censored by tech companies. ̶...
2019-07-12 03:48

White House invites tech companies to discuss violent online extremism The White House plans to host a meeting with tech companies to discuss the rise of violent online extremism. According to The Washington Post, this is the Trump administration's first major engagement on the issue after the recent mass shooting ...
2019-08-07 20:16

U.S. House panel subpoenas website 8chan owner to testify as part of social media probe The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday it had subpoenaed online message board 8chan owner Jim Watkins to testify on Sept. 5 as part of its probe into countering extremist content on social media platforms....
2019-08-16 14:16

White House summit on social media gave a boost to key Trump supporters. They used it to attack Mueller. The bemoaning of social media suppression has proved to be an incredible marketing opportunity — and a route to stardom — for Trump’s right-wing provocateurs....
2019-07-25 00:32

Trump Invites Consortium of Conservative Internet Trolls to The White House for 'Social Media Summit' As a part of President Donald Trump’s latest crusade promoting his misleading and misguided theories that social media companies are discriminating against conservatives, the White House is hosting a “social media summit” that will assemble several c...
2019-07-03 09:32

U.S. House panel debates giving local news outlets ‘lifeline’ in ad fight Bipartisan U.S. efforts to give news outlets new tools to collectively negotiate with large tech firms collecting the bulk online advertising revenue won support on Tuesday at a U.S. House Committee hearing on the fate of local journalism....
2019-06-12 02:16

Google, Facebook, Amazon dominate the tech industry. Now, a House panel is putting them on trial The House Judiciary Committee is launching its investigation into the market dominance of tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon.       ...
2019-06-11 19:32

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-19 14:32

Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people bri...
2019-07-22 22:48

Why quitting tech and social media is harder than quitting cigarettes We go digital to bank, invest, shop, socialize. In an age of too much tech and social media, how do we unplug from the Matrix and break bad habits?       ...
2019-08-12 16:00

President Trump Invited a Cartoonist Known for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Images to a White House Social Media Summit While Facebook and Twitter are reportedly still waiting for their invites, President Donald Trump has invited a cartoonist accused of creating “a blatantly anti-Semitic” illustration to a Social Media Summit at the White House. Artist Ben...
2019-07-07 19:16

Trump is expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs -sources Chief executives from chipmakers Intel and Broadcom will attend a Monday meeting at the White House to discuss Huawei's blacklisting and other topics, and President Donald Trump is expected to drop in even though the meeting was not on his official s...
2019-07-22 19:16

Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matte...
2019-07-22 19:48

Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi K20 Series, PUBG Lite, More Tech News This Week Redmi Note 7 Pro new variant, Redmi K20 series India launch date, Vivo Z1 Pro price in India reveal, PUBG Lite release were some of the biggest tech news stories this week....
2019-07-07 09:00

Redmi Note 7S, Redmi K20, OnePlus 7 Pro, and More Tech News This Week Redmi Note 7S was launched in India this week, while the Redmi K20 flagship smartphone received a launch date, OnePlus made many headlines, and more....
2019-05-26 16:01

Jio Fiber, Nokia 7.2, Nokia 6.2, Vivo Z1x, and More Tech News This Week Jio Fiber may have been the biggest piece of news this week, but there were plenty of other happenings such as Chandrayaan 2 and of course, IFA 2019. Read on for all the top news stories of the week....
2019-09-08 14:16

Israel blasts report it planted spy devices near White House as 'fake news spiced with anti-Semitism' Current and former Israeli officials are pushing back hard Thursday on an explosive report claiming their country planted spy devices around the White House and other locations in Washington, D.C., calling it “fake news spiced with antisemitism” and ...
2019-09-12 23:32

Taylor Swift vs. White House Feud Takes Dark Turn With Kellyanne Conway Singing Her Song on Fox News Kellyanne Conway’s foray into the entertainment industry got a second wind on Fox News Tuesday night when she sang a few bars of Taylor Swift’s LGBTQ ally anthem to make the point that she needs to CALM DOWN about the whole LGBTQ rights thing....
2019-08-29 01:16

Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election campaign by slamming 'fake news media' and 'illegal witch hunt' Donald Trump has officially kicked off his re-election campaign with a grievance-filled rally in Florida as he jabbed and the press and the political establishment he ran against in 2016....
2019-06-19 08:16

'He will not go to sleep': White House staffers reportedly dread foreign trips with Trump aboard Air Force One, where he holds meetings at odd hours and constantly watches Fox News Kevin Lamarque/Reuters White House officials dread flying with President Donald Trump on long foreign trips, according to CNN. Five current and former officials who have traveled aboard Air Force One described a restless president who spends a lot ...
2019-05-25 22:48

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredit...
2019-06-18 02:16

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
2019-05-26 09:48

UPDATE 2-U.S. FCC approves Nexstar Media deal to buy Tribune Media The Federal Communications Commission on Monday said it voted to approve Nexstar Media Group Inc's acquisition of Tribune Media Co in a $6.4 billion deal....
2019-09-16 23:16

UPDATE 1-U.S. FCC approves Nexstar Media deal to buy Tribune Media The Federal Communications Commission on Monday said it had voted to approve Nexstar Media Group Inc's acquisition of Tribune Media Co in a $6.4 billion tie-up....
2019-09-16 20:16

Why media, especially social media, is vital for Jack Hughes Jarrod Moses, the president of United Entertainment Group, and Jack Hughes discuss how media and social media can help grow Hughes' brand.       ...
2019-07-08 19:00

U.S. FCC approves Nexstar Media deal to buy Tribune media The Federal Communications Commission on Monday said it had voted to approve Nexstar Media Group Inc's acquisition of Tribune Media Co in a $6.4 billion tie-up....
2019-09-16 20:16

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decid...
2019-06-03 12:48

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
2019-08-06 01:32

US tech spending slowdown amid rising cloud adoption will squeeze tech budgets US CIOs and other tech decision makers will face a more challenging economic environment in 2019 and 2020 as the growth surge in 2018 from the 2017 tax act fades away....
2019-08-29 00:16

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
2019-07-18 04:48

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is ...
2019-06-08 20:00

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The m...
2019-07-23 12:48

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
2019-05-21 17:48

News Corp Readies News App to Address Publishers' Concerns About Google and Facebook News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service meant to address concerns that Alphabet’s Google News and other digital platforms don’t reward publishers’ work adequately and play down articles from certain types of sites....
2019-08-23 00:48

News Corp. exec slams online platforms’ stranglehold on news content The general counsel of News Corp., the Post’s parent company, appeared Tuesday before a House subcommittee scrutinizing the technology industry’s stranglehold on traditional media companies. “The marketplace for news is broken,” David Pitofsky ...
2019-06-12 10:32

News Corp exploring potential sale of News America Marketing business Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp said on Tuesday it was evaluating options for its News America Marketing (NAM) business, including a potential sale....
2019-06-18 16:00

Facebook Watch thrives with breaking news, 'Fox News Update' with Shepard Smith One year after Facebook Watch debuted as a dedicated section of the social media giant for news, shows such as “Fox News Update” with Shepard Smith are drawing significant audiences and the program will be expanded....
2019-06-12 13:32

News Corp Readies News App to Address Concerns About Google and Facebook News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service meant to address concerns that Google News and other digital platforms don’t reward publishers’ work adequately and play down articles from certain types of sites....
2019-08-24 00:32

Trouble in paradise: Trump attacks Fox News – and Fox News hits back Neil Cavuto becomes the latest network host to reject Trump’s criticism, saying: ‘My job is to cover you, not fawn over you’The honeymoon between Donald Trump and his TV network of choice is showing signs of strain. Following a series of swipes at Fo...
2019-08-31 00:00

In Shocking Twist, Fox News Calls Trump's Claim 'Fake News' Fox News talking head Laura Ingraham hosted a D-Day interview with President Trump, which if you didn’t see it, went something like this: “blah-blah-blah Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer don’t want me to succeed..blah-blah...I like giraffes...blah-blah...
2019-06-10 20:00

GTA 6 release date news: Rockstar to delay next Grand Theft Auto after new Casino news? Grand Theft Auto fans might be desperate to see Rockstar Games make GTA 6, but when GTA Online is still making this much money, what's the incentive?...
2019-08-09 12:48

Man City vs Tottenham lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and latest injury news Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino face a big test in just the second game of their Premier League seasons as Manchester City host Tottenham on Saturday....
2019-08-16 16:16

GTA 6 release date news: Rockstar DELAY to next Grand Theft Auto after new Casino news? Grand Theft Auto fans might be desperate to see Rockstar Games make GTA 6, but when GTA Online is still making this much money, what's the incentive?...
2019-08-09 14:16

Real Madrid news LIVE: Transfer news and rumours, Champions League draw and Villarreal up next After a difficult pre-season, Zinedine Zidane's side kicked off their campaign in La Liga with a 3-1 win away to Celta Vigo on August 17, but some familiar failings returned in Saturday's 1-1 draw at home to Valladolid ....
2019-08-28 00:00

Nintendo News: Bad news for Switch fans ahead of Animal Crossing E3 2019 game updates? A press release from Nintendo has given gamers some cool stuff to look forward to... but there's one notable absence that some people are very unhappy about....
2019-06-09 08:48

PS5 games news: Bad news Xbox, Sony PlayStation could bring back this huge game exclusive Sony looks like it could be staffing up to bring back a massive PlayStation exclusive franchise - here's what you need to know about the studio's potential future plans....
2019-07-05 20:01

News Corp to Consider Selling News America Marketing Unit News Corp said it is reviewing its options for its News America Marketing business, which could include a potential sale of the coupon publisher, as the company looks to focus on core areas of its business....
2019-06-18 15:48

News Corp is apparently working on a news app called 'Knewz' News Corp wants to give people an alternative to Google News and Apple News. The media company that owns Dow Jones Newswires and HarperCollins is working on its own news aggregation service, reported The Wall Street Journal. The service will be calle...
2019-08-23 08:32

Facebook's News Tab curators told not to censor news about the company Facebook confirmed in August that it's using a small team of journalists to pick the top stories for its upcoming News Tab section. Now, The Information has revealed more details about the guidelines those editors have to follow. The publication...
2019-09-11 18:00

Democrats Had a Good News, Bad News Day on the Mueller Report House Democrats conducting oversight of the Trump Administration are fighting a war on two fronts: using every legal recourse available to get more information while holding hearings to raise public awareness of potential misconduct. On Monday, they ...
2019-06-11 08:00

Important: Download the new “News 4 Tucson – KVOA” news app now This version of the KVOA News 4 news app for Apple devices is being phased out and will no longer deliver the news, sports and weather coverage you expect. We encourage you now to delete this app and download the new and and improved News 4 Tucson &#...
2019-09-05 06:32

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
2019-05-21 17:48

Identify Fake News With the 'Bad News' Web Game Last year we told you about Bad News, a web game that teaches you about misinformation by putting you in the role of a trolling media tycoon. Now, the game’s creators have evidence that the game works as a “vaccine” against misinformation—and they’ve...
2019-06-28 04:16

Bad News on Trade Is Good News for Banks Banks’ revenues from financing cross-border commerce are in the best shape in years, despite President Trump’s threats of Mexican tariffs, stalled progress on a U.S.-China accord and the U.K.’s impending Brexit....
2019-06-09 18:16

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his follower growth....
2019-07-04 20:48

Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree As they navigate the tricky politics and complex legal terrain of impeachment, Democrats are sending mixed messages about their inquiry into President Trump....
2019-09-12 09:00

RIP Impeachment Inquiry, We Hardly Knew Thee There was a brief, shining moment amid the bedlam in Congress last night during which Rep. Al Green promised to file articles of impeachment against President Trump for being a big ol’ racist. This was the third time that Green has proposed resolutio...
2019-07-18 08:16

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremacists.        ...
2019-08-02 03:16

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
2019-07-01 18:32

Inquiry after MP brands Tory colleague 'disgrace' An investigation is to be launched into messages sent to a female Conservative MP by a colleague branding her a "disgrace" and telling her to leave the party....
2019-06-21 17:16

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
2019-05-21 14:32

Prisoners in China are still being used as organ donors, says inquiry Transplant organs are still being sourced from executed prisoners in China, according to an inquiry set up by a campaign group to investigate the issue...
2019-06-18 16:16

Muslims in New Zealand Say They Have Been Sidelined in Christchurch Inquiry Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said an inquiry into the massacre would make a priority of consulting with Muslims. But so far, they say they have been shut out....
2019-08-30 12:32

U.S. Announces Inquiry of French Digital Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology firms particularly, by targeting trading partners....
2019-07-11 03:48

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff face an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, which is viewed as a "necessary evil" by some workers in parliament, an independent report has found....
2019-07-11 15:48

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is calling for the United Nations to launch an “imp...
2019-06-04 14:32

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
2019-06-29 09:00

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" against the country's native peoples....
2019-06-04 18:48

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's politics for the past decade....
2019-07-15 09:48

Hungary’s far-right government vilifies Finland over rule of law inquiry PM Viktor Orbán and his spokesman launch series of attacks on Finnish presidency Finland has pledged to pursue a hearing into alleged breaches of the rule of law by Hungary’s far-right government after a campaign of vilification led by the prime mini...
2019-08-13 20:16

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
2019-05-24 23:32

Ban all watches from school exams, cheating inquiry recommends Commission says invigilators cannot tell which devices are connected to internetAll watches should be banned from exam halls as more devices become connected to the internet, an inquiry into cheating has found.The Independent Commission on Examinatio...
2019-09-10 13:16

Patriots LB Roberts seeks inquiry for police harassment New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts, who says he was harassed by police in the driveway of his Fort Bend County home in Texas during a traffic stop in March, wants a further investigation into the incident....
2019-07-12 22:16

Hulkenberg: 0.5s tow reason for Monza scenes, FIA continues inquiry Renault's Nico Hulkenberg believes a 0.5s tow boost was to blame for Formula 1's qualifying shamble at Monza, as the FIA begins to summon drivers as it investigates the situation...
2019-09-07 20:32

Was That Ralph Northam in Blackface? An Inquiry Ends Without Answers An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image....
2019-05-23 01:01

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
2019-06-11 20:16

UN calls for inquiry into Libya detention centre bombing Attack widely blamed on warlord Khalifa Haftar, which left at least 44 dead, labelled ‘war crime’The United Nations has called for an independent inquiry into the bombing of a Libyan migrant detention centre that left at least 44 dead and more than 1...
2019-07-03 21:16

With Senate Inquiry Looming, Facebook Scrambles to Look Busy “There’s been a general feeling from the platform companies of kind of playing rope-a-dope with the Congress,” Senator Ed Markey told a small audience gathered in the Federal Election Commission’s headquarters around 9am this morning. Four hours late...
2019-09-17 23:16

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines....
2019-06-07 11:48

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump as Republicans assail inquiry Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said in his long-awaited U.S. congressional testimony he had not exonerated President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and defended the integrity of his inquiry under repeated attacks by conser...
2019-07-24 21:00

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
2019-07-17 06:00

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the ...
2019-09-18 11:32

Joseph Mifsud, Key to Russia Inquiry, Gets Moment in the Spotlight He told the Trump campaign that Russia had dirt on Hillary Clinton. But Republicans suggested he might have been working for Western intelligence agencies....
2019-07-25 03:01

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US angerThe European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon, opening a new front against US tech giants.Announcing the decision, the European commissioner for co...
2019-07-17 17:32

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s site...
2019-07-17 17:16

Kenyans who claim UK drove them from their land seek UN inquiry More than 115,000 people allege they were forcibly removed by colonial-era armyThousands of Kenyans who say they were driven from their homes and abused under British colonial rule and subsequently faced hardship and poverty have called on the UN to ...
2019-09-12 15:00

Max Verstappen wins Austrian GP after three-hour inquiry into overtake • Red Bull driver’s pass on Leclerc allowed to stand• Bottas third, Vettel fourth, Hamilton fifthThere were pillars of orange smoke bellowing into the natural amphitheatre of the Red Bull Ring as the Styrian mountains echoed to the raucous celebratio...
2019-06-30 23:00

Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader on Inquiry Into Biden’s Son Mr. Trump has been prodding the Ukrainian government to investigate Mr. Biden and his family, but the new whistle-blower complaint has drastically raised the stakes....
2019-09-21 05:48

Sylvia Hatchell Is Out at U.N.C. After Inquiry Supports Team’s Complaints The University of North Carolina’s investigation found the 67-year-old women’s basketball coach had made racially insensitive remarks and pressed injured players to compete....
2019-05-21 14:48

Win for local news? Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink 'news deserts' Facebook's "Today In" service will expand to 6,000 cities and towns across the U.S., the company announced Thursday.       ...
2019-09-12 22:32

Ayanna Pressley Will Officially Call for a Kavanaugh Impeachment Inquiry Politicians have been calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh since the New York Times reported on new sexual assault allegations against him. On Tuesday, Rep. Ayanna Pressley will take it a step further: she pla...
2019-09-17 04:00

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician during maintenance at the Kolkata airport....
2019-07-12 00:16

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
2019-05-21 14:38

At G-20, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin After End of Mueller Inquiry President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s recent moves to dismantle treaties....
2019-06-27 19:16

Foreign Office orders inquiry into leak of cables on Trump British ambassador described Trump’s White House as ‘inept’ in internal memosThe Foreign Office has ordered an inquiry into what was described as a “disgraceful” leak of confidential internal memos presenting an unflattering portrait of Donald Trump ...
2019-07-07 19:16

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations....
2019-07-21 10:48

PM ‘must launch urgent inquiry into Dominic Cummings’s reign of terror’ Ex-civil service chiefs join critics of Boris Johnson’s aide as protests against ‘coup’ spread across BritainSenior politicians, a former cabinet secretary and an ex-head of the home civil service have called for a top-level inquiry into how Boris Jo...
2019-09-01 06:48

Witness in Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested on Child Pornography Charges The witness, George Nader, acted as an informal adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader and helped steer White House policy on behalf of his patron....
2019-06-04 00:16

Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says A U.N. expert said that the death was “an extrajudicial killing” by the Saudi state, and that Prince Mohammed bin Salman was at least aware of the operation....
2019-06-19 14:32

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
2019-05-23 18:16

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
2019-06-07 16:32

Senator calls for inquiry into CPSC over home elevator accidents “In light of the Washington Post story, it’s time for an independent investigation of the commission’s repeated failure to do anything about this known residential elevator hazard,” Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) said in a statement....
2019-07-23 17:16

South Africa's Zuma will not participate further in corruption inquiry: lawyer A lawyer for former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Friday that Zuma would not take part in the inquiry further because he felt that he was being questioned unfairly....
2019-07-19 11:32

South Africa's Zuma due back at corruption inquiry after adjournment Former South African president Jacob Zuma was due back at a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday, after his lawyers requested an adjournment because they said he was being questioned unfairly....
2019-07-19 10:16

Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president Jacob Zuma has refused to testify before a major corruption inquiry, claiming he was being questioned unfairly.Zuma was schedule...
2019-07-19 20:00

Death of Tricky's daughter: 'Sudden untoward incident' inquiry A "sudden untoward incident" inquiry is being carried out by a mental health trust following the death of the daughter of musician Tricky, a coroner has heard....
2019-09-10 13:16

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
2019-06-08 17:48

Qatar agrees to inquiry into death of Briton at World Cup stadium Family of Zac Cox say a British judge will look for lessons to be learned from death in 2017The Qatari organisation in charge of staging the 2022 World Cup has agreed to hold a wide-ranging inquiry led by a British judge into the death of a British w...
2019-07-18 19:48

Canadian Inquiry Calls Deaths Of Indigenous Women 'Genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report......
2019-06-03 19:32

Bury MP and fans groups call for inquiry into CVA and football regulation • FSA and James Frith raise questions with insolvency bodies• EFL says expulsion unlikely to be reversed despite late offersThe Bury North MP, James Frith, has called for an Insolvency Service investigation into the company voluntary arrangement (CVA...
2019-08-29 03:16

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
2019-05-21 22:48

Sri Lanka leader opposed to police attending attacks inquiry COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka police say President Maithripala Sirisena is opposed to have them testify before a parliamentary inquiry into intelligence failures that preceded the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people. ...
2019-06-08 12:00

Inquiry into oil tanker attacks stops short of blaming Iran UN security council hears unidentified state was behind explosions in Gulf last monthAn unidentified state actor has been blamed for attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf last month, according to an inconclusive inquiry that stopped short of explic...
2019-06-07 16:48

Former Pa. scoutmaster, citizen of the year focus of inquiry into decades of sex abuse Chambersburg, Pa., business leader, ex-scoutmaster C.Q. Smith was the focus of a grand jury inquiry into sex abuse.        ...
2019-08-28 22:16

South Africa’s Zuma, back at inquiry, says his life is in danger Former South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he had received a death threat after his testimony the previous day to a corruption inquiry, in which he denied allegations of graft and said his enemies had plotted decades ago to get rid of ...
2019-07-16 15:16

Ayanna Pressley to Introduce Impeachment Inquiry of Brett Kavanaugh Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley plans on introducing a House resolution Tuesday calling for an impeachment inquiry of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who recently became the subject of another sexual misconduct allegation....
2019-09-18 03:00

Ocasio-Cortez says it is time to open impeachment inquiry against Trump U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start against President Donald Trump, saying the administration's obstruction of lawmakers' oversight efforts ...
2019-05-22 15:48

Christchurch shootings: 'real issues' not being heard by inquiry, critics say Survivors not consulted and reporters shut out of royal commission hearings into March attack that killed 51 peopleConcern is growing that New Zealand’s royal inquiry into the Christchurch massacre is lacking teeth and transparency with survivors, th...
2019-08-08 09:32

'I know nothing': South Africa's Zuma ducks and dives at corruption inquiry Former South African President Jacob Zuma ducked and dived on his second day of testimony at a corruption inquiry on Tuesday, saying he knew nothing about his business friends the Guptas allegedly offering a former lawmaker a ministerial position....
2019-07-16 17:16

UPDATE 2-Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
2019-07-17 01:48

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hope and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
2019-05-30 20:32

Brazilian Police Recommend Not Charging Neymar in Rape Inquiry The police recommended closing the case, which began with a rape accusation by a Brazilian model, but prosecutors will have the final say on whether to proceed....
2019-07-31 19:01

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were released at a ceremony in Quebec Monday. The investigation began after the acquittal of the main susp...
2019-06-04 17:48

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
2019-09-17 16:32

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
2019-05-21 19:32

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
2019-05-21 21:16

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
2019-07-19 00:48

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
2019-08-08 00:00

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
2019-08-07 02:48

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
2019-06-05 07:16

Inside Jerry Nadler's private push to open up impeachment inquiry At a frank meeting this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler again lobbied to win Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
2019-06-07 20:16

Chief who helped save baby resigns amid use of force inquiry GREENWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City-area police chief has resigned after he was accused of using excessive force against a father charged with trying to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a pond. The Kansas City Star reports that Greg Hallgrimson form...
2019-06-07 18:16

Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader as Giuliani Pushed for Biden Inquiry Mr. Trump has been prodding the Ukrainian government to investigate Mr. Biden and his family, but the new whistle-blower complaint has drastically raised the stakes....
2019-09-21 00:16

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made by a controversial bishop.At the request of the island’s attorney general, police will examine whethe...
2019-08-04 21:32

Malta murdered journalist's family fume over inquiry board composition The family of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has protested over the composition of a board set up by the prime minister to conduct an independent public inquiry into whether the government could have prevented the killing....
2019-09-21 13:16

Trump to intelligence: ‘fully cooperate’ with inquiry into Mueller report origins President steps up effort to ‘investigate the investigators’ amid growing Democratic calls for impeachmentDonald Trump is directing the US intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with attorney general William Barr’s investigation of t...
2019-05-24 07:16

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
2019-06-03 19:16

Air India Orders Inquiry Into President's Flight Delay At Zurich: Report Air India has ordered a "full inquiry" into the incident wherein President Ram Nath Kovind's flight was delayed at Zurich after a technical snag, sources said on Monday....
2019-09-16 16:00

Police Negligence, Doctors' Lapses Killed Tabrez Ansari, Says Inquiry Tabrez Ansari was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" by a mob that accused him of stealing a motorcycle. He was beaten for hours before falling unconscious and handed over to police......
2019-07-12 11:16

South Africa: Zuma agrees to cooperate with inquiry after threatening to withdraw Jacob Zuma's lawyers have agreed that he will respond in writing to an inquiry commission’s questions into the 'state capture' corruption scandal. Zuma had initially threatened to withdraw from the proceedings....
2019-07-19 21:32

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president....
2019-06-10 23:48

Judiciary Panel Advances Impeachment Inquiry of Trump as Doubts Linger The House Judiciary Committee was considering rules for what it is calling an impeachment inquiry, pushing past divisions in a bid to strengthen its hand in investigating President Trump....
2019-09-12 17:16

China launches inquiry into FedEx parcel delivery errors: Xinhua Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into FedEx Corp over parcels delivered to the wrong addresses, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
2019-06-14 15:48

Impeachment Inquiry of Trump Intensifies as Judiciary Panel Adopts New Procedures The House Judiciary Committee set rules to explore possible impeachment of President Trump, hoping to show courts and impatient Democrats that it is building a case....
2019-09-12 22:32

Maximum Security earns redemption with Haskell win amid another inquiry for interference There would be no disqualification for Maximum Security this time as the horse won the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.       ...
2019-07-21 06:48

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
2019-06-07 16:16

Senate inquiry into Great Barrier Reef seen as bid to discredit Queensland laws Greens and conservationists warn it will be used by the Liberal National party to attack state Labor environment rulesThe Senate has approved a Liberal-backed inquiry into whether farming and poor water quality harm the Great Barrier Reef, interprete...
2019-09-17 14:00

FBI raids home of D.C. councilor Jack Evans amid ethics inquiry Federal agents on Friday searched the home of a Washington, D.C., council member who was previously reprimanded for ethics violations, amid a new investigation into his conduct....
2019-06-21 21:00

Epstein Suicide Inquiry Grows: Roughly 15 Jail Workers Are Subpoenaed Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide at a Manhattan jail has led to reassignments for top prison officials, and now federal grand jury subpoenas for jail employees....
2019-08-23 12:00

Democratic Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Grow as Leaders Instead Vow to Toughen Tactics Some Progressive Democrats have joined calls for an impeachment inquiry, arguing that it will strengthen the party’s efforts to stop President Trump’s stonewalling....
2019-05-21 23:48

Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the committee to sit into the summer....
2019-06-18 02:01

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
2019-06-18 02:32

Nuclear energy inquiry: is Angus Taylor's move logical or just for the backbench? Minister says the debate is different this time around, but critics say it’s best left to experts rather than ‘energy illiterate MPs’Political arguments about nuclear power in Australia are not new, but the energy minister, Angus Taylor, says this ti...
2019-08-11 19:48

Mexico's president seeks inquiry into botched investigation of 43 missing students López Obrador makes announcement following release of alleged leader of local drug gang believed to have killed the studentsMexico’s president has promised to investigate the botched investigation into the abduction and disappearance of 43 teacher tr...
2019-09-05 06:32

Family of murdered Maltese journalist raise concerns over public inquiry Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family request meeting with Maltese PM over concerns about impartiality of panelThe family of Daphne Caruana Galizia, the anti-corruption journalist killed by a car bomb in Malta in October 2017, have raised concerns about th...
2019-09-21 17:16

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
2019-07-01 22:16

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
2019-07-16 01:32

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs...
2019-08-26 21:00

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
2019-06-05 13:48

U.S. House speaker: Drug pricing plan should be priority for White House House Democrats' plan to help lower the cost of medicines should be a priority for the White House, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday at an event unveiling their prescription drug pricing plan....
2019-09-19 18:00