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May 29, 2018 9:43 PM Justice Department Approves Bayer-Monsanto Deal but Requires Asset Sales

Bayer to unload about $9 billion in assets to address antitrust concerns in seed and crop production WASHINGTON—The Justice Department granted antitrust approval Tuesday to Bayer AG’s planned acquisition of Monsanto Co., after requiring the German company to sell off about $9 billion in assets in order to preserve competition. The department said the Bayer 69

May 21, 2018 5:41 PM Britain Unlikely to Review Comcast’s $30 Billion Sky Deal

Decision would remove hurdle for U.S. cable firm in monthslong takeover battle LONDON—Britain is unlikely to open an antitrust review into Comcast Corp.’s $30 billion bid for U.K. pay-television company Sky PLC, a senior government official said Monday, removing a hurdle for the cable firm in a takeover battle that also includes 21st Century Fox Inc. and Walt Disney 73

May 4, 2018 8:52 PM Qualcomm to depose Apple services chief Eddy Cue

(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc can depose Apple Inc’s services chief Eddy Cue in addition to Chief Executive Tim Cook, a magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California ruled on Friday, part of the chipmaker’s effort to determine whether Apple worked with Samsung to focus regulatory scrutiny on Qualcomm. The access to Cue is important 67

May 4, 2018 5:03 PM Qualcomm’s Smartphone Chipset JV Gets the Nod in China

China’s antitrust regulator approves U.S. chip maker’s plan to team up with a unit of state-owned Datang Telecom Technology BEIJING—China’s antitrust regulator has approved Qualcomm Inc.’s joint venture with a unit of China’s state-owned Datang Telecom Technology Co. to design smartphone chipsets, people familiar with the matter said, a win for the U.S. chip maker 55

April 23, 2018 3:18 PM EU launches probe of Apple's takeover of digital app Shazam

EU launches probe of Apple's takeover of digital app Shazam The European Union is opening an investigation into Apple's acquisition of song-recognition app Shazam to make sure it doesn't limit consumer choice too much. Apple said in December it would buy the maker of the popular song-recognition app, which Apple's digital assistant Siri had been competing 59

April 23, 2018 3:11 PM EU hits pause on Apple's Shazam purchase

The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into Apple's acquisition of music recognition app Shazam. "The Commission is concerned that the merger could reduce choice for users of music streaming services," Europe's top antitrust regulator said in a statement. The regulator said in February that it would look into the merger after 358

April 19, 2018 10:19 PM AT&T Chief Hits Foes of Time Warner Deal

CEO Randall Stephenson calls antitrust objections ‘absurd,’ stresses need to keep up with Amazon, Netflix at trial WASHINGTON—AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Randall Stephenson told a judge the Justice Department’s antitrust claims against his company’s planned purchase of Time Warner Inc. were “absurd” and rejected the government’s arguments that the enlarged 107

April 10, 2018 9:32 PM Sprint, T-Mobile Restart Deal Talks, Once Again

Talks are preliminary; five months after prior talks collapsed over terms Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. have rekindled merger talks, people familiar with the matter said, as the wireless rivals explore a combination for the third time in four years. The latest discussions come just five months after a previous courtship ended largely over who would 49

April 10, 2018 6:28 AM Google appeals India's antitrust watchdog order for search bias

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Online search giant Google has filed an appeal at the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal against an order from India’s competition watchdog that found it guilty of “search bias” and abuse of its dominant position, two sources aware of the matter told Reuters. In February, the Competition Commission of India imposed a 1.36 billion 64

April 1, 2018 7:25 AM Ed O'Bannon Says College Ain't For Everyone, LaVar's League Can Help

Former Final Four most valuable player Ed O'Bannon says LaVar Ball's Junior Basketball Association is the answer for a whole host of high school hoopers, who simply don't give a crap about college. LaVar announced the league a little while back in December, touting it as an alternative for standout prep players who have graduated from high school, but don't 32