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The Conversation: EU’s antitrust ‘war’ on Google and Facebook uses abandoned American playbook

by Ramsi Woodcock | July 13, 2017 10.44pm EDT The casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that European antitrust regulators have declared war on American tech giants. On June 27, the European Union imposed a €2.4 billion (US$2.75 billion) fine on Google for giving favorable treatment in its search engine results to its own

Food & Power: The Month In Review

Amazon to Buy Whole Foods Amazon shocked many in the food world with news two weeks ago that it plans to buy the grocery retailer Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. The news amplified concerns about Amazon’s size and growth, leading many to call for antitrust scrutiny of the deal. The deal will likely be reviewed