Facebook Asks Court To Dismiss FTC Antitrust Complaint Amid Worldwide OutageFacebook is asking a federal court to dismiss a revised complaint against it by the Federal Trade Commission, arguing that the agency has not provided enough evidence to show that the Menlo Park-based company is a monopoly.
Epic Games CEO Says Apple Won't Let Fortnite Back Until Case EndsTim Sweeney, CEO of Fortnite maker Epic Games Inc., said Wednesday it’s been told by Apple that the game will be “blacklisted from the Apple ecosystem” until the companies’ legal case is resolved.
Fortnite Maker Epic Games Appeals Ruling In Lawsuit Alleging Apple MonopolyThe maker of the popular Fortnite video game said in a court filing Sunday that it will take the ruling to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
Judge Loosens Apple's Grip On App Store In Epic Games Trial DecisionA federal judge ordered Apple to dismantle part of the competitive barricade guarding its closely run app store, threatening one of the iPhone maker’s biggest moneymakers.
Feds Refile Antitrust Complaint Against Facebook, Alleging Abuse Of Market PowerThe federal government filed a revised version of their antitrust complaint against Facebook Thursday, focusing on the allegations that the social media service abused its market power to suppress competition.
Facebook Asks Recusal Of FTC Head In Antitrust Case DecisionFacebook is asking that the new head of the Federal Trade Commission step away from decisions on whether to continue the agency's antitrust case against the social network giant.
Judge Digs Into Apple App Store Policies As Epic Games Trial EndsThe judge who will decide a case challenging Apple’s stranglehold on its iPhone app store indicated on Monday she would like to promote more competition but without dismantling a commission system that reaps billions of dollars for the technology powerhouse.
Apple Holds Edge In App Store Trial Despite Nagging IssuesApple seems to be prevailing in an antitrust trial examining whether its mobile app store illegally skims profits from smaller companies.
Apple's App Store Chief Fends Off Attacks In Antitrust TrialApple’s top app store executive on Thursday faced an avalanche of documents unleashed Thursday by an Epic Games lawyer aiming to prove allegations that the iPhone maker has been gouging app makers as part of a scheme hatched by Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs.
EU Accuses Apple Of Antitrust Breach Amid Spotify ComplaintEuropean Union regulators accused Cupertino-based Apple on Friday of violating the bloc's antitrust laws, alleging the iPhone maker distorts competition for music streaming.
Small Town Newspapers In Wisconsin File Antitrust Lawsuit Against Facebook, GoogleA group of Wisconsin newspapers have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Google and Facebook's monopoly on digital advertising threatens the publications' existence and violates antitrust law.
Google Sued By Daily Mail Owner Over Search Engine’s DominanceAssociated Newspapers, the owner of the Daily Mail, filed a lawsuit against Google Monday, claiming the tech company's dominance in online advertising harms Daily Mail’s business.
Google Muscles Up With Fitbit Deal Amid Antitrust ConcernsGoogle has completed its $2.1 billion acquisition of San Francisco-based fitness-gadget maker Fitbit.
Google Antitrust Lawsuit: Judge Sets 2023 Trial Date For Landmark CaseThe U.S. government's attempt to prove Google has been using its dominance of online search to stifle competition and innovation at the expense of consumers and advertisers won't go to trial for nearly three years.
3rd Antitrust Lawsuit In 2 Months Filed Against Google, Dozens Of States JoinDozens of states filed an anti-trust lawsuit against Google on Thursday, alleging that the Mountain View-based search giant has an illegal monopoly over the online search market that hurts consumers and advertisers.