Big Tech backlash kicks into gear with antitrust moves

Business Sep 10, 2019

Big Tech backlash kicks into gear with antitrust moves

The backlash against Big Tech moved into a new phase Monday as officials from nearly all U.S. states announced an antitrust investigation into the dominance of internet giant Google LLC. The announcement from 50 attorneys general calls for a probe into whether Google abused its ...

Business / Corporate Apr 18, 2018

Stroller-makers Combi and Aprica raided for alleged antitrust violation

The Fair Trade Commission on Wednesday searched the headquarters of major stroller and baby product-makers Aprica Children's Products G.K. and Combi Corp. for allegedly violating antitrust regulations. The companies are suspected of setting resale prices and instructing retailers through wholesalers not to sell below specified ...

Major department store chains raided over alleged price-fixing cartel

Business Jul 20, 2017

Major department store chains raided over alleged price-fixing cartel

The Fair Trade Commission has searched major department store chains mostly in western Japan on suspicion they formed a price cartel to inflate shipping charges for their products. The FTC's inspections over the alleged price-fixing practice were conducted Wednesday at seven chains, including Osaka-based Takashimaya ...