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  • EU antitrust regulators investigate Apple, e-book publishers

     
    European Union antitrust regulators are investigating Apple Inc. and the e-book business model it uses to sell digital titles from five of the largest international book publishers. Officials from the European Commission said Tuesday they were looking...
  • EU looks at e-book practices of Apple and major publishers

     
    Five major publishers and Apple are under investigation in the European Union for their e-book practices....
  • Skeptical federal judge calls AT&T 'presumptuous' [TRANSCRIPT]

     
    Today a government suit to block AT&T's $39-billion acquisition of T-Mobile was delayed until mid-January, with a federal judge asking the companies to file a brief "describing the status of their proposed transaction, including discussion of whether they...
  • Apple sues Samsung again in Germany, calls for ban on 10 phones

     
    Apple has reportedly filed another patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung in Germany, this time calling for a sales ban on 10 smartphones it says crib on its design rights. The design suit -- which calls for a ban on the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S Plus...
  • EU investigating Samsung's 3G patent licensing practices

     
    Samsung's patent lawsuits with Apple and other rivals are bringing the South Korean tech giant a bit of regulator scrutiny in the European Union. On Tuesday, the European Commission, the E.U.'s antitrust agency, said it has formally launched an...
  • Warner's Bronfman vows to 'fight' EMI sale to Universal and Sony

     
    Edgar Bronfman Jr., Warner Music Group's former chief executive and outgoing chairman, said his company would oppose the sale of EMI Group to Warner's two biggest rivals, saying the deals would reduce competition....
  • Judge grants stay in antitrust case as AT&T rethinks T-Mobile deal

     
    U.S. District Ellen Segal Huvelle on Monday granted a stay in the government's antitrust lawsuit that is seeking to block AT&T Inc.'s $39-billion purchase of T-Mobile USA. The move to postpone pre-trial activity until mid-January came after AT&T and...
  • AT&T and Deutsche Telekom discussing whether to kill T-Mobile deal

     
    AT&T Inc. said Monday it was "actively considering whether and how to revise" its troubled $39-billion bid to buy T-Mobile USA, signaling the end might be near for the huge telecommunications deal. AT&T and Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile's German owner,...
  • AT&T pulls out of T-Mobile acquisition deal

     
    AT&T will hang up the phone on its embattled bid to take over T-Mobile USA for $39 billion. The company is calling off the deal, which has hit a series of increasingly serious state and federal roadblocks, and said it......
  • Sens. Herb Kohl and Mike Lee call for Google antitrust probe

     
    The chairman and top Republican on the Senate antitrust subcommittee have asked regulators to investigate Google Inc.'s search practices, saying they were concerned the company was biasing results to favor its own products. The senators -- panel...
  • Congress to hold hearings on Universal-EMI merger

     
    Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) plans to hold antitrust hearings on Universal's proposed merger with EMI....