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Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Sundar Pichai will all testify before Congress in an antitrust hearing

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai, Apple's Tim Cook, and Amazon's Jeff Bezos will all testify before Congress in an antitrust hearing in late July. The news...
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Wall Street loves the idea of Uber buying its competitor Grubhub, but analysts warn getting the deal done amid a pandemic won't be easy

Wall Street loves the idea of Uber buying its competitor Grubhub, but analysts warn getting the deal done amid a pandemic won't be easy

1 month ago   |   Business Insider   |   8 articles

Uber is negotiating a potential deal to buy GrubHub, according to multiple news outlets. The company has relied heavily on Uber Eats as ride-hailing revenues plummet amid the...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren want to ban big mergers during the coronavirus pandemic

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren want to ban big mergers during the coronavirus pandemic

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will introduce legislation to stop mergers of large companies during the coronavirus pandemic, the lawmakers said on...
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Amazon may have misled Congress, House Judiciary chair says

2 monthes ago   |   Fortune   |   3 articles

Amazon.com may have misled Congress when a company lawyer testified last year that the online retailer doesn't use data it collects on sales to favor its own products over...
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A ban on mergers during the coronavirus pandemic should be added to the next relief package, says House antitrust chairman

A ban on mergers during the coronavirus pandemic should be added to the next relief package, says House antitrust chairman

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   8 articles

Rep. David Cicilline, chairman of the House Antitrust Subcommittee, is seeking a ban on mergers during the coronavirus pandemic. He told Politico that he wants a provision in...
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A bill that would ban banks from charging overdraft fees during the coronavirus pandemic was introduced by House Democrats

A bill that would ban banks from charging overdraft fees during the coronavirus pandemic was introduced by House Democrats

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The chairs of the House Oversight and Antitrust Committees introduced legislation this week to ban banks from charging overdraft fees during the coronavirus pandemic. The bill...
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One person was reportedly killed and 2 others shot at a senior apartment complex in Westerly, Rhode Island

One person was reportedly killed and 2 others shot at a senior apartment complex in Westerly, Rhode Island

6 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

At least one person was killed and two others were shot Thursday morning in Westerly, Rhode Island, authorities told The New York Times . Their conditions are unclear, as are...
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This Man May Be Big Tech's Biggest Threat

6 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Representative David Cicilline doesn't just want to enforce the laws governing the tech industry. He wants to change them.
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Elizabeth Warren is reportedly drafting legislation to allow gig workers to unionize

7 monthes ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   3 articles

A key ask from gig workers this year has been the right to unionize. Now, Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is reportedly drafting a bill that would enable...
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The Technology 202: Democrat drafting bill to stop Facebook from profiting off politicians' ads containing falsehoods

8 monthes ago   |   Washington Post

Rep. David Cicilline says Congress has a responsibility to act.
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Governors' companies among recipients of virus relief loans

Governors' companies among recipients of virus relief loans

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Governors who ordered shutdowns as their states responded to the coronavirus pandemic were among millions of beneficiaries of the loan program created to help... Read more ...

ICE says international students taking online courses have to transfer or...

ICE says international students taking online courses have to transfer or leave the US, as dozens of schools shift to remote learning in response to COVID-19

International college students taking online classes due to the coronavirus pandemic will no longer be allowed to stay in the US on a student visa, the US Immigration and... Read more ...

The Latest: Financial firms among big relief fund recipients

The Latest: Financial firms among big relief fund recipients

NEW YORK - The Latest on the Treasury decision to identify hundreds of thousands of businesses that received funding through the Paycheck Protection Program, created to... Read more ...

Businesses tied to Oklahoma congressmen enjoy federal loans

Businesses tied to Oklahoma congressmen enjoy federal loans

OKLAHOMA CITY - Family businesses of two Oklahoma congressmen received at least $1.8 million from a federal rescue program meant to keep small businesses afloat during the... Read more ...

These congressional districts saw the highest number of PPP loans over $150,000

These congressional districts saw the highest number of PPP loans over $150,000

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Where did the money land? After a long... Read more ...

Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

The deal is a sign of how the coronavirus pandemic has turned Uber's business model upside down, with customers shunning ride-hailing and flocking to delivery services. (Image... Read more ...

Oil And Gas Pipelines Look Like Increasingly Risky Bets

Oil And Gas Pipelines Look Like Increasingly Risky Bets

Back-to-back decisions to abandon one pipeline and deactivate another show how vulnerable these projects are, despite the White House's support. Read more ...

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

WASHINGTON - The government on Monday identified roughly 650,000 mostly small businesses and nonprofits that received taxpayer money from a program that likely helped prevent... Read more ...

U.S. Supreme Court bolsters law banning robocalls

U.S. Supreme Court bolsters law banning robocalls

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld and strengthened a law banning the broadly unpopular but ubiquitous telemarketing practice known as robocalls. Read more ...

Georgia's governor is deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops after...

Georgia's governor is deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops after deadly shootings in Atlanta over a violent Fourth of July weekend

The governor of Georgia has declared a state of emergency and authorized the deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard members to Atlanta in an executive order Monday. The move... Read more ...