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    5 days ago - By Chron

    Lawmakers ask 4 big tech companies for documents in probe
    WASHINGTON - Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech are asking Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents including internal communications. Letters went out to the four companies on Friday from the leaders of the House Judiciary Committee and its subcommittee on antitrust, which has been conducting a sweeping antitrust investigation of the companies and their impact on competition and consumers. The companies have said they'll cooperate fully with the probe.
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  • Congress is investigating Apple's control of the market for iPhone repairs

    Congress is investigating Apple's control of the market for iPhone repairs

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Congress has asked Apple for a trove of documents regarding its restrictions on third-party repairs, and how it promotes its own apps in the App Store , among other issues.
    The request for information is part of a broader congressional antitrust probe into the tech giants that was first announced in June.
    Apple has traditionally placed tight restrictions on allowing third parties to repair iPhones and Macs , but has recently taken steps to loosen its policies.
    The inquiry also follows a recent New York Times analysis that found third-party apps often appear lower in search results than...
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