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WATCH:Google’s Sundar Pichai gives opening statement to lawmakers as part of Judiciary tech probe

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google parent company Alphabet, touted his company’s efforts to expand economic opportunities for workers and businesses during a hearing with the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

“Expanding access to opportunity through technology is deeply personal to me. I didn’t have much access to a computer growing up in India, so you can imagine my amazement when I arrived in the U.S. for graduate school and saw an entire lab of computers I could use whenever I wanted,” Pichai said. “I am deeply proud that because of our tools, businesses on Main Street can compete in a way that wasn’t possible 20 years ago, including globally.”

The House Judiciary Committee is hearing testimony from Pichai, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Apple’s Tim Cook as part of a yearlong investigation of Big Tech’s market dominance and treatment of competitors. The Judiciary panel has collected testimony from mid-level executives of the four firms, competitors and legal experts, but Wednesday’s hearing is the first time the four chief executives have testified jointly before Congress and the first ever testimony for Bezos.

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