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Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Ten states led by New York and California filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition. | Video

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants

04 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented, wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies. | Video

U.S. probe of Google's online ad dominance would appease long suffering rivals, publishers

04 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Ad tech firms and publishers have had to stay in the good graces of Google or risk insolvency.

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources

01 Jun 2019

The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said. | Video

Exclusive: Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint - sources

31 May 2019

Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. | Video

T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say

23 May 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said. | Video

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say

23 May 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter. | Video

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