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Google faces new E.U. complaint over mobile search

Microsoft, Oracle, Kayak and other technology and search companies in the coalition have filed a complaint with the European Union over Google’s Android mobile operating system, saying that the platform gives the tech giant an unfair advantage in mobile search.


FTC under fire for passing on Google’s search practices, critics say

Google once was seen as such a ripe target for investigation that the nation’s antitrust enforcers battled over the right to claim it as their own, as a potential high-tech pelt to be posted on the wall alongside Microsoft and AT&T.


EU sends Microsoft formal antitrust complaint

The European Union's executive arm formally accused Microsoft on Wednesday of failing to comply with a binding agreement to give customers a choice among Internet browsers....


Apple's market clout likely to draw more scrutiny

In everything it does, from product design to business deals, Apple strives for as much control as possible. But as the world's most valuable company sets out to define and dominate the rapidly evolving markets it created with the iPhone and the iPad, Apple is likely to face antitrust regulators who want to curb its power.


AT&T, Justice agree to postpone case as companies scramble to salvage deal

AT&T T-Mobile Merger

AT&T and T-Mobile on Monday asked a federal judge to postpone an antitrust lawsuit as the companies were assessing “whether and how” to proceed with their $39 billion mega-merger. The announcement signals that the deal as originally conceived is all but dead. The two companies could still seek ways to retool the terms to address the concerns of regulators.


AT&T braces for T-Mobile deal collapse

AT&T braces for T-Mobile deal collapse

AT&T said it would take a $4 billion charge in case its takeover of T-Mobile USA fails, a tacit recognition of the dwindling chances that the deal will get through U.S. regulators who say it would destroy jobs and curb competition.


Huntsman calls for investigation of oil 'monopoly'

Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman says federal officials must investigate what he calls a monopoly in the oil industry....


Bits: Google Confirms F.T.C. Antitrust Inquiry

Bits: Google Confirms F.T.C. Antitrust Inquiry

The case could turn into the biggest showdown between the government and a major technology company since the Microsoft antitrust trial more than a decade ago.


Nasdaq Bid for NYSE Would Face Antitrust Tangle

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc.'s potential hostile bid for NYSE Euronext would face substantial antitrust questions in the U.S., where it would merge two direct competitors and create a monopoly in the market for corporate listings, according to antitrust lawyers.


Judge OKs iPhone lawsuit against Apple, AT&T

A federal judge says a monopoly abuse lawsuit against Apple and AT&T's mobile phone unit can move forward as a class action.


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