antitrust

EU Launches Antitrust Probe Into Google’s Fitbit Acquisition

European competition regulators launch formal antitrust investigation of Alphabet's Google and its decision to acquire Fitbit

2 days ago

Google Fitbit Data Pledge Not Sufficient To Offset Antitrust Probe

Offer by Google not to use Fitbit data for adverts is unlikely to offset an official antitrust investigation by EC…

1 week ago

Telegram Files EU Antitrust Complaint Against Apple

Secure messaging app Telegram files official antitrust complaint with EU officials, over Apple's App Store and the fees it charges

1 week ago

Tech Giants Accused Of Harming Competition By US Lawmakers

Google and Facebook singled out for alleged market power abuse, in some of the sharpest exchanges with US lawmakers on…

1 week ago

Tech Firm CEOs To Face US Congress Grilling

The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are to appear on Wednesday before a US Congress hearing on antitrust…

1 week ago

Apple Report Defends 30 Percent App Store Fees

Developers - Apple commissioned report finds that 30 percent commission is about average, as tech giant launches App store fee…

2 weeks ago

Apple Faces Italian Antitrust Probe Over Beats Headphones, Other Kit

Offices in Italy belonging to Apple and Amazon have this week been raided as authorities open investigation into sale of…

2 weeks ago

Google Offers Not To Use Fitbit Data To Avoid EC Probe

Attempt to avoid a formal European Commission antitrust investigation, see Google confirm offer to not use Fitbit health data for…

3 weeks ago

EU Signals Broader Probe Into Google’s Fitbit Buy

European Commission sounds out Google and Fitbit competitors about competitiona and privacy concerns as regulators increase pressure on big tech…

1 month 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

1 month ago

Apple App Store, Apple Pay Hit By EU Antitrust Investigations

Double whammy. Apple now facing two separate official European Commission investigations into its App Store and Apple Pay

2 months ago

Apple’s App Store ‘Facilitates More Than $500bn’ In Trade Worldwide

Apple says App Store facilitates more than half a trillion dollars in worldwide trade, with the lion's share being physical…

2 months ago

Amazon Agrees To Make Bezos Available To Congress

Company had previously resisted making Bezos voluntarily available to testify in congressional antitrust probe that also involves Apple, Facebook and…

2 months ago

California ‘Examines Amazon Business Practices’ In Latest Probe

The US state investigation adds to Amazon's regulatory woes, which include investigations by the European Commission and three US federal…

2 months ago

US Investigators ‘Lean Toward’ Breaking Up Google’s Ad Tech Business

US state attorneys general probing Google over antitrust issues are reportedly leaning toward pushing for the company's advertising tech business…

2 months ago

DoJ Investigates Google Search Domination, Approaches DuckDuckGo

US competition authorities have approached Google search rival DuckDuckGo, in a sign its antitrust investigation is advancing

2 months ago

Tile Accuses Apple Of Anti-Competitive Practices

Tile files complaint with European Commission ahead of expected launch of Apple locator device that competes more directly with Tile

2 months ago

Uber Passenger Says Price-Fixing Arbitrator Acted Out Of ‘Fear’

Uber passenger asks court to reopen price-fixing lawsuit against the company, saying arbitrator who ruled in Uber's favour feared for…

2 months ago

Intel Argues EU Antitrust Decision In 2009 Was ‘Fundamentally Flawed’

Over a decade later the billion euro antitrust penalty levied against chip giant Intel, continues to be played out in…

5 months ago

Google Begins Appeal Against EU Shopping Penalty

Alphabet unit begin fightback against European antitrust regulators in three day hearing at EU General Court in Luxembourg

6 months ago

Qualcomm Confirms EU Antitrust Probe Of 5G Chips

Not again. Qualcomm admits it is facing an EU antitrust investigation over sales of its 5G modem chips, as it…

6 months ago

Apple App Developers Questioned As Part Of DoJ Antitrust Probe

US Justice Department officials question iPhone app developers as part of antitrust investigation of Apple and other technology giants

6 months ago

European Commission Launches New Google Data Probe

Commission taking a new look into Google's collection and use of data in wake of multiple antitrust decisions and 8…

8 months ago

EU Regulators Urged To Censure Google Over Price Comparison Service

European Union urged to take action against Google for allegedly favouring its own comparison shopping service

8 months ago

Facebook Marketplace Under Scrutiny From European Commission – Report

Facebook's online marketplace is reportedly being looked at Europe's competition watchdog

9 months ago

Broadcom Ordered To Halt Exclusivity Deals By EC

Chip giant ordered to halt exclusivity deals after European watchdog utilises powers last used 18 years ago

10 months ago

Google Wins Android Phone Maker Backing In EU Antitrust Appeal

Appeal against 4.3 billion euro antitrust fine sees Google gaining valuable support from two phone makers

10 months 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

11 months 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

11 months ago

Google Faces EU Antitrust Investigation For Job Search Tool

EU competition boss confirms investigation of Google job search tool after complaints from rivals

12 months ago