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.
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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.
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.
Meta has responded to the FTC's lawsuit against its acquisition of VR fitness studio Within in strong words, saying that the regulator's claims are based on speculation and ideology, not evidence.
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.
Google is countersuing Epic Games arguing a "breach of contract", which is something the Judge agreed Epic had breached during its case against Apple when it activated hidden code.
A court ruling in the Epic Games vs. Apple case states that the latter must allow external payment methods. Meanwhile, Epic Games has been ordered to pay over $3 million for breach of contract.
BlueMail developer Blix has frequently alleged that Apple unfairly suppresses the competition and has stolen its patented IP. However, its antitrust lawsuit has been thrown out of court yet again.
The Chinese Communist Party has launched an antitrust probe against Alibaba Group, Jack Ma's e-commerce and tech giant. The probe follows the government's recent crackdown on business monopolies.
The United States Department of Justice has moved forward with a lawsuit against Google, citing monopolistic behaviors that violate antitrust laws to maintain its dominance in the search market.
A Russian antitrust authority has found Apple guilty of monopolistic behavior with its release of iOS 12 back in 2018, which apparently cut off access to some tools and APIs essential to developers.
Ubisoft is set to launch three games on Google Stadia. The Crew 2 will launch in March and Monopoly will launch in April. No arrival date has been set for The Division 2 but it should be soon.
The American chipset maker has settled an ongoing dispute with the Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission, with both sides agreeing to a much smaller fine than the one imposed late last year.
The Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission found the silicon maker guilty of abusing its monopoly over smartphone modems in the country and has accordingly fined Qualcomm to the tune of $744 million.
The FTC says the chip maker forced companies to use its baseband processors by punishing those that chose products from competitors with unfair patent licensing deals. Even Apple was a victim.
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, overturning a prior decision, has ruled that a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging Apple's App Store constitutes a monopoly shall proceed.
Google is facing three distinct charges against it from the EU: Android abuse, unfair online shopping practices, and blocking ad competitors. The company only has a few weeks left to answer.
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.
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.
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'.
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