House Judiciary to Investigate Market Dominance of Big Tech Companies - NBC10 Boston

House Judiciary to Investigate Market Dominance of Big Tech Companies

Any investigation will inevitably touch on Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple

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    House Judiciary to Investigate Market Dominance of Big Tech Companies
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    U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, in New York, Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

    Congress will be taking a close look at the power of big tech, NBC News reported.

    The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it will hold a series of hearings as part of a bipartisan investigation into whether there is enough competition among U.S. technology companies.

    While no companies were named, any investigation will inevitably touch on Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple, all of which have come under increased scrutiny in recent years for their dominance in a variety of markets including social networking, online advertising, online search, e-commerce and mobile apps.