The European Commission has come out in support of the sharing economy and implicitly of Uber and Airbnb. The two companies have been facing crackdowns and bans from governments across the EU.
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The European Commission has announced a new agreement of collaboration between the Union's institutions and the four major tech companies in an effort to stop illegal online hate speech and extremism.
Google reportedly faces a huge fine for manipulating EU search results to favor its own shopping price comparison service - just weeks after the EC accused it of separate Android antitrust violations.
European regulators said that Three's parent company, Hutchison, had "failed to adequately address the serious concerns raised" over the deal, which would have increased prices and harmed innovation.
The U.S. agency that regulates anti-trust matters is asking new questions about Android's licensing terms. The FTC has engaged several Google partners in search of more information.
Google has hit back at the European Commission's claims that it breached EU antitrust rules, insisting that it "designed the Android model in a way that's good for competition and for consumers".
The European Commission has delivered the preliminary findings of its Android antitrust probe, saying that Google "abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions" on OEMs and mobile operators.
The European Union is set to lay fresh charges of anti-competitive conduct against Google regarding its practice of Android app bundling, carrying a potential fine of up to $7.4 billion.
The CEO of the UK's Competition and Markets Authority says he agrees with the EC's assessment of Three's proposed takeover of O2 UK, saying it should be blocked unless concerns are properly addressed.
As regulators prepare to publish their objections to Three's proposed acquisition of O2 UK, Three's parent company has pledged to freeze prices for all customers on both networks for five years.
The head of the UK's telecoms regulator says the European Commission should block the £10.5bn deal, as it will reduce competition and "could mean higher prices for consumers and businesses".
The European Commission has filed antitrust charges against chipmaker Qualcomm, as the commission finds that Qualcomm abused its dominant market position.
The European Commission has approved Nokia's acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, a wireless technologies company. It is one of the company's latest milestones, after transitioning to a telecoms company.
The European Commission has launched two investigations into Qualcomm's practices, to find out whether the giant chip company has abused its leading market position and affected competition.
A leaked report shows that the European Commission is looking to take into account supposed competition from VOIP services which are taking on traditional wireless carriers across the Union.
From Bing's rise and Spartan segues, to Cyanogen's Office hook-up, Chrome's XP extension, bricked Lumias, British Bands and Candy Crush calamity, it's our regular round-up of the week's top tech news.
European regulators are officially accusing Google of anti-competitive practices, and undue influence in the local search markets. On top of that the Commission is also investigating Android.
The EU is looking to create a single digital market that would potentially make the lives of citizens much easier when it comes to digital purchases and services. And you can be part of it.
After five years, Microsoft will no longer deliver the "Browser Choice" update to its Windows operating systems after a mandate delivered by the European Commission.
From Amazon at your Post Office and the world's largest video games collection, to festive bargains, Windows updates, and Google's EU breakup, we look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
Google has offered to display services from rivals such as Microsoft's Bing in search results for products, restaurants and hotels in its latest settlement offer to the European Union.
The European Union's antitrust agency has rejected Google's latest offer to settle concerns the company has a monopoly on Internet search, which could set the stage for large fines coming from the EU.
The European Commission, the regulatory body of the European Union, has now approved of Microsoft's plans to acquire Nokia's Devices and Services business, after U.S approval earlier this week.
Tedious plane trips could be that much better in the European Union after new rules regarding phone usage were implemented. Passengers can now use 3G and 4G services to make calls and browse the net.
The European Commission, the antitrust regulation group of the European Union, will decide whether or not to approve Microsoft's plan to acquire Nokia's Devices and Services decision by December.
The European Commission plans to push forward with new legislation that would force operators to reduce roaming charges by two-thirds, and regulation to encourage carriers to abolish them entirely.
On Wednesday, Cisco will attempt to convince an appeals court for the European Union to reverse the approval of Microsoft's acquisition of Skype in 2011 by the European Commission.
The European Union has fined Microsoft $732 million for violating its 2009 antitrust agreement because Microsoft's web browser ballot did not work for a period of time in some Windows 7 PCs.
European Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said this weekend that Microsoft will work with the EU to resolve issues with installing rival web browsers on Windows RT devices.
The European Commission and the US Justice Department have both approved the proposed $12.5 billion merger between Google and Motorola Mobility, although other countries must still approve the deal.
The proposed merger of Microsoft and Skype has finally been approved by the European Commission, clearing the way for the $8.5 billion deal to officially close in the very near future.
The European Commission aims to keep a digital market that is fair to everyone and attempts to prevent monopolies in the digital world. Well-known for their strife against Microsoft for including Internet Explorer with their...
The New York Times is reporting nine memory chip makers are expected to be fined by European Union regulators this week for illegal price fixing. The companies which have been charged are Samsung Electronics, NEC...
The European Committee for Interoperable Systems (ECIS) which includes IBM, Adobe, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Corel and RealNetworks recently joined as a third party in the European Commission's anti-trust case against Microsoft over the Internet Explorer...