Anti-Trusting Tech

Anti-Trusting Tech

Skimm This - March 20, 2019

The European Union wants big tech companies to play nice with the competition. They don’t think Google’s doing that. So the EU hit Google with a 1.5 billion-euro fine. And that’s not the only antitrust story you’re hearing about today. Meanwhile, back in the US, the FDA just approved a breakthrough drug that could help more than a hundred thousand moms. Also on today’s episode: we spotlight New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, and it’s finally time to put your sweaters away. PS: Want to tell us about your Woman of the Week? Leave us a voicemail at 646-461-6370, and you might hear your voice on the show this Friday. PPS: GV (formerly Google Ventures) and 21 Century Fox are minority investors in theSkimm. 

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