Lawmakers, Taking Purpose at Large Tech, Push Sweeping Overhaul of Antitrust

Lawmakers, Taking Aim at Big Tech, Push Sweeping Overhaul of Antitrust

WASHINGTON – House lawmakers on Friday put extensive antitrust laws in place aimed at limiting the power of big tech and preventing corporate consolidation. If passed, the bills would be the most ambitious update of monopoly laws in decades. The bills – five in total – are aimed directly at Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google … Read more

Ant Group Declares Overhaul as China Tightens Its Grip

Ant Group Announces Overhaul as China Tightens Its Grip

China’s swift campaign to curb the power of internet giants has hit its newest brand: Ant Group, the fintech sister company of e-commerce giant Alibaba. Ant announced Monday that the company would undertake a major, government-mandated overhaul of its business to address regulatory concerns about competition with competitors, the extensive collection of user data, and … Read more

A Pandemic Alternative: Geffen Corridor’s Overhaul Accelerates

A Pandemic Opportunity: Geffen Hall’s Overhaul Accelerates

The coronavirus pandemic has dealt a devastating blow to performing arts institutions across the country, closing their theaters and robbing them of ticket revenue. For the New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center, however, it also offers a silver lining: the opportunity to expedite the lengthy renovation of David Geffen Hall. Since the concerts in the … Read more