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  • AT&T To Buy Bellevue-Based T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion

    AT&T To Buy Bellevue-Based T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion
    AT&T Inc plans to pay $39 billion for Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA to create a new U.S. mobile market leader, but the pricey purchase is likely to attract intense antitrust scrutiny over potentially higher customer bills. The deal gives AT&T, the...
  • Brees confident with lead player role against NFL owners

    Brees confident with lead player role against NFL owners
    SAN DIEGO -- NFL quarterback Drew Brees said Wednesday that he did the right thing when he took the lead in filing an antitrust lawsuit. "I understand the sacrifices the guys made before me," Brees said Wednesday in San Diego during an announcement of...
  • Microsoft Files Search Engine Complaint Against Google

    Microsoft Files Search Engine Complaint Against Google
    Microsoft Corp stepped up its rivalry with Google Inc with a formal complaint to EU antitrust regulators, claiming Google systematically thwarts Internet search competition. It is the first time Microsoft -- itself the target of anticompetition action...
  • NFL to allow football operations to resume

    NFL to allow football operations to resume
    The NFL has told its teams and players to get back to football, at least for now. Told twice in three days by a federal judge that its 45-day lockout was illegal, the league assured teams and players they could resume some of the normal day-to-day...
  • BCS = "Big Cash System"

    BCS = "Big Cash System"
    Jim Mora "we're talking playoffs" Yes unfortunately we are talking playoffs....again!!!!! The NCAA is setting up it's prevent defense now that the feds are asking about the lack of a playoff system in college football. Critics....Utah Senator Orrin...
  • Google eyed as Microsoft antitrust decree ends

    Google eyed as Microsoft antitrust decree ends
    Microsoft was a giant fending off tiny rivals in 1998 when the U.S. Justice Department accused it of breaking antitrust law. In the 13 years since, Apple has gone from having a sliver of the personal computer market to dominating the world of mobile...
  • As antitrust case ends, Microsoft is victorious in defeat

    As antitrust case ends, Microsoft is victorious in defeat
    The Department of Justice's antitrust case against Microsoft was one of the largest and most carefully watched in history. The courts ruled that Microsoft illegally maintained its monopoly of personal computer operating systems (OS). After years of...
  • Microsoft looks to cut EU's $1.3 billion antitrust fine

    Microsoft looks to cut EU's $1.3 billion antitrust fine
    Microsoft will seek to cut its 899 million euro ($1.3 billion) antitrust fine in Europe's second-highest court on Tuesday, marking the last chapter of a decade-long battle with EU regulators. The European Commission fine, which set a record when it was...
  • Is Google Abusing Its Dominance? Some Think So

    Is Google Abusing Its Dominance? Some Think So
    If you were starting to worry about Google taking over the world, a bunch of lawyers have come to save the day. Attorney-General in California, New York and Ohio have followed Texas' lead, starting antitrust investigations into Google's potential...
  • NFL lockout to remain in place after court decision

    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 players. The lockout will remain...
  • It's time for NFL deal, says Manning, Brady, and Brees

    It's time for NFL deal, says Manning, Brady, and Brees
    NEW YORK — Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees say "it is time" for NFL owners and players to wrap up negotiations on a deal to end the league's lockout. The three star quarterbacks are among 10 players who are named plaintiffs in an antitrust...