Amazon said it would stop providing cloud services to the platform and Apple suspended Parler from its App Store, sharply escalating a campaign by tech giants to regulate content they see as dangerous in the wake of the Capitol riot.
Shares in Alibaba tumbled, extending a recent pullback, as China stepped up pressure on the e-commerce giant and its billionaire co-founder Jack Ma.
Big tech companies are getting into the custom chip-making game in the hunt for improved performance and lower costs, shifting the balance of power in the industry.
The legal action followed a monthslong investigation by attorneys general in Colorado and other states into whether the tech giant abuses the market power of its dominant search business.
The biggest U.S. tech companies are major tenants and acquirers of office and other space; they have expanded their real-estate footprint by more than a quarter this year.
Amazon.com online orders continue to surge during the pandemic, with the e-retail giant projecting a bumper end to the year as it posted strong third-quarter earnings.
The antitrust lawsuit filed against Google this week is focused mostly on the consumer business, but it also will have implications for the enterprise tech market where Google aspires to a greater role.