emily: amy klobuchar talking about the need to ensure a level playing field in the world of technology. that is part of my conversation with her for our special show where we take a deep dive into the renewed calls for the regulation of big tech. we also look at some of the big players, including the new ftc chair, lina khan, who has been a longtime critic of big tech companies. just this week, facebook called for her to be recused from participating in decisions about the agency's monopoly lawsuits against the social network, given their concerns of her bias. amazon previously made a similar request. who is lina khan? why are these companies so concerned? let's take a look. at just 32 years old, lina khan took the helm of the ftc, setting the stage for a showdown between washington and silicon valley. khan is one of the most outspoken critics of big tech, which see that she says has gone too big and should be -- and should face tough questions. before the ftc, she served as a columbia law antitrust associate professor and an advisor to the house judiciary subcommittee taking on antitr
. ♪ emily: we are watching senator amy klobuchar make -- introduce a bill to make online platforms like facebook and twitter legally liable for misinformation about health issues, including covid-19. this coming less than one week after president said that misinformation about the vaccine is killing people, in his words. it has no cosponsors at this point. teaming up with a tech startup to equip warehouses with robots, part of the effort to speed up delivery and cut costs as instacart plans to build new standalone warehouses and fulfillment centers. plenty more is still ahead on "bloomberg technology," including bitcoin. the cryptocurrency rebounds after comments from elon musk and kathy would like this. >> the idea that it's a hedge against confiscation of wealth and it can take place in a myriad of ways. inflation, especially hyperinflation in emerging markets is the primary way. ♪ emily: this is bloomberg technology. let's get another check on the markets. intel, twitter, snap moving after the bell. what are you watching? kriti: i'm going to take the macro point of view because you
emily: senator amy klobuchar talking to us about the need to ensure a level playing field in the world of technology. that is part of my conversation with her for our special show redlines. we take a deep dive into big tech. we also look at some of the big players including the new ftc chair. facebook called for her to be recused from participant in decisions about the agency cost monopoly lawsuit against the social network given their concerns of her bias. amazon previously made a similar request. why are these companies so concerned? at 32 years old, lena con took the -- lena khan took control of the ftc. she has been critical of big tech. she served as an anti--- she served as a law and antitrust professor. all eyes are on how she puts her views on big tech's monopolistic practices to work. emily: you can catch up online. you don't want to miss it. if you had trouble following all of these cases going back and forth, this is your way to understand what is going on. that does it for this edition of bloomberg technology. join us tomorrow. ♪ in business, it's never just another day.
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