Anti-Trust

Google Can Avoid EC Antitrust Fitbit Probe With Data Pledge – Report

Alphabet may be able to offset looming EC antitrust probe of its Fitbit acquisition, if it pledges not to use…

2 years ago

Advocacy Groups Warn Against Google’s Fitbit Acquisition

Twenty advocacy groups from around the world warn that Google's acquisition of Fitbit risks damaging privacy and competition

2 years ago

Apple Will Open Up iOS Platform – Spotify CEO

Spotify's strained relationship with Apple did not stop CEO Daniel Ek from speculating on Apple's tight grip on its ecosystem

2 years ago

2019: Highlights and lowlights for the tech sector

2019 has seen technology and big name tech firms dominate news headlines, amid privacy concerns, digital tax and national security…

2 years ago

France Fines Google 150m Euros For Anti-Competitive Behaviour

Anti-competitive behaviour and advertising rule breaches. France hits Google with hefty 150m euros penalty over its online advertising domination

2 years ago

48 US States Open Google Anti-trust Probe

Google is facing an unprecedented anti-trust investigation from nearly all US states and territories that make up the United States

2 years ago

Google Facing Data Collection And Privacy Probe – Report

Attorney generals from more than 30 US states are readying anti-trust investigation of Alphabet's Google unit

2 years ago

DoJ Announces Anti-Trust Probe Of Tech Firms

'Market leading online platforms' face DoJ investigation over alleged anti-competitive practices

2 years ago

Qualcomm Fined £217m By EU For ‘Predatory Pricing’

Chip giant used 'predatory pricing' to drive a British competitor out of the market for 3G phone hardware

3 years ago

Broadcom Faces EU Antitrust Probe

European regulators to investigate whether it operated monolopy for modem and TV chipsets

3 years ago

DoJ Antitrust Boss Urged To Recuse Himself From Tech Probe

Antitrust chief must recuse himself from Google, Apple probe as he previously worked for them, says US senator

3 years ago

Qualcomm Seeks Antitrust Enforcement Delay, Ahead Of Appeal

Chipmaker disputes US judge ruling, and asks her not to enforce the antitrust order until it can appeal

3 years ago

US Judge Rules Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law

US judge rules Qualcomm's policies strangled competition for years, but an appeal against the ruling is planned

3 years ago

Google Stung By 1.49bn Euro Fine Over Advertising Practices

Third EU fine in two years for Google as European Commission rules its advertising service broke antitrust rules

3 years ago

Apple Fires Back At Spotify Antitrust Complaint

Spotify accused of trying to side-step App store rules, as Apple lambasts the service for its complaint

3 years ago

Spotify Hits Apple With Antitrust Complaint

The day the music died? Spotify says Apple is not playing fair with its App Store fees and its own…

3 years ago

Government Review Urges Law Overhaul To Tackle Facebook, Google Domination

Competition laws need overhaul to tackle dominance of tech giants such as Facebook, Google and Amazon

3 years ago

Qualcomm Faces Additional EU Pricing Violation Charge

European antitrust regulators add a fresh violation in its case against Qualcomm over 'predatory pricing'

4 years ago

Alphabet & Google Profits Fall As Billion Dollar EU Penalty Bites

Google's parent sees lower profit after being slapped with record Europe Union fine

4 years ago

WSJ Claims Google Used Search Engine To Promote Own Products

Analysis alleges that Google used its search engine results to place adverts for its own products in top spot

5 years ago

Google Showdown With EU Looms After Rejection Of Antitrust Charges

Ballsy move. Search engine officially rejects European Union antitrust charges which could lead to huge penalty

5 years ago

EC Slaps Google With More Antitrust “Objections”

European Commission expands its probe of Google's shopping and advertising services with additional "objections"

6 years ago

Google Braced For Formal EU Antitrust Charges

European Competition Commissioner reportedly ready to slap Google with formal antitrust charges

7 years ago

Qualcomm Facing Up To $1 Billion Chinese Antitrust Fine

Settlement would end a long-running investigation against the chipmaker

7 years ago

Google Hits Back After News Corp Rant

Google hits back at News Corp after its boss lambasted Google and labelled it a 'platform for piracy'

7 years ago

EU Warns Google Of Tougher Antitrust Probe

Google European antitrust woes are not going to go away any time soon, says the EU

7 years ago

WhatsApp Purchase To Face Brief European Scrutiny

Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp will be subject to a quick review by European regulators

7 years ago

Intel ‘Very Disappointed’ After It Loses Antitrust Appeal

An EU court has crushed Intel's bid to overturn its record-breaking antitrust fine

8 years ago

Qualcomm Could Face Record Anti-Trust Fines In China

The National Development and Reform Commission could issue a penalty up to $1 billion - though the exact crime is…

8 years ago