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June 12, 2021, 6:55 PM

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Steve Kovach / CNBC:
Apple says it didn't know DOJ was asking for House Democrats' data when it complied with subpoena; Microsoft also received and complied with a similar subpoena  —  - Apple on Friday said it didn't know former President Donald Trump's Department of Justice was subpoenaed data on Democrats when it complied with the request.
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
House lawmakers introduce five bipartisan bills to limit anticompetitive practices of tech giants like Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook  —  The proposals could reshape the tech industry as we know it  —  On Friday, House Democrats introduced five new bills meant to chip away at the power …
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Lingling Wei / Wall Street Journal:
China pushes to subject data-related activities to government oversight, as it worries tech giants could use collected data to build alternative power centers  —  Beijing is calling on tech giants to share their information—and asserting its authority over data held by U.S. companies in China as well
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Honeywell merges its quantum computing business with Cambridge Quantum to form a new joint venture; Honeywell will hold a majority stake and invest $270M-$300M  —  Honeywell, which only recently announced its entry into the quantum computing race, and Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQ) …

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