Asian shares to pause ahead of China data, U.S. 'altitude sickness' 7:44pm EDT

BOSTON (Reuters) - Asian shares were set for a largely flat start on Friday as markets weighed a pause in Wall Street's multi-month stock rebound and awaited the release of Chinese economic data later in the session.  Full Article

U.S. Justice Department going 'full tilt' on tech antitrust probe: official 5:56pm EDT 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is moving "full-tilt" on its antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google and other Big Tech platforms, the department's second-ranking official told Reuters.  Full Article  

Two Republican senators ask U.S. FTC to investigate TikTok's data collection practices 5:18pm EDT 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. Republican senators on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission for an investigation of video-sharing app TikTok's consumer data collection and processing practices.  Full Article