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Facebook to admit ownership of Instagram, WhatsApp in hard-to-read small-print

For the first time in more than half a decade, Facebook wants to inform you that it owns Instagram, the hyper-popular rival social networking...

DOJ announces investigation into big tech

The Department of Justice announced that its Antitrust Division is reviewing how the world’s largest technology companies have gotten that way and whether their...

Amazon amends seller terms worldwide after German antitrust action

Amazon has agreed to make a raft of changes to the business terms it offers sellers on its marketplaces following an intervention by Germany’s...

Google appeals $1.7BN EU AdSense antitrust fine

Like clockwork, Google has filed a legal appeal against the €1.49 billion ($1.7BN) antitrust penalty the European Commission slapped on its search ad brokering...

Facebook co-founder, Chris Hughes, calls for Facebook to be broken up

The latest call to break up Facebook looks to be the most uncomfortably close to home yet for supreme leader, Mark Zuckerberg. “Mark’s power is...

Facebook warned over privacy risks of merging messaging platforms

Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in Europe has asked the company for an “urgent briefing” regarding plans to integrate the underlying infrastructure of its...

Long-awaited Qualcomm antitrust trial begins, probing key cellular patent practices

(Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust case accusing Qualcomm of abusing a monopoly on mobile chip technology is expected to head to...

‘The problem is Facebook,’ lawmakers from nine countries tell Zuckerberg’s accountability...

A grand committee of international parliamentarians empty-chaired Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing earlier today, after the Facebook founder snubbed repeat invitations to face questions about...

Facebook has poached the DoJ’s Silicon Valley antitrust chief

Facebook has recruited Kate Patchen, a veteran of the U.S. Department of Justice who led its antitrust office in Silicon Valley, to be a...

Google tweaks Android licensing terms in Europe to allow Google app...

Google has announced changes to the licensing model for its Android mobile operating system in Europe,  including introducing a fee for licensing some of its...