Are Facebook and Google too powerful? (The 3:59, Ep. 308) – CNET


Things are heating up for Google, Facebook and Twitter. 

The three tech companies face a trio of congressional hearings this week, starting Tuesday afternoon. CNET’s Iyaz Akhtar, an attorney in his previous life, is a special guest on the show and breaks down what we may see. 

We also pick Iyaz’s brain about the latest development in the Apple-Qualcomm legal spat. Apple is reportedly looking into getting away from using Qualcomm radios in its products. We discuss the feasibility of the move. 

The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by the CNET News team in New York and producer Bryan VanGelder.

Check out the extended shows on YouTube. 

Are Facebook and Google too powerful? (The 3:59, Ep. 308)

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