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Google Submits Proposal To Avoid European Regulator Showdown

Google has submitted a proposal aimed at avoiding a showdown with European regulators threatening to crack down on the some of the Internet search leader’s business practices.

07/02/2012

A fair goer tries out the textunes eBook reader app on an Apple iPad at the Leipzig Book Fair on March 15, 2012 on the fairgrounds in Leipzig, eastern Germany. (Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple, Publishers Sued Over Alleged E-Book Price-Fixing

The Justice Department and 15 states sued Apple Inc. and major book publishers Wednesday, alleging a conspiracy to raise the price of electronic books they said cost consumers more than $100 million in the past two years by adding $2 to $5 to the price of each e-book.

04/11/2012

iPad

Apple, Publishers May Face Suit Over E-Book Pricing

The Justice Department has threatened to sue Apple and five other major publishers for allegedly colluding to raise the price of e-books.

03/08/2012

Intel

Judge Dismisses Claims In Intel Antitrust Lawsuit

The suit alleges that Intel Corp., based in Santa Clara, paid billions in kickbacks to computer makers so that it could dominate the microprocessor market, and that it retaliated against manufacturers who did business with competitors.

12/08/2011

Google Confirms Antitrust Probe Of Business Practices

Google has confirmed that federal regulators have begun a formal antitrust investigation into the company’s business practices.

CBS San Francisco–06/24/2011

FTC To Issue Subpoenas In Google Antitrust Probe

A published report said federal regulators were preparing to issue subpoenas to Google and other companies as authorities gather information for a broad antitrust probe into the Internet search leader’s business practices.

06/23/2011

Apple CEO Steve Jobs speaks during the Apple iPad 2 event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 2, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jobs To Be Deposed In Antitrust Suit Against Apple

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs, who is currently out on medical leave, will be deposed to testify in an antitrust suit related to its iPod music players and iTunes store.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/22/2011

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

Google’s Travel Deal Faces Regulatory Turbulence

Google wants to become the hub of online travel, promising better bargains and more convenience by melding the Internet search leader’s wizardry with the Web’s top airline-fare tracker, ITA Software.

CBS San Francisco–02/16/2011

An SF Weekly stand. (SF Weekly)

Rival San Francisco Newspapers Settle Pricing Dispute

Two San Francisco newspapers engaged in a lengthy legal battle over predatory pricing have settled their dispute outside of court.

CBS San Francisco–01/04/2011

Google Faces Antitrust Probe From The EU

Is Google playing by the rules in the highly competitive online search market? That’s what European regulators want to know as they launch the first ever anti-trust probe into the Mountain View company.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/30/2010

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