David McCabe, The New York Times

David McCabe

The New York Times

Washington, DC, United States

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  • Axios
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Recent articles by David:

Trump Administration to Ban TikTok and WeChat From U.S. App Stores

The Trump administration issued new rules Friday morning that will cripple the operation of two popular Chinese-owned apps in the United States. → Read More

TikTok Accepts Deal Revisions as Trump Prepares to Review Proposal

The video app is also looking for a new chief executive and has talked to candidates including a founder of Instagram. → Read More

TikTok Bid Highlights Oracle’s Public Embrace of Trump

The tech giant stands out in Silicon Valley for its close ties to the administration, which must bless any deal for the social media app. → Read More

TikTok Deal Is Complicated by New Rules From China Over Tech Exports

In an 11th-hour twist, Beijing raised a potential hurdle for a sale of TikTok, further roiling the race to buy the Chinese-owned app. → Read More

In Bid for TikTok, Microsoft Flexes Its Power in Washington

The tech giant, once an example of how not to operate in the nation’s capital, now has a successful influence operation there. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Questioned Under Oath in F.T.C. Antitrust Inquiry

It was the first known time that regulators directly interviewed a chief executive of one of the tech companies being scrutinized for potential antitrust violations. → Read More

Trump Says Oracle Could ‘Handle’ Owning TikTok

President Trump, who has been pushing for a sale of the Chinese-owned video app, did not say whether Oracle would be a better buyer than Microsoft. → Read More

Trump Administration Widens Huawei Dragnet

The Commerce Department placed new restrictions on the Chinese tech giant’s ability to work with the global chip industry. → Read More

Labor Dept. Lawyer Says Trump Appointee Intervened in Oracle Case

A litigator asserts that she faced reprisal after saying Secretary Eugene Scalia was set to settle a discrimination suit for a sum she found too low. → Read More

Lawmakers, United in Their Ire, Lash Out at Big Tech’s Leaders

The chiefs of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook faced withering questions from Democrats about anti-competitive practices and from Republicans about anti-conservative bias. → Read More

Commerce Department Asks F.C.C. to Narrow Protections for Web Platforms

The request comes as President Trump continues to accuse tech platforms like Facebook and Twitter of suppressing conservative content. → Read More

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google Prepare for Their ‘Big Tobacco Moment’

The tech C.E.O.s will appear together at a congressional hearing on Wednesday to argue that their companies do not stifle competition. → Read More

How May Google Fight an Antitrust Case? Look at This Little-Noticed Paper

A document sent by the search giant to Australian regulators argues that the company doesn’t control enough of the digital ad industry to overcharge customers or block competitors. → Read More

Why a Rotting Green Bay Boardwalk May Help Solve America’s Jobs Crisis

Some cities and states are looking toward a simple solution to mass unemployment: Hire workers directly. → Read More

Amazon Says Jeff Bezos Is Willing to Testify Before Congress

Lawmakers had requested that he testify as part of their antitrust investigation into the big tech companies. → Read More

Amazon Said to Be Under Scrutiny in 2 States for Abuse of Power

Inquiries in California and Washington are a sign that the scrutiny of the tech giant continues to intensify. → Read More

Google’s European Search Menu Draws Interest of U.S. Antitrust Investigators

To placate European regulators, the company started giving Android phone users a choice in search engines when they set up their devices. → Read More

‘A Big Decision:’ Firms Weigh Returning Federal Aid

A sporting goods manufacturer and a software developer both got stimulus loans. After a backlash, they were among the hundreds of companies facing a new question: Should we give the money back? → Read More

U.S. Is Said to Plan to File Antitrust Charges Against Google

The case may be joined by state attorneys general in what would be one of the biggest antitrust actions by the United States since the late 1990s. → Read More

Amazon Makes No Promises on Bezos Testimony

The company said it would be happy to send someone to testify. But it never mentions Jeff Bezos. → Read More