Biden Administration Is Said to Slow Early Stage of Shift to Electric Cars

[ad_1] In a concession to automakers and labor unions, the Biden administration intends to relax elements of one of its most ambitious strategies to combat climate change, limits on tailpipe emissions that are designed to get Americans to switch from gas-powered cars to electric vehicles, according to three people familiar with the plan. Instead of … Read more

On the Ground of Biden’s Antitrust Agenda

[ad_1] Big deals are waiting on the tarmac as Wall Street and the business world anticipate how the presidential election will change antitrust enforcement. President Biden has taken an aggressive approach to policing deals that some have called overreaching and others have lauded as a necessary return to scrutiny on the power wielded by big … Read more

The Great Compression

[ad_1] Robert Lanter lives in a 600-square-foot house that can be traversed in five seconds and vacuumed from a single outlet. He doesn’t have a coffee table in the living room because it would obstruct the front door. When relatives come to visit, Mr. Lanter says jokingly, but only partly, they have to tour one … Read more

The Antitrust Enforcers Aimed at Big Tech. Then Came the Backlash.

[ad_1] The South Korean government unleashed a wave of panic across the internet industry: The country’s antitrust regulator said it would enact the toughest competition law outside Europe, curbing the influence of major technology companies. The Korea Fair Trade Commission, with the backing of President Yoon Suk Yeol, said in December that it planned to … Read more