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EU "advancing" in Google dominance probe - Vestager

… a Google suite” of apps. Last April the EC launched formal antitrust proceedings against Google over accusations that it … services over rival services in Google search results. It recently sent … requesting more detailed information into Google’s business practices. Sources said …
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Posted 2016/04/05 09:38:09

Just how close are Obama and Google? You won’t believe the answer

… staff concluded that Google had violated the Sherman antitrust act in three … much like employees of Google, and that Google calls the shots about … to the President (Google 2003-2014), her deputy Alex MacGillivray (Google 2003-2009), Michelle … patents office (Google 2003-2012), and the top two antitrust officers. Antitrust chief and …
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Posted 2016/04/05 00:31:01

Blue Sky Reaches Settlement in Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

… franchise and other companies violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress … brought against Pixar, Lucasfilm, Apple, Google, Adobe and Intuit. The first …
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Posted 2016/04/04 18:00:46

Could Google Be The Next Microsoft?

… that Google employs. But is it fair to compare Microsoft and Google … head the Justice Department’s antitrust division, the comments signal her … landmark in antitrust law. In her remarks at the American Antitrust Institute, Varney advocated aggressive enforcement of antitrust laws to …
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Posted 2016/04/04 01:31:51

Hollywood Deals in Spotlight as EU Builds Antitrust Film Case

… DVDs as regulators fine-tune an antitrust case into geographical curbs on … clashes with Alphabet Inc.’s Google, antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager opened an …
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Posted 2016/03/30 05:17:11

GM Stock Revs Up, Wins Antitrust Approval for Cruise Automation Deal

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- General Motors Co. (GM - Get Report)  shares are rising 0.71% to $31.18 on Monday after the U.S.-based automaker received approval from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to buy Cruise Automation, a Silicon Valley-based developer …
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Posted 2016/03/28 17:19:49

Google Fined by French Privacy Regulator

… like Google to remove links about themselves from online results. Google has … as it also grapples with antitrust investigations in Europe over whether … have breached the region’s antitrust rules. Google has pushed back at … protected. Despite this olive branch, Google was unable to convince French …
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Posted 2016/03/24 18:36:36

U.S. files antitrust suit to block sale of California newspapers

… .S. Justice Department filed an antitrust suit Thursday to block the … whether the purchase would violate antitrust laws. Tribune Publishing spokeswoman Dana … predates the arrival of iPhones, Google, Facebook and modern media outlets … in San Francisco who teaches antitrust courses, said the Justice Department …
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Posted 2016/03/18 22:41:48

Meet the Woman Leading Europe’s War Against Google, Gazprom, and Apple

… impartial judge on matters of antitrust law, cartels, mergers, and state … to mergers; around 200 concern antitrust issues. Vestager and her advisers … are,” said Yves Botteman, an antitrust lawyer at the Brussels firm … the world to charge Google with an antitrust violation. In 2013, when …
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Posted 2016/03/18 20:48:49

Medical Marijuana Company Says Google Rejecting Ads

… week sent a letter to Google co-founders protesting Internet company’s … marijuana.” In rejecting the ads, Google has told the company it … that our advertisements comply with Google’s policy,” wrote company CEO … policy, and potentially conflicts with antitrust laws. “It is difficult to …
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Posted 2016/03/18 15:01:36

Meet the Woman Leading Europe’s War Against Google, …

… impartial judge on matters of antitrust law, cartels, mergers, and state … to mergers; around 200 concern antitrust issues. Vestager and her advisers … are,” said Yves Botteman, an antitrust lawyer at the Brussels firm … the world to charge Google with an antitrust violation. In 2013, when …
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Posted 2016/03/18 13:12:58

EU Closer to Taking Formal Action Against Google

… charges against Alphabet Inc.’s Google for allegedly abusing its position … European Commission, the bloc’s antitrust authority, has requested that rival …
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Posted 2016/03/16 11:46:55

EU grills Google, Apple, other US firms over tax issues

… questioning multinational companies such as Google, Apple, Alphabet and McDonald… . European Commission, EU's antitrust watch dog, is probing several … questions raised by European legislators. Google said it was following the … through its Apple Sales International. Google collects its revenues from European …
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Posted 2016/03/16 11:24:24

EU grills Google, Apple, other U.S. companies over tax structures

… , -0.30% GOOGL, +0.04%   Google, Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.01 … and Democrats alliance, asked a Google executive. Company representatives shot back … , head of economic policy for Google in Europe. The back-and-forth comes … European Commission, the bloc’s antitrust watchdog, for potentially breaching state …
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Posted 2016/03/15 21:29:10

Our Four-Decade Antitrust Experiment Has Failed

… subject close to my heart: antitrust law. "The fact that … monopolies”—Internet giants like Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon, who “use … undergone a sea change in antitrust law. It's now …
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Posted 2016/03/15 18:58:07

Google loses appeal in Russian Android anti-trust case

… violated the country's antitrust rules by forcing its own … Anti-monopoly Service (FAS) said that Google is "abusing" its … rival to Google. Following its probe, the FAS ruled that Google broke … Google’s. On Monday, Moscow's Arbitration Court threw out Google
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Posted 2016/03/15 11:50:50

Google loses Android appeal in Russia

… copyright Google Image caption Russia's competition watchdog accused Google of abusing Android's dominance last September Google has … by its Russian rival Yandex. Google had denied forcing device-makers to … and services with Android. The antitrust authority's chief, Margrethe …
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Posted 2016/03/15 11:44:48

Google loses appeal in Russian Android competition suit

… ’s Federal Antimonopoly Service said. Google said it had no comment … last fall ordered Google to rectify its violations of antitrust laws, paving … a complaint with the antitrust body against Google’s practice of bundling … comply with the Russian ruling, Google would have to amend its …
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Posted 2016/03/15 08:40:22

Google fails in bid to overturn Russian “no default Android apps” ruling

antitrust investigation into Google’s control over Android. Specifically, Yandex charged that Google … already had an ongoing Android antitrust investigation. Last week Bloomberg reported … the central issues. Google has maintained that any antitrust investigation of Android …
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Posted 2016/03/15 00:01:55

Russian court deals major blow to Google in anti-trust case regarding Android bundling

… starting an investigation into Google's antitrust practices related to its … Yandex products, which means that Google was stifling its competition. Russia … Russia found that Google provided mobile devices manufacturers with Google play app … in the case against Google." Even if Google manages to save …
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Posted 2016/03/14 20:50:07