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.
Samsung has announced a competition set to begin in mid-November where players compete in a digital scavenger hunt to win a Limited Edition QLED TV, and Xbox Series X, and Cyberpunk 2077.
Slack, the company behind the communication tool of the same name, has announced that it has filed a complaint against Microsoft to the European Commission over anti-competitive behavior.
Google has run afoul of Australia's competition regulator and is now facing a trial in Federal Court over alleged misrepresentations of how it collected and used location data from Android devices.
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One of the few real-life Turing Tests, the Loebner Prize will see competitors pitting their human-like bots against each other in the bid to deceive the most number of people this weekend.
With the initiation of the Deepfake Detection Challenge, Facebook, Microsoft, MIT, Oxford, UC Berkeley, and others join hands in figuring out new ways to contain the spread of deepfakes.
With the rover nearing the end of its development stages, NASA is now looking for potential names for it. The procreator of the chosen name will be invited to Florida for the rover's launch in 2020.
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A new event for PlayStation 4 owners has been announced called PS4 Tournaments: Challenger Series. The seasonal tournament starts August 6 where participants stand a chance to win prizes in real life.
Egypt has given Apple 60 days to end restrictions it has been imposing on local retailers in the country that block them from buying from other distributors and, thus, limit competition.
Microsoft and Foot Locker in Britain, France, and Germany have teamed up in order to offer customers a chance to win an Xbox One S, Xbox Design Lab controllers, Xbox Game Passes, and other items.
A confidential document reveals that Google could be charging Android phone manufacturers in Europe as much as $40 per device under a new licensing deal in response to the EU's antitrust decision.
The European Commission has issued a hefty €4.34 billion fine to Google over illegal Android antitrust practices, with three type of restrictions imposed by the company being regarded in particular.
If owning a solid gold banana has ever been on your list of things to do before you die, read on inside. Microsoft has made it possible for a team of four to win $110,000 worth of gold bananas.
Telegram's first ever Instant View contest has concluded with 2,274 websites becoming supported. Going forward, Telegram hopes to launch another competition to make more sites compatible.
After formally accusing Google last year of having "abused its dominant position" with Android in the EU, the European Commission is now double-checking its findings before it delivers a final ruling.
Microsoft's annual game developers contest, 'Dream.Build.Play', has been brought back to life. But this time developers could win more than $200,000 in prizes in four different categories.
Google has rejected the European Commission's ruling in an antitrust investigation, which found that it had "abused its market dominance as a search engine", favoring its own shopping search results.
Google has been fined a record-breaking $2.7 billion by the European Commission, for having "abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product".
Walmart is sending the message to its vendors that if they want to do business with the retail giant, they better not use Amazon for any of their cloud infrastructure or risk losing the contract.
Good UI design is about making the user's life easier, except for these programmers on an informal Reddit competition, who are trying to make the worst possible volume slider they can think of.
After having been ordered by Ofcom to pay £95m to rivals in late 2012 for backhaul overcharging, BT has failed in its latest attempt to avoid having to pay up. However, the saga may not yet be over.
Ever wonder why Samsung's chips are only found in Samsung devices? According to the South Korean government, it's because Qualcomm has been pressuring Samsung and barring it from competing.
Just a fortnight after it had been spun out into its own company, BT's Openreach has received a record £42 million fine over Ethernet installation delays and shortchanging its rivals due compensation.
Canada's Competition Bureau has announced Friday it is closing its probe on Apple due to lack of evidence. The probe was opened in December 2014 to investigate anti-competitive behavior.
Alcatel is celebrating the holidays by offering the chance to win an Xbox One S, Alcatel IDOL 4S, and much more. The competition is only available to US customers and ends on the 16th of December.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. agency that regulates anti-trust matters is asking new questions about Android's licensing terms. The FTC has engaged several Google partners in search of more information.
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 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.