Apple Antitrust

Apple dismisses Microsoft monopoly comparisons

A week after finding itself at the business end of a landmark lawsuit from the United States Department of Justice, Apple is staunchly denying any parallels between itself and Microsoft in the 1990s.

TechCrunch Minute: Breaking down the Apple iPhone antitrust lawsuit from the DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Apple over allegedly monopolistic smartphone practices. The federal agency is not alone in the matter, bringing 15 states and the District of Columbia into the

Apple vs US antitrust lawsuit: Everything we know so far on the DOJ’s iPhone case

Keep in mind that there will be little settled in the short term. Experts estimate a three-to-five-year timeline for any resolution for the case.

DOJ’s Apple antitrust case neatly aligns with EU on one key point: NFC and mobile payments

As Apple faces down the barrel of a U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) antitrust lawsuit, one might assume that references to the Cupertino company’s existing anti-competitive headwinds in

Apple slams DOJ case as misguided attempt to turn iPhone into Android

Apple is coming out swinging against the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) antitrust case, just announced Thursday, which accuses the iPhone maker of being a monopolist with its thumb on a mobile ch

DOJ says Apple’s ‘complete control’ over tap-to-pay transactions stops innovation, cements its monopoly

In its wide-ranging antitrust complaint against Apple and its iPhone business, the U.S. Justice Department takes specific aim against Apple’s massive financial business, specifically how it uses

DOJ calls out Apple for breaking iMessage-on-Android solution, Beeper

As soon as Beeper launched, the companies entered into a game of cat-and-mouse, which Apple ultimately won.

Here’s what the DOJ suit could mean for Apple Watch

Apple’s ecosystem play has — at once — been the envy and bane of the consumer electronics industry for decades. Following a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday, it’s no

Coalition including Epic, Spotify, Deezer, Match Group and others applaud DOJ’s Apple suit in statement

The Coalition for App Fairness (CAF) released a statement on Thursday cheering on the Department of Justice’s antitrust lawsuit against Apple. The group includes a number of key app makers, incl

DOJ claims green bubbles are an issue in iPhone monopoly suit

The United States Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple earlier today. The suit touches on several (allegedly) anticompetitive practices. But one category in particular caught

Apple’s iPhone is not a monopoly like Windows was a monopoly

The U.S. Department of Justice plus attorneys general from 16 states and the District of Columbia sued Apple for antitrust this morning in federal court. The suit alleges that the company has a monopo

Apple’s antitrust suit is a silver lining for Epic Games

The Department of Justice and 17 state attorneys general filed a massive lawsuit against Apple on Thursday morning, accusing the company of monopolistic smartphone practices. Meanwhile, Fortnite maker

Apple sued by DOJ over iPhone monopoly claims

The United States Department of Justice this morning filed a lawsuit accusing Apple of monopolistic smartphone practices. Sixteen state attorneys general joined the federal department in the massive s

Apple’s app tracking triggers statement of objections from French competition authority

Bad news could be brewing for Apple in France, where the national competition authority has issued a statement of objections related to how it tracks iOS users. The watchdog, L’Autorité de la C