News tagged with antitrust scrutiny

Google's 4Q lobbying bill triples to $3.76 million

Google's U.S. lobbying bill more than tripled to $3.76 million in the fourth quarter as the Internet search leader fought proposed changes to online piracy laws and sought to influence a wide range of other issues that could ...

dateJan 23, 2012 in Business
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Microsoft encourages antitrust scrutiny of Google

Microsoft Corp. on Friday made its case publicly for increased antitrust scrutiny of rival Google Inc., while deflecting criticism that one of its European properties helped spur a local investigation of the Internet search ...

dateFeb 28, 2010 in Internet
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Tech industry braces for more antitrust scrutiny

(AP) -- After eight years of light antitrust scrutiny under a Republican White House, the technology and telecommunications industries are bracing for stepped up oversight by the Obama administration's Justice Department.

dateOct 09, 2009 in Business
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Oracle, Sun link up for new product; HP snubbed

(AP) -- With the fate of its proposed $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc. uncertain amid antitrust scrutiny, Oracle Corp. is moving ahead with a new product incorporating both companies' technology, and snubbing ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in Business
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Sun's server share hit as antitrust scrutiny looms

(AP) -- Uncertainty about Sun Microsystems Inc.'s future appears to have contributed to serious erosion in the company's market share for computer servers in the latest quarter, according to new data being released Wednesday.

dateSep 02, 2009 in Business
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