Big Tech: Videos for Aspiring Trustbusters
Facebook Economics (Apr. 2018)
Apple vs. Facebook (Apr. 2021)
Apple/Google Partnership (Dec. 2020)
Big Tech Finance (Jan. 2020)
Lessons from Microsoft (Sept. 2019)
Big Tech and the Future of Antitrust (Aug. 2019)
Tech Giants’ Monopolies (March 2018)
Jeff Bezos’ Vision (1999)

Facebook Economics

Senator Orrin Hatch and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Apr. 10, 2018)

Apple vs. Facebook: Why iOS 14.5 Started a Big Tech Fight

April 15, 2021

WSJ: A new privacy feature in Apple’s iOS 14.5 requires apps to request permission to track you. And Facebook isn’t happy about it. WSJ’s Joanna Stern put Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Apple CEO Tim Cook into the ring to explain why this software update has kicked off a tech slugfest.
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How Apple and Google Formed One of Tech’s Most Powerful Partnerships

Dec. 15, 2020

WSJ: Apple and Google have one of Silicon Valley’s most famous rivalries, but behind the scenes they maintain a deal worth $8 billion to $12 billion a year according to a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit. Here’s how they came to depend on each other.

Why Big Tech Is Getting Into Finance

Jan. 13, 2020

WSJ: In 2019, many large tech firms announced plans to offer financial products and services. WSJ’s Liz Hoffman explains why Google, Apple, and others are offering products that might someday replace your wallet.

How the Microsoft Antitrust Case Paved the Way for Big Tech

September 5, 2019

WSJ: The Department of Justice is investigating the U.S.’s largest tech firms for allegedly monopolistic behavior. Roughly 20 years ago, a similar case threatened to destabilize Microsoft.

Google, Facebook, Amazon and the Future of Antitrust

Aug. 16, 2019

CNBC: U.S. antitrust law dates back to 1890, but it’s been largely out of the spotlight for twenty years. Now, with antitrust concerns swirling around Big Tech companies and major telecommunications mergers, it’s back. Watch this video to find out how US antitrust law evolved and what it means for America’s biggest businesses.

Should Antitrust Laws Be Enforced Against the Tech Giants’ Monopolies?

March 20, 2018

MarketWatch: A handful of tech companies – Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple – dominate their respective markets, with a growing number of critics arguing they should be broken up or regulated as monopolies. Here’s what you need to know.

Jeff Bezos In 1999 On Amazon’s Plans Before The Dotcom Crash

Feb. 8, 2019

CNBC: Jeff Bezos explained his ambitious vision for Amazon in a 1999 interview. He made clear the company’s focus was on “great customer service” and discussed his real estate strategy. Bezos said, “There’s no guarantee that can be a successful company. What we’re trying to do is very complicated.” He added, “Scale is important to us and we’re going to go after that kind of scale.”
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