Amy Klobuchar wants to help the government go harder on monopolies

Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images On Friday, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) put out a new bill that would give the United States’s antitrust enforcers the ability to seek fines over anti-competitive behavior, something that, if approved, could scare big companies into following the law because there would be clear punishments for violations. Right now, the federal government has its hands tied when it comes to punishing anti-competitive behavior. In most cases, the FTC opts to…

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Epic details the future of competitive Fortnite after the World Cup

Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images Epic’s first year of competitive Fortnite wrapped on Sunday with the World Cup in New York, but the developer has certainly been keeping busy. The battle royale hit’s tenth season launched just yesterday, and today the developer has released details about the title’s e-sports future. Starting August 17th, Epic will be hosting the Champion Series, a new online tournament circuit designed to replace its the season model it experimented with…

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Ninja’s 80,000 Mixer viewers show that he’s bigger than just Twitch

Photo: Ryan Hadji/Red Bull Content Pool Tyler “Ninja” Blevins — the Fortnite livestreamer and all-around entertainer — had his first exclusive broadcast on Microsoft’s Mixer platform; in the moments before his broadcast officially began, the number of people watching his stream crossed 50,000 and 60,000 people to land, in its first moments, somewhere around 76,000 sets of eyes. (It grew to 80,000 just after Blevins’s first victory.) Mixer competes with Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook for…

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Samsung’s take on the Surface Laptop leaks out

Samsung appears to have a new Windows laptop on the way with a design that seems to have taken some inspiration from Microsoft. The Galaxy Book S, which was leaked this afternoon by reporter Evan Blass, has a very square, mono-color keyboard and trackpad layout that very much resembles the design of Microsoft’s Surface Laptop, minus the Surface’s trademark fabric covering. The reset of the computer is more of a departure, though. From the side,…

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Filed your ITR? How to check income tax refund status

Once your ITR is processed by the income tax department, you will get tax refund directly into your bank account.A tax refund becomes due once the assessing officer has processed your ITR file and accepted the tax refund claim. Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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From bank account opening to buying mutual funds, how 'Sahamati' can help you

With the launch of Sahamati, you can now use account aggregator app to share digital financial data with a third party.It will be used first in the financial sector followed by telecom, healthcare and other sectors Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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Financial information you should not reveal

You need to be careful not to reveal these information to anyone.You should not share any information printed on credit or debit cards Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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From claims to medical advice to health checks, insurance gets tech-savvy

AI, virtual assistance and mobile applications are significantly reducing the time to process insurance claims.Insurers give discounts in insurance policies by tracking lifestyle activities Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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Different types of debt mutual funds and how to select the right one

A debt fund is a mutual fund scheme that invests in fixed income instruments.Investments in debt mutual funds are made in line with the investment mandate of the respective scheme Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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