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EU to hit Meta’s Facebook with fresh antitrust charges

EU to hit Meta’s Facebook with fresh antitrust charges

European Union antitrust investigators are set to deliver Meta's Facebook a slew of charges for anti-competitive practices on its marketplace platform, two people familiar with the matter told POLITICO. The sources spoke on the condition of confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the case... Read more

date3 months ago
Apple faces antitrust lawsuit for mistreating Jamf

Apple faces antitrust lawsuit for mistreating Jamf

Apple's recent treatment of Jamf is considered anti-competitive. Furthermore, the tech giant's new device management software may directly compete with Jamf. The antitrust regulators of the European Union announced that Apple refused to allow third-party payment services to access its NFC chip.... Read more

date6 months ago
Publishers are moving away from Google AMP

Publishers are moving away from Google AMP

Several major web publishers are abandoning a Google initiative advertised to improve users' mobile surfing experience, claiming it creates less advertising income. Vox Media, BuzzFeed, and others are among the companies identified. Instead of adopting Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages framework... Read more

date11 months ago
Google plans to fight EU antitrust fine in court from September

Google plans to fight EU antitrust fine in court from September

Reuters reports that Alphabet’s Google will bring a case to overturn the record fine of 4.34 billion euro's (5.15 billion dollars) handed to it by the EU watchdog. The case against the fine will be heard in September over five days, at Europe's second-highest court. Google got the fine for anti-c... Read more

date2 years ago
Google’s ad business could come under fire by end of 2021

Google’s ad business could come under fire by end of 2021

Alphabet’s Google could face the biggest regulatory threat later this year, as an exclusive report from Reuters reveals. EU antitrust regulators are geared up to open a formal investigation into Google's highly valuable digital advertisements business, before 2021 ends, according to people famili... Read more

date2 years ago
Netherlands, Germany and France want to regulate tech acquisitions

Netherlands, Germany and France want to regulate tech acquisitions

Draft rules intended to govern companies like Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon should be tightened to allow regulators to vet acquisitions of start-ups, according to Germany, France, and the Netherlands. The assertion was made in a joint statement by German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier and ... Read more

date2 years ago
German antitrust regulator starts proceedings against Alphabet

German antitrust regulator starts proceedings against Alphabet

Germany's antitrust regulator, the Federal Cartel Office, said on Tuesday that it will start proceedings against Google Germany, Google Ireland, and Alphabet (the company that owns them). The charges brought are about the exploitation of market domination and data collected for that purpose. The... Read more

date2 years ago
Biden adds Tim Wu as an adviser to advance big tech agenda

Biden adds Tim Wu as an adviser to advance big tech agenda

The White House announced on Friday that the new economic advisers and vocal big tech critic Tim Wu would help the President Joe Biden administration deal with the big tech issues cropping up. Tim Wu is expected to help the president push his agenda on the technology sector. Most of what the adm... Read more

date2 years ago
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