antitrust

Google gives in to Gaggle over shopping shenanigans

Google has put forward details on how it will submit to the will of the European Commission (hereafter known as the Gaggle of Red-tapers) after it was hit with a €2.4 billion fine relating to Google Shopping search results.

Apple questions Qualcomm’s very existence

The battle between two of the worlds’ most influential technology companies is starting to heat up, and it looks like Apple is not going to settle for any less than taking Qualcomm out.

Google might have been a very naughty boy

Whispers around Brussels tell the industry Google could be on its way to a whopping €1 billion fine from the European Commission after claims it abused its search market dominance.

Samsung and Intel pounce on battle weary Qualcomm

Intel and Samsung have decided to pile the pressure onto rival Qualcomm with both parties filing amicus briefs backing the Federal Trade Commission’s complaints against the chip giant.

Europe ramps up Google investigation

The European Commission has sent some more Statements of Objections to US internet giant Google, effectively saying it’s still not happy.

Google responds to antitrust investigations opened by EC

As has been long mooted, the European Commission has officially announced a Statement of Objections against Google on its comparison shopping service, while also opening a separate formal investigation on Android. Google, predictably, has come out with its view of the matter.

European Commission antitrust probe clears ISPs

The European Commission has announced that an investigation into content delivery antitrust has failed to find evidence of wrong-doing by internet service providers. Inspections were carried out after concerns were raised about the potential abuse of dominant market positions and violation of EU antitrust regulations.

EC raids European operators over anti-competitive practices

The European Union’s antitrust regulators have raided the offices of several European mobile operator groups. Deutsche Telekom has confirmed that it was one of the firms raided, while Orange and Telefonica were reportedly targeted as well. The operators are suspected of abusing their dominant position in the market.

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