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>"A looming strike and struggles with a proposed merger could reflect a reckoning for the rail industry’s determined efforts to squeeze capacity."
>"A looming strike and struggles with a proposed merger could reflect a reckoning for the rail industry’s determined efforts to squeeze capacity."
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>"The agency’s lawsuit against the deal for a health technology company is the latest move by the Biden administration to quash corporate consolidation."
>"The agency’s lawsuit against the deal for a health technology company is the latest move by the Biden administration to quash corporate consolidation."
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"Targeting abuses of purchasing power helped usher in a golden age of retail in the United States — and it could again."
"Targeting abuses of purchasing power helped usher in a golden age of retail in the United States — and it could again."
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>"A new complaint in the antitrust case led by Texas AG Ken Paxton alleges that Google and Facebook colluded to dominate programmatic advertising in a deal overseen by the company’s respective CEOs."
>"A new complaint in the antitrust case led by Texas AG Ken Paxton alleges that Google and Facebook colluded to dominate programmatic advertising in a deal overseen by the company’s respective CEOs."
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>"Recent research underlines the central role that automation has played in widening disparities."
>"Recent research underlines the central role that automation has played in widening disparities."
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>"Lawyers seeking to represent consumers in a lawsuit over anti-competitive behavior from Google claim its Play Store rate is too _...Read More_
>"Lawyers seeking to represent consumers in a lawsuit over anti-competitive behavior from Google claim its Play Store rate is too _...Read More_
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"A study found that concentration has increased in 3/4 of domestic industries in recent decades giving companies greater power to raise prices, squeeze suppliers, suppress wages, and to exert outsize influence on regulators and politicians. _...Read More_
"A study found that concentration has increased in 3/4 of domestic industries in recent decades giving companies greater power to raise prices, squeeze suppliers, suppress wages, and to exert outsize influence on regulators and politicians. _...Read More_
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It's like everybody read Adam Smith's quote about the "free hand" but ignored the rest of the sentence where he said (paraphrasing) "but also there needs to be strict regulations so greedy people don't monopolize and corrupt the entire _...Read More_
It's like everybody read Adam Smith's quote about the "free hand" but ignored the rest of the sentence where he said (paraphrasing) "but also there needs to be strict regulations so greedy people don't monopolize and corrupt the entire _...Read More_
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"A federal judge delivered a major blow to those trying to shrink Big Tech."
"A federal judge delivered a major blow to those trying to shrink Big Tech."
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[https://edition.cnn.com/2021/06/28/tech/facebook-trillion-ftc/index.html](https://edition.cnn.com/2021/06/28/tech/facebook-trillion-ftc/index.html) >"A federal court has dismissed the Federal Trade Commission's antitrust complaint against Facebook, saying the agency had failed to provide evidence for its claim _...Read More_
[https://edition.cnn.com/2021/06/28/tech/facebook-trillion-ftc/index.html](https://edition.cnn.com/2021/06/28/tech/facebook-trillion-ftc/index.html) >"A federal court has dismissed the Federal Trade Commission's antitrust complaint against Facebook, saying the agency had failed to provide evidence for its claim _...Read More_
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“Apple has told the court he will speak about the company’s values and discuss its business, operations and competition, as well the history of the App Store’s creation.”
“Apple has told the court he will speak about the company’s values and discuss its business, operations and competition, as well the history of the App Store’s creation.”
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>"A coalition of independent businesses launched Tuesday with the goal of urging federal policy reform to rein in the market _...Read More_
>"A coalition of independent businesses launched Tuesday with the goal of urging federal policy reform to rein in the market _...Read More_
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"With growing momentum behind efforts to reform and strengthen US antitrust enforcement, a decades-long trend toward increasing market concentration may soon be confronted head-on. But enforcement alone will not cure what ails the US _...Read More_
"With growing momentum behind efforts to reform and strengthen US antitrust enforcement, a decades-long trend toward increasing market concentration may soon be confronted head-on. But enforcement alone will not cure what ails the US _...Read More_
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"There seems no end to the fury of Epic Games against Apple. On three continents, the megahit maker of Fortnite is claiming that Apple is leveraging its outsized technological power to strangle."
"There seems no end to the fury of Epic Games against Apple. On three continents, the megahit maker of Fortnite is claiming that Apple is leveraging its outsized technological power to strangle."
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A simple law would stop the U.S. government from rubber-stamping corporate consolidation.
A simple law would stop the U.S. government from rubber-stamping corporate consolidation.