Qualcomm has been fined over $850 million in South Korea for violating antitrust laws. The company has publicly complained against the decision and aims to file an official appeal soon.
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The European Commission has accused Facebook of misleading authorities with the takeover of WhatsApp, due to its decision to share user data between the two companies, a practice since halted.
Microsoft today announced that its deal to purchase LinkedIn for $26.2 billion has been approved by European Union regulators, but there is a list of conditions that the company must comply with.
Microsoft's proposed acquisition of LinkedIn is expected to gain regulatory approval from the European Commission, after the company agreed to various 'concessions' to address antitrust concerns.
After the European Commission said that Microsoft had proposed 'concessions' to address their concerns over its $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn, details of those concessions have now emerged.
After EU antitrust regulators raised concerns about its proposed $26.2 billion LinkedIn acquisition last week, the European Commission said today that Microsoft has offered concessions over the deal.
Google is arguing that accusations brought against it by the EU for breaking antitrust rules and abusing its market power are misguided, because it doesn't discriminate against some of its rivals.
WhatsApp's recent Terms of Service changes that would allow the messenger to share user data with Facebook, have come under the scanner in Italy and the company could be fined for it.
Google has received another extension in its fight with the EU. The Union's regulators are going after Google's behavior, where it forced device makers to adopt its own services.
Google, and its parent company Alphabet, has found itself in hot water with regulators once again. Russian authorities found the Android-maker abused its market position by being anti-competitive.
Nadella will reportedly meet with government officials in China during his visit this week, as an antitrust investigation - which began in 2014 with raids on Microsoft's offices there - continues.
Google reportedly faces a huge fine for manipulating EU search results to favor its own shopping price comparison service - just weeks after the EC accused it of separate Android antitrust violations.
European regulators said that Three's parent company, Hutchison, had "failed to adequately address the serious concerns raised" over the deal, which would have increased prices and harmed innovation.
In a takeover worth just over $55 billion, Charter Communications has made some major concessions in order to convince the US Government to provide its blessing.
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Google has hit back at the European Commission's claims that it breached EU antitrust rules, insisting that it "designed the Android model in a way that's good for competition and for consumers".
The European Commission has delivered the preliminary findings of its Android antitrust probe, saying that Google "abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions" on OEMs and mobile operators.
The situation is getting worse for Google in a case regarding the company's anti-competitive practices in Russia, as a new court agrees with an earlier ruling that held Google guilty.
China's State Administration of Industry and Commerce says that Microsoft must provide a complete explanation for "major issues" that it has uncovered as part of an ongoing antitrust investigation.
The FTC is said to be investigating Google over concerns that the company has restricted competition on Android by prioritizing its own apps and services over those of its rivals.
Google has been accused, by a number of Indian companies, of doctoring search results to favour its own services over others', a claim which, if true, could lead to a fine of $1.4 billion.
The European Commission has launched two investigations into Qualcomm's practices, to find out whether the giant chip company has abused its leading market position and affected competition.
A study found that consumers preferred "unskewed" search results based on relevance instead of the ones Google displays, which promote its own services. The same study found Google was harming users.
The European Commission is investigating Amazon for the way the giant company deals with publishers. The EC is worried that Amazon is abusing its dominant position and crushing market competition.
The giant search company is addressing for the first time the recently launched investigation into its Android OS as well as accusations from the EU that it has abused its power in the markets.
European regulators are officially accusing Google of anti-competitive practices, and undue influence in the local search markets. On top of that the Commission is also investigating Android.
After years of investigation, European Union regulators are preparing to file a formal lawsuit against the search giant for anticompetitive practices and abuse of its dominant position in the market.
After recent discussions with Microsoft, Axel Springer and other complainants against Google, the EU's antitrust chief will meet with Schmidt in the latest stage of Europe's 4-year investigation.
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Apple is being sued over antitrust concerns, with the plaintiffs claiming Apple stifled competition by taking actions such as deleting competitors' songs from its devices without a user's knowledge.
Samsung has filed an antitrust complaint against Microsoft, related to the Android patent deal between the two. Samsung claims honoring their contract would equate to collusion.
Google has been in negotiations with the EU for a while. It appears that the EU, however, disagrees with Google on what should be done regarding Google's violation of antitrust regulations.
Chinese authorities looking into alleged antitrust violations by Microsoft have given the company twenty days to "make a written explanation" to questions and concerns raised by investigators.
As its antitrust investigation into Microsoft continues, China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce says the company has not been 'transparent' in disclosing data on its Chinese sales.
Government officials have again raided Microsoft offices in China - as well as the offices of consultancy firm Accenture, to which Microsoft outsources some of its financial work in the country.
China says Microsoft should not obstruct its probe into the company's alleged violations of Chinese antitrust laws - but acknowledged Microsoft's promise to "fully cooperate" with its investigation.
Yesterday's raid on Microsoft's offices by Chinese officials looks to be in regard to an antitrust investigation. The company is being investigated for possibly engaging in 'unfair trade'.
The European Union's antitrust agency has rejected Google's latest offer to settle concerns the company has a monopoly on Internet search, which could set the stage for large fines coming from the EU.
Microsoft is getting aggressive with their tablet plans as they announce Office will be included with all smaller Windows 8.1 devices. Will this attract the wrong type of attention from regulators?
A group of companies that includes Microsoft has said that a possible concession from Google to settle its EU antitrust issues will likely not be good enough for the group.
A Linux community association has complained to the EU against Microsoft, claiming UEFI Secure Boot is an anti-competitive "obstruction mechanism" to booting other operating systems on Windows 8 PCs.
After this morning's EU ruling that Microsoft will be required to cough up another 732 million dollars, we have calculated out the total fines levied against the company since 2004.
The European Union has fined Microsoft $732 million for violating its 2009 antitrust agreement because Microsoft's web browser ballot did not work for a period of time in some Windows 7 PCs.
Google may be changing some of its search engine practices in order to avoid an antitrust lawsuit from the Federal Trade Commission, according to newly published rumors.
Both founded by former Fairchild Semiconductor employees in the late '60s, AMD and Intel have been partners, and bitter enemies over the years, but they have more in common than you might think.
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Brussels announced the beginning of new investigation against a dozen optical disk drives makers, allegedly guilty of having promoted a cartel to rig the cost of PC devices.
The world largest microchip manufacturers begins its appeal before Europe's General Court in Bruxelles. The European Commission has no substantial evidence to prove our wrong, the corporation stated
Microsoft's rivals criticised its choice to confine non-IE web browsers to the Metro environment on Windows RT ARM-based devices - and now, a Senate antitrust committee plans to review their concerns.