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Europe’s anti-monopoly chief conducted ‘very preliminary investigations’ into Apple but decided it’s ‘not a dominant com...
Apple and its investors will thus be relieved they are no longer in her searchlight.
Google will charge phone makers money for its Android apps in Europe — an unprecedented change that it says is to comply with regulators
Under pressure from regulators in Europe, Google said Tuesday it will no longer require phone makers that pre-install Google App Store to provide preferential treatment to Google's apps. Instead, the company will begin charging manufacturers for Android apps.
Margrethe Vestager, the European Union's competition commissioner, said concerns had been raised over how Amazon was using data from third-party sellers and whether it was helping the company predict the 'new big thing.'
The basis for Donald Trump's broadside against Google — that it's purposefully shutting out positive news about him and conservative sites — appears unfounded. But his statement about the company's power is perfectly legitimate. And we really ought to do something about it.
The woman who just cost Google $5 billion revealed her next target, and it could spell trouble for Apple
Margrethe Vestager has revealed her next target. The European Union's competition commissioner wants to investigate the lack of standardization among phone chargers. Apple's proprietary Lightning charger is an obvious outlier in the market.
Google’s CEO says the EU’s record $5 billion antitrust ruling could ‘upset the balance’ of Android and be a huge win for Apple...
Google is appealing the EU's record $5 billion fine over abusing the dominance of Android. CEO Sundar Pichai suggested that the ruling could destroy the Android ecosystem.
Qualcomm has been fined more than $1 billion by the EU after paying Apple to put its chips in the iPhone
Apple would have to give Qualcomm its money back if it used different chips.
Europe’s tech watchdog asked Apple for an update on the tax structure mentioned in the Paradise Papers
Apple has been siphoning billions of dollars of profits through the offshore tax haven of Jersey, where corporation tax is 0%.
"Europe is open for business, if you want to do business, but maybe not so open if you want to come for tax avoidance," she said on Bloomberg TV on Tuesday.
"We do not expect any near-term impact on our financial results nor a restatement of previous results from this decision."