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Weekly Wrap: Government Takes On Big Tech, What 'Intersectionality' Means, RIP iTunes

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Weekly Wrap: Government Takes On Big Tech, What 'Intersectionality' Means, RIP iTunes

Weekly Wrap: Government Takes On Big Tech, What 'Intersectionality' Means, RIP iTunes

Weekly Wrap: Government Takes On Big Tech, What 'Intersectionality' Means, RIP iTunes

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Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks during Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose, California on June 3, 2019. The company announced at that conference that it would end support for iTunes in its next Mac operating system. BRITTANY HOSEA-SMALL/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks during Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose, California on June 3, 2019. The company announced at that conference that it would end support for iTunes in its next Mac operating system.

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The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are taking early steps into investigating tech giants Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. Meanwhile, lawmakers in the House of Representatives are looking into whether tech companies are too big. Plus, where the term "intersectionality" originated, what it means and why it's popping up in culture more and more. NPR Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell and Washington Post tech reporter Tony Romm join Sam for a look back at this week.

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