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  • Justice Department confirms investigation of e-book industry

     
    The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust arm said it was looking into potentially unfair pricing practices by electronic booksellers, joining European regulators and state attorneys general in a widening probe of large U.S. and international e-book...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • AT&T, T-Mobile deal: Judge to delay California probe indefinitely

     
    AT&T and T-Mobile: Citing uncertainty about the fate of AT&T's deal to take over T-Mobile, a California judge has indefinitely postponed proceedings in a 6-month-old state investigation of the deal....
  • FTC hits Comcast CEO Brian Roberts with $500,000 fine

     
    The FTC fined Comcast CEO Brian Roberts $500,000 for stock purchases that violated antitrust rules....
  • Google investing $94 million in Sacramento-area solar plants

     
    Google announced Tuesday that it's investing $94 million in solar panel farms in the Sacramento area. The money will go toward four photovoltaic (PV) panel farms built by San Francisco-based Recurrent Energy, which is owned by tech-giant Sharp, and will...