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EU begins antitrust investigation on App Store, Apple Pay
EU begins antitrust investigation on App Store, Apple Pay
European Commission has begun investigating Apple's services for violations in EU law. Two different branches of the investigation take Apple ...... 17 Jun 2020
Apple taken to court over antitrust issues on App Store
Apple taken to court over antitrust issues on App Store
Apple's perhaps strongest part of the business is not iPhones or iPads themselves but the App Store, which keeps on printing money with royalties. ...... 06 Jun 2019
Valve and five game developers charged under EU antitrust laws
Valve and five game developers charged under EU antitrust laws
Valve, the developer of online game platform Steam and upcoming game Half-Life 3, has been under investigation by the European Commission for ...... 08 Apr 2019
Google's newest antitrust fine determined: $1.69 billion
Google's newest antitrust fine determined: $1.69 billion
As expected, the European Commission has now come up with a fitting bill for Google's newest strain of antitrust violations. As reported ...... 21 Mar 2019
Google to hit by another EU antitrust fine
Google to hit by another EU antitrust fine
Google is about to receive a third fee for antitrust violations from the European Commission. Again Google has violated the laws by preventing ...... 17 Mar 2019 - 2 comments
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 over antitrust violations. 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 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
A US consumer advocacy group is asking European regulators to block Google's purchase of Motorola Mobility and break up the company. 23 Jan 2012 - 3 comments
Senators ask FTC to investigate Google
Senators ask FTC to investigate Google
Senators Herb Kohl and Mike Lee have written a letter to the FTC asking the agency to investigate Google for possible antitrust violations. 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 Justice Department's antitrust suit to block the buyout of T-Mobile USA by AT&T is on hold pending further discussions between the 2 companies 13 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
European Commission jumps into Apple / Samsung patent fight
European Commission jumps into Apple / Samsung patent fight
The European Commission is investigating Samsung's use of FRAND patents in their legal disputes with Apple to see if there are antitrust violations. 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
A federal judge has given her approval for antitrust lawsuits by Sprint and C-Spire opposing AT&T's buyout of T-Mobile USA to proceed. 03 Nov 2011 - 4 comments
Spanish tablet maker asks for antitrust investigation of Apple
Spanish tablet maker asks for antitrust investigation of Apple
A Spanish tablet maker accuses Apple of abusing the legal system to keep other tablets off the market and asks the government to investigate. 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 testify in a Novell antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft over Windows 95. 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
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