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July 18, 2018 4:13 PM Google's not alone. Europe has been taking on tech companies for decades

Europe has a long history of putting Big Tech under a microscope. The latest example came Wednesday, when the European Commission imposed a record €4.34 billion ($5 billion) fine on Google for abusing the dominant market position of its Android smartphone operating system. The European Union has emerged as a tech battleground because it has developed 103

July 18, 2018 12:37 PM Google Is Fined $5 Billion by EU in Android Antitrust Case

Decision marks the European Union’s biggest-ever antitrust fine and sharpest rebuke to Silicon Valley BRUSSELS—The European Union hit Alphabet Inc.’s Google with a record antitrust fine of €4.34 billion ($5.06 billion) and ordered changes to its business that could loosen the company’s grip on its biggest growth engine: mobile phones. In the EU’s sharpest 74

July 18, 2018 11:13 AM Google's antitrust cases in Europe

BRUSSELS - Alphabet unit Google (GOOGL.O) was hit with a record-breaking 4.34 billion euro ($5.04 billion) fine on Wednesday, topping the 2.4 billion euros it was ordered to pay in another case last year. EU antitrust regulators accused it of abusing the dominance of its Android smartphone operating system by blocking rivals. 18 July 2018 - EU antitrust 75

July 18, 2018 9:11 AM Google to Be Fined $5 Billion by EU in Android Antitrust Case

Decision would mark the European Union’s biggest-ever antitrust fine and sharpest rebuke to Silicon Valley BRUSSELS—The European Union plans to hit Alphabet Inc.’s Google with a record antitrust fine of €4.34 billion ($5.06 billion) on Wednesday, according to an official familiar with the matter, a decision that could loosen the company’s grip on its biggest 54

July 12, 2018 11:00 AM Goldman Sachs, Prysmian, others lose challenge against 302 million euro EU cartel fine

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Investment bank Goldman Sachs (GS.N), the world’s top cablemaker Prysmian (PRY.MI), Nexans (NEXS.PA) and eight other cable companies on Thursday lost their challenge against a 302 million euros ($352.6 million) EU cartel fine. The companies had appealed to the General Court, Europe’s second-highest court, asking for the European 85

July 11, 2018 11:31 AM Google to Face Multibillion-Euro European Union Antitrust Fine

Bloc has alleged company abused dominance of mobile operating system Android BRUSSELS—The European Union’s antitrust watchdog is expected to find Alphabet Inc.’s Google illegally abused the dominance of its Android operating system for mobile phones, issue a multibillion-euro fine and order changes to the company’s Android-related business practices 64

July 11, 2018 6:27 AM Japan watchdog: Apple may have breached antitrust rules with iPhone

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese regulators on Wednesday said Apple Inc (AAPL.O) may have breached antitrust rules by forcing mobile service providers to sell its iPhones cheaply and charge higher monthly fees, denying consumers a fair choice. The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said that Apple had forced NTT Docomo Inc (9437.T) , KDDI Corp (9433.T) and SoftBank 51

June 29, 2018 8:01 AM Visa, Mastercard Near Settlement Over Card-Swipe Fees

Visa, Mastercard and a number of banks that issue debit and credit cards including JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Bank of America would pay the merchants around $6.5 billion Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. are close to settling a long-running antitrust lawsuit with merchants over the fees they pay when they accept card payments, according to people familiar 55

June 27, 2018 5:18 PM U.S. gives Disney-Fox deal antitrust approval

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s entertainment assets for $71.3 billion on the condition that it sell all 22 regional sports networks owned by Fox, the Justice Department said on Wednesday. The Fox assets have been the subject of a bidding war between Disney and Comcast Corp, both of which 69

June 27, 2018 12:53 PM T-Mobile, Sprint Bosses to Defend Wireless Merger

Companies seek to avoid antitrust crosshairs as they push to combine two national players The bosses of T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. have mostly let their lawyers do the talking in the two months since they struck a $26 billion deal to combine the No. 3 and No. 4 U.S. wireless providers. That will change Wednesday afternoon as Sprint Executive Chairman 54