Neowin News Feed for: Anti-trust Neowin News Feed for: Anti-trust en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Google reportedly wants to settle its EU antitrust probe in its digital advertising business <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is seeking to settle its digital advertising antitrust investigation, just three months after the European Commission opened the case against it, according to a report from Reuters. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Karthik Mudaliar) Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:20:02 +0000 India's regulators accuse Google of abusing its Android clout to stifle the competition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>India is the latest country to investigate Google for its anti-competitive practices. The authorities claim the search-giant is using its dominant position and deep pockets to smother its opponents. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chandrakant Isi) Sat, 18 Sep 2021 17:36:02 +0000 Google expects to complete Fitbit acquisition this year despite antitrust concerns <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Alphabet CFO said that the firm expects to obtain the &quot;necessary regulatory approvals to hopefully complete the transaction by the end of this year. But the time frame may extend beyond that.&quot; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Fri, 30 Oct 2020 09:20:01 +0000 Kaspersky drops antitrust complaint after Microsoft promises to make changes to Windows 10 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following Kaspersky&#039;s anti-trust complaint against Microsoft, the Redmond giant has promised to make major changes to Windows 10 security; mainly regarding how the OS handles third-party AV software. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:24:01 +0000 Google will open Android to competing search engines in Russia <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has reached an out-of-court settlement with the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation and will open up Android to competing search engines and applications in Russia. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vishal Laul) Mon, 17 Apr 2017 19:44:02 +0000 EU goes after Google for AdSense monopoly; brings "broad range of additional evidence" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google was already facing record fines in its antitrust cases with the EU, but now regulators have brought even more evidence against the company, and started a new investigation into AdSense. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:40:01 +0000 The FTC reportedly renews its probe of Android, echoing Europe's investigation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The U.S. agency that regulates anti-trust matters is asking new questions about Android&#039;s licensing terms. The FTC has engaged several Google partners in search of more information. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Devon) Thu, 28 Apr 2016 01:02:01 +0000 Qualcomm accused of violating antitrust rules in Europe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Commission has filed antitrust charges against chipmaker Qualcomm, as the commission finds that Qualcomm abused its dominant market position. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Kevin Petit) Wed, 09 Dec 2015 10:42:01 +0000 Qualcomm fined nearly a billion dollars in China, the highest ever in the country <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>American chip-maker Qualcomm has been fined close to USD$1 billion in China for anti-trust violations in the country, making it the highest compensation from any company there. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Wed, 11 Feb 2015 02:32:01 +0000 Satya Nadella said to head to China in September, likely to discuss anti-trust probe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new report out is saying that Satya Nadella will pack his bags and head to China in September and the topic will likely be about the anti-trust probe that is being conducted by the country. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:39:22 +0000 Microsoft 'should not obstruct' our antitrust investigation, says Chinese government <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/915288771microsoft-china.png" alt="" /></div>China says Microsoft should not obstruct its probe into the company&#039;s alleged violations of Chinese antitrust laws - but acknowledged Microsoft&#039;s promise to &quot;fully cooperate&quot; with its investigation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:11:31 +0000 Intel fined for foul-play in Europe, must shell out $1.4 billion <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The second highest court in the European Union has found Intel guilty of conspiring with PC makers against competing chipmaker AMD, and has been ordered to pay a fine of $1.4 billion. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:58:32 +0000 Google must do more to prevent anti-trust fines from EU <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/797488219news-logo-google-logo-colour.png" alt="" /></div>The head of the EU&#039;s anti-trust commission said today Google must offer some more concessions before it is satisfied that Google&#039;s hold on the search market does not violate the EU&#039;s anti-trust laws. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:08:25 +0000 Windows RT browser concerns to be reviewed by Senate Committee <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1534442531windows-8-grey.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 14 May 2012 06:36:35 +0000 Microsoft back to bundling IE with Windows after anti-trust terms expire <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/8681177133.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s anti-trust agreement has all but expired, and IE may be bundled tightly with Windows once again. 10 years later, we wonder how big of a deal this really is. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Thu, 27 Oct 2011 14:34:46 +0000 Microsoft goes on trial this week against Novell <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft goes to trial this week in Utah against software company Novell who claims Microsoft has violated anti-trust laws in a lawsuit the company filed back in 2004. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 17 Oct 2011 15:43:19 +0000 Google responds to FTC's antitrust investigation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>On Thursday it was revealed that the US federal government, via its Federal Trade Commission, was going to start an investigation to see if Internet company Google was violating antitrust laws. Today, Google responded to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 24 Jun 2011 18:54:02 +0000 FTC goes after Google in antitrust investigation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google is about to be hit with a big antitrust investigation by the federal government that centers on its Internet ad division. According to a story at the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Trade Commission... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 23 Jun 2011 16:02:34 +0000 Microsoft's purchase of Skype gets FTC approval <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/121527188824.png" alt="" /></div>The required government approval process for Microsoft to acquire Skype passed a major hurdle today. Reuters reports that the Federal Trade Commission has given its approval for the deal to go through. This means that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 18 Jun 2011 05:03:53 +0000 Google could take $500 million hit to deal with anti-trust probe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>While Google had a ton of good and exciting news to talk about on Tuesday during its I/O conference, there's apparently a bit of a dark lining in their silver cloud today. Venture Beat reports... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 11 May 2011 12:52:26 +0000 Microsoft's plan to defeat Yahoo-Google merger in Japan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/17703090732.jpg" alt="" /></div>When Yahoo Japan announced that they would be partnering with Google, entering into a deal that would put Google in a dominating position in Japan&rsquo;s search market, Microsoft was understandably bothered. Aside from the fact... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Fri, 30 Jul 2010 20:36:43 +0000 Intel confident of appeal win in EU anti-trust case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/728627821in.jpg" alt="" /></div>Intel President Paul Otellini has said the company is confident of winning its appeal against the record $1.45 billion fine which was imposed by EU anti-trust regulators in May this year. Speaking to the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Hopson) Thu, 24 Sep 2009 10:22:36 +0000 Microsoft: How to install a browser on Windows 7 E <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has created a guidance page on the Windows 7 part of their website, detailing how users should go about installing a browser on Windows 7 E &ndash; the version of Windows that will ship... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Alderwick) Wed, 15 Jul 2009 16:04:16 +0000 Windows 7 in Europe: no upgrades, no IE, up to 2X the price <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>According to Computer World, things are not looking good for European fans of Windows 7 and Internet Explorer. Microsoft has decided to remove Internet Explorer from versions of Windows 7 to be sold in Europe,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Hall) Mon, 29 Jun 2009 15:59:28 +0000 U.S anti-trust regulators to test Windows 7 more thoroughly <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/microsoft_antitrust.png" alt="" /></div>The three member panel of Technical Advisers (Technical Committee - TC) to the antitrust regulators which monitor Microsoft's compliance with a 2002 antitrust settlement will test Windows 7 more thoroughly, according to a status report... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chakkaradeep Chandran) Wed, 28 Jan 2009 01:46:58 +0000 Opera Latest "Victim" in Microsoft Anti-Trust Claim <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Opera Software, maker of the Opera browser, says it has filed a complaint against Microsoft, accusing the company of abusing the dominance of Windows to give Internet Explorer an unfair edge in the market. However... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Sun, 16 Dec 2007 12:38:58 +0000 Microsoft loses anti-trust appeal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has lost its appeal against a record 497m euro (£343m; $690m) fine imposed by the European Commission in a long-running competition dispute. The European Court of First Instance upheld the ruling that Microsoft had... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 17 Sep 2007 09:07:48 +0000 New Twist in Europe's Microsoft Anti-trust Case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Commission official due to take charge of the antitrust case against Microsoft next month has been offered a job by a Brussels-based consultancy that lists Microsoft among its clients. Henri Piffaut, deputy head... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 07 Sep 2006 13:24:12 +0000 Date set for EU anti-trust decision on Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Commission is expected to announce its final decision in a long-running anti-trust case against US software giant Microsoft on March 24, officials said Friday. Microsoft, whose Windows operating system is installed in 90... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 05 Mar 2004 15:43:19 +0000 MS Settled Anti-Trust Deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Found this at Activewin. ;) Microsoft once again may have snatched a victory at the settlement table that it might not have been able to achieve in the courtroom. The Redmond, Wash.-based software... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 21 Nov 2001 09:05:17 +0000