Biden appoints Lina Khan to FTC Chair

Lina Khan FTC Big Tech

WASHINGTON – The Biden government announced the appointment of legal scholar, Lina Khan, as head of the Federal Trade Commission – signalling the current administration’s tough stance on Big Tech. Khan was sworn in as FTC chair following the Senate’s confirmation of her as one of five members of the commission on a 69-28 vote. […]

VISA’s $5.3B Plaid Purchase Gets Cancelled

SAN FRANCISCO – Visa (V: NYSE) and Plaid have ended their agreement for a merger, concluding any hopes of the former, a global financial giant and major payment card company acquiring the data-centric fintech start-up. Since announcing the deal nearly a year ago; both parties have agreed to end negotiations. This was following a suit […]