| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:29 PM
In an unusual turn of events, a U.S. District judge in Oakland has decided that a class-action antitrust lawsuit over Apple’s iPod should go on, even though the last remaining plaintiff was disqualified.
The case involves iPods that Apple sold...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Dollar Tree and Dollar General on Friday criticized each others' plans to take over Family Dollar Stores Inc. while saying that their own bids are making progress toward winning regulatory approval.
Dollar Tree said in a statement that the U.S....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:18 AM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:04 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:28 AM
After an almost decade-long legal battle in federal court, Apple is facing a jury in Oakland on Tuesday that will decide whether the Cupertino, Calif.-based company violated antitrust laws when it blocked music downloaded from competitors' software from...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:23 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:13 AM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:54 AM
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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:29 PM
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.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The Supreme Court could rein in state licensing boards that critics argue have become antitrust "cartels" that hurt consumers and hinder competition.
The high court heard arguments Tuesday in a case involving dentists who used their control over a state...