Amazon, Facebook and Apple continued to ramp up their spending on lobbyists in Washington during the third quarter as lawmakers and regulators ratcheted up their scrutiny of the big tech companies. Corporate lobbying costs at Facebook, Amazon and Apple are on pace to hit record highs, according to the Wall Street Journal. Facebook spent $12.3 million during the first nine months of the year, up...
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Another Software Shakeup: Confluent Chief Revenue Officer Departs
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