antitrust

  1. cageymaru

    Valve to Face Antitrust Lawsuit Over Steam Gaming Platform

    Valve Loses Bid to End Antitrust Case Over Steam Gaming Platform https://news.bloomberglaw.com/class-action/valve-loses-bid-to-end-antitrust-case-over-steam-gaming-platform US District Judge says that Valve will face antitrust ligation...
  2. S

    Anandtech: United States Rules Qualcomm In Violation of Antitrust Laws - Qualcomm To Appeal

    An important update on Qualcomm battles against jurisdictions around the world with regard to how it manages its stranglehold on mobile modems. https://www.anandtech.com/show/14377/united-states-rules-qualcomm-in-violation-of-antitrust-laws-qualcomm-to-appeal
  3. cageymaru

    The U.S. Supreme Court Debates Taking Apple App Store Antitrust Case

    The United States Supreme Court is considering taking on a court case where Apple is being sued by a group of consumers. They are pursuing a class-action lawsuit alleging that the price of apps in Apple's App Store are high because it is anti-competitive and monopolistic. Since all software that...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Google Responds to Antitrust Charges

    Back in July, the European Commission slapped Google with a $5 billion dollar fine for forcing Android handsets makers to include Chrome if they want access to the Play Store. The commission also accused Google of suppressing AOSP and paying large manufacturers to push Google search. The...
  5. R

    Google Upset Over India Antitrust Ruling

    Reuters is reporting that an Indian antitrust ruling that found Google guilty of search bias has Alphabet scared. In February the Competition Commission of India slapped Google with a fine for $20 million for abusing it's position in online web search. According to a document reviewed by...
  6. DooKey

    DOJ Economist Claims AT&T/Time Warner Merger Will Cost Customers up to $571M More Per Year

    The DOJ is currently supporting an antitrust lawsuit against the merger of AT&T/Time Warner and their economist has testified that the combined company would cost consumers up to $571M more per year for TV programming. I won't get into all of his analysis, but it does make sense. However, he is...
  7. FrgMstr

    10 Year Old $1.3B Intel Antitrust Fine Revisited

    Remember 10 years ago when the European Union fined Intel $1.3 Billion for antitrust practices in the EU? Are you surprised that the fine has not yet been paid, and is still in court today? Me either. We have seen this huge fine written about over and over and over. It is back again today...
  8. FrgMstr

    Four Apple Manufacturers Launch Antitrust Complaint Against Qualcomm

    So to bring your up to speed: Apple sued Qualcomm in January, then Qualcomm countersued in April looking for a ban on iPhone sales, then Apple told manufacturers to withhold licensing payments, and Qualcomm sued Apple in May, and now four of Apple's manufacturing partners (Foxconn parent Hon...
  9. FrgMstr

    Amazon Antitrust Affairs Ahead

    It is not the first time we have heard rumblings of Amazon and antitrust issues. And as reported by Market Watch, some investors are pulling up shorts as they are hearing rumblings of the government getting involved. I am shorting Amazon today because I have learned that there are currently...
  10. Zarathustra[H]

    Intel and the x86 Architecture: A Legal Perspective

    With the review embargo of AMD's new Ryzen CPU supposedly lifting in the next few days, rumors, leaks and official marketing is suggesting it is going to be a huge leap forward for AMD, potentially even outperforming Intel's offerings. Many of us PC enthusiasts and consumers have been overjoyed...
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