Google faces third EU antitrust fine next week: source

Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, with the sanction expected to be much smaller than previous fines......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2019

The EU’s $5B Google fine escalates an undeclared trade war with Silicon Valley

News last week that European Commission antitrust regulators have levied a $5 billion fine against Google’s Android ecosystem left many in Silicon Valley with an uneasy sense of déjà vu.........»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 25th, 2018

Google faces massive $5 billion fine by EU over Android

Google will be fined around 4.3 billion euros ($5 billion) by the European Union over Android apps on Wednesday, setting a new record for antitrust penalties, according to a person familiar with the EU decision......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018

Google Faces Record $5 Billion EU Fine Over Android Abuse

The European Union plans to hit Google with a record antitrust fine of $5.06 billion, according to an official familiar with the matter, a decision that could loosen the company’s grip on its biggest growth engine: mobile phones......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

Google faces record fine from Brussels over Android

The European Commission finding is the most consequential decision made in its eight-year antitrust battle with Google......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

EU"s Vestager to brief Google CEO ahead of record Android fine: source

EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will brief Google CEO Sundar Pichai by telephone later on Tuesday on her ruling on the company's Android mobile operating system, a person familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018

Moment of truth for Google as record EU antitrust fine looms

Google is set to face a record-busting EU antitrust fine this week over its Android mobile operating system but rivals hoping that an order to halt unfair business practices will help them may be disappointed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2018

Google Faces Multibillion Dollar Antitrust Fine

The European Uni.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

Google Faces Multibillion Antitrust Fine

The European Uni.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

Google faces EU antitrust fine over Android case in July: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google is expected to be hit with a second EU antitrust fine in mid-July for using its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, three people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2018

Google fined nearly $1.7 billion for violating European antitrust laws

The fine marks the third time in as many years that European watchdogs have penalized the U.S. tech giant for harming competition and consumers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 20th, 2019

Will a $1.7 Billion Fine Make Google Flinch?

The European Commission has fined Google $1.7 billion for illegal advertising practices. The company said it would take the charge in the first quarter of this year. Is this the end of antitrust........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 20th, 2019

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 in two years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 20th, 2019

Google Hit With New $1.69 Billion EU Antitrust Fine as It Scrambles to Please Watchdog

This is Google's third big EU antitrust fine. Google has been hit with its third big antitrust fine in Europe. This time it’.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 20th, 2019

EU Expected to Hit Google with Another Massive Antitrust Fine

The company is set to be whacked with another penalty, this time over the Adsense for Search boxes that it provides to third-party websites. If you thought the European Commission was done hitting Google with massive fines, think again. Havi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 15th, 2019

Yelp, Consumer Watchdog lose Google intervention bid

Search company Yelp and lobby group Consumer Watchdog lost their joint bid to intervene in Google's challenge of a 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) EU antitrust fine after a court said they had no direct interest in the case......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 18th, 2018

Yelp loses bid to intervene in Google antitrust challenge

U.S. search and advertising company Yelp has lost its bid to intervene in Google's challenge against a 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) EU antitrust fine after an EU court said it had no direct interest in the case......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 18th, 2018

Exclusive: Vodafone, Liberty Global deal faces full EU antitrust scrutiny - source

Vodafone's $21.8 billion proposed acquisition of Liberty Global's assets in Germany and eastern Europe is likely to face a full EU antitrust investigation, a person familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 30th, 2018

EU"s Vestager says probe into Google AdSense case nearing end

EU regulators are close to wrapping up their third case against Alphabet unit Google involving its AdSense advertising service, Europe's antitrust chief said on Wednesday, suggesting the company may soon be hit with another hefty fine......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 7th, 2018

Why EU antitrust ruling is unlikely to erode Google"s dominance

Earlier this week, Google announced changes to how it bundles its apps, but thanks to licensing deals that it's reportedly offering to phone makers, the status quo will likely change very little......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 21st, 2018

StarKist to Plead Guilty in Price-Fixing Probe

StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to a felony antitrust offense for fixing prices on canned tuna and faces a fine of up to $100 million, the Justice Department said Thursday......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 18th, 2018