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Eu Copyright Reforms Draw Fire From Internet Luminaries As Key Vote Looms

BRUSSELS – Europe’s attempts to force Google, Microsoft and other tech giants to share revenues with publishers and bear liability for internet content have...

Britain Happy With Murdochs Sky News Guarantees

LONDON – Britain said Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox had answered its remaining doubts about the independence of Sky News if the U.S. company buys...

Uk Happy With Murdochs Sky News Commitments In Relation To Sky Bid

LONDON – Britain said Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox had answered its remaining doubts about the independence of Sky News if it buys all of its...

Eu Antitrust Regulators To Rule On Blackstones Fampr Deal By July 20

BRUSSELS – EU antitrust regulators will decide by July 20 whether to clear U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group’s (BX.N) US$20 billion acquisition of a...

Eu Sees Signs Of Improvement After Google Antitrust Shopping Case

BRUSSELS – It is too early to judge Google’s (GOOGL.O) reforms in response to an antitrust case over online shopping, though there are signs some rivals are...

Us Top Court Mulls Apples App Store Commissions In Antitrust Case

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) bid to escape a lawsuit accusing it of breaking federal antitrust laws...

Comcast Gains Unconditional Eu Antitrust Approval To Buy Sky

BRUSSELS – EU antitrust regulators have given the green light to U.S. cable company Comcast’s (CMCSA.O) plan to acquire European pay-TV group Sky (SKYB.L)...

Qualcomm-nxp Deal Still Waiting For China Nod Sources

BEIJING/SHANGHAI – China is yet to approve U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc’s (QCOM.O) proposed $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI.O), three...

Brazil Watchdog Fines Morgan Stanley Royal Bank Of Canada For Forex Manipulation

BRASILIA – Brazil’s antitrust watchdog on Wednesday fined Morgan Stanley (MS.N) and Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO) a total of 42.9 million reais ($11.6...

Britains Sky Perform Win Italys Tv Soccer Rights

MILAN – British broadcaster Sky and sports media group Perform won the rights to screen Italy’s top flight Serie A soccer matches, paying a combined total of...