EU antitrust watchdog considering Apple probe: Vestager

BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union’s competition watchdog is considering opening a probe of Apple over allegations that it uses its app store to gain an advantage on its own services over rivals’, the authority’s chief said on Thursday. Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, told German newspaper Tagesspiegel her watchdog would examine if there were parallels with Google, which in 2017 […]

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Oakland to file antitrust lawsuit against Raiders, NFL over Las Vegas move

The city of Oakland announced it will file a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NFL, the Raiders and the 31 other franchises over the Raiders' decision to move to Las Vegas. The office of the city attorney disclosed the lawsuit Tuesday in a news release, stating it is seeking “a resolution for the maximum amount of damages available” that include lost […]

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EU's Vestager may investigate Apple Pay if there are formal complaints

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU regulators looked into Apple’s mobile payment service and found it was not market dominant but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Monday. In an interview with Reuters, European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager also signaled that Google and Amazon would remain very much on her radar until the […]

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India's competition commission rejects price-fixing allegations against Uber and Ola

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Ride-sharing firms Uber and Ola did not break price-fixing rules, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said in a ruling issued late on Tuesday in response to a complaint about their technological pricing strategy. A case brought by a private individual against the holding companies of the two firms claimed that their algorithmic pricing model “takes […]

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