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Spotify vs. Apple

EU accuses Apple of anti-competitive behavior in Spotify antitrust case

April 30th, 2021

A report said a few days ago that the European Commission would issue antitrust charges against Apple in a Spotify case. The music streaming service filed a complaint with the EU’s antitrust regulator, claiming that Apple’s App Store rules “purposely limit choice and stifle innovation at the expense of the user experience.” Spotify complained about …

Spotify vs. Apple

EU likely to charge Apple in Spotify antitrust case

April 27th, 2021

Apple’s antitrust case in the European Union (EU) centered around Spotify’s complaints from a couple of years ago will reach an end soon, with the EU expected to bring charges against the iPhone maker by the end of the week. Apple has been at the center of antitrust disputes in the past few years. Some …

Google antitrust investigation

Massive antitrust investigation of Google set to be announced next week

September 3rd, 2019

Less than a month ago, Makan Delrahim — an assistant attorney general in the US Justice Department — said during a public event that “a couple dozen state attorneys general have expressed an interest” in going after big tech companies. That now seems to have been something of an understatement, given a new report out …

Google Android Antitrust

India is going forward with an antitrust case against Google’s Android

May 10th, 2019

Google has lost a number of antitrust cases in recent years, which netted the tech company three record-setting fines in Europe. The European Commission looked at Google’s Search, Android, and online ads practices and found that Google abused its position in the market. Separately, Russian regulators investigated the same alleged Android abuse, which resulted in …

Spotify vs Apple antitrust

Spotify complains to European officials that Apple is stifling competition

March 14th, 2019

A spat between the companies that operate two of the biggest music streaming services in the world has landed at the doorstep of the European Union, which has been taking an increasingly tough stance lately against antitrust-related issues involving US tech companies. In this case, the two companies are Apple and Spotify, the latter having …

Google Android Antitrust Case

Google faces a second record fine from the EU over Android

July 5th, 2017

The European Commission concluded its investigation into Google’s search practices a few days ago, handing the California-based company a record fine of €2.4 billion, which was more than twice as large as the fine given to Intel in a previous case. But Google’s antitrust problems in the region are far from over, as EU is …

Google Europe Antitrust Search Android Case

Google admits it’s completely botched its relations with EU regulators

June 5th, 2015

Google has quite a battle on its hands with the European Union. The company’s Search and Android businesses, its privacy policy and tax practices are all under some sort of investigation. The company’s local chief admitted in an interview that Google may have been wrong about how it’s handled its situation in Europe, but it …

Google Search and Android Antitrust

Google’s EU antitrust nightmare is just getting started

April 15th, 2015

The European Union is taking its probe into Google’s search practices to new heights, Bloomberg reports, bringing antitrust charges against the company after four years of investigations. The two parties tried and failed to settle the matter three times in the previous years, and now the European Commission is moving to the next step. Furthermore, …