antitrust News

States Prepare Second Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google for December

A bipartisan group of U.S. states plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google as early as next month, according to two people briefed on the matter, potentially beating a more widely anticipated lawsuit from a different group of states …

Judge OKs $415M Settlement in Worker Suit Against Silicon Valley Giants

A U.S. judge has granted final approval to a $415 million settlement that ends a high profile lawsuit in which workers accused Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies of conspiring to hold down salaries. The plaintiffs alleged that …

Antitrust Concerns End Verisk Bid for Rival EagleView Technology

Verisk Analytics Inc. scrapped a planned $650 million takeover of EagleView Technology Corp. after antitrust regulators said the deal would give the company too large a share in the market for aerial images used by insurers. The data provider instead …

Utah Joins E-Book Price Fixing Lawsuit

The state of Utah has joined an antitrust lawsuit accusing publishers of fixing e-book prices. The Utah Attorney General’s Office says Utah has joined 29 other states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia in seeking damages for customers. The …