MarketWatch First Take: Big Tech is now on feds’ hit list for anti-competitive tactics, but will anything really change?

The market-dominating behavior of four of the biggest tech companies now appear to be in the crosshairs of the U.S. government, but the big question for consumers and investors is, will anything actually change this time around?

On Monday, a barrage of stories from Washington followed up on Friday’s news — first reported by the Wall Street Journal — that the Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation into Alphabet Inc.’s GOOG, -6.11%GOOGL, -6.12% Google. An even wider federal crackdown on Big Tech appears to be forthcoming, with reports Monday citing government inquiries into Apple Inc.

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