The document, which is known as a civil investigative demand, indicates that the Justice department's antitrust division is probing whether Comcast's cable ad sales, as well as its deals to represent rival pay TV providers' ad sales, are hindering competition. The investigation is examining "monopolization or attempted monopolization" of the "spot" cable ad...» Read More
June 2- Movie theater chain Cinemark Holdings Inc said it had received formal inquiries from the U.S. Department of Justice related to an antitrust probe, a day after larger cinema operators Regal Entertainment Group and AMC Entertainment Holdings received similar notices. Houston- based Viva Cinema sued AMC Entertainment on April 20, saying AMC had coerced...
BRUSSELS, June 2- U.S. tech firm Disconnect has filed a complaint to EU antitrust regulators against Google's ban on its privacy app, accusing the Silicon Valley giant of abusing its dominant market position. Google was not willing to engage in a dialogue, "Disconnect Chief Executive Casey Oppenheim told Reuters on Tuesday. The European Commission, which opened a...
EU regulators decided Tuesday that they would file charges against Google stemming from an antitrust investigation, according to reports.
Dollar Tree said the Federal Trade Commission wants about 340 stores to be divested for the $8.5 billion takeover of Family Dollar to go through.
The credit card company's rules for merchants violate antitrust laws, a US judged ruled Thursday.
General Electric's bid for Alstom's power equipment business is likely to face a full-scale investigation by EU antitrust regulators.
Expedia's blockbuster purchase of Orbitz represents a dramatic move in the larger, ongoing battle for travelers' dollars. NBC News reports.
Staples is agreeing to acquire Office Depot for $6.3 billion in a cash and stock deal. Staples co-founder and former Chairman and CEO Tom Stemberg, discusses the likelihood of antitrust scrutiny for the deal.
Attorneys for plaintiffs and Apple made closing arguments on Monday, and the jury has begun deliberations in the Apple iPod antitrust case.
Apple's fight against antitrust allegations is now in jeopardy. Details, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
CNBC's Josh Lipton discusses the charges levied against Apple as their antitrust trial enters its third day.
Apple is fighting allegations that it violated antitrust laws, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Apple will have to fend off allegations it violated antitrust rules between 2006 and 2009, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Spanish member of European Parliament Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, says that a break-up of Google's search engine operations from its commercial business is a possibility if the search giant does not offer a remedy to the antitrust case bought against it.
Cyrus Mewawalla, managing director at CM Research, says the European Union's complaints against Google are not about antitrust, but about the search giant's "behavior" in the region.
Speaking ahead of a key vote on Google in the European Parliament, Spanish MEP Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, says the U.S. search giant has become a "monopoly" in Europe and is stifling the competition.
Jörg Wuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, explains the concerns of European businesses regarding Chinese anti-trust probes.
A new free trade agreement may give companies from South Korea a serious leg up—in China.
Dollar General may need to divest more than 4,000 stores to win approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for its acquisition of Family Dollar.
Kurt Hallead, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the proposed $67 billion merger between oil behemoths Halliburton and Baker Hughes and the possible antitrust issues it's likely to run into as oil prices head lower.