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  • Trump criticises EU's $5B Google fine

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticised the European Union over a record $5 billion fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on Google, saying the bloc was taking advantage of the United States.

    Written by Reuters20 July 18 09:20
  • EU regulators slug Google with record US$5B fine

    EU regulators hit Google with a record 4.34 billion euros ($5 billion) antitrust fine on Wednesday for using its Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals.

    Written by Reuters18 July 18 21:50
  • Google, Facebook could be slugged by 3 per cent tax in EU

    ​Large companies with significant digital revenues in the European Union such as Google and Facebook could face a 3 percent tax on their turnover under a draft proposal by the European Commission seen by Reuters.

    Written by Reuters16 March 18 10:28
  • EU issues objections to Oracle's Sun acquisition

    The European Commission on Monday issued its formal "statement of objections" over Oracle's planned acquisition of Sun Microsystems, saying the deal would harm competition in the database market.

    Written by James Niccolai10 Nov. 09 11:34
  • EU pushes for single online content market

    The European Commission wants to scrap the patchwork of national rules governing what music and movies consumers can download from the Internet, and instead create one marketplace for everyone in the European Union, commissioners Vivane Reding and Meglana Kuneva said Tuesday.

    Written by Paul Meller06 May 09 06:17