Tag: CMA

Here you will find all the articles with the tag: CMA.

Figma will not become a part of Adobe: deal terminated

Figma will not become a part of Adobe: deal terminated

Adobe's acquisition of Figma has been officially terminated. The companies state this is the result of a joint decision. Getting the acquisition past regulators would have proved to be too complicated. Both the European Commission and the UK market authority are obstructing Adobe's acquisition ... Read more

date4 months ago
CMA concerned Broadcom VMware acquisition could raise server prices

CMA concerned Broadcom VMware acquisition could raise server prices

Britain’s competition regulator recently raised awareness that the acquisition of VMware - by US chipmaker Broadcom - could increase the price of servers. As a result, the US$61 billion deal would be subject to an in-depth investigation. This is to ensure the regulator’s concerns are met.Broadc... Read more

date1 year ago
UK to investigate Apple’s and Google’s mobile dominance

UK to investigate Apple’s and Google’s mobile dominance

Their market dominance may be impeding developers and businesses, the government said. Britain's antitrust watchdog, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), announced a market investigation into cloud gaming and mobile browsers, specifically targeting dominant tech giants Apple and Google. ... Read more

date1 year ago
Broadcom’s plan to acquire VMware comes under scrutiny in the UK

Broadcom’s plan to acquire VMware comes under scrutiny in the UK

British authorities suspect the $61 billion deal could limit competition. The CMA explained their concerns in an announcement on Monday. "The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether the transaction may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition within ... Read more

date1 year ago
Google Play Store is under siege by regulators

Google Play Store is under siege by regulators

Google is under siege. The tech giant confirmed that European and British regulators are investigating the Play Store on suspicion of abuse of power. The Google Play Store is an indispensable source of income for Android developers. The platform is impossible to ignore for anyone who wants to t... Read more

date1 year ago
Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard buyout faces probes in UK and EU

Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard buyout faces probes in UK and EU

Microsoft's $75 billion acquisition of video game developer Activision Blizzard is under thorough investigation in Brussels and the United Kingdom amid rising worries of anti-competitive risks. Sony is worried that the merger prevents rivals from accessing the hit game franchise Call of Duty. Ac... Read more

date2 years ago
1 2