UK ANTITRUST WATCHDOG INVESTIGATES MICROSOFT'S NUANCE DEAL
AppleMagazine|December 17, 2021
British antitrust regulators are opening an investigation into Microsoft’s $16 billion acquisition of speech recognition company Nuance in the latest sign they’re tightening scrutiny of big technology deals.

The Competition and Markets Authority said in a brief statement this week that it’s looking into the purchase because of concerns that it could result in a “substantial lessening of competition” in the U.K. market.

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