US Antitrust Chief Leaving Google Probe Because Of Past LobbyingThe Justice Department official leading the investigation of big tech companies’ market dominance is stepping aside from the department’s Google probe.
Privacy, Consumer Groups Seek To Block Google-Fitbit DealNine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. government to block Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of San Francisco fitness-gadget maker Fitbit.
Facebook's Antitrust Headache Gets Worse: 47 Attorneys General Now InvestigatingNew York Attorney General Letitia James announced on Tuesday that 47 state attorneys general are now investigating Facebook.
Sutter Health Facing Antitrust Trial Over High Healthcare PricesOpening arguments begin Thursday in the antitrust case against Sutter Health, which operates 24 hospitals with 5,500 doctors across Northern California.
Lawmakers Ask Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple For Documents In Antitrust ProbeHouse lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech are asking Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents including internal communications.
States Target Google In New Antitrust ProbeA large group of states led by Texas is announcing an investigation of Google's market power and whether it unfairly squelches competition and hurts consumers.
Facebook, Google Face Antitrust Scrutiny From StatesTwo bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google.
Report: DoJ Preparing Antitrust Investigation of GoogleSilicon Valley tech giant Google may be at the center of an anti-trust investigation by the Department of Justice, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Europe Fines Google $5 Billion For Abusing Its Android DominanceThe company was ordered by the European Commission on Wednesday to pay €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for unfairly pushing its apps on smartphone users and thwarting competitors.
Google Investigated By Missouri AG Over Antitrust ConcernsMissouri’s attorney general announced Monday that his office is investigating Google for potential violations of the state’s consumer-protection and antitrust laws.
News Outlets Seek To Negotiate With Facebook, Google On AdsNews outlets are seeking permission from Congress for the right to negotiate jointly with Google and Facebook, two companies that dominate online advertising and online news traffic.
San Francisco Taxi Company Files Antitrust Suit Against UberFlywheel Taxi sued Uber in an antitrust lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday, alleging that the ride-booking company is seeking to gain monopoly power.
San Francisco Lawyer Sues To Stop Anheuser-Busch, Miller DealA San Francisco lawyer has reportedly filed a lawsuit on the behalf of beer drinkers to block the proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller over antitrust concerns.
Court Strikes Down Payments To College AthletesA federal appeals court agreed Wednesday that the NCAA's use of college athletes' names, images and likenesses in video games and TV broadcasts violated antitrust laws but struck down a plan to allow schools to pay players up to $5,000.
San Jose Files Petition With U.S. Supreme Court In Antitrust Case Against MLBSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo acknowledges that just getting the Supreme Court to hear the case is a longshot, but he remains hopeful.