Christopher Palmeri

Apple and Google Face Growing Revolt Over App Store ‘Tax’

A backlash against the app stores of Apple and Google is gaining steam, with a growing number of companies saying the tech giants are collecting too high a tax for connecting consumers to developers’ wares.

AT&T’s Merger Fight Heads Toward Pre-Thanksgiving Showdown

The Justice Department is encouraging AT&T to address antitrust officials’ concerns about the $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner before the Nov.

Disney, CBS Queried by US in Comcast Merger

Apparently, the Justice Department has reached out to Walt Disney, Discovery Communications and CBS as it investigates whether the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger is anticompetitive.

Discovery Backing Web-Video Service Along With Schmidt

Former television executives Jeff Gaspin and Jon Klein are starting an online video service with backing from Discovery Communications and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.