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Activision investors call for third-party investigation into Bungie split

Although Activision’s split with Bungie was largely welcomed by the Destiny community, company investors are suspicious that there has been fraudulent activity from behind the scenes. Third-party lawyers from Pomerantz LLP are currently investigating the sudden announcement, which has been linked to sizeable dips in the company’s stock. Activision Blizzard …

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ASUS, Valve, Capcom and others under investigation in EU for price fixing

ASUS has been named as one of three hardware companies currently under investigation by the European Commission for potential anti-competitive practices. It is looking into whether ASUS, Denon and Marantz and Philips and Pioneer, restricted the pricing options of online retailers, forcing the cost of consumer electronics and other items, to …

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Amazon facing anti-trust investigation in Japan

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It’s probably no surprise to most of you, but Amazon isn’t always seen as the most morally upright of companies. It might have helped its founder Jeff Bezos become the third richest man in the world, but not everyone thinks it did so cleanly. In Japan, the Amazon offices have …

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Getty Images accuses Google of promoting photo piracy

Getty Images, a well-known US-based photography agency has accused Google of promoting photo piracy and undermining its business. This will lead to yet another formal antitrust complaint being filed against the company with the European Commission, which already has two antitrust cases out against Google at the moment regarding Android …

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Google officially responds to EU anti-trust allegations

Earlier this year, after months of investigation, the European Commission formally accused Google of anti-trust practises, forcing the company to respond and give evidence that its business tactics aren’t secretly squeezing out the competition. As you would expect, Google is arguing that the EU’s allegations are “incorrect”. The European Commission’s …

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Apple Music under investigation for anti-trust practices

Apple Music is barely off of the ground and already it’s under investigation by the attorney generals of two separate US states, for potential anti-trust practices. Both New York and Connecticut are looking into Apple’s affairs, to see if it offered incentives or threatened music labels into supporting its new …

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Uber offices raided again by Chinese authorities

Technology focused taxi-booking service, Uber, is once again under investigation by Chinese authorities, with another team of police sent to the company’s local headquarters. It’s part of a new investigation, though it’s not clear as to what crimes the authorities believe the firm has committed. Previously Uber was investigated for operating …

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Google accused of abusing online dominance by EU

The European Commission has been critical of Google and its business practices for some time now but today, it finally launched its official investigation in to the company on anti-trust grounds, accusing Google of abusing its online dominance to unfairly promote its own products and services. In a statement of …

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EU antitrust regulators will investigate ecommerce industry

The European Union’s regulatory body for international competitiveness is set to perform a thorough investigation into eCommerce within the EU, amid reports that some companies and nations may be deliberately blocking online trade, in order to further their own aims. It hopes that as part of the study it will …

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Tim Cook ‘deeply offended’ over labor abuse accusations

Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, has gone on record to say that he is “deeply offended” by the BBC’s accusations of poor working conditions at Chinese supply factories. The companies Apple uses for manufacturing have been criticized in the past but despite the firm taking a more proactive approach, the BBC’s …

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Second Snowden-like leaker potentially identified by FBI

While Edward Snowden’s whistle blowing document dumps to the likes of The Guardian have given us invaluable information about how the intelligence agencies of the US and British governments see the public and their rights, the reveals were always a little to big for one man alone. Some of the …

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EA in BF4 legal investigation

EA is in a tricky situation right now, it’s already annoyed its customers with the rushed and buggy release of Battlefield 4 but now it seems that law firm Holzer Holzer and Fistel, believes that  EA may have lied about the game’s progress to keep investors happy. proposal argument essay …

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