• Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google employees have reportedly shelled out $4.8 million to support Joe Biden since 2019 - and $240,000 for President Trump

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Democratic Presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden and US President Donald Trump speaking during the first presidential debate on September 29, 2020.
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    A Wired report found that employees at Silicon Valley's largest firms have donated 20 times as much to Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden's campaign than to President Trump since 2019.
    Employees at Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet, Microsoft, and Oracle have poured $4.8 million into support for Biden as the November 3 election stands weeks away.
    It's long been known that...
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  • House lawmakers say Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon are monopolies that need to be more heavily regulated - and potentially broken up

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

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    House Democrats said Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have monopoly power that gives them unfair market advantages and proposed sweeping changes in a sprawling 449-page report published Tuesday.
    The report came on the heels of a yearslong antitrust investigation that culminated with testimony from the CEOs of the four companies before Congress in July. It lambastes the CEOs for being "evasive and non-responsive" during the...
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