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Alphabet’s soaring stock just pushed it above a $1 trillion market cap. Here are the 11 highest-valued public companies.

The list of highest-valued firms remains tech-heavy, though oil behemoth Saudi Aramco maintains the world's highest market cap at $1.84 trillion.
Facebook logos are seen on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken December 2, 2019.

A startup company took billions of photos from Facebook and other websites to create a facial-recognition database, and hundreds of law-enforcement ag...

Law enforcement is using a database of billions of photos scraped from social media sites, likely against policy, by an unknown startup company.

Here’s why an AI expert says job recruiting sites promote employment discrimination

Data science consultant Cathy O'Neil said job platforms need to be more transparent about how their algorithms work.
From left to right, Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai, Tim Cook, and Jeff Bezos.

A group of small tech firms told Congress that Google, Apple and Amazon used bullying tactics to try to crush them. Here are some of the most astoundi...

These companies testified in Congress against big tech's alleged anticompetitive tactics: 'Help us Congress, you're our only hope'

Biden on Zuckerberg: ‘Whether he engaged in something and amounted to collusion that in fact caused harm that would in fact be equal to a crimin...

"I've never been a fan of Facebook. I've never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I think he's a real problem," Biden said.

Joe Biden slams Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook for having too much power: ‘I’ve never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I think he’s a real p...

Biden called for the repeal of internet laws that shield Facebook and other platforms from being held accountable for the content of users' posts.

Stanford researchers want to take screenshots of everything you do on your phone

The software takes a screenshot every five seconds, and so far the project has already collected more than 30 million screenshots.
Sundar Pichai is now CEO of both Google and its parent company Alphabet.

The 5 most valuable US tech companies are now worth more than $5 trillion after Alphabet’s record close

Big Tech's record-high valuation comes amid heightened regulatory scrutiny and calls from legislators to break up the massive companies.
Mark Zuckerberg tried to buy Fitbit.

Facebook is being sued by 4 tech firms who want Mark Zuckerberg to give up control

The lawsuit describes Facebook as "one of the largest unlawful monopolies ever seen in the United States."
Brian Acton and Sheryl Sandberg.

Facebook has cancelled efforts to put ads in WhatsApp, more than a year after its founders resigned in protest of the effort

Facebook's move to disband WhatsApp's ad team comes more than 18 months after WhatsApp cofounders Brian Acton and Jan Koum left the company.