‘The tech industry has overwhelmingly supported many of those most sharply proposing its regulation and break-up.’  File photo. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

As the weeks creep towards the November US presidential election, technology companies remain in the crosshairs on both sides of the political divide.(...)

Fans attending the 2019 Fortnite World Cup Finals at Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York city

The maker of the popular video game Fortnite has launched a legal challenge to Apple and its practice of taking a 30 per cent cut of app revenues, aft(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is seen via videoconference at a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust last Wednesday. Photograph: Handout via The New York Times

‘Mr Pichai … why does Google steal content from honest businesses?” With this sharp opening question from committee chair David Cicilline, the four po(...)

The hearing displayed plenty of discomfort among the small group of powerful tech bosses. Photograph: AFP via Getty

A six-hour video conference with four of the world’s biggest tech bosses was never going to match the drama of a real-life hearing before Congress, a(...)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying  via video-link before the  US congressional hearing on anti-trust issues.  Photograph: Getty Images

Some of the biggest names in tech were grilled by lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday amid increased scrutiny of technology companies by lawmakers (...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg

Some of the richest men in history representing the most valuable companies ever created will be grilled by Congress on Wednesday , as US authorities (...)

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, waves before speaking during the Apple World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco

The Worldwide Developers Conference hosted by Apple each year is like a rock concert. Fans who pay $1,600 (€1,420) a ticket come ready to admire the p(...)

Photograph: iStock

Four of the five biggest US technology giants boosted their lobbying spending last year as they battled charges of unfair competition, sought to shap(...)

Attendees wait to ask a question of a Google Assistant at a giant “Hey Google” gumball machine game at CES 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Robyn Beck / AFP

Politicians and privacy campaigners have called for Google’s $2.1bn deal for Fitbit to be blocked, over fears the search giant will feed its growing h(...)

More than two dozen Republican politicians speak to the media after storming into the room used by the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry into US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

A US House of Representatives impeachment inquiry devolved into chaos on Wednesday as Republican politicians, encouraged by US president Donald Trump (...)

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