U.S. Approves $26B T-Mobile-Sprint Merger
The deal is still being opposed by 14 states that claim it will harm "consumers, workers, and innovation."
Alphabet’s Q2 Results Ease Growth Concerns
“We’re delivering strong growth," CFO Ruth Porat says after Google's parent reports a 19% increase in revenue to $38.9 billion.
EU Regulator Opens Antitrust Probe of Broadcom
The European Commission is also seeking "interim measures" to bar Broadcom from enforcing exclusivity agreements with customers.
Ten States Sue to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger
If the states obtain an injunction before the deal is consummated, "that would bring things to a halt."
Supreme Court Deals Antitrust Blow to Apple
The court says iPhone users are eligible to sue Apple for overcharging them for apps sold in the App Store.
Don’t Break Up Big Tech Firms: Former Antitrust Regulator
Calls for regulating companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google out of existence are misguided, says Canada's former competition commissioner.
FTC Unveils Antitrust Task Force Targeting Tech
“The FTC needs to get past its laser-focus on consumer prices, and figure out what competitive harm means in today’s tech markets.”
Philadelphia Sues Banks for Bond Rate Collusion
The city says seven big banks conspired to inflate rates on VRDO bonds so they could "continue to collect re-marketing fees for doing nothing."
Arista Settles Cisco’s Patent Claims for $400M
The settlement also resolves Arista's antitrust claims against Cisco after nearly four years of litigation between the computer networking rivals.
EU Fines Google $5B Over Android Restrictions
The European Commission says Google has engaged in anticompetitive practices to "cement the dominance of its search engine" on Android devices.
U.S. Appeals Loss in AT&T-Time Warner Trial
The appeal, if successful, would unravel AT&T's takeover of Time Warner but legal experts see it as a long shot.