competitions and markets authority

Meta Ordered To Sell Giphy By British Regulator

But will Zuckerberg obey? The UK's CMA watchdog orders Facebook to sell Giphy, after concluding deal could harm UK advertisers

1 week ago

Facebook Fined $70 Million By UK’s CMA

After Facebook questions the authority of the British competition watchdog, the CMA fines the social network £50m over Giphy purchase

2 months ago

CMA Competition Probe Into Music Streaming Market

British competition watchdog announces investigation into music streaming market, and issues recommendations for anti-virus industry

2 months ago

Nvidia Offers EU Concessions Over $54bn ARM Deal

Why not the UK's CMA? Filing shows Nvidia offering concessions to the EU over its acquisition of British chip designer…

2 months ago

Facebook Questions UK’s CMA Authority On Giphy Purchase

In strongly worded letter, Facebook says the CMA's suggested divestiture of Giphy “is grossly unreasonable and disproportionate”

3 months ago

Government Orders National Security Review Of Perpetuus Purchase

British Business Secretary orders national security review of potential acquisition of Welsh graphene maker Perpetuus Group

3 months ago

Nvidia’s ARM Purchase Raises ‘Significant Competition Concerns’ – CMA

UK competition watchdog says there are “significant competition concerns” with the deal, as Nvidia could restrict access to ARM IP

4 months ago

UK Regulator Finds Facebook’s Purchase Of Giphy ‘Harms Competition’

Competition and Markets Authority provisionally finds Facebook’s merger with Giphy will harm competition on social platforms

4 months ago

Google Delays Third-Party Cookie Removal Until 2023

Google blinks first and delays Chrome’s plan to phase out support for third-party cookies until 2023, citing need to work…

6 months ago

Amazon, Google Face CMA Investigation Over Fake Reviews

Thorny problem of fake reviews faces an official investigation, with the removal efforts of Amazon and Google being examined by…

6 months ago

Apple, Google Face Mobile Ecosystem Investigation By CMA

UK watchdog the CMA launches investigation of smartphone giants Apple and Google, over their respective mobile ecosystems

6 months ago

UK Watchdog Agrees ‘Oversight’ On Google’s Cookie Removal

Unhappy advertiser complaint sees CMA taking a key oversight role over Google’s planned removal of third-party cookies (i.e. its Privacy…

6 months ago

Facebook Faces UK, European Antitrust Probes

Double whammy. The United Kingdom and European Commission have launched two seperate, but formal antitrust investigations of Facebook

6 months ago

UK Regulator Provisionally Approves Virgin, O2 Merger

CMA gives provisionally blessing to the 50/50 merger between Virgin Media and O2, after initial concerns over backhaul pricing

8 months ago

CMA Deepens Probe Of Facebook Giphy Deal, After No Concessions

Facebook refuses to offer any antitrust concessions over Giphy acquisition, prompting in-depth probe by UK competition watchdog

8 months ago

CMA Launches Probe Of Apple’s App Store Policies

Competition and Markets Authority launches investigation of Apple for suspected anti-competitive behaviour with app developers

9 months ago

UK Regulator To Probe Uber Purchase Of Autocab

Uber's attempt to purchase British rival Autocab is being officially investigated by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

10 months ago

Google Faces UK Investigation Over Chrome Cookie Change

The UK's CMA opens investigation of Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies and other functions from Chrome browser

11 months ago

Nvidia Acquisition Of ARM Faces Competition Probe

UK competition regulator the CMA, launches investigation into the acquisition of British silicon designer ARM Holdings by Nvidia

11 months ago

UK Seeks Tailored Competition Rules For Each Tech Giant

British competition watchdog outlines its new regime, and powers required to govern big name tech firms in the years ahead

12 months ago

UK To Implement Tougher Competition Rules On Tech In 2021

Competition and Markets Authority to implement tougher competition laws on tech giants such as Facebook and Google in 2021

1 year ago

Google Acquisition Of Looker Data Sciences Approved

Alphabet unit completes $2.6bn acquisition of Looker Data Sciences after approval from British competition watchdog

2 years ago

UK Regulator Turns Attention To Tech Giant Competition Regulation

The UK Competition and Markets Authority says it may consider implementing tougher rules on tech giants over competition concerns

2 years ago

Competition Watchdog Slams British Cloud Providers

Several major cloud providers accused of breaking consumer law by altering contract terms without notice

6 years ago

Competition Watchdog To Investigate Cloud Storage Providers Following Breach Of Contracts

UK Gov's Competitions and Markets Authority to review consumer law compliance in cloud storage market

6 years ago