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Carriers, regulators tussle over next-gen broadband

The European Commission is urging telecommunications companies to move to faster networks to make the region stronger economically. Carriers, fearing financial disaster, aren't so eager to move fast.

By Oct. 23, 2013


Dell's go-private deal gets regulators' approval

The company expects to close the transaction before end of its third fiscal quarter on November 1.

By Oct. 1, 2013


California regulators approve ride-sharing guidelines

The new rules require driver background check, training, and insurance coverage, and let the state collect fees from the ride-sharing companies.

By Sep. 19, 2013


Why regulators are likely to reject a Sprint/T-Mobile deal

Reports have surfaced that Sprint is interested in acquiring T-Mobile, but T-Mobile's recent success with its "Uncarrier" strategy is likely to sway regulators to block any deal that takes T-Mobile out of the game.

By Dec. 16, 2013


British Bitcoin dealers want government regulators to pay attention

Proponents in the UK hope more guidance from the government will promote growth of the digital currency.

By Sep. 5, 2013


Securities regulators balk at employee social-media privacy

Despite state laws, Wall Street still wants to spy on employee Twitter and Facebook accounts.

By Apr. 22, 2013


Uber battles D.C. regulators over the size of its cars

The Washington D.C. Taxi Commission outlaws UberX because it uses mid-size vehicles without a meter, which supposedly causes unfair competition to taxicabs.

By Aug. 21, 2013


Bitcoin comes under scrutiny from New York regulators

The state's Department of Financial Services issues several subpoenas to companies and people associated with virtual currencies, including Marc Andreessen and the Winklevoss twins.

By Aug. 12, 2013


European regulators scrutinize iPhone contracts with carriers

The informal antitrust probe comes after carriers complain that Apple's strict terms squelch competition.

By Mar. 21, 2013


HP's Autonomy acquisition probed by U.K. regulators

Following investigations by the U.S. government, the U.K. is also looking into alleged fraudulent accounting by Autonomy in the lead up of its sale to HP.

By Mar. 11, 2013