Tag: antitrust

Sundar Pichai

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

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, …

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.

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 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.

Govt argues that AT&T-Time Warner deal would hurt consumers

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.

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Exclusive — Conservative Leaders Demand Jeff Sessions Intervene in Disney-Fox Merger over ‘Harmful and Explicit Content’ Concerns

Several top conservative movement leaders are pressing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to intervene in a proposed Disney merger with 21st Century Fox over concerns that the resulting essentially monopolistic control of content creation in one company would produce even more “harmful and explicit content” inappropriate for children and families.

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U.S Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Mega Merger

DOJ’s Antitrust division, under the leadership of just-confirmed Assistant Attorney General Makan Delhrahim, announced Monday it would file suit to stop the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner.

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Italian Court Bows to Powerful Taxi Union, Banning Uber

In a stunning blow to free enterprise, an Italian court has banned Uber from using its apps or advertising its services throughout Italy, following violent protests from the powerful taxi union.