News tagged with dominance

US curbs Verizon's wireless entertainment push

The US Justice Department announced tough limits Thursday on Verizon's effort to expand its wireless entertainment footprint, amid worries the cellphone and cable giant was building a monopoly.

dateAug 16, 2012 in Telecom
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Tilapias use urine to attract females

How many of us have seen, much to its owner consternation, a misguided pet urinating at the corner of a room marking its territory to repel rivals and attract females? Well, apparently fish do the same.

dateOct 27, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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IBM offers concession in EU antitrust case

(AP) -- U.S. computer maker IBM Corp. on Tuesday offered to make it easier for competitors to provide maintenance services for its mainframe computers, a concession to get European regulators to close an antitrust probe.

dateSep 20, 2011 in Business
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SKorean antitrust watchdog probing Samsung

(AP)—South Korea's antitrust watchdog said Thursday it has launched an investigation into whether Samsung Electronics Co. is abusing its dominant position in the wireless market to disadvantage Apple Inc.

dateSep 06, 2012 in Business
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Nokia Q2 sales fall by 24 pct, misses expectations

(AP)—The sales decline at struggling cellphone maker Nokia Corp. continues with revenues dropping almost a quarter between April and June compared with the same time last year, the company announced Thursday.

dateJul 18, 2013 in Business
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FTC hires outside lawyer to steer Google probe

(AP) -- The Federal Trade Commission has hired a prominent trial lawyer to oversee its broad investigation into Google's business practices, signaling the agency is troubled by what it has discovered so far in its year-old ...

dateApr 27, 2012 in Business
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EU to ask Google to boost anti-trust offer

The European Commission said on Tuesday that it will probably ask US Internet giant Google to improve the way it intends to satisfy EU concerns over its dominant position in the online search and advertising ...

dateMay 28, 2013 in Internet
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