ANTITRUST

Google stymies media companies from chipping away at its data dominance

Google stymies media companies from chipping away at its data dominance

Published 30/06/2020

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google upended plans by European media companies to block it from harvesting data about their readers and slash [more…]

EU’s Vestager wants power to investigate foreign aided bids for European companies

EU’s Vestager wants power to investigate foreign aided bids for European companies

Published 09/06/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Foreign state-backed or state-owned companies seeking to acquire European companies may be investigated to see if they are benefiting from unfair subsidies, [more…]

U.S. state AGs, Justice Department officials to meet and coordinate on Google probe: sources

U.S. state AGs, Justice Department officials to meet and coordinate on Google probe: sources

Published 26/01/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Inc’s Google, two sources [more…]

Exclusive: EU antitrust regulators say they are investigating Google’s data collection

Exclusive: EU antitrust regulators say they are investigating Google’s data collection

Published 30/11/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday, suggesting the world’s most popular internet [more…]

Google’s fight against EU antitrust fine to be heard February 12-14 at EU court

Google’s fight against EU antitrust fine to be heard February 12-14 at EU court

Published 14/10/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Alphabet unit Google’s fight against a 2.4-billion-euro ($2.64 billion) EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days in February 2020 [more…]

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google emails demanded in U.S. House panel…

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google emails demanded in U.S. House panel…

Published 14/09/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of [more…]

Apple’s app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe

Apple’s app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe

Published 14/09/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition [more…]

U.S. settles antitrust charges with Fox, CBS, Scripps, Cox, Tegna

U.S. settles antitrust charges with Fox, CBS, Scripps, Cox, Tegna

Published 17/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had settled antitrust charges with CBS Corp, Cox Enterprises Inc, E.W. Scripps Co, Fox [more…]

Developers sue Apple over App Store practices

Developers sue Apple over App Store practices

Published 04/06/2019

(Reuters) - Two app developers on Tuesday sued Apple Inc over its App Store practices, making claims similar to those in a lawsuit brought by [more…]

Italy’s UniCredit says it is among banks accused of running bond…

Italy’s UniCredit says it is among banks accused of running bond…

Published 11/04/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s biggest lender UniCredit said it is among a group of banks accused of running a cartel in trading euro zone government [more…]