antitrust investigation

Amazon, Apple Targeted in E-Book Antitrust Probe

E-readers like the Kindle and Nook may be on a rapid descent toward rock-bottom prices, but what about the prices of e-books? According to Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, they are too high, too uniform, and look too much like a violation of antitrust practices.

EC Probes IBM Over Two Antitrust Allegations

In one case, European Commission regulators are investigating allegations that Big Blue is unfairly tying its operating system to its mainframe computer business, effectively cutting out the competition.