Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook CEOs agree to House antitrust hearing

Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg set to appear

The top executives of the world's biggest tech companies have all agreed to take part in a House Judiciary antitrust hearing, FOX Business has learned.

Continue Reading Below

That includes, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Apple's Tim Cook, Google’s Sundar Pichai and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.

TickerSecurityLastChangeChange %
AAPLAPPLE INC.437.22-13.69-3.04%
FBFACEBOOK INC.255.54-7.46-2.84%
GOOGLALPHABET INC.1,480.94-15.88-1.06%
AMZNAMAZON.COM INC.3,074.64-73.52-2.34%

Recode’s Kara Swisher first reported the news Wednesday via Twitter, citing her interview with Rep. David Cicilline, D-RI, who is heading up an investigation into all four big tech firms.

CORONAVIRUS SURGE PROMPTS APPLE TO RE-CLOSE MORE STORES

The hearing, likely to be held virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic, would mark the continuance of the ongoing regulatory fight between Washington legislators and Silicon Valley tech giants on whether they’ve created a monopoly.

AMAZON DRIVER ABANDONS DELIVERY VAN, SAYS HE QUITS IN VIRAL TWEET

Each has come under the microscope since the 2016 U.S. presidential election for data and privacy practices, testifying before Congress and facing a number of state and federal probes.

CLICK HERE TO GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO

The debate on big tech is not a new one, and it comes at a time when consumers are paying careful attention to how much power companies wield.

The U.S. government is also doing the same.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ON FOX BUSINESS