Epic's latest argument in its fight against Apple keeps antitrust issues front and center

Epic Games, the game engine developer and creator of the wildly popular Fortnite game, is keeping the focus squarely on antitrust issues in its lawsuit against Apple as pressures mount to rein in anti-competitive practices of the world’s largest tech … Read more…

House Judiciary Committee could release big tech antitrust report next week

The House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel could release its report on antitrust allegations against four of the country’s largest tech juggernauts by next week. The committee has been investigating Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to see whether their business practices … Read more…

Antitrust hearing with Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Sundar Pichai indefinitely postponed

Big Tech CEOs’ lives just got a lot less stressful. The U.S. House Judiciary Committee announced Friday that it would postpone its virtual hearing on Big Tech and antitrust regulations. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Apple’s Tim Cook, Google’s Sundar Pichai, and … Read more…

House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust report on big tech could come by fall

The House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel could release its report on antitrust allegations against four of the country’s largest tech juggernauts by late summer or early fall, senior committee aides said. The committee has received 1.3 million documents from Apple, … Read more…

Microsoft could face EU antitrust showdown as Slack complains about Teams bundling

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. Before Google caught the attention of the European Commission’s competition division, Microsoft was the Big Bad tech company of … Read more…

Google faces EU antitrust probe into Fitbit deal if no concessions – sources

EU antitrust enforcers may open a full-scale investigation into Google’s $ 2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit unless the Alphabet unit offers concessions to address competition concerns. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop Men’s & Women’s … Read more…

Amazon, Facebook and Google turn to deep network of political allies to battle back antitrust probes

Under the withering microscope of government watchdogs, tech giants including Amazon, Facebook and Google have funded a bevy of political groups that have helped push positive polling and engaged in other fingerprint-free tactics designed to deter regulators who are seeking … Read more…

Google likely to face federal, state antitrust lawsuits in coming months, sources say

The Justice Department and top state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against Google, according to two people familiar with the matter, as regulators prepare to take more aggressive aim at the tech giant’s search-and-advertising empire. Technology BEST … Read more…

Amazon’s investment in virus-hit Deliveroo provisionally cleared by UK antitrust watchdog

Britain’s competition watchdog has provisionally cleared Amazon’s investment in food delivery start-up Deliveroo. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

House lawmakers ask Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to turn over trove of records in antitrust probe

The requests ask each of the tech giants to provide detailed information about their internal operations, including copies of key communications between top-level executives and records related to “any prior investigation” they have faced on competition grounds. Technology BEST DEAL … Read more…

Justice Department Announces Wide-Ranging Antitrust Review of Tech Giants

Win McNamee/Getty The Department of Justice just cracked open the tech industry’s latest threat—and it’s a big one. Rumors of the DOJ’s interest in investigating tech’s most massive companies have bubbled up for months. The department finally announced the probe … Read more…

Italian anti-trust watchdog fines Apple and Samsung for allegedly slowing down their phones on purpose

Apple was fined an additional $ 5.7 million for allegedly failing to give clear information to customers about how to maintain and replace their batteries. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop the latest electronics deals direct from Samsung