Apple's Shazam bid worries EU
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EU opens investigation

The EU is worried that the convicted anti-trust cartel owner Apple might be up to its old tricks again.

Broadcom faces antitrust investigation
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Qualcomm takeover just became more complicated

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating whether chipmaker Broadcom engaged in anticompetitive tactics in negotiations with customers, in an antitrust investigation which could make any merger with Qualcomm a little more difficult.

France revolts against Amazon
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Give us 10 million euros to surrender

The French government has filed a complaint with the Paris Commerce Court against e-commerce company Amazon for abusing its dominant position with some suppliers, newspaper Le Parisien said.

Tomorrow is Intel's Judgement Day
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Europe's top court will rule 

Tomorrow is a big day for huge US corporate tech as Europe's top court will rule whether US chipmaker Intel offered illegal rebates to squeeze out rivals in a judgement which will have a knock on effect on other similar cases.

Google is to be hit by another record fine
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EU antitrust watchdogs take another punch 

The EU is contemplating another record fine against Google.

Google fined €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules
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Caught playing monoploy

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules, saying the search engine outfit has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.

Google claims it’s as pure as snow
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Antitrust? On your bike, EU!

Search giant Google said today it denied charges brought by the European Union that it has committed a really mortal sin called behaving in an antitrust manner.

Italian watchdog sniffs at WhatsApp
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Antitrust deals with Facebook

Italy’s antitrust watchdog is snuffling around the rump of the social notworking site WhatsApp.

Aussie banks moan that Apple is a bunch of drongos
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"Intransigent, closed and controlling" and not fair dinkum

Three Australian banks have moaned to the country’s anti-trust watch dingo that the Apple Pay service is not fair dinkum.

South Korea investigates Google
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Playing monopoly

South Korea's antitrust regulator has admitted for the first time that it is looking into whether Google has violated the country's anticompetition laws.