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After $5 billion EU antitrust fine, Google will start charging for Android apps

Aurich Lawson Google is adjusting to life in the EU after the $ 5.05 billion (€4.34 billion) antitrust fine levied against it by the European Commission earlier this year. Google is still appealing the initial ruling, which found that Google used Android to illegally dominate the search market, but for now Google will comply with […]

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Google is appealing its $5 billion EU antitrust fine over Android

GettyGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai. Google has submitted an appeal to the EU refuting the €4.3 billion ($ 5 billion) fine it received for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system. Google is following through on its promise to appeal when the fine was imposed in July. It is already appealing a separate antitrust fine […]

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E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

E.U. Fines Google $ 5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case ImageAn antitrust fine against Google underlines how European authorities are aggressively pushing for stronger regulation of the digital economy on a variety of issues.CreditBenjamin Quinton for The New York Times By Adam Satariano July 18, 2018 BRUSSELS — European authorities increased their efforts to rein […]

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Big Day for AT&T, Time Warner and U.S. as Court Rules in Antitrust Case

If Media Giants Grow, So May Your Bills The government doesn’t want you to pay too much to watch your shows. That’s why the Justice Department says it is challenging the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner. Photo by Erica Berenstein/The New York Times. Watch in Times Video » embed [AT&T’s takeover of Time […]