The Justice Department has begun reviewing Google’s $2.6 billion planned purchase of data analytics company Looker Data Sciences Inc., Bloomberg reports. The antitrust division of the DOJ wants more information to see if the acquisition, which Google is going after to bolster its cloud services division, would harm competition. Bloomberg notes that the deal had been expected to be questioned,...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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