Tag: antitrust

US House to deliver final report on big tech antitrust probe in ‘first part’ of 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee expects to deliver a final report on an investigation into potential antitrust breaches by big technology companies, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google,… Read more »

States pushing forward on antitrust investigation of Apple, Google, Facebook, others

Following a July planning meeting with US Attorney General William Barr, individual states appear poised to launch their own antitrust investigations of big tech sooner rather than later. AppleInsider –… Read more »

DOJ asks appeals court to pause enforcement of Qualcomm antitrust ruling

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court to temporarily halt enforcement of an antitrust ruling against Qualcomm, citing the necessity of the company in 5G networking,… Read more »

Qualcomm uses internal Apple documents as evidence in its FTC antitrust battle

Back in May, the FTC won its antitrust suit against Qualcomm, but Qualcomm unsurprisingly appealed the ruling. Today, the FTC objected to Qualcomm attempting to introduce internal Apple documents as… Read more »

Qualcomm uses evidence from settled Apple case in bid to stay antitrust ruling

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday formally objected to a Qualcomm court filing containing internal Apple documents aired in a separate lawsuit, evidence the chipmaker is attempting to leverage… Read more »

US DOJ requests hearing on remedies in Qualcomm antitrust case, cites concern over 5G rollout

The U.S. Department of Justice in a filing on Thursday preemptively requested a hearing on potential remedies should Qualcomm be found liable in an antitrust case leveled by the Federal… Read more »

US Supreme Court to hear arguments on Monday in Apple antitrust suit alleging App Store monopoly

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments as part of an antitrust lawsuit against Apple over its App Store and app commission policies. As reported by Reuters,… Read more »

Qualcomm’s bid to block iPhone imports ‘magnifies’ antitrust practices, consumers contend

A group of consumers suing Qualcomm over alleged antitrust practices on Thursday filed a motion to prevent the chipmaker from obtaining a U.S. International Trade Commission exclusion order targeting iPhones… Read more »

Apple agrees to settlement in shareholder derivative complaint over e-book antitrust case

More than two years after Apple was forced to pay out $ 450 million to resolve an e-books antitrust case, the company is looking to close the book on the… Read more »

FTC says antitrust suit against Qualcomm should continue, Samsung concurs

Responding to Qualcomm’s recent bid to dismiss a U.S. Federal Trade Commission antitrust lawsuit concerning chip licensing practices, the governmental trade body in a court filing on Friday called the… Read more »

Apple asks US Supreme Court to toss ruling upholding e-book antitrust verdict

Apple has formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower appeals court ruling from June, which upheld a judgment that Apple violated antitrust laws in its 2010 e-book… Read more »