Tag: Monopoly and antitrust

Dozens of states target Google’s app store in antitrust suit

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SAN RAMON, Calif. — Dozens of states are taking aim at Google in an escalating legal offensive on Big Tech, this time in a...

Break them up? 5 ways Congress is trying to rein in Big Tech

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WASHINGTON — Groundbreaking legislation is advancing in Congress that would curb the market power of tech giants Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple and could...

From Biden to Congress, Big Tech is under mounting pressure

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WASHINGTON — Without speaking a word or scratching a pen across paper, President Joe Biden drove up the pressure on Big Tech companies already...

DOJ sues to block AON’s $30B acquisition of Willis Towers

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has sued to block the merger of two of the world's largest insurance brokers, asserting the deal could eliminate...

Biden elevates energetic critic of Big Tech as top regulator

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday installed an energetic critic of Big Tech as a top federal regulator at a time when the...

German regulator probes Google’s market position, data use

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BERLIN — German regulators have launched an investigation into Google's position in the market, and how the search engine and advertising giant handles user...

DC files antitrust case vs Amazon over treatment of vendors

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WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia has sued Amazon, accusing the online retail giant of anticompetitive practices in its treatment of sellers on its...

Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify Friday as Epic trial nears end

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SAN RAMON, Calif — Apple CEO Tim Cook will take the witness stand this Friday in a high-stakes courtroom battle over the lucrative commissions...

Beijing warns fintech firms against anti-monopoly behavior

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HONG KONG — Chinese financial regulators have summoned 13 companies engaged in online finance services, including Tencent and Bytedance, and told them to strengthen...

China probes takeout firm Meituan over antitrust behavior

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HONG KONG — China‚Äôs market regulator said Monday it has launched a probe into suspected monopolistic behavior by food delivery firm Meituan. ...