WASHINGTON, May 23- U.S. regulators are in the early stages of an antitrust probe into whether Google Inc, the top player in web display advertising, breaks antitrust law in how it handles some ad sales, a source told Reuters on Thursday.» Read More
Burlington Northern Santa Fe CEO Matt Rose says the railroad's proposed acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway is being "very warmly received" by Washington policy makers.
New York's attorney general has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel, claiming the company used "illegal threats and collusion" to dominate the marketplace for computer microprocessors.
Do you remember that very strong European Competition czar who battled Microsoft and Intel, accusing them of anti-competitive behavior? The question now is: will she be strong enough to battle Germany’s Angela Merkel?
The Obama Posse is hellbent-for-leather on a misguided crusade to rein in the one clear growth engine of the American manufacturing economy: high-tech.
The Justice Department has begun an investigation into whether the recruiting practices of some of the largest technology companies violated antitrust laws, according to two people with knowledge of the investigation, the New York Times reported.
Microsoft and the Justice Department agreed to extend some portions of federal antitrust oversight for 18 months, according to court papers filed Thursday.
The new search advertising deal between Yahoo and Google is unlikely to win U.S. antitrust approval, and therefore may open the door to a new bid for Yahoo from Microsoft, an analyst said.
On Monday the World Federation of Advertisers, which represents 55 national advertiser associations, said it asked the European Union to block the partnership, which is expected to launch next month.
The Federal Trade Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation of Intel, The New York Times reported.
South Korean regulators said on Thursday Intel had abused its dominant position in the local market and ordered the world's top semiconductor maker to pay a fine of about $26 million.
Connecticut's Attorney General Richard Blumenthal tells Bloomberg he's investigating a possible conflict of interest involving Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Berkshire owns a big stake in the credit rating agency Moody's, which recently gave Berkshire's new bond insurer its highest rating, a triple-A.
Canada's Thomson won European regulatory approval Tuesday to buy news and information provider Reuters Group but must sell off financial research units to eliminate antitrust concerns, the European Commission said.
Google Inc fired back Sunday at Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid to acquire Yahoo, accusing Microsoft of seeking to extend its computer software monopoly deeper into the Internet realm.
The Justice Department on Friday said it is "interested" in reviewing antitrust issues associated with Microsoft nearly $45 billion unsolicited bid for Yahoo.
Visa has tentatively agreed to pay American Express a record $2.25 billion to settle a three-year-old antitrust case, CNBC has learned.
Singapore's state investment firm Temasek Holdings said on Wednesday that it would defend itself against the findings by Indonesia's anti-trust body KPPU that it had violated the country's anti-monopoly laws.
European Union Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes said on Wednesday that a top U.S. Justice Department official's criticism of an EU court decision against Microsoft was "totally unacceptable."
Microsoft suffered a stunning defeat on Monday when a European Union court backed a European Commission ruling that the U.S. software giant illegally abused its market power to crush competitors.
Intel Corp. plans to respond quickly to a U.S. Federal Trade Commission request for more information on a plan to merge its flash memory chip business with that of Switzerland's STMicroelectronics NV.
Intel slashed prices below cost and gave huge rebates in an illegal attempt to drive its smaller competitor out of the market, the European Union said on Friday in charges against the world's largest chipmaker.