Skimm This: Big Tech, Trump’s UK Visit, and Taylor Swift

Published on: Jun 3, 2019fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round

It’s June 3rd. Today, we Skimm’d This:

  • Government agencies are reportedly divvying up oversight of two major tech companies: Google and Amazon. They’ve got antitrust issues. We’ll explain why this is a big deal.

  • President Trump and the First Lady are getting the royal treatment in the UK. And the Brits have pulled out all the stops - even though the Prime Minister is on her way out the door. We’ll tell you what you should know about this trip.

  • Taylor Swift kicked off Pride Month by posting a letter she wrote her senator asking him to support the Equality Act. We’ll explain the cause.

  • Spoiler alert: about “Jeopardy.” We’ll explain why some are saying the reigning champion who’s famous for going for broke… just got his streak broken.

theSkimm: Two major government agencies reportedly have their eyes on Google and Amazon. Because they’ve got antitrust issues. We’ll explain why. Meanwhile, President Trump and the First Lady are across the pond visiting the Royals and UK politicians - but British politics are in a bit of a shambles at the moment. We’ll tell you what you should know. Also on today’s episode: Taylor Swift’s petition for equality, and a (possible) “Jeopardy” spoiler alert.

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