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Nielsen Backs Off Reporting Data On Cord Cutters Because The Cable Industry ... - Techdirt

Nielsen Backs Off Reporting Data On Cord Cutters Because The Cable Industry ... - Techdirt | Antitrust | Scoop.it
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Netflix Talks for Time Warner Cable Carriage Said to Slow

Netflix Inc.’s effort to secure a place for its video-subscription service on Time Warner Cable Inc. set-top boxes is on hold now that the cable operator is being sold, people with knowledge of the matter said.
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EU mergers and takeovers (Nov 4) - Reuters

EU mergers and takeovers (Nov 4) - Reuters | Antitrust | Scoop.it
EU mergers and takeovers (Nov 4)
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U.S. maker of scientific and laboratory equipment Thermo Fisher Scientific to buy genetic testing equipment maker Life Technologies (notified Oct. 7/deadline Nov.
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Conn. AG initiates snow removal antitrust lawsuit - Legal News Line

Conn. AG initiates snow removal antitrust lawsuit - Legal News Line | Antitrust | Scoop.it
Conn. AG initiates snow removal antitrust lawsuit
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The TV Industry is Consolidating Like it’s 1999

The TV Industry is Consolidating Like it’s 1999 | Antitrust | Scoop.it
The use of so-called “sidecar” agreements to let TV station owners get around FCC media ownership rules has been going on for two decades.
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Airline Mergers: European Edition - DailyFinance

Airline Mergers: European Edition - DailyFinance | Antitrust | Scoop.it
Airline Mergers: European Edition
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Those familiar with the U.S. airline industry have witnessed a large number of airline mergers over the past several years.
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Israel's antitrust panel taking a look at Google-Waze merger - The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

Israel's antitrust panel taking a look at Google-Waze merger - The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A. | Antitrust | Scoop.it
Israel's antitrust panel taking a look at Google-Waze merger
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Google moves nearer to search deal with EU - FT.com

Google moves nearer to search deal with EU - FT.com | Antitrust | Scoop.it
Google’s main antitrust fight in Europe is on course to end in settlement, after Brussels gave a favourable assessment of the US group’s improved offer to abide by legal restrictions when it presents search results.
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Do Mergers Hurt Product Quality? - Forbes

Do Mergers Hurt Product Quality? - Forbes | Antitrust | Scoop.it
Do Mergers Hurt Product Quality?
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Sheen decided to pursue the product perspective of mergers in order to help determine the cause of post-merger financial effects.
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Products acting like an "old married couple" good for consumers?  Skeptical.

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Let the spectrum harvest begin: FCC okays AT&T’s purchase of Alltel

The Federal Communications Commission approved AT&T’s $780 million purchase of Atlantic Tele-Network’s wireless assets this morning and by this afternoon AT&T had closed the deal.
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More FTC Review for Nielsen's Arbitron Acquisition - Radio World

More FTC Review for Nielsen's Arbitron Acquisition - Radio World | Antitrust | Scoop.it
More FTC Review for Nielsen's Arbitron Acquisition Radio World The Federal Trade Commission is taking more time to review Nielsen's planned acquisition of Arbitron. The latest 30-day review period ran out last week.
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Allen P. Grunes: "Another Look at Privacy," 20 Geo. Mason L. Rev. (Summer 2013)

Allen P. Grunes: "Another Look at Privacy," 20 Geo. Mason L. Rev. (Summer 2013) | Antitrust | Scoop.it
Allen Grunes took a moment to discuss his latest law review article on the intersection of privacy and Antitrust Law and suggests its implications for the future: "Another Look at Privacy, 20 Geo....
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Can the FTC Be a Fair Umpire?

Can the FTC Be a Fair Umpire? | Antitrust | Scoop.it
Law Offices of David A. Balto Nearly 100 year ago, Congress established the Federal Trade Commission to protect consumers against unfair, deceptive and anticompetitive practices.  Part of the reason for its creation was to create an independent,...
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Drug behemoth created in $25bn merger - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription) Drug behemoth created in $25bn merger The Times (subscription) A vast new player in the drugs industry is to be created through a $25 billion (£15 billion) takeover of New York-based Forest Laboratories by Actavis, an Irish...
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CWA: Sprint/T-mobile merger would be bad for consumers and ...

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CWA: Sprint/T-mobile merger would be bad for consumers and workers. January 20, 2014; Cam Bunton · Leave a comment. PhoneDog Media Exclusive. Do you want a social network that can truly improve your real-life?
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The Deal: Shutdown, FCC Confirmations Could Stall Belo Deal

The Deal: Shutdown, FCC Confirmations Could Stall Belo Deal | Antitrust | Scoop.it
The transaction raises questions that are unlikely to be resolved until full agency lineup is in place. ( 

WASHINGTON (The Deal) -- Despite Gannett's plans to close its $1.3 billion acquisition of Belo's ...
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US Sen. Schumer Seeks Retailer Disclosures For Location Tracking

US Sen. Schumer Seeks Retailer Disclosures For Location Tracking | Antitrust | Scoop.it
As online retailers face increasing pressure to inform consumers when their Web activities are being tracked, US Sen. Charles Schumer wants brick-and-mortar stores to do the same.
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Airlines, Justice agree union shouldn't intervene in antitrust lawsuit - Dallas Morning News

Airlines, Justice agree union shouldn't intervene in antitrust lawsuit - Dallas Morning News | Antitrust | Scoop.it
Dallas Morning News
Airlines, Justice agree union shouldn't intervene in antitrust lawsuit
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The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit Aug.
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Tenth Circuit Rules Microsoft Had No Duty To Deal With Novell’s WordPerfect

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has rejected Novell, Inc.’s bid to resurrect its antitrust claims accusing Microsoft Corporation of maintaining its monopoly in the operating systems market by withdrawing its support for WordPerfect...
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ICE, NYSE get nod from Euronext regulators on merger - Reuters

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ICE, NYSE get nod from Euronext regulators on merger
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NEW YORK | Wed Oct 2, 2013 2:15pm EDT.
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Abbott Set to Reverse Field on American Airlines Merger | Lone Star Project

Later today, it appears that Greg Abbott will end his efforts to kill the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. The merger is a critical part of saving American Airlines and thousands of Texas jobs.
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Firms Gird for Merger Trouble - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Firms Gird for Merger Trouble
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In another deal, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. will have to progressively raise the amount it pays to Life Technologies Corp.
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Dominant web ad giant (Google) possibly 'weeks' away from Euro slapdown

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Watchdog Almunia refuses to rule out fines in antitrust probe
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Officials in three states fight suit against American Airlines-US Airways merger - Reuters

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Officials in three states fight suit against American Airlines-US Airways merger
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MIAMI/ATLANTA (Reuters) - Officials in three states are pushing back against the U.S.
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The U.S. bid to block the American Airlines-US Airways merger came after some US Airways executives had already relocated

The U.S. bid to block the American Airlines-US Airways merger came after some US Airways executives had already relocated | Antitrust | Scoop.it
The government's unexpected bid to block the American Airlines-US Airways merger puts the carriers in an awkward position. Some US Airways executives already have moved to the Dallas area, home of the new airline.
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