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Valve and five game developers charged under EU antitrust laws
Valve and five game developers charged under EU antitrust laws
Valve, the developer of online game platform Steam and upcoming game Half-Life 3, has been under investigation by the European Commission for ...... 08 Apr 2019
Google's newest antitrust fine determined: $1.69 billion
Google's newest antitrust fine determined: $1.69 billion
As expected, the European Commission has now come up with a fitting bill for Google's newest strain of antitrust violations. As reported ...... 21 Mar 2019
Google to hit by another EU antitrust fine
Google to hit by another EU antitrust fine
Google is about to receive a third fee for antitrust violations from the European Commission. Again Google has violated the laws by preventing ...... 17 Mar 2019 - 2 comments
Spotify lashes back at Apple and its expected response
Spotify lashes back at Apple and its expected response
Spotify and Apple are one of the more important modern day tech rivalries. The David vs. Goliath setup is definitely there, and makes it all ...... 17 Mar 2019
Google files an appeal on EU's $5 billion fine on Android
Google files an appeal on EU's $5 billion fine on Android
European Commission investigated Google's monopolistic tendencies during past few years which resulted in July to a massive fine for Google ...... 11 Oct 2018
EU rules Uber a transportation service, not a digital company
EU rules Uber a transportation service, not a digital company
European Court of Justice has ruled today on the Uber case where the US-based ride-hailing app was looking to be classified as digital company. ...... 20 Dec 2017 - 1 comment
Apple to pay Ireland $15 billion in unpaid taxes
Apple to pay Ireland $15 billion in unpaid taxes
Apple, like most companies, do not like taxes. In fact, it tries to avoid them in myriad of ways, but mostly within legal boundaries. However, ...... 05 Dec 2017 - 6 comments
EU to sue Ireland for billions in Apple taxes
EU to sue Ireland for billions in Apple taxes
European Union has decided to sue Ireland for not collecting taxes on Apple. Ireland had 12 months to recover taxes that were unfairly avoided ...... 07 Oct 2017 - 1 comment
Kaspersky wants EU to investigate Microsoft on security products
Kaspersky wants EU to investigate Microsoft on security products
Russian security software firm Kaspersky has asked European regulators to investigate Microsoft over its practices related to Windows Defender. ...... 07 Jun 2017 - 6 comments
SVOD services in EU could be subject to content quotas
SVOD services in EU could be subject to content quotas
According to reports, SVOD services operating in the EU including Netflix will likely be subject to European content quotas moving forward. ...... 18 May 2016
Google facing multi-billion dollar fine in EU over search monopoly
Google facing multi-billion dollar fine in EU over search monopoly
According to sources, Google could be a facing a massive multi-billion fine in the EU in the coming weeks over their alleged abusive search ...... 15 May 2016 - 1 comment
Apple's $3 billion Beats acquisition gets cleared in Europe
Apple's $3 billion Beats acquisition gets cleared in Europe
Apple has received European clearance for its $3 billion acquisition of premium headphone maker Beats Electronics. The European Commission ...... 29 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Google will no longer call games with in-app purchases 'free'
Google will no longer call games with in-app purchases 'free'
As part of their resolution of a European Commission concern, Google has announced that it will no longer call free games that also include ...... 19 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Intel loses appeal against 1.06 billion euro fine from 2009 anti-monopoly case
Intel loses appeal against 1.06 billion euro fine from 2009 anti-monopoly case
Major chipmaker Intel has lost their appeal of a massive 1.06 billion euro fine handed down by the European Union five years ago. The European ...... 12 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
EU: Sorry Google, your anti-trust concessions are not acceptable
EU: Sorry Google, your anti-trust concessions are not acceptable
EU antitrust boss Joaquin Almunia has rejected Google's latest offer to settle a European Union anti-trust investigation, claiming there were ...... 21 Dec 2013
European net speed much lower than advertised: European Commission
European net speed much lower than advertised: European Commission
The European Commission has revealed results of tests that show European broadband Internet speeds run an average of 25 percent slower than advertised. ...... 28 Jun 2013
Google satisfied with proposals to settle EU antitrust probe
Google satisfied with proposals to settle EU antitrust probe
Google feels that it has done enough to ease concerns of European regulators over its Search and other services. The European Commission ...... 25 Jun 2013
EU citizens data protection rights are 'non-negotiable', VP Reding says
EU citizens data protection rights are 'non-negotiable', VP Reding says
European Commission Vice President Viviane Reding has made it clear that national security does not provide states with an 'anything goes' right ...... 15 Jun 2013 - 2 comments
EU probes mobile firms on Android
EU probes mobile firms on Android
The European Commission is asking mobile providers and handset makers about their deals with Google to use Android, which could potentially ...... 15 Jun 2013 - 2 comments
European Commission wants answers over NSA spying allegations
European Commission wants answers over NSA spying allegations
The European Commission is seeking answers from U.S. attorney general Eric Holder on NSA data requests. Commission Vice President, Viviane ...... 14 Jun 2013 - 14 comments
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