Feeling the pinch of rising Chinese tech, the Silicon Valley giants become political to stay in the game.
"Its sheer size justifies the scrutiny," said Dania Rajendra of the activist group Athena, a coalition which is focused specifically on Amazon's corporate activity and treatment of workers.
The authority said it found that Apple acted to prevent independent retailers in France from competing on price and abused its economic power over them.
The Japanese company is looking to merge South Korean owned Line with Yahoo Japan, recently renamed to Z Holdings Corp.
Huawei's revenues jumped 24.4 percent on-year to $86.2 billion and its profit margin increased 8.7 percent, despite what it called a US campaign to isolate the company globally.
Observers are asking whether a phone without the Silicon Valley software that users have come to depend on can succeed, or whether Huawei will have found a way for buyers to install popular apps despite the constraints.
Under the changes, Apple will allow its employees to review conversations only from customers who opt into the "Siri grading" program to improve the voice recognition technology.
The US-China trade war is already having a negative impact on the global economy. If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping cannot agree to new terms at the G20 Summit, it will affect everyone.
US officials accused Huawei of facilitating Chinese spying. Bloomberg reported Huawei employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces, collaborations the company said it was not aware of.
Facebook said it had purged 65 Israeli accounts, 161 pages, dozens of groups and four Instagram accounts – many of which were linked to an Israeli-based firm.
The head of the global tech giant and the Roman Catholic leader, discuss "artificial intelligence at the service of the common good and activities aimed at bridging the digital divide that still persists at the global level," Vatican statement says.
The statement from CEO Sundar Pichai follows a New York Times report which says the tech giant protected Android creator Andy Rubin after he faced accusations of sexual misconduct.
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