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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

date2 months 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

date2 months 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

date3 months 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

date5 months ago
UK’s antitrust authority is struggling without Brussels

UK’s antitrust authority is struggling without Brussels

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority says a special tech regulator is needed. According to a report in the Financial Times, Britain is in danger of becoming a 'rule taker' from Brussels. The warning came after the federal government decided to not give its competition regulator powers to ... Read more

date8 months ago
Nvidia and Arm counter UK regulators’ deal blockage

Nvidia and Arm counter UK regulators’ deal blockage

The UK chip designer, Arm, was set to be purchased by Nvidia for $40 billion, but regulatory authorities in the UK, US, Europe, and China stopped the deal. However, Nvidia and Arms combat the blockage with a 28-page document to counter concerns. Nvidia and Arm planned to resolve the transaction ... Read more

date1 year ago
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