Apple, Facebook and Google are set to strike a deal that will resolve antitrust claims that they stole business from one another.
The companies are set for a deal in the coming days that will include a new antitrust policy.
The new policy, which is a key element of a deal hammered out with the U.S. government and antitrust regulators, would require companies to offer their customers the best prices.
The settlement could bring the tech giants in line with their competitors.
The deal could also put pressure on other companies.
The parties agreed in March that they would pay a $4 billion penalty, which the companies said was needed to offset the damage caused by antitrust violations in the past.
The U.K.-based tech companies had sought to recoup some of that $4 million from the government.
However, in a statement Monday, a spokesman for the Department of Justice said it had “not yet received a final resolution from the parties to this settlement.”
The companies, which have collectively been fined billions of dollars, have said they will work toward a resolution.
Apple, which has an 8 percent market share in the U