EU fines Google for anti-trust breach

The European Commission has fined google €1.49 billion ($1.69 billion) over what it calls "abusive practices in online advertising." That's on top of the $5 billion and $2.4 billion fines it slapped on the search giant in 2018 and 2017, respect...

EU fines Google for anti-trust breach

The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator slapped tech giant Google with a new fine on Wednesday over unfair competition, in Europe's latest salvo against Silicon Valley.

Wed 20 Mar 19 from Phys.org

Google unveils search changes to placate EU

Google on Tuesday unveiled a series of tweaks to its European search engine results in an effort to avoid further fines from the EU's top anti-trust regulator.

Wed 20 Mar 19 from Phys.org

EU to slap Google with fresh fine: sources

The EU's anti-trust regulator is to slap tech giant Google with a new fine over unfair competition practices, sources told AFP on Friday.

Fri 15 Mar 19 from Phys.org

How Europe is forcing Google to change

Europe has gone after Google with tough new regulations, court battles and massive antitrust fines, forcing the company to change how it does business in the lucrative market.

Wed 20 Mar 19 from CNN

Google's decade-long antitrust battle in Europe

Google was hit with a 1.49-billion-euro ($1.7 billion) fine on Wednesday, the third antitrust sanction from the European Union in two years after a record-breaking 4.34 billion euro penalty ...

Wed 20 Mar 19 from Reuters Technology

Google will implement a Microsoft-style browser picker for EU Android devices

All EU Android users will get the option to turn down Google Search and Chrome.

Wed 20 Mar 19 from Arstechnica

EU's Vestager says Google rivals more visible after changes

Europe's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager gave a cautious welcome on Wednesday to Google's attempts to boost rivals and offer Android users a choice of browser and search apps in order to ...

Wed 20 Mar 19 from Reuters Technology

EU fines Google $1.7 billion for 'abusive' advertising practices

The European Commission has fined google €1.49 billion ($1.69 billion) over what it calls "abusive practices in online advertising." That's on top of the $5 ...

Wed 20 Mar 19 from Engadget

EU regulators fine Google 1.49 billion euros for blocking advertising rivals

EU antitrust regulators handed down a 1.49 billion euro ($1.69 billion) fine to Alphabet unit Google on Wednesday for blocking rival online search advertisers, marking the company's third penalty ...

Wed 20 Mar 19 from Reuters Technology

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