The UK's CMA has found that intervention on its part is unlikely to boost the incomes of smaller artists that release music on streaming platforms. It said the government may be able to do something.
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Sony is planning to launch its next-generation console some time after 2026, according to a document that it submitted to the UK's CMA. The specific year it has in mind was redacted, though.
Microsoft has admitted that Sony has better exclusives for the PlayStation than Microsoft has for Xbox. It said this in a document as it tries to get the CMA's approval for the Activision deal.
Meta is to sell Giphy following a decision by the UK's Competition and Markets Authority to prevent the acquisition. The CMA had several competition concerns, such as Meta restricting access to GIFs.
Microsoft has faced a major setback in the UK where the country's regulator has put up a hurdle in the form of a "Phase 2" investigation of the multi-billion dollar acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
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.
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.
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.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority could do a probe into Android and iOS to loosen Apple's and Google's grip in the mobile browser space. It believes the firms are stifling competition.
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.
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Following an investigation, a UK regulator has reached an understanding with Microsoft about giving more flexibility and clarity to gamers when they subscribe to an Xbox subscription like Game Pass.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has ordered Facebook to sell Giphy to an approved buyer. It said the sale could see access by other social media platforms to Giphy GIFs restricted.
Facebook has been hit with a £50.5 million fine by the Competition and Markets Authority for failing to comply with the regulator's initial enforcement order in relation to the Giphy acquisition.
Facebook has written a defiant letter back to the UK's CMA saying its concerns over Facebook's Giphy acquisition are totally unfounded. Facebook's defiance could see the issue drag on.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has raised concerns about Facebook's acquisition of the GIF platform Giphy. It said the merger deprives the internet of a digital advertiser.
Google has committed to limit how it uses advertising data in order to resolve privacy and competition concerns as it orchestrates its Privacy Sandbox with the UK's Competition and Markets Authority.
The investigation has been launched following rivals' concerns that the Privacy Sandbox project could curb their digital advertising. It will assess whether Google is abusing its dominant position.
Google's purchase of Looker has been approved by UK, US, and Austrian competition bodies. Looker is a business intelligence firm and will join Google Cloud with integration due in the next few months.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has announced that Apple formally made binding commitments to be more upfront with customers about the health and performance of their iPhone's battery.
The UK's CMA found that sellers on Amazon and other online marketplaces were working together, fixing prices, and generally acting in a very non-competitive way that hurts buyers.
The CEO of the UK's Competition and Markets Authority says he agrees with the EC's assessment of Three's proposed takeover of O2 UK, saying it should be blocked unless concerns are properly addressed.
After agreeing terms to buy EE last February, BT's acquisition of the UK's largest carrier is now complete, creating a quad-play giant in fixed-line telephony, broadband, mobile and TV services.
BT, the UK's largest provider of fixed-line telephony and broadband, is set to acquire EE, the country's biggest mobile network, after the deal was cleared by the Competition and Markets Authority.