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Writing on the wall for big tech - but breaking up is hard to do

WASHINGTON - Several hours of a hearing of the House Antitrust Subcommittee with four of the tech world's most powerful chief executive officers ended on Tuesday (July 28) with sceptical Congressmen and women seemingly convinced the tech giants should be broken up.

The hearing featured occasionally surreal exchanges between Mr Sundar Pichai of Google, Mr Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Mr Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Mr Tim Cook of Apple.

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