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Battle over the iPhone app store spills into appeals court

Nov. 14, 2022 19:56 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and the company behind the popular video game Fortnite squared off Monday before three federal appellate judges who will render the next decision in a high-stakes battle over whether Apple created an illegal monopoly via its exclusive control of its iPhone app store....

EU's Call of Duty: Probe Microsoft-Activision Blizzard deal

Nov. 08, 2022 17:53 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has launched an investigation into Microsoft’s planned takeover of video game giant Activision Blizzard, fearing the $69 billion deal would distort fair competition to popular titles like Call of Duty. Microsoft, maker of the Xbox gaming system,...

Microsoft's $69B Activision deal faces in-depth UK inquiry

Sep. 15, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Microsoft's $69 billion deal to buy video game company Activision Blizzard faces an in-depth antitrust investigation in Britain after the tech company refused to offer proposals to ease competition concerns. Britain's Competition and Markets Authority said Thursday...