Facebook loses bid to dismiss users’ data-privacy antitrust claimsA California federal judge has handed a partial win to consumers suing Facebook, in a ruling that denied the company's bid to dismiss claims that it exploited user data to thwart industry competitors. US regulators aiming at illegal and anticompetitive mergersU.S. competition regulators have mounted an effort to tighten enforcement against illegal mergers, in line with President Joe Biden’s mandate for greater scrutiny to big business combinations Long a champion of consumer privacy, Apple now sits at a crossroadsSome experts question whether Apple needs to do more to protect its users. Apple is reportedly going to make more of its own chipsFuture iPhones could have even more Apple-designed chips. Is Facebook a monopolist?A judge rules there is no simple answer | Business Why right to repair matters – according to a farmer, a medical worker, a computer store ownerBiden’s recent executive order makes taking action on the strict rules imposed by manufacturers a priority, affecting workers across several industries Google allegedly considered buying Epic Games to remove app store competition | ZDNetGoogle views Epic Games efforts to allow users to install games without the need for the Google Play Store as a 'contagion', court documents say. Net neutrality will make a comeback in 2022President Biden's FCC nominees say now is the time to bring back the agency's authority over broadband. Twitter says Online Safety Bill needs more clarityThe government says it will tackle extreme posts but Twitter warns Ofcom will be "muddling through". Amazon says new FTC chair shouldn’t regulate it because she’s too meanThis is not going to work.