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BRIAN GAYNOR: A gruelling week for big tech companies

Brian Gaynor
Fri, 31 Jul 2020

BRIAN GAYNOR: A gruelling week for big tech companies
Brian Gaynor
Fri, 31 Jul 2020
The four major tech companies, Alphabet (Google), Amazon, Apple, and Facebook, were under the microscope this week as their chief executives were grilled by United States lawmakers and they reported their June quarter earnings.The four companies have a massive US$4.78 trillion sharemarket value and have created many of the world’s richest individuals.According to Forbes’ live assessment, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is the wealthiest person on the planet with a net worth of US$181 billion while Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in fo...

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