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Apr 19, 2018
Investigation related to Google's anti-competitive practices in Android and AdSense are advancing, says EU antitrust chiefIn the AdSense case, Google was accused of blocking rivals in online search advertising in 2016.
Mar 27, 2018
European Union presses Facebook on sharing the personal user data of EU citizensFacebook executives have apologised after reports emerged that Cambridge Analytica had used personal data to target US voters.
Mar 26, 2018
EU is keeping the option to break Google so that it does not become too large to challengeEuropean Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager reckons the threat to split Google into smaller companies must be kept open.
Mar 20, 2018
India and the European Commission sign a co-operation agreement to share earth observation satellite dataIndia, on its part, has developed a wide-ranging earth observation programme which is managed by the Department of Space and implemented by the ISRO.
Mar 06, 2018
Angela Merkel's coalition under threat after Conservatives warn Social Democrats: 'Germany no blank cheque for Europe'A senior conservative lawmaker on Tuesday told Germany’s Social Democrats they would jeopardise a hard-fought coalition agreement if they went overboard with spending plans for Europe.
Feb 26, 2018
EU to levy tax on large digital companies on the basis of their users' location rather than where their HQs areThe proposal says that the tax should be applied to companies with revenues above 750 million euros ($922 million) worldwide
Jan 16, 2018
EU chief Donald Tusk urges Britain to change its mind over Brexit as time to conclude agreement runs outEuropean Union Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday urged Britain to change its mind about leaving the bloc next year, as the time to conclude a Brexit agreement runs short and EU leaders wait for more details on how the country sees their future ties.
Dec 27, 2017
‘Fares hiked due to higher demand’: Pricing algorithms threaten to tip fine balance between consumer protection, market competitionPricing algorithms are commonly employed by online businesses, like airlines, cabs, which heavily rely on sophisticated pricing tools to determine prices.
Dec 26, 2017
Volkswagen to report excellent group results this year after record vehicle sales and spending cutsWolfsburg-based VW more than two years ago admitted to cheating in diesel emissions tests in the United States.
Dec 18, 2017
Google's rivals planning to lodge new complaint with European Commission, alleging inadequate response to anti-trust fineThe Commission also ordered Google to comply with the simple principle of giving equal treatment to rival comparison shopping services and its own service.