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  • Apple heads to trial over digital music claims

    Apple Inc willdefend against allegations that it abused a monopoly position inthe digital music player market as it heads to trial in a casethat could cost the company about $1 billion if it loses. Opening statements are scheduled to begin on Tuesday...
  • EU lawmakers consider urging Google to be split up

    The European Union’s parliament is considering a proposal that pushes for Google’s dominant search engine business to be split from its other “commercial services,” according to media reports. European lawmakers have long...
  • Dollar Tree expects antitrust approval of Family Dollar deal, with few divestitures

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. In a potential boost for its attempt to acquire Family Dollar, the CEO of Dollar Tree said Thursday that he anticipates federal antitrust regulators will require the company to divest fewer of its stores to gain approval for the deal. The...
  • Family Dollar delays shareholder vote on Dollar Tree acquisition

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Family Dollar said Wednesday that it plans to delay a shareholder vote on its proposed acquisition by Dollar Tree nearly two weeks, to give federal antitrust authorities more time to review the deal. The vote is now scheduled for Dec. 23....
  • Donald Sterling wants to question Adam Silver in suit against NBA

    Donald Sterling wants to question NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and V. Stiviano in the former Clippers owner’s federal antitrust lawsuit against the league. A filing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles outlined 18 witnesses Sterling...
  • Germany's top publisher bows to Google in news licensing row

    Germany's top publisher bows to Google in news licensing row
    Germany's biggest news publisher Axel Springer has scrapped a move to block Google from running snippets of articles from its newspapers, saying that the experiment had caused traffic to its sites to plunge. Springer said a two-week-old experiment to...
  • National CineMedia, Screenvision Merger Opposed by Justice Department

    The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division is suing to block the proposed merger of cinema advertising networks National CineMedia and Screenvision. Bill Baer, assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division, said that if the $375 million...
  • Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing

    Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing
    Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing. The filing late on Thursday stems from Microsoft Corp's lawsuit...
  • FTC may sue to stop US Foods acquisition

    FTC may sue to stop US Foods acquisition
    The Federal Trade Commission is considering a possible antitrust lawsuit against Sysco Corp's $3.5 billion deal to buy Rosemont-based US Foods, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The FTC has been...
  • Jepsen For Re-Election As Attorney General

    Jepsen For Re-Election As Attorney General
    In Richard Blumenthal's long tenure as attorney general, there grew a perception that the office had an anti-business bias. George Jepsen had to deal with that when he was elected to succeed Mr. Blumenthal in 2010. He has. By closing hundreds of dormant...
  • Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits

    Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits
    The nation's largest airlines are reporting record profits thanks to a stronger economy and declining fuel costs. But don't expect the once-struggling industry to pass its good fortune on to travelers during the upcoming holidays. Instead, airfares...