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Nvidia

UK Probes Nvidia’s Arm Acquisition On National Security Grounds

The British government has ordered an investigation of Nvidia’s proposed US$40 billion acquisition of UK-headquartered chip designer Arm. The country’s competition regulator, the Competition and...
Virgin & O2 Deal

UK Watchdog Provisionally OKs Virgin Media/O2 Deal

The UK’s competition authority dismissed concerns that a merger of mobile operator O2 and fixed operator Virgin Media would have negative implications on wholesale...
Facebook

Facebook UK Removes 16,000 Groups As CMA Tackles Fake Reviews

Facebook has removed 16,000 groups that traded fake product reviews on its platforms as the UK’s competition regulator uncovered more evidence of misleading content,...
Microsoft

UK Software Firm Launches Antitrust Suit Against Microsoft

UK-based pre-owned software license reseller ValueLicensing has filed a lawsuit in the London High Court against Microsoft for abusing its dominant position in the...
Tech

UK’s New Big Tech Watchdog Is Open for Business

The UK launched a new regulatory body aimed at policing allegations of anticompetitive behavior among the world’s largest technology companies, adding another agency to...
Facebook, Giphy

Facebook’s Giphy Deal Faces In-Depth UK Competition Probe

Britain’s competition regulator said Thursday that it was referring to Facebook's acquisition of GIF database Giphy for an in-depth investigation. The Competition and Markets Authority...
Mastercard

UK Watchdog Says MasterCard & Rivals Ran Pre-Paid Card Cartel

Mastercard is among five companies which broke the law for cartel behaviour when offering prepaid cards to vulnerable members of society, Britain’s Payment Systems Regulator...
Epic Games

Epic Games Files Apple Complaint To UK Antitrust Watchdog

Epic Games filed a complaint about Apple to a British competition watchdog for their “monopolistic practices.” The video game maker accuses Apple of anticompetitive behavior...
Uber App

UK Regulator Clears Uber’s Takeover Of Autocab

Britain’s competition watchdog announced on Monday, March 29, that it had cleared Uber’s takeover of UK tech firm Autocab, a taxi booking and dispatch...
Mastercard

Mastercard Pushes Back On $19B UK Class Action

Mastercard on Thursday, March 25, pushed back against attempts to add compound interest to a £14 billion (US$19.2 billion) British consumer class action during...
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