Hi and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture-capital-focused podcast where we unload the numbers behind the headings. Since the U.S. federal government is going after Google on anti-competitive grounds, it’s a huge day in tech. Sure, the timing appears crassly political and the case is not getting substantial kudos thus far for its air-tightness, however that does not suggest we can disregard it. So Danny and I got on the horn to talk it up for about 10 minutes to fill you in. For referral, you can check out the complete filing here, in case you want to get your nails in.
It ‘s not a complex read. Act. As a set we dug into what stuck out from the suit, what we think of the historical context and likewise noodled at the end about what the whole situation could mean for start-ups; it’s not all great news, but including great deals of competitive space tothe market would be a net-good for upstarttech business in the long-run. And consumers
. Competition is good. You can check out TechCrunch’s early coverage of the suit here, and our take a look at the market’s reaction here. Let’s go! Equity drops every Monday at 7:00 a.m. PDT and Thursday afternoon as fast as we can get it out, so sign up for us on Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the casts.
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