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Republican Senator Josh Hawley.

Facebook and YouTube could be held responsible for the toxic swamp of content on their platforms under an explosive new bill

Companies could gain exemption from the bill if they agree to scrutiny about whether their algorithms and moderation processes are politically biased.
Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri.

Breaking up Facebook would make Instagram less safe for people, executive says

Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri warned on stage at Code Conference 2019 that Instagram can't handle content moderation without Facebook.
In the 1990s, when Bill Gates was its CEO, Microsoft was the dominant tech firm.

Here’s why the failed attempt to break up Microsoft will make or break the crackdown on Facebook, Amazon, and Google, according to 2 top lawyers...

Lawrence Lessig and Alan Kusinitz played prominent roles in the Microsoft antitrust case. They say today's regulators would be wise to learn from it.
Facebook shares.

Alphabet, Facebook, and Amazon plunge — dragging tech lower amid fresh regulatory concerns

Facebook, Amazon, and Google parent Alphabet — three-fourths of the FANG stock quartet — were among the Nasdaq 100's worst-performing stocks Monday.

Amazon bulls may be ignoring a key regulatory risk

Amazon shareholders may not be factoring in a key risk to the company. State-level anti-trust actions are a risk according to a research analyst.

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell warns business borrowing at ‘historic highs’ shouldn’t be ignored

Near-record levels of business debt shouldn't be ignored, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Monday.
Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes called for the social media giant to be broken into three companies in a recent op-ed.

People pushing to break up Facebook are overlooking one problem: It could bring back ‘growth hacking’

Breaking up Facebook would push social media back into a bad habit from the old days: growth hacking.
Facebook cofounders Mark Zuckerberg, left, and Chris Hughes.

Mark Zuckerberg has ‘never had a real boss,’ and it’s one reason he turned down a $1 billion acquisition offer from Yahoo, Facebook&...

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes called on the federal government to break apart the company's monopoly in a New York Times op-ed.

Bitcoin is down after China signals it wants to ban bitcoin mining

The price of bitcoin fell 2% after China's state planner added bitcoin mining to a draft list of industrial activities it wants to ban.
SentiLink cofounders Naftali Harris and Maxwell Blumenfield

This Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup is creating technology to bust fraudsters who make up completely fake identities

SentiLink, which creates technology to detect and prevent synthetic fraud, closed $14 million in a series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz.