Ashley Gold

tech and policy reporter at Axios

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On Tuesday, President Biden appointed Lina Khan to chair the Federal Trade Commission. She’s 32 and a law professor at Columbia University.

Tech industry critic Lina Khan now chairs the FTC. Facebook, Google, Apple have reasons to worry

On Tuesday, President Biden appointed Lina Khan to chair the Federal Trade Commission. She’s 32 and a law professor at Columbia University.

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Communities across California are gearing up to celebrate the anniversary of the country's independence — with barbecues, picnics, parades, and fireworks.

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News broke in May that AT&T would be spinning off WarnerMedia to Discovery and that David Zaslav would run the combined media empire, but that deal isn’t closing any time soon.

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Japan has declared a state of emergency in Tokyo after a spike in coronavirus cases. This news comes as the Olympics are scheduled to begin there in two weeks.

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