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How Microsoft avoids the wrath of the regulators
Published in News


What happened to the “great satan” of software

While Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple are targets of government investigations and public outrage, somehow Microsoft is escaping all the wrath.

Qualcomm gets partial stay on antitrust enforcement
Published in Mobiles


9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals put on hold the ruling

Qualcomm has won a partial stay against the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling in a lawsuit brought by the FTC.

Big tech being investigated for antitrust
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 11:00

Big tech being investigated for antitrust


The US suddenly realises that Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple are not that nice

State attorneys in more than a dozen states are preparing to begin an antitrust investigation of the tech giants.

Amazon faces EU antitrust investigation
Published in News
Thursday, 18 July 2019 11:11

Amazon faces EU antitrust investigation


Dealings with online merchants being looked into

Amazon faces a formal European Union antitrust investigation into its dealings with merchants that sell goods on its site.

Justice Department probes Apple
Published in News
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 11:39

Justice Department probes Apple


Anti-competitive actions

The US Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple using its size to act in an anti-competitive manner.

Apple tries to defend itself against antitrust app store allegations
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Accidently reveals how much control it has and how difficult it is to compete

Fruity Cargo Cult Apple, which has previous form running an ebook cartel, is trying to defend itself against an antitrust lawsuit with huge implications and a formal EU investigation over its App Store antics.

Qualcomm in hot water over antitrust
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 23 May 2019 11:59

Qualcomm in hot water over antitrust

 

Illegally suppressed competition

US chipmaker Qualcomm stifled smartphone chip market competition by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a US judge ruled.

Supremes tell Apple to stop trying to gerrymander antitrust law
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The antitrust case should proceed

Fruity Cargo cult Apple’s bid to get an antitrust case thrown out by the Supreme Court before any evidence was made public has failed.

EU investigates Apple for antitrust antics
Published in News


Again

Fruity cargo cult Apple is finding itself on the wrong end of another antitrust action over the way it is running its music streaming business.

DoJ looking at remedies in Qualcomm antitrust suit
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Wants a hearing to avoid 5G harm if it wins

The US Department of Justice’s antitrust division asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the US Federal Trade Commission.