DOJ moves to file a lawsuit after rejecting Google’s latest concessions
Department of Justice (DOJ) decides to take legal action after denying Google's most recent concessions.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Alphabet's Google has made concessions in time to prevent a potential antitrust action from the United States, which claim that the corporation abuses its... Read more
Google tries to avoid regulators by shifting ad business to parent
The US Justice Department (DOJ) is gearing up for a possible antitrust lawsuit against Google's ad business. In response, Google proposes to move some of its ad business to parent company Alphabet.
Insider sources told the Wall Street Journal that Google may split parts of its business into a s... Read more
The US arrests alleged REvil member suspected of Kaseya hack
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) recently arrested a 22-year-old hacker with alleged ties to the REvil hacker organization. The man is suspected to be behind the infamous Kaseya attack. The action is part of a larger DoJ campaign aimed at locating and prosecuting REvil hackers.
According to se... Read more
Biden wants former Obama officials for top antitrust job
Two officials who served under Obama's administration have emerged as the front-runners for the top antitrust job at the United States Department of Justice. That is what the incoming administration under President-elect Joe Biden is aiming for.
The news was revealed to Reuters by two sources cl... Read more
Google might be forced to sell its Chrome browser
The move would be part of an antitrust legal battle that DOJ is expected to begin in the coming weeks.
The US Justice Department are considering whether to force the company to sell its dominant Chrome browser and parts of its lucrative advertising business. So reports the news outlet Politico ... Read more
‘Department of Justice is investigating Google’s Looker acquisition’
The first major acquisition of Google Cloud under CEO
Thomas Kurian appears to have gone less than smoothly. U.S. authorities are
said to be investigating the planned acquisition of business intelligence
Sources who are aware of the investigation report to Bloomberg
that the ant... Read more