European regulators are looking to settle what could be a lengthy antitrust case between Apple and e-book publishers, as U.S. authorities continue to move towards formal legal action.
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The Google-Motorola deal may make perfect sense from an Android perspective. But with antitrust hearings looming, Google may have just painted itself a legal bullseye.
A search company has made fresh antitrust complaints against Google to the European Commission, alleging that Google blocked some of its rivals from using its Adsense advertising platform.On Tuesday, 1plusV — the publisher of legal search engine eJustice.
From three-strikes in France to antitrust probes in EU to a global e-book dispute, IT industry saw several legal battles fought out last year.
After a legal wrangle that's lasted almost a year, Microsoft and antitrust investigators from the European Union have signed off on a ballot screen concept designed to Windows users the opportunity to download alternatives to Internet Explorer. While I believe that browser diversification is a good thing, I feel the approached used here is a flawed one, and will make Windows user more vulnerable to malware.
Intel and AMD said they will settle all legal disputes, including antitrust litigation, for $1.25 billion.
On this week's EIC squared podcast Dan and I talk about that ongoing Apple-Psystar legal showdown, Cisco and Microsoft's collision course, the Democratic National Convention and Dell's plans for the cloud.On Wednesday Psystar--that little Mac clone maker in Florida--sued Apple for antitrust violations.
Google is shrugging off the $1 billion "massive copyright infringement" Viacom lawsuit against YouTube.Will Google be as cavalier if antitrust and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) legal initiatives against the announced DoubleClick acquisition proceed as well?
As news organizations including our own reported yesterday, RealNetworks and Microsoft have signed an agreement officially ending the legal acrimony between the two Seattle-area multimedia giants- RealNetworks, known for RealPlayer and the Rhapsody music service, and Microsoft of Windows Media Player fame.As our Ina Fried reports:"Under the deal, Microsoft will pay $460 million in cash to RealNetworks to settle antitrust claims.
The company's chief legal counsel explains how he resolved several antitrust lawsuits against Microsoft, and why he agrees open source has its advantages.
Monday's suit doesn't mark the first time AMD has accused Intel of antitrust violations. We look back at the companies' legal tangles.
Documents rehash four weeks of courtroom testimony; more enticing briefs expected on Monday.
Microsoft's $2bn settlement with Sun will not have much impact on its antitrust trial with the European Competition commission, say legal observers
The software giant's decision to settle with Sun Microsystems over antitrust and patent issues underscores a change in attitude that has been building through a series of rancorous legal disputes.
update: After Microsoft's last-ditch attempts to reach a settlement with the European Union and avoid antitrust action failed, a landmark legal ruling looms next week.
Microsoft's last-ditch talks aimed at reaching a settlement with the European Union and avoiding antitrust action have failed, paving the way for a landmark legal ruling next week. Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer had flown in earlier this week for talks with EU Competition Commissioner Mario Monti.
And Redmond still dogged by antitrust legal wrangling...
Oracle's attempt to acquire PeopleSoft is under attack by a conservative legal action group that is urging federal antitrust regulators to block the deal.
The programmers who got Linux to run on Microsoft's gaming console now want the EC's antitrust body to head off a legal response
WASHINGTON--A legal tussle over a schedule for paying attorneys' fees owed to two states in the antitrust case has ended in Microsoft's favor. The company is still liable to Massachusetts and West Virginia, but U.
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