anti-trust

Apple gets hit for e-book price fixing

Jul 10, 2013
A federal judge ruled this morning that Apple colluded with five major U.S. publishers to fix e-book prices.
Posted In: apple, ebooks, anti-trust

EU officials investigate Apple over sales tactics: Report

May 27, 2013
The European Commission is looking into whether Apple uses unfair tactics that hurt competition, according to the Financial Times.
Posted In: apple, Europe, Tech, European Commission, anti-trust

Google close to settlement with FTC

Dec 18, 2012
Google's expected deal with the Federal Trade Commission would end an investigation into whether the search engine steered Internet users to its own site.
Posted In: Google, FTC, anti-trust

Microsoft hits a snag with EU anti-trust complaint

Oct 24, 2012
The European Union is accusing Microsoft of failing to comply with an anti-trust agreement, meaning Microsoft could face a hefty fine.
Posted In: Microsoft, anti-trust, European Union, Tech

Newly resigned CEO of Barclays questioned by Parliament

Jul 4, 2012
Today the freshly resigned CEO of Barclays Bank goes before a parliamentary committee in London. Parliament is investigating the possible manipulation of interest rates by Barclays and other banks.
Posted In: Barclays, banking, Bob Diamond, anti-trust

Franken calls for investigation of Verizon deal

Feb 2, 2012
The number one wants to stay number one
Posted In: Verizon, spectrum, anti-trust

AT&T opts out of T-Mobile merger

Dec 20, 2011
Facing stiff government opposition due to anti-trust claims, AT&T is backing out of what would have been a $39 billion deal
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, AT&T, T-Mobile, anti-trust

The AT&T merger's trust issues

Dec 20, 2011
The government put up road blocks to the AT&T and T-Mobile merger than eventually led to its demise. What was everyone so afraid of?
Posted In: AT&T, Mergers and Acquisitions, anti-trust