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Google tweaks Android licensing terms in Europe to allow Google app unbundling — for a fee – TechCrunch

Google tweaks Android licensing terms in Europe to allow Google app unbundling — for a fee – TechCrunch Google has announced changes to the licensing model for its Android mobile operating system in Europe,  including introducing a fee for licensing some of its own brand apps, saying it’s doing so to …

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Google files appeal against Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Android – TechCrunch

Google files appeal against Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Android – TechCrunch Google has lodged its legal appeal against the European Commission’s €4.34 billion (~$5BN) antitrust ruling against its Android mobile OS, according to Reuters — the first step in a process that could keep its lawyers busy for years to come. …

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EU antitrust regulator eyeing Amazon’s use of merchant data – TechCrunch

EU antitrust regulator eyeing Amazon’s use of merchant data – TechCrunch The European Union’s competition commission is looking into how Amazon uses data from retailers selling via its ecommerce marketplace, Reuters reports. Competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager revealed the action today during a press conference. “We are gathering information on the …

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Hate speech, collusion, and the constitution – TechCrunch

Hate speech, collusion, and the constitution – TechCrunch Half an hour into their two-hour testimony on Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey were asked about collaboration between social media companies. “Our collaboration has greatly increased,” Sandberg stated before turning to Dorsey …

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EU fines Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer $130M for online price fixing – TechCrunch

EU fines Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer $130M for online price fixing – TechCrunch The European Union’s antitrust authorities have issued a series of penalties, fining consumer electronics companies Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer more than €110 million (~$130M) in four separate decisions for imposing fixed or …

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Trump just noticed Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Google – TechCrunch

Trump just noticed Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Google – TechCrunch In other news bears shit in the woods. In today’s second day Trump news: President ‘The Donald’ has seized, belatedly, on the European Commission’s announcement yesterday that it had found Google guilty of three types of illegal antitrust behavior with …

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Google gets slapped $5BN by EU for Android antitrust abuse – TechCrunch

Google gets slapped $5BN by EU for Android antitrust abuse – TechCrunch Google has been fined a record breaking €4.34 billion (~$5BN) by European antitrust regulators for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system. Competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has tweeted to confirm the penalty ahead of a press …

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