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August 20, 2019
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States pushing forward on antitrust investigation of Apple, Google, Facebook, others

Following a July planning meeting with US Attorney General William Barr, individual states appear poised to launch their own antitrust investigations of big tech sooner rather than later. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 18, 2019
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Qualcomm may face second EU antitrust fine over price fight with Icera

Already coping with a $ 1.1 billion ruling from 2018, Apple modem supplier Qualcomm is reportedly facing a second fine from the European Commission — this time over its price war with Icera, later absorbed into Nvidia. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

July 17, 2019
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DOJ asks appeals court to pause enforcement of Qualcomm antitrust ruling

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court to temporarily halt enforcement of an antitrust ruling against Qualcomm, citing the necessity of the company in 5G networking, and support from both the Energy Department and Defense Department. … Continue reading

June 21, 2019
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Qualcomm uses internal Apple documents as evidence in its FTC antitrust battle

Back in May, the FTC won its antitrust suit against Qualcomm, but Qualcomm unsurprisingly appealed the ruling. Today, the FTC objected to Qualcomm attempting to introduce internal Apple documents as part of its efforts to appeal that antitrust ruling. more… … Continue reading

June 21, 2019
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Qualcomm uses evidence from settled Apple case in bid to stay antitrust ruling

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday formally objected to a Qualcomm court filing containing internal Apple documents aired in a separate lawsuit, evidence the chipmaker is attempting to leverage as it seeks to delay enforcement of a recent antitrust … Continue reading

May 3, 2019
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US DOJ requests hearing on remedies in Qualcomm antitrust case, cites concern over 5G rollout

The U.S. Department of Justice in a filing on Thursday preemptively requested a hearing on potential remedies should Qualcomm be found liable in an antitrust case leveled by the Federal Trade Commission. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 26, 2018
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US Supreme Court to hear arguments on Monday in Apple antitrust suit alleging App Store monopoly

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments as part of an antitrust lawsuit against Apple over its App Store and app commission policies. As reported by Reuters, the issue stems from Apple’s 30 percent cut of App … Continue reading

June 29, 2018
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Qualcomm’s bid to block iPhone imports ‘magnifies’ antitrust practices, consumers contend

A group of consumers suing Qualcomm over alleged antitrust practices on Thursday filed a motion to prevent the chipmaker from obtaining a U.S. International Trade Commission exclusion order targeting iPhones with Intel modems, saying an import ban would simply amplify … Continue reading

May 8, 2018
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Apple agrees to settlement in shareholder derivative complaint over e-book antitrust case

More than two years after Apple was forced to pay out $ 450 million to resolve an e-books antitrust case, the company is looking to close the book on the long-running debacle, and on Monday informed shareholders that it has … Continue reading

May 13, 2017
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FTC says antitrust suit against Qualcomm should continue, Samsung concurs

Responding to Qualcomm’s recent bid to dismiss a U.S. Federal Trade Commission antitrust lawsuit concerning chip licensing practices, the governmental trade body in a court filing on Friday called the company a monopoly and said the case should proceed. AppleInsider … Continue reading

October 29, 2015
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Apple asks US Supreme Court to toss ruling upholding e-book antitrust verdict

Apple has formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower appeals court ruling from June, which upheld a judgment that Apple violated antitrust laws in its 2010 e-book dealings with publishers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 13, 2015
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Apple likely free of e-book antitrust monitor after ‘rocky’ two-year term

The U.S. Department of Justice has recommended against extending the term of Apple antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich after two years of oversight, citing satisfaction with the company’s new compliance program and willingness to meet mandated obligations. AppleInsider – Frontpage News