With a new face in charge of competition, the European Commission is revisiting its ongoing antitrust investigation into Google.
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The new European antitrust chief needs time to evaluate the case, calling the stakes having a "big potential impact" on those involved — and not just the search giant.
Opponents to Google's EU search proposal have stepped up calls to reject the deal as the EC's competition chief prepares to step down.
According to a lawyer close to the EU's investigation, the search giant's alleged complicity with the National Security Agency's surveillance of Europeans is a "factor" in the reopening of an antitrust case.
As one probe closes, another probe opens?
The Indian antitrust watchdog is investigating similar claims of dominant market position abuse, just weeks after the European Union settled with the search giant.
After over three years of talks, proposals and counter-proposals, the European Commission and Google have finally agreed on a way to settle the long-running search antitrust probe.
The European antitrust authority gives the search giant just "weeks" to deliver further concessions — yet again — or face massive fines.
The European antitrust chief is tapping his foot. He's still not at all happy with Google.
Google and Europe are hammering out an antitrust settlement. Whether or not EU regulators will bite remains another thing, however.
The European Commission is asking companies that complained about Google's search practices for their responses to the company's attempts to address antitrust concerns.
Google's chances of avoiding European sanctions over its search practices are looking better.
The European Commission's antitrust chief says a decision on Google's antitrust case is near — and warned that because the search giant's share is larger in the EU, it will not follow its American counterpart's earlier decision.
With Google tabling new concessions to stave off antitrust proceedings, Europe's competition head says he will make a decision within weeks.
New proposals were submitted as the search giant aims to avoid a $5 billion fine.
The Brussels-based bureaucrats are hinting at the possibility of massive fines on deck if Google can't move quickly on alleviating concerns by the European officials.
The search giant may face difficult times ahead if it doesn't solve its European antitrust matters now, such as having parts of its business blocked in the 27 member state bloc.
The search giant believes it has addressed the EU's concerns over its ongoing antitrust case, despite facing the possibility of adjusting its concessions further to appease the executive body.
The executive body is reportedly looking at how Google licenses Android, such as the "potential requests" to cancel or delay the launch of rival platforms.
The search giant aims to settle an antitrust case with EU officials, but rivals are reportedly unhappy at the concessions already on offer.
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