Regulatory Stories July 24, 2015

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AT&T and DirecTV’s $48.5 billion merger has been approved today following more than a year of regulatory review. The merger will see AT&T become the biggest pay-TV company, passing up cable company Comcast. AT&T says it will serve more than 26 million U.S. customers and 19 million users in Latin America.

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Regulatory Stories December 15, 2014

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Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has seen explosive growth since entering the market in 2010, emerging to become the world’s third-largest smartphone maker after just four years. According to a recent regulatory filing, the company is also profitable too, bringing in $56 million profit in 2013 despite having razor-thin margins on its smartphones and tablets. expand full story

Regulatory Stories August 22, 2014

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Today, a German regulator said that it will not pursue complaints brought against Google from a group of publishers that are displeased with the company’s search engine providing full access to their online news articles. A troop of media outlets including Axel Springer SE and Burda joined forces to form a group called VG Media to request that Google compensate them for making their web content viewable to the public.

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