Technology trumps

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April 11, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Big tech met big politics Tuesday — and came off best.

Swapping his usual grey T-shirt for a sober suit and tidy blue tie, Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg spent five hours giving evidence to the U.S. Congress about the data scandal that has hit his business.

Even for a billionaire it was an intimidating event. But as he spoke, his company’s share price climbed and that more than anything else revealed the final score.

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