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Spotify Files Antitrust Complaint over Apples App Store Charges

Music streaming service Spotify has reportedly filed an antitrust complaint with the European Union over Apple’s app store, which charges 30 percent for subscriptions to streaming services like Spotify, which it calls a “tax.”

Apple's bombshell and the trillion-dollar question

German Antitrust Regulator Cracks Down on Facebook User Data Collection

Germany’s antitrust regulator, the Bundeskartellamt, is cracking down on Facebook over its collection of user data. The agency promises, “Facebook will no longer be allowed to force its users to agree to the practically unrestricted collection and assigning of non-Facebook data.”

Zuckerberg to face pressure on taxes in meeting with Macron

Supreme Court to Hear Apple Antitrust Case

The Supreme Court will hear an antitrust case on Monday that focuses on Apple’s alleged antitrust violations with regards to its App Store practices.

The Associated Press

European Competition Commission Hits Google With $5 Billion Fine

AFP — Google faced a record EU anti-trust fine of 4.3 billion euros on Wednesday over its Android smartphone system, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is expected to

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DOJ Fighting to Stop AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division filed notice Thursday that it will appeal federal District Judge Richard Leon’s ruling allowing telecom giant AT&T and content creator Time Warner’s merger to go through.

An AT&T store is seen on 5th Avenue in New York on October 23, 2016. AT&T unveiled a mega-deal for Time Warner that would transform the telecom giant into a media-entertainment powerhouse positioned for a sector facing major technology changes. The stock-and-cash deal is valued at $108.7 billion including debt, …

Federal Judge Approves AT&T Time Warner Merger

Judge Richard Leon’s much anticipated antitrust decision on the merger of AT&T and Time Warner is in. AT&T scored a total victory against the U.S. government.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 20: AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson and AT&T Senior Executive Vice President David R McAtee II leave after a news conference in Time Warner headquarters addressing the latest developments in the AT&T and Time Warner merger on November 20, 2017 in New York City. …

Federal Judge to Decide if AT&T Can Buy Time Warner

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon’s is planning to announce Tuesday in a federal court in Washington, D.C. his decision on whether AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner can move forward. The announcement is scheduled for 4 P.M. Tuesday.

The Associated Press