Margrethe Vestager, the EU commissioner in charge of competition policy, announced Tuesday that the European Commission had fined Google €2.42 billion (approximately $3.575 billion Canadian) for breaching EU antitrust rules. (Via YouTube)

Published: June 27th, 2017

Class action against Microsoft for overcharging can go ahead, Supreme Court of Canada rules

Canadian businesses and consumers who indirectly purchased Microsoft's operating systems and other software can now take part in a class action lawsuit alleging the vendor overcharged for its products, the Supreme Court of

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Apple sued by Mac clone maker over Snow Leopard

Mac clone maker Psystar Corp. last week sued Apple for a second time, charging that it illegally ties the new Snow Leopard operating system to Apple's hardware. Psystar also asked a federal judge

Published on: September 1st, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Anti-trust expert hired to probe Google/Yahoo deal

The U.S. Department of Justice has hired a high-profile antitrust attorney to help it review, and possibly challenge, Yahoo's agreement to outsource part of its search advertising business to Google, The Wall Street

Published on: September 10th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Microsoft promises not to sue over open source, pledges engagement, transparency

In a major turnaround for Microsoft, the company Thursday promised "greater transparency" in its development and business practices, outlining a new strategy to provide more access to APIs and previously proprietary protocols for

Published on: February 22nd, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano