State AGs appeal dismissal of their antitrust suit against Facebook

State AGs appeal dismissal of their antitrust suit against Facebook

New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a “Defend Democracy” rally, taking place on the first anniversary of the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., January 6, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters A coalition of attorneys general from nearly 50 states and territories appealed a judge’s…

Google tells anyone coming into the office to take weekly Covid tests

Google tells anyone coming into the office to take weekly Covid tests

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Getty Images Google is implementing a new Covid-19 testing policy for its U.S. work sites as it prepares for a continued surge in infections from the Omicron variant in the coming weeks. In an email sent to full-time employees on Thursday and obtained by CNBC, Google’s health chief Karen DeSalvo said…

Amazon among names keen on The Athletic before sale to New York Times

Amazon among names keen on The Athletic before sale to New York Times

The Athletic co-founders Adam Hansmann and Alex Mather Source: The Athletic In Sept. 2020, The Athletic announced it had reached 1 million subscribers, and an upbeat co-founder Alex Mather talked about what it would take for him to sell. “We just don’t think about exit, and we don’t know the upside here,” Mather said at…

Google, Facebook CEOs oversaw illegal ad auction deal, states allege

Google, Facebook CEOs oversaw illegal ad auction deal, states allege

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg (L) and Google CEO, Sundar Pichai. REUTERS Chief executives of Google and Facebook personally oversaw an illegal 2018 deal that advantaged Facebook on Google’s ad auctions, a group of state attorneys general led by Texas allege in an amended antitrust complaint against Google on Friday. Facebook, recently renamed Meta,…

Sundar Pichai OK’d on deal at center of Google antitrust case, states say.

Sundar Pichai OK’d on deal at center of Google antitrust case, states say.

Google’s chief executive approved an agreement with Facebook at the heart of an antitrust lawsuit that 16 states and Puerto Rico have lodged against the search giant, according to a portion of the complaint revealed on Friday. The lawsuit, led by the Texas attorney general, Ken Paxton, argues that Google has obtained and abused a…

One of world’s biggest offshore wind farms gears up for full operation

One of world’s biggest offshore wind farms gears up for full operation

One of the turbines at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, which is located in waters off England’s east coast. Ian Greenwood Turbine commissioning at one of the world’s biggest offshore wind farms is complete and full operations are slated to begin in the first quarter of 2022, according to German power firm RWE. The…

Bill Ford is doubling down on Ford shares and amassing more control of the company

Bill Ford is doubling down on Ford shares and amassing more control of the company

Incoming Ford CEO Jim Farley (left) and Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. pose with a 2021 F-150 during an event Sept. 17, 2020 at the company’s Michigan plant that produces the pickup. Michael Wayland | CNBC DETROIT – Ford Motor Chair Bill Ford has been slowly amassing more shares, and control, of the automaker…

Dogecoin jumps after Elon Musk says its can be used buy Tesla merch

Dogecoin jumps after Elon Musk says its can be used buy Tesla merch

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for the Axel Springer Award 2020 on December 01, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Britta Pedersen | Getty Images The price of dogecoin jumped more than 15% on Monday before paring gains after Tesla began accepting the cryptocurrency as payment for some merchandise. On…

Google expands London property empire with $1 billion office purchase

Google expands London property empire with $1 billion office purchase

The Central St Giles building in London. DavorLovincic | iStock Unreleased | Getty Images Google has bought a colorful office space in London for $1 billion while it waits for building work on its heavily-delayed U.K. headquarters to be completed. The internet giant announced Friday that it has acquired all of the Central St. Giles…