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China Opens Antitrust Investigation Into Alibaba

Jack Ma and other entrepreneurs prospered under Beijing’s laissez-faire attitude toward the business side of the internet. The dynamic is shifting as the companies have grown in power. China’s internet giants came to dominate segments of the world’s No. 2 economy because Beijing’s authoritarian government largely looked the other way while they grew and grew. […]

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Montreal police promise investigation after hostage threat at Ubisoft Montreal building confirmed as hoax

Montreal police evacuated the offices of video game developer Ubisoft Montreal on Friday afternoon in response to a 911 call about a hostage situation that was later confirmed to be a hoax. “The police operation in connection with a hostage taking call is over,” reads a tweet written by the Montreal police department. The investigation, […]

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House investigation faults Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for engaging in anti-competitive monopoly tactics

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google engaged in anti-competitive, monopoly-style tactics to evolve into four of the world’s most powerful corporate behemoths, according to congressional investigators, who called in a wide-ranging report released Tuesday for sweeping changes to federal laws so that government regulators can bring Silicon Valley back in check. The roughly 450-page report caps […]