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  • Justice Department's landmark judgment against Microsoft will expire

     
    The Department of Justice's 10-year-old antitrust judgment against Microsoft will expire on Thursday, marking the end of what is perhaps the most famous U.S. antitrust action against a technology company. The judgment barred Microsoft from anti-...
  • Senators grill AT&T and T-Mobile CEOs over their proposed merger

     
    Skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday interrogated the chief executives of AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA about their proposed merger, raising concerns that the $39-billion deal would increase prices for wireless consumers by creating a market dominated by two...
  • BCS chief will meet with Department of Justice officials this summer

     
    Call it the Alphabet Soup summit involving the BCS and DOJ -- but thankfully not the NCAA. Now let's get down to the letter of the law. Bowl Championship Series Executive Director Bill Hancock said Thursday that he would meet......
  • Microsoft's takeover of Skype approved by FTC

     
    Microsoft's purchase of the Internet calling service Skype has been cleared by the Federal Trade Commission's antitrust authority, according to a report. The clearance will allow the Redmond, Wash., company to go through with its $8.5 billion all-cash...
  • Apple gets FTC approval to bid on Nortel mobile patents

     
    Apple iOS Nortel Patents FTC Google Android: Apple has been given clearance by the Federal Trade Commission to bid on more than 6,000 patents belonging to the bankrupt Nortel Networks Corp. that could be crucial to future of smartphones and tablets. The...
  • Utah AG looking for legal team to fight BCS

     
    Utah AG looking for legal team to fight BCS...
  • NFL, players making progress despite appeals court ruling

     
    In a decision that is significant but not surprising, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of the NFL on Friday, five weeks after hearing oral arguments on whether the league could lock out its......
  • William and Kate endorse London tech scene, play with HP TouchPad at L.A. event

     
    If you were Britain, whom would you enlist to help promote London's up-and-coming answer to Silicon Valley? Well how about the royal couple, William and Kate? The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge flew in from Canada to join a conference......
  • Google+ tops Twitter's shared news items, Pew says

     
    Google+ may only have tens of thousands of users so far, but the new social network has created a big buzz on Twitter, according to a new study. For the week of June 27 through July 1, Google+ was the topic of 35% of all news links tweeted, according to...
  • Google's Eric Schmidt agrees to testify at Senate antitrust hearing

     
    Google Inc.'s Eric Schmidt has agreed to testify at a Senate antitrust subcommittee hearing, ending the company's standoff with the panel's leaders over which executive would face expected tough questioning about the Internet giant's role in the online...
  • Google+ users can soon opt out of sharing gender

     
    Google+ is getting yet another privacy change in its testing period -- this time to let users of the new social network opt out of sharing their gender publicly online. "Gender can be a sensitive topic, especially on the Internet,"......