Google Pleads with EU Court to Overturn $1.6b Antitrust Fine

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Google appealed to the European Union’s second-highest court on Monday to junk its $1.6 billion antitrust fine over alleged abuse of dominance in online search advertisements. The tech company went on a three-day hearing to dispute the European Commission’s accusation …

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Apple Accused of Violating EU Antitrust Rules

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The European Commission has accused Apple of violating antitrust rules, alleging the company of restricting competition in the mobile wallets market on iOS. The commission said that Apple has not made available to third-party application developers of mobile wallets the …

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Lenovo Singapore, Reseller Made ‘Misleading Claims’ About Some Gaming Laptop Models, Says Competition Watchdog

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Lenovo Singapore and its former authorized reseller Want Join have been found guilty of making misleading claims when advertising the capabilities of some of its gaming laptop models. In January 2020, the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) released a case …

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Google Appeals French Regulators’ $591 Million Fine in Copyright Dispute

Google announced on Wednesday that it filed an appeal against a 500 million euro ($591 million) fine issued by France’s antitrust watchdogs in July over the tech giant’s dispute with a local media about paying for news content. On July …

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Italy Anti-Trust Watchdog Fines Google $123m for Alleged Abuse of Position

Italy’s anti-trust watchdog has fined Google $123 million after they allegedly denied the app JuicePass access to their Android Auto system. Android Auto is a feature available to all Android devices, allowing them to link with a users car and …

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South Korean Government Says Google Undermined Competition

The antitrust chief of the South Korean government said on Friday morning that the agency believes that US search juggernaut Google has “clearly” undermined competition, pointing out that the agency is planning to present a case to its review committee by the end of the year.

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