Technology giants Facebook, Amazon, apple and Google have all been declared monopolies in their respective areas of advantage, but Microsoft has not completely escaped regulatory scrutiny. The company is under investigation by the U.S. Department of labor for concerns about racial diversity during employment. But unlike the perceived discrimination, the labor department is focusing on Microsoft’s goal of increasing black representation in the company. Microsoft said the office of the federal contract compliance program (ofccp) of the U.S. Department of labor contacted the company on its recent commitment to increase the representation of black people in the workforce, including efforts to double the number of black people employed by Microsoft in leadership positions by 2025. The letter from the Ministry of labor suggested that this commitment might violate the Civil Rights Act. The news that < / P > < p > was investigated by the labor department came after the trump Administration tried to use an executive order to prevent government contractors from providing certain types of diversity training. < / P > < p > Microsoft has defended its approach, and we fully believe that Microsoft’s diversification initiatives fully comply with all employment laws in the United States, said dev stahlkopf, Microsoft’s general counsel, in a blog post. &We look forward to providing this information to [the Department of labor] and defending our practices if necessary. "[image] Google secretly tests 6GHz networks in 17 states of the United States