Antitrust

Tesla Wins U.S. Antitrust Approval to Buy SolarCity

The Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday that the deal was approved.

Reuters

Amazon Japan Raided on Suspicion of Antitrust Practices

A Japan Fair Trade Commission spokesman said he could not confirm the report but added: 'I won't say the contents are incorrect.'

Reuters

Google Reportedly Faces Record 3 Billion Euro Antitrust Fine

The European Union has accused Google of promoting its shopping service in Internet searches at the expense of rival services in a case that has dragged on since late 2010.

Reuters

FTC Exploring Apple Rules for Streaming Music Rivals in App Store

Regulators are said to be looking into claims about whether Apple's treatment of rival streaming music apps is illegal under antitrust law.

Reuters

Apple Music Faces Antitrust Scrutiny

New York and Connecticut are investigating Apple's negotiations with music companies to look for signs of potential violations.

Reuters

Apple's Beats Music Draws Antitrust Scrutiny Over Deals With Record Labels

The iPhone maker prepares to debut a new version of the Beats Music streaming service.

Reuters

EU Says Google Cheated in Shopping Searches

In another antitrust investigation, the search giant is accused of distorting Internet search results to favor its shopping service.

Reuters

Google Could Face Additional Antitrust Heat in Europe

A newly released document could be taken into account by European antitrust regulators.

Ben Geier

Google Looks to Head Off U.S. Antitrust Lawsuit Over Android

The lawsuit comes as the Internet search company faces increased regulatory pressure from European authorities.

Reuters

Apple Wins Digital Music Antitrust Trial

A U.S. jury decided the company did not act improperly when it restricted music purchases for iPod users to Apple's iTunes digital store.

Reuters

How Dumb Is This Apple iPod Antitrust Suit?

The trial proceeds without a plaintiff because most class action suits are for the benefit of lawyers, not customers.

Apple Accused of Deliberately Deleting Competitors' Songs on iPods

Court proceedings are underway in California as the tech giant has to defend actions it took on iPods purchased between 2006 and 2009 wiping music off users' iPods accounts downloaded from competing music services.