Amy Klobuchar

Platform News: Social media titan, Facebook

FTC says Facebook ‘bought and buried’ rivals in renewed antitrust fight

The Federal Trade Commission in the US has refreshed its antitrust case against Facebook, adding more detail on the accusation the social media company crushed or bought rivals. It...

Platform Industry News: Amazon

Amazon’s palm print recognition raises concern among US senators

Three US senators, including Democrat Amy Klobuchar who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel, wrote a letter to Amazon to express concern about its palm pr...

Amy Klobachur

Amy Klobuchar fears Big Tech at home as Alexa, Nest dominate

US lawmakers from both the Democratic Party and GOP pressed Google and Amazon.com about their smart speakers markets, amid concern over the domination of the tech behemoths in this...

Platform News: Google search engine

Amazon and Google lead US Senate panel antitrust hearing witness list

Executives from Google and Amazon.com head the list of witnesses for a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee next week, along with an executi...

Amy Klobachur

US Senate passes bill to raise fees on biggest mergers

The US Senate has passed a bill that would increase fees that companies planning the biggest mergers pay to government antitrust agencies and give those agencies bigger budgets.

Platform Industry: The Capitol Building and Senate in Washington DC

The coming storm: US state AG’s ask Congress for antitrust funding

On Monday, dozens of state attorneys general wrote to US lawmakers to urge Congress to fund their antitrust probes, which have resulted in big lawsuits filed against Google and Fac...

Amy Klobachur

US antitrust senators query Google over testimony meddling concerns

US Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mike Lee sent a letter to Google saying they were “deeply troubled” by what they called a possible attempt to influence witness testimony ...