• FTC Chair Lina Khan says agency won’t back down in the face of intimidation0

    The Federal Trade Commission won’t back down in the face of intimidation from better-resourced opponents, said Chair Lina Khan in an exclusive interview with CNBC Wednesday, her first on-camera sit-down. Khan said it takes “courage” to take on companies with immense power, especially in the face of the FTC’s own resource challenges that force it

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  • FTC Chair Lina Khan CNBC interview: Big Tech and antitrust0

    [The stream is slated to start at 10 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan will join CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin and Kara Swisher, host of The New York Times’ “Sway” podcast, for her first on-camera interview on Wednesday

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  • Microsoft-Activision set $69 billion record0

    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. Charles Pertwee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microsoft tried to set a record in 2008, when then-CEO Steve Ballmer pursued plans to buy Yahoo for about $50 billion. It would have been the biggest U.S. tech deal ever, topping JDS Uniphase’s $41 billion purchase of SDL in 2000. Fortunately for

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  • State AGs appeal dismissal of their antitrust suit against Facebook0

    New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a “Defend Democracy” rally, taking place on the first anniversary of the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., January 6, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters A coalition of attorneys general from nearly 50 states and territories appealed a judge’s

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  • Facebook owner Meta falls on Glassdoor annual Best Places to Work list0

    Facebook employees unveil a new logo and the name ‘Meta’ on the sign in front of Facebook headquarters on October 28, 2021 in Menlo Park, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Facebook parent Meta Platforms dropped 36 spots on Glassdoor’s annual ranking of the best places to work in the U.S., falling from No. 11

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  • Judge grants FTC second chance to challenge Facebook on antitrust grounds0

    FTC Commissioner nominee Lina M. Khan testifies during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 21, 2021. Graeme Jennings | AFP | Getty Images A judge granted the Federal Trade Commission a second chance to pursue its charges of illegal monopolization against Facebook, rejecting the

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