Italian watchdog investigates Google over alleged advertising market abuse

Italy’s antitrust authority is investigating Alphabet’s Google GOOGL.O for alleged abuse of its dominant position in the Italian online display advertising market, it said on Wednesday. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Italian digital advertising lobby group IAB last year, and adds to regulatory scrutiny the Silicon Valley tech giant is facing worldwide. The […]

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg struggles to connect, forcing U.S. Senate hearing to pause

A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee hearing on a key social media legal protection was briefly delayed when Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg struggled to appear remotely. “We are unable to make contact with Mr. Mark Zuckerberg,” Senator Roger Wicker, who chairs the committee, said agreeing to a five-minute delay after the chief executives of […]

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