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Satya Nadella took the stand today in the DOJ's case against Google where he talked about Microsoft's plan for Bing and the company's struggles because of Google's alleged monopoly in the market.
The French anti-trust authorities had reportedly raided Nvidia's offices in the country this week in relation to an ongoing anti-competition investigation into the cloud computing industry.
The European Commission has fined Intel €376 million for paying PC manufacturers to limit or delay products using AMD CPUs. Intel's restrictions included payments to HP, Acer and Lenovo.
Google and the US government are going head-to-head over the information they believe should be known to the public in the antitrust case against the company. It will be for the judge to decide.
According to a report, a German video conferencing software company has lodged an official complaint with the European Union over Microsoft using its position to bundle Teams with Office apps.
The unconfirmed report claims Microsoft was unable to offer the type of concessions to the EU's executive body, The European Commission, that would keep it from launching an antitrust investigation.
Google has filed a case against the Indian antitrust body claiming that the company was fined incorrectly by the regulator and that the regulator had used its position to protect Amazon's business.
The EU watchdog is considering an antitrust probe into Microsoft's integration of Teams with the Microsoft 365 suite. The investigation stems from a complaint filed by Slack in 2020.
The European Union has asked customers and firms to submit documents and complaints over Microsoft's use of confidential business information to gain leverage over other cloud-service providers.
Japan has become the latest country to approve Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard for a whopping $68.7 billion. It seems like the tides are finally turning in Microsoft's favor.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has officially dropped its lawsuit against Meta's acquisition of VR fitness company Within, in the first major loss for FTC commissioner Lina Khan.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has asked a district judge to sanction Google for allegedly destroying evidence in an ongoing antitrust lawsuit regarding its dominance in the web search market.
Google has agreed to make major changes to how it conducts business with partners and phone-makers in India. There are also some significant changes planned for the operating system as a whole.
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has kicked off an investigation into Broadcom's $61 billion acquisition of VMware. Results of Phase 1 are expected after a couple of months.
Microsoft could soon be facing an antitrust probe from the European Commission regarding bundling Teams in the Microsoft 365 suite. The root of the potential probe is a Slack complaint from 2020.
Google shared a blog post commenting on the consequences the CCI's fine imposes on India's economy and the company. It argued that the order affects smartphone prices, costs to developers, and more.
After being fined $161.59 million in October on the basis of anticompetitiveness by the Competition Commission in India, Google has charged an appeal that the order threatens its market in India.
FTC has announced that it wants to block Microsoft's acquisition of Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard. The main reason for this seems to be earlier unfulfilled promises by Microsoft.
The European Commission (EC) is reportedly preparing to launch an antitrust probe into complaints made against Microsoft Teams by competitor Slack. The two firms have clashed many times in the past.
Apple and Amazon have been accused of colluding to raise the price of the iPhone and iPad in the reselling market by unfairly reducing the competition. A lawsuit has been filed by a credible law firm.
Google has been handed a $113 million fine by India's antitrust watchdog for forcing consumers and developers to use only its own billing mechanisms for purchases from the Google Play Store.
Brazil has approved Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The regulators said that even if Call of Duty becomes an Xbox exclusive, it would not pose a risk to competition.
Ofcom has launched a study into large cloud service providers, communications apps such as WhatsApp, and connected devices like smart TVs and smart speakers. It wants to identify competition concerns.
Adobe is acquiring its creative design tools rival Figma in a major deal worth $20 billion. The half cash and half stock transaction is expected to close in 2023, subject to regulatory approvals.
Google has lost its appeal in the EU General Court for a case that required it to pay a €4.34 billion fine. Although this fine has been slightly reduced now, it is still its biggest penalty in the EU.
U.S. President Joe Biden's administration has laid out plans for a legislative reform in areas concerning big tech firms. The focus is on transparency of algorithms, privacy, and youth safety.
UK's regulator isn't giving Microsoft a free pass in its $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard. It has stated that the deal is anti-competitive in nature and wants a more detailed probe.
EU antitrust regulators have decided not to appeal Qualcomm's victory against the €997 million ($991 million) fine it received back in 2018 for paying Apple to use its chips in iPhones and iPads.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally given the go ahead of the acquisition of Avast by NortonLifeLock. It said the merger won't give the firm a monopoly position.
A UK regulator has begun its investigation of Microsoft's $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard to determine its potential impacts. The deal is already being probed in the U.S. too.
A job search firm in Denmark has filed a complaint against Google, saying that the company uses its inferior Google for Jobs tool to stifle the competition and tighten its grip over the labour market.
The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal has dealt a heavy blow to Meta in its $400 million acquisition of Giphy, ruling that other regulators were correct to raise their antitrust concerns.
A lawsuit regarding Valve's alleged monopoly over the PC gaming market has been allowed to move forward. The class-action says that Valve even retaliates against developers who sell outside of Steam.
The European Commission will be charging Apple for violation of blocking third party services like PayPal to access the "tap and go" NFC feature of iPhone as part of its antitrust investigation.
Some iOS developers based in the United States could get a payout by Apple as part of an antitrust settlement. If you believe you're affected, you should apply for the money by May 20.
Microsoft, previously fined 1.6 billion euros by European Commission, is again facing scrutiny by EU antitrust regulators after NextCloud and OVHcloud registered complaints about its cloud practices.
Apple has published a 47-page retaliation against the UK Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) complaining about its walled garden approach when it comes to the iPhone, App Store, and WebKit.
Microsoft has unveiled the "Open App Store Principles" for storefronts. All of them apply immediately to the Microsoft Store while some are gradually being enforced for the Xbox Store.
The FTC is looking into Microsoft's acquisition of Activision from a competitive standpoint. As things stand, Microsoft plans to close the deal by 2023 but this could change due to the investigation.