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Could $1 store + $1 store = monopoly?

Aug 21, 2014
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's offer to buy, citing fears of antitrust complications.
Posted In: dollar store, Mergers and Acquisitions, antitrust

The NCAA lawsuit in context

Aug 15, 2014
The NCAA lost a lawsuit in its battle over collegiate athlete likenesses. What does that mean?
Posted In: NCAA, college, antitrust, Sports

Qualcomm in China's antitrust crosshairs

Nov 26, 2013
Authorities in China have opened up an antitrust inquiry against wireless company Qualcomm.
Posted In: Qualcomm, China, antitrust

EU slaps Microsoft with $732 million penalty

Mar 6, 2013
The EU says Microsoft abused its market dominance by making Internet Explorer the default browser on its Windows operating system.
Posted In: Microsoft, windows, antitrust

After FTC win, can Google keep up search success?

Jan 4, 2013
The Federal Trade Commission has decided that Google is not being anti-competitive when it promotes its own services in search results.
Posted In: Google, antitrust, siri

Predicting a Google antitrust settlement, and creating a Twitter truth-o-meter

Dec 18, 2012
A settlement between Google and the FTC may be in the tech company's favor, and a project by IT academics aims to separate the truth from rumors on social media during catastrophic events.
Posted In: antitrust, Google, Twitter, Newtown

DOJ investigates cable companies over online video practices

Jun 13, 2012
We've all been there: You get home from work, open up your computer to Netflix, press play and.....nothing. The screen reads buffering. Who do you blame? Your internet provider or Netflix?
Posted In: netflix, Comcast, tv, antitrust

EU announces Google antitrust investigation; Google in talks to buy Groupon

Nov 30, 2010
The European Commission is launching an investigation into whether Internet giant Google has abused its dominant market position in online searches...
Posted In: antitrust, EU, Google, investigation