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Google fined $6.8 million in Russia over antitrust violations
Google fined $6.8 million in Russia over antitrust violations
Russian officials have fined search giant Google $6.8 million for antitrust violations. The antitrust authorities ruled that Google favored ...... 12 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Google facing a new antitrust complaint in the EU
Google facing a new antitrust complaint in the EU
Search giant Google is now facing another antitrust complaint in the EU, this time from mobile app marketplace (app store) company Aptoide. ...... 21 Jun 2014
Apple, publishers to offer concessions in EU antitrust case
Apple, publishers to offer concessions in EU antitrust case
According to multiple sources, Apple and four major book publishers will let retailers like Amazon and Barnes & Noble to sell ebooks at a discount ...... 31 Aug 2012 - 2 comments
EU begins browser antitrust investigation of Microsoft
EU begins browser antitrust investigation of Microsoft
The European Commission, EU's executive body, has announced this week that it has begun an investigation into Microsoft's tactics in regards ...... 17 Jul 2012 - 6 comments
US advocacy group lobbies European Commission to block Google's Motorola buyout
US advocacy group lobbies European Commission to block Google's Motorola buyout
US based Consumer Watchdog is lobbying EU regulators to block Google's proposed buyout of Motorola Mobility. Consumer Watchdog is a nonprofit ...... 23 Jan 2012 - 3 comments
Senators ask FTC to investigate Google
Senators ask FTC to investigate Google
After the Antitrust Subcommittee of the US Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing in September where some senators accused Google of fixing ...... 20 Dec 2011 - 6 comments
Novell's $1 billion anti-trust suit against Microsoft hears closing arguments
Novell's $1 billion anti-trust suit against Microsoft hears closing arguments
The case is now in the hands of the presiding judge and jury. In 2004, the global enterprise software provider sued Microsoft, claiming the ...... 14 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
AT&T / T-Mobile antitrust case on hold as they decide whether to give up on buyout
AT&T / T-Mobile antitrust case on hold as they decide whether to give up on buyout
The US Justice Department's antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile has been put on hold as the two companies regroup to decide ...... 13 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
European Commission jumps into Apple / Samsung patent fight
European Commission jumps into Apple / Samsung patent fight
Samsung's desparation patent lawsuits accusing Apple of infringing on 3G patents has caught the attention of European regulators. According ...... 04 Nov 2011 - 3 comments
Judge says Sprint and C-Spire lawsuits to block AT&T / T-Mobile deal can proceed
Judge says Sprint and C-Spire lawsuits to block AT&T / T-Mobile deal can proceed
Antitrust lawsuits opposing the buyout of T-Mobile USA by AT&T will be allowed to continue thanks to a ruling by a federal judge. Sprint ...... 03 Nov 2011 - 4 comments
Spanish tablet maker asks for antitrust investigation of Apple
Spanish tablet maker asks for antitrust investigation of Apple
With all the attention Apple's lawsuits against companies like Samsung and HTC have gotten, it's easy to forget they aren't limiting themselves ...... 02 Nov 2011 - 1 comment
Bill Gates to defend Microsoft in one final Windows 95 antitrust suit
Bill Gates to defend Microsoft in one final Windows 95 antitrust suit
Bill Gates is expected to be testifying in another antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft over Windows. Although the lawsuit filed by Novell only ...... 19 Oct 2011 - 1 comment
AT&T tries to get antitrust suits from competing carriers thrown out
AT&T tries to get antitrust suits from competing carriers thrown out
AT&T has asked a federal judge to dismiss lawsuits by Sprint and Cellular South opposing their buyout of T-Mobile USA. AT&T's deal to buy ...... 30 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
DOJ asks for more information in review of Google / Motorola Mobility deal
DOJ asks for more information in review of Google / Motorola Mobility deal
The US Department of Justice has sent Google a request for additional information as part of their scrutiny of the search giant's proposed purchase ...... 29 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
US Senators accuse Google of search fixing
US Senators accuse Google of search fixing
Google's Eric Schmidt faced accusations of his company illegally rigging search results to favor his company's services at a US Senate subcommittee ...... 22 Sep 2011 - 4 comments
Regional carrier adds their voice to antitrust suit against AT&T
Regional carrier adds their voice to antitrust suit against AT&T
Cellular South, a regional mobile carrier nearly 900,000 customers in the southeastern US, has joined the Justice Department's antitrust lawsuit ...... 20 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
Google's Schmidt to testify before antitrust subcommittee this week
Google's Schmidt to testify before antitrust subcommittee this week
Google Executive Chairman Erich Schmidt will defend his company's business practices in a US Senate antitrust subcommittee hearing later this ...... 19 Sep 2011
7 states throw their support behind DOJ antitrust action against AT&T
7 states throw their support behind DOJ antitrust action against AT&T
Seven states have joined the Department Of Justice antitrust lawsuit opposing the purchase of T-Mobile USA by AT&T. Citing concerns over ...... 16 Sep 2011 - 5 comments
US legislators repeat AT&T talking points in letter to Obama
US legislators repeat AT&T talking points in letter to Obama
A group of 15 members of the US House Of Representatives sent a letter to President Obama yesterday asking him to support AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile USA. ...... 16 Sep 2011 - 11 comments
     

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