Tim Wu, Architect of Biden Antitrust Push, to Leave White House

Tim Wu, a central architect of President Biden’s push to clip the wings of the nation’s largest companies, is leaving the White House. Mr. Wu’s last day at the National…

EU accepts Amazon commitments in antitrust agreement affecting data and sellers

CNN  —  The European Union has struck a deal with Amazon that will resolve multiple antitrust investigations into the company and impose binding restrictions on the e-commerce giant’s business, in…

Why Losing to Meta in Court Could Still Be a Win for Antitrust Regulators

President Biden’s antitrust regulators have adopted a mantra: In order to win, they need to be willing to lose. Since Mr. Biden took office in January 2021, the leaders of…

Taylor Swift Ticketmaster debacle draws attention of Senate anti-trust panel

U.S. lawmakers are set to probe the ticketing industry after millions of Taylor Swift fans were shut out from buying concert tickets for the Grammy-winner’s upcoming “The Eras Tour.” Sens.…

An antitrust battle over GIFs could be a wake-up call for Silicon Valley

Washington CNN Business  —  GIFs — those short, animated images that were a staple of internet memes and culture in the 1990s and 2000s — may be going out of…

UK launches deeper antitrust probe of Microsoft’s Activision deal

The second-stage probe comes after the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Sept. 1 that the acquisition — which would make Microsoft (MSFT) the world’s third-largest video game…

F.T.C. Chair Lina Khan Upends Antitrust Standards by Suing Meta

WASHINGTON — Early in her tenure as chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan declared that she would rein in the power of the largest technology companies in a…

Drivers’ Lawsuit Claims Uber and Lyft Violate Antitrust Laws

A group of drivers claimed on Tuesday that Uber and Lyft are engaging in anticompetitive practices by setting the prices customers pay and limiting drivers’ ability to choose which rides…

DOJ Asks Court to Limit Scope of MLB’s Antitrust Exemption

In a filing on Wednesday, the Department of Justice asked a federal court to limit the scope of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption to “conduct that is central to the…

U.S. Tries New Tactic to Protect Workers’ Pay: Antitrust Law

In 2007, the Justice Department sued the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association for fixing the rates that hospitals paid to nursing agencies for their temporary nurses, putting a cap on…