A 1900 cartoon depicts the US Capitol as the “Standard Oil Refinery” and John D. Rockefeller, Standard Oil president, looming over government officials. Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Antitrust laws were created to keep the big conglomerates, or trusts, that were forming across oil, railroad, steel, and other sectors […]

(Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc., Google and Twitter Inc. — all of which are blocked in the mainland — are now headed toward a showdown with China that could end up making Hong Kong feel more like Beijing. Hours after Hong Kong announced sweeping new powers to police the internet on […]