Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S.


Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has been given the green light to include Apple as part of a wider antitrust investigation. In fact, the report notes that both the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the DOJ will each get jurisdiction of two major tech companies. The FTC will decide whether to probe Facebook and Amazon while the DOJ will consider examining Apple and Google. If both regulatory agencies decide to open investigations on the four companies, they will be looking for evidence …

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