Question: Are America’s tech giants getting too big and powerful?
Bob’s Answer: No
The U.S. forced Bell Labs to license its patents back in the 1950s, but those times were different as there were clear antitrust issues. The result was great innovation in semiconductors, lasers, cell phones, computer languages and more. After that, companies like Fairchild, Motorola, Intel, and Texas Instruments helped with the formation of Silicon Valley. Today, Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Amazon have more competition. And no, we need not interfere at this time.