EU probes IBM over 'abuse' of market power

European competition enforcers announced on Monday they were probing computer giant IBM on two separate cases relating to antitrust infringements.

SKorea fines Qualcomm 208 mln dlrs for unfair trade

South Korea's antitrust watchdog Thursday fined US firm Qualcomm a record 260 billion won (208 million dollars) for violating fair competition rules by abusing its market monopoly.

EU assembly adopts Internet, phone user rights

(AP) -- The European Parliament has endorsed new telecom rules that would give phone and Internet users more rights and allow them to appeal to national courts if they are cut off for illegal file-sharing.

Microsoft hits Motorola, Google with EU complaint

Microsoft on Wednesday lodged a formal complaint with the European Union's competition regulator against Motorola Mobility and its soon-to-be owner Google, saying Motorola's aggressive enforcement of patent rights against ...

Comment: A right royal mess

The royal wedding raises concerns about rules of succession that reflect centuries-old prejudices against women and Catholics. But changing them will be a logistical nightmare, writes George Williams, UNSW’s Anthony ...

EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states.

Supreme Court rejects net neutrality appeal

The Supreme Court has ended the court fight over repealed Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that required internet providers to treat all online traffic equally.

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