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Customers fill up at a Shell gas station in Arlington, Virginia on Tuesday. Photograph: Andrew Caballero Reynolds/AFP

The United States has said it would release millions of barrels of oil from its strategic reserves as part of an international effort to dampen down r(...)

Activists are aghast at Amazon’s June announcement  it is to acquire entertainment giant MGM. 

Will they, or won’t they?  While a number of efforts to tame Big Tech are under way in the Unites States – and June and July have been bumper mo(...)

Once the transition of power takes place, Bezos will become executive chair – away from the day-to-day running of the company, but still providing input on the most pivotal decisions. Photograph: Bloomberg

When Ann Hiatt received the call that a helicopter carrying Jeff Bezos had crashed in the West Texas desert, her first thought was: what have I done? (...)

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A judge has dismissed two antitrust lawsuits against Facebook, one from the Federal Trade Commission and another by a coalition of US states, dealing (...)

Margrethe Vestager said draft legislation focuses on the “market effects” of Big Tech’s dominance over smaller rivals. Photograph: John Thys/EPA

Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s head of digital and competition policy, has rejected the idea that its forthcoming Digital Markets Act (DMA) will only ta(...)

 The Federal Trade Commision sued Facebook on Wednesday, alleging that the company, of which Mark Zuckerberg is chairman and chief executive, is illegally maintaining a social network monopoly through anticompetitive conduct. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told his staff last October he would “go to the mat and fight” if the US tried to break up his empire. Now (...)

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(...)

Deal gives Amazon a stake in both delivery and preparation through ‘dark kitchens’ in which some Deliveroo meals are made. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Everything Amazon does has an impact and, by leading a $575 million (€515m) funding round for the food delivery company Deliveroo, it hurt shares in t(...)

Amazon’s own brands batteries. Photograph: Jens Mortensen/The New York Times

It started with a simple battery. Around 2009, Amazon quietly entered the private-label business by offering a handful of items under a new brand cal(...)