Google and Facebook took particularly sharp jabs for alleged abuse of their market power from Democrats and Republicans on Wednesday in a much-anticipated congressional hearing that put four of America's most prominent tech CEOs in the hot seat.
The U.S. House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee's findings on abuse of market power by four large tech companies took Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet's Google to task in a scathing take-down for what the committee saw as a gross abuse of power aimed at squelching competition. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Sheffield City Region Mayor, Dan Jarvis, has called for more clarity on how to move out of Tier 3 restrictions. His comments came as South Yorkshire was placed under the more stringent measures amid a growing number of coronavirus cases. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Emily Thornberry has called the government ‘complacent and lazy’ as Labour reveals that a number of the UK’s emergency stockpiles of drugs are running dangerously low. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, Emily Thornberry, has slammed the government over its decision to stop the free school meal scheme over half-term. The Labour MP applauded the British public for coming together to help feed those in need. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has defended the UK government's record of providing support for the arts and creative industries. Thirty-six cultural organisations will receive over £77 million from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. Report by Dessentjacksonl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson recieves the Royal British Legion outside Number 10 as the remembrance poppy goes on sale to the public tomorrow. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
[NFA] President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden gave starkly contrasting messages on Saturday about the coronavirus pandemic, taking their campaigns for the White House on the road as COVID-19 cases surged again. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
Former US Ambassador to the United Nations and Republican politician Nikki Haley said that US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi get along very well and the two countries are partnering in defence, trade and other sectors. Talking about terrorism, Haley said that Trump has stopped providing ‘billion dollars’ in military aid to Pakistan as it harbours terrorists. In her message to Indian-Americans, Haley said, “The Indian American community contributes a lot to the United States, and it is the best country in the world but we have to protect them. So we need the American community to remember that President Trump was given us the lowest unemployment has allowed for businesses to thrive.” Watch the full video for more details.
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This week, the CEOs of Facebook, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon were called before the House's Antitrust Subcommittee to defend the vast empires they've built. Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Sundar Pichai and Mark..
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US president Donald Trump said "there is no question that what the Big Techcompanies are doing is very bad". His comments came as Congressional lawmakersbegan questioning the chief executive officers..
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