New GOP senator pledges ‘laserlike focus’ on decoupling Big Tech and government

Newly installed Sen. Eric Schmitt said he will use his new position to scrutinize Big Tech…

PayPal latest tech firm to announce mass layoffs with 2,000 job cuts

PayPal announced plans to lay off 2,000 employees, making it the latest of many tech companies…

Biden administration takes aim at market influence of Google and Apple App Stores

The Biden Administration criticized Google and Apple as having undue influence over mobile app stores and…

House GOP ‘weaponization’ committee targets Big Tech

GOP-passed proposals would face a legislative wall in the Democratic majority Senate.

Google seeks to dismiss lawsuit accusing tech giant of marking GOP emails as spam: Report

Google executives are seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Republican National Committee accusing the…

Flood of tech layoffs worsens at Amazon, Microsoft, and Google

Prominent tech firms are shedding thousands of jobs in an attempt to cut costs to weather…

Microsoft to lay off 10,000 employees amid tech sector retrenchment

Microsoft is eliminating thousands of jobs to cut the excess created by previous hiring, a downsizing…

Crypto.com cuts 20% of staff due to ‘significant damage’ to industry post-FTX

A major cryptocurrency company is cutting jobs amid a struggling tech job market as well as…

Bipartisan tech sector scrutiny grows

Senate Democrats and House Republicans will each use their majorities to examine the industry.

Lawmakers’ family working for Big Tech shows undue sway, top GOP critic says

Top Republican Silicon Valley critic Ken Buck flagged the number of Congress members' relatives working for…

Biden asks Congress to pursue bipartisan options for reining in Big Tech

President Joe Biden asked for Democrats and Republicans to cooperate in order to hold Big Tech…

Year in Review: The top five biggest tech stories of 2022

Technology played a major role in the politics of 2022, from the roller coaster of changes…

Larry Fink and BlackRock require congressional scrutiny over China tech industry funding

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink recently declared that "BlackRock's job is to provide hope." He should have…

Republicans divided on fight to take on Big Tech

Most Republicans readily agree they should use their forthcoming House majority to take on the so-called…

New bipartisan bill would force Big Tech to give researchers internal data

New bipartisan legislation would force Big Tech companies to hand over internal data to third-party researchers.

Would privacy legislation help David or Goliath?

It’s a premise of arguments for privacy legislation that such legislation would protect hapless consumers against…

Twitter files: Tech giant was in ‘constant and pervasive’ contact with FBI

Elon Musk and his allies have released the latest drop in what they have termed the…

Big Tech critics running low on time for major legislation

Proponents of legislation challenging Big Tech's market presence are uncertain if there is enough time in…

FTC sues Microsoft to stop $68.7 billion acquisition of Call of Duty developer

The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit to stop Microsoft from acquiring the developer of Call…

Meet the entrepreneur who led China’s struggle for global chip dominance

Editor's note: Elements of this article are condensed from Chris Miller's recent book, Chip War: The…