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 ...

Jan 23, 2012
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Behind the scenes at hip and hard-charging YouTube, Google

Clearly, this isn't the typical American workplace. Just inside the sleek glass doors of YouTube's corporate headquarters is a rock climbing wall - "for Googlers only." Straight ahead, five guys in T-shirts and jeans cluster ...

Sep 28, 2011
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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 ...

Feb 28, 2010
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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.

Oct 09, 2009
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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 ...

Sep 16, 2009
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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.

Sep 02, 2009
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