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Google challenges billion-euro fine in European General Court

Google challenges billion-euro fine in European General Court

Google is calling on Europe's second-highest court to dismiss a billion-euro fine for abuse of power. In 2019, Google received an antitrust fine of €1.5 billion. According to the European Commission, Google abused its power in the digital advertising market for ten years. Google sells ads t... Read more

date22 days ago
Apple face new EU charges next week, Financial Times reports

Apple face new EU charges next week, Financial Times reports

According to Financial Times (FT), the EU plans to accuse Apple of blocking financial groups from the Apple pay system. The EU will bring an antitrust charge against the tech giant (Apple) over how it functions the “Apple Pay” digital wallet, reports FT. The report further claims charges wil... Read more

date25 days ago
Broadcom in antitrust scrutiny chair again

Broadcom in antitrust scrutiny chair again

Broadcom is under scrutiny by the United States Federal Trade Commission due to the allegations by customers that they force exclusive deals. Broadcom, an American manufacturer, developer, designer, and worldwide supplier of a range of infrastructure and semiconductor software products, is yet a... Read more

date26 days ago
Market authority raids Orange France on suspicion of abuse

Market authority raids Orange France on suspicion of abuse

According to an insider source, the French antitrust authority raided Orange France's offices on March 10. Allegedly, the operator's abuse of power violated antitrust laws. Orange France is one of the largest telecom operators in France. The French government holds most of the shares. An in... Read more

date1 month ago
Microsoft customers complain about restrictive Office licence terms

Microsoft customers complain about restrictive Office licence terms

Customers, consultants and resellers are uneasy with Microsoft because its Office licences impose restrictions and higher costs for running in public cloud environments other than Azure. In 2019, Microsoft changed the licensing terms for Office and Windows. The fine print of these terms states ... Read more

date1 month ago
EU regulators set their sights on Microsoft’s cloud business

EU regulators set their sights on Microsoft’s cloud business

The increased scrutiny follows a spate of complaints from European rivals. The European Union is looking to put Microsoft's cloud business under a regulatory microscope, according to a report in Reuters. EU antitrust regulators are quizzing Microsoft's rivals and customers about its cloud bus... Read more

date2 months ago
European Commission renews 20 year old antitrust rules

European Commission renews 20 year old antitrust rules

The European Commission is revamping the rules that combat cartels and monopolism. In the coming months, the European Commission (EC) will present a new version of Regulation 1/2003. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager shared the news at the CRA Conference. Regulation 1/2003 is an important set o... Read more

date2 months ago
European Publishers Council sues Google for advertising monopolism

European Publishers Council sues Google for advertising monopolism

The European Publishers Council (EPC) has officially filed a complaint against Google over its digital advertising platform. The EPC, which defends the interests of European publishers, says that Google hinders competition and abuses its power in the field of digital advertising technology. In t... Read more

date3 months ago
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