'Antitrust' Tag Index

Europe Not Satisfied with Google's Proposed Concessions
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 17, 2013
Antitrust regulators say the company must do more to address its concerns about Google's search business.
Tags: Google, search, European Commission, antitrust
French Antitrust Authority Raids Apple's Offices
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 01, 2013
The regulators are concerned about product shipments, pricing practices and app compatibility with other platforms.
Tags: Apple, apps, antitrust, anticompetitive, France
EU Investigating Google's Android Licensing Practices
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 14, 2013
Europe has launched yet another antitrust inquiry aimed at Google.
Tags: Google, Android, European Commission, EU, antitrust, licensing
EU Investigating Apple, Will Ask Google for More Concessions
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 28, 2013
The European Commission has reportedly launched an antitrust investigation against Apple while it continues to work towards a settlement with Google.
Tags: Google, search, Apple, EU, antitrust, European Commission (EC)
Report: Google Faces Another Antitrust Inquiry
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 24, 2013
The FTC is examining the company's display ad business.
Tags: Google, antitrust, FTC, display ads, Federal Trade Commission
EU Sides with Apple in Motorola Patent Fight
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 06, 2013
The European Commission accuses Google-owned Motorola of abusing its market position by seeking an injunction against Apple.
Tags: Google, Apple, European Commission, EU, antitrust, patent, Motorola
EU Asks for Feedback on Google's Antitrust Proposal
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 25, 2013
Do the company's proposed concessions go far enough?
Tags: Google, search, advertising, antitrust, anticompetitive, EU Commission
Microsoft-Led Group Files European Antitrust Complaint Against Google
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 09, 2013
FairSearch Europe says Google has a monopoly on mobile search ads.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, European Commission, Nokia, antitrust, Europe, mobile advertising
EU Investigating Apple Over iPhone Contracts
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 22, 2013
Regulators are looking into complaints from network operators who allege anticompetitive behavior.
Tags: iPhone, Apple, European Commission, EU, antitrust, anticompetitive
U.S., EU Will Delay Google Antitrust Decisions until 2013
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 19, 2012
The company may not be close to a settlement with U.S. regulators after all.
Tags: Google, search, EU, antitrust, patent lawsuit, FTC, Motorola, settlement, U.S.
Report: Google and FTC Close to Settlement in Antitrust Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 17, 2012
Unnamed sources say Google will avoid signing a consent decree.
Tags: Google, search, antitrust, patent, FTC
EU Imposes $1.92B Fine on CRT Makers for Price-Fixing
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 05, 2012
The fine is the highest ever imposed by Europe's antitrust regulators.
Tags: EU, Samsung, antitrust, monitor, Panasonic, screen, Philips Electronics, EU Commission, LG Electronics
Report: FTC May Not Have Enough Evidence for Google Antitrust Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 21, 2012
Sources say the agency may not pursue a lawsuit related to Google's search activities.
Tags: Google, search, antitrust, FTC
Report: Google Considers Settling Mobile Patent Antitrust Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 22, 2012
The company could be required to change its behavior related to Motorola Mobility's standards-related patents.
Tags: Google, mobile, antitrust, patent, FTC, Motorola, Motorola Mobility
FTC Said to be Close to Filing Antitrust Suit Against Google
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 15, 2012
Google's rivals say that it unfairly used its search dominance to point users towards its own products and services.
Tags: Google, search, lawsuit, antitrust, government, FTC, investigation
EU Says Microsoft Pledged to Meet Antitrust Requests on Browsers
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 10, 2012
Microsoft has assured the European Commission that Windows 8 will offer users a choice of browsers.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, Internet Explorer, Windows 8, European Commission, antitrust, APIs
EU Probes Alleged Optical Drive Cartel
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 24, 2012
The European Commission believes 13 optical disk drive makers may have colluded to set prices.
Tags: European Commission, EU, antitrust, optical, Drive
Novell Antitrust Suit Against Microsoft Sputters to a Close
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 17, 2012
The judge has dismissed the case, but Novell vows to appeal.
Tags: Microsoft, software, lawsuit, Novell, antitrust
Microsoft May See $7.4B Antitrust Fine
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 17, 2012
The company did not comply with the terms of an EU settlement that required Microsoft to make it easy to choose alternative browsers.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, European Commission, antitrust, fine
Google Outlines Proposals to EU to End Antitrust Probe
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 03, 2012
The proposal addresses regulators' four areas of concern.
Tags: search, EU, antitrust, Google +
EU Court Rejects Microsoft Antitrust Appeal, But Shaves 4 Percent off its Fine
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 27, 2012
Microsoft will pay $1.1 billion for violating antitrust regulations.
Tags: Microsoft, server, EU, antitrust, fine
Texas Presses Google Probe
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 22, 2012
The state attorney general says the search giant has withheld evidence.
Tags: Google, lawsuit, antitrust, Texas
Google Ordered to Mend Its Ways Fast or Face Antitrust Action
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 21, 2012
The EU has given the company just weeks to address four major concerns.
Tags: Google, antitrust, EU Commission
With IPO Just Days Away, Facebook Faces FTC Probe
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 11, 2012
Antitrust regulators are examining the social network's Instagram acquisition.
Tags: Facebook, antitrust, FTC, investigation, IPO
India Launches Antitrust Probe of Google
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 07, 2012
The investigation is focusing on the company's AdWords advertising service.
Tags: Google, AdWords, antitrust, government, India
U.S. Escalates Google Case by Hiring Noted Outside Lawyer
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 27, 2012
The FTC is bringing in hired guns for the Google antitrust case centering on search results.
Tags: Google, lawsuit, antitrust, FTC
Apple, Google, Intel Fail to Dismiss Staff-Poaching Lawsuit
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 20, 2012
Six California companies will face an antitrust lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice.
Tags: Google, Apple, Intel, lawsuits, antitrust
U.S. Sues Apple, Publishers Over E-Book Pricing
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 11, 2012
The Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five large publishing companies.
Tags: Apple, antitrust, e-book, Department of Justice
Apple Said to Be Subpoenaed by U.S. on Google Mobile Search
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 14, 2012
The anti-trust case against Google may be heating up.
Tags: Google, Apple, antitrust, FTC, investigation
Apple Fined $1.2 Million in Italy
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 27, 2011
Italy's Antitrust Authority said the company had misled consumers.
Tags: Apple, antitrust
Novell-Microsoft Trial Ends as Jurors Deadlock
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 19, 2011
A hung jury means Novell will likely seek a re-trial.
Tags: Microsoft, lawsuit, Novell, antitrust
IBM Settles Antitrust Case with E.U.
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 15, 2011
Big Blue will provide more parts and information to other vendors that serve mainframe customers.
Tags: IBM, antitrust, mainframe
Bill Gates on Stand in $1B Antitrust Trial
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published November 22, 2011
The former Microsoft CEO was the first witness for the defense in an antitrust lawsuit brought by Novell.
Tags: antitrust
DOJ to Take Closer Look at Google's Motorola Deal
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 29, 2011
The Department of Justice has made a second request for information related to Google's purchase of Motorola Mobility.
Tags: Google, antitrust
Google Battles Charges of Search Bias
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 22, 2011
Chairman Eric Schmidt tells Senators, "We get it."
Tags: Google, antitrust
Google Takes the Hot Seat in Washington
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 21, 2011
Chairman Eric Schmidt will testify on antitrust issues Wednesday at a Senate hearing.
Tags: Google, antitrust
Korean Trustbusters Raid Google Offices
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 07, 2011
The South Koreans are concerned that Google may be limiting access to other search engines from Android.
Tags: Google, antitrust
U.S. Files Antitrust Complaint to Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 31, 2011
The feds say the deal would “substantially lessen competition” among wireless carriers.
Tags: antitrust
Microsoft Appeals Massive EU Fine
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 25, 2011
While a ruling on the outcome is months away, Microsoft's appeal this week of a massive fine by the European Commission is being eyed by other U.S. firms.
Tags: Microsoft, antitrust, European Commission (EC)
DOJ: Google Allowed to Buy Fare Search Firm
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published April 11, 2011
After months' of negotiations, the federal government says it will clear Google's purchase of ITA Software, but only if they mind their P's and Q's.
Tags: Google, search, Microsoft, antitrust, DOJ
Microsoft Complains About Google To European Union
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 01, 2011
Microsoft files a formal complaint with the European Union’s antitrust regulators over anticompetitive practices that it claims hurt competitors.
Tags: Google, search, Microsoft, antitrust, European Union
EU Opens Antitrust Probe Into Google Search
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published December 01, 2010
European antitrust authorities announce a formal inquiry into allegations from Google's competitors that the search giant used its market clout to undermine competition.
Tags: Google, search, EU, antitrust, DOJ
House Panel Probes Antitrust Tools in Internet Era
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published September 17, 2010
House Judiciary members begin an inquiry into whether century-old antitrust law has kept up with Google, Apple and the new Internet economy.
Tags: Google, Google Apps, Internet, antitrust, FTC
Court Dismisses Novell Suit Against Microsoft
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 31, 2010
With a federal judge tossing the last two of six accusations by networking software firm Novell against Microsoft, is the case finally over?
Tags: Microsoft, lawsuits, Novell, antitrust, WordPerfect
Microsoft Claims Google Act Raise Antitrust Concerns
By - Reuters | Article Published March 02, 2010
Microsoft launches a broadside against a company with competing interests in software applications, mobile, search and e-mail.
Tags: Google, search, Microsoft, antitrust, anticompetitive
FTC Sues, What's the Fallout for Intel?
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published December 16, 2009
While Intel's lawyers continue to enjoy little down time, it's not clear the FTC's complaint will have much of an impact on the chip giant.
Tags: chips, Intel, antitrust, FTC
Microsoft Settles With the European Commission
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published December 16, 2009
After years of wrangling, Microsoft and the EC call it resolved.
Tags: browsers, Microsoft, Internet Explorer, EU, antitrust
Google Book Deal Reviewed by U.S. Justice Dept.
By - Reuters | Article Published April 29, 2009
Industry observers see possible antitrust issues with Google's recent proposed settlement with the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers.
Tags: Google, search, antitrust, media
Source: IBM Says No to Sun, Regardless of Price
By - Reuters | Article Published April 17, 2009
Big Blue has decided its proposed Sun Microsystems acquisition is not feasible, according to a news source.
Tags: IBM, Sun Microsystems, antitrust, international
Of Death Spirals And The Free Market
By Chris Nerney | Article Published September 24, 2008
Of Death Spirals And The Free Market
Tags: Google, EU, Yahoo, antitrust, DOJ, online ads, European Union
Looking Back as Gates' Exit Nears
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 27, 2008
With a new focus on philanthropy, Microsoft's iconic chairman prepares to leave day-to-day operations at the software colossus he co-founded.
Tags: Microsoft, programming, IBM, antitrust, Copyright




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