2021 May 2, 7:33am
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Senator Josh Hawley says the most powerful tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon are working to ‘transform America’ and pose the ‘gravest threat’ to liberty - and thus need to be broken up.Hawley told Fox News on Sunday that there was a 'strong alliance' between the left and 'mega-corporations' which threatened freedom of speech as well as free market principles including 'competition and innovation.' ...Hawley is promoting his new book, The Tyranny of Big Tech, as one that ‘corporate press, corporate media, and corporate monopolies’ want ‘canceled.’The book goes on sale on Tuesday. Hawley was referring to the decision by publishing house Simon & Schuster to drop the book after...
CNBC Make It looked at the most recent quarterly earnings reports that seven of the biggest brands in tech (Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Facebook, Tesla and Netflix) filed with the SEC in recent weeks, and broke down how much revenue they each made for every minute of the first three months of 2021. (There were 90 days, and 129,600 minutes, in the first quarter of 2021.)Amazon: $837,330.25 revenue per minute in 2021′s first quarterApple: $691,234.57 per minuteAlphabet: $426,805.56 per minuteMicrosoft: $321,805.56 per minuteFacebook: $201,936.73 per minuteTesla: $80,162.04 per minuteNetflix: $55,270.06 per minute