Margrethe Vestager

Donald Trump lambasts EU over $5.1bn fine for Google

Donald Trump has attacked the European Union’s decision to fine Google $5.1bn (£3.8bn) for “serious illegal behaviour”.<p>The European commission announced the record fine on Wednesday after an investigation found the tech company had required smartphone operators to pre-install Google’s search and …

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Trump used the EU's $5 billion fine on Google as another missile in his trade war

US President Donald Trump criticised the European competition watchdog's decision to fine Google $5 billion on Wednesday, saying the EU had "taken advantage of the U.S."<p>He wrote on Twitter on Thursday: "I told you so! The European Union just slapped a Five Billion Dollar fine on one of our great …

Donald Trump

Google fine: Donald Trump lashes out at the European Union over 4.3 billion euros punishment

US President Donald Trump has hit out at the European Union after Google was fined £3.9 billion for breaching anti-trust laws.<p>He told his 53m Twitter …

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The Morning Risk Report: Google Fine Spotlights Differing Regulatory Approaches of EU, U.S.

By<p>Ben DiPietro<p>Ben DiPietro<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Good morning. The €4.34 billion ($5.06 billion) fine levied by the European Union against Alphabet Google highlights the differences with the U.S. in how the two regions view their roles in antitrust regulation, said an attorney who …

European Union

German Car Giants Get Cold Comfort From EU Competition Commissioner Ahead of Tariffs

Germany’s beleaguered car industry brought upon itself the diesel-cheating scandal that spilled over into an antitrust probe, European Union …

Automotive Industry

[Ticker] Report: EU secretly scorns UK's Brexit paper

Interview<p>Trump did not misspeak on EU, says commission VP<p>18. Jul, 17:54<p>Trump's anti-EU jibes were not slips of the tongue, but signs of a …

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TSMC Should Prepare to Become Vestager's Next Target

Back in November, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. told investors it’s under preliminary investigation by the European Commission.<p>Buried on page 43 of its 66-page quarterly 6-K regulatory filing, TSMC said the commission contacted it on Sept. 28 to ask for information and documents …

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Power Games | Financial Times

Google reacted angrily to the EU’s record €4.3bn antitrust fine over its Android operating system. Margrethe Vestager, the EU competition chief, said …

Mobile Devices

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.<p><b>1. Google received a $5 billion fine from Europe's competition watchdog for abusing its dominant Android mobile operating system.</b> The European Commission said Google illegally required manufacturers to pre-install some of its own …

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Google hit with $5 billion EU anti-trust fine over Android, company set to appeal

Google has been ordered to pay a record-breaking fine by the EU regulators over anti-trust violations relating to the pre-installation of the Chrome browser and associated Google Play Services on devices running Android. The fine may not even be the biggest punishment doled out by the EU today …

Antitrust Laws

EU's Vestager Says Tech Shouldn't Illegally Use Dominant Position – Bloomberg

EU's Vestager Says Tech Shouldn't Illegally Use Dominant Position<p>EU's Vestager Says Tech Shouldn't Illegally Use Dominant Position<p>EU's Vestager Says …

European Union

Trump says EU's $5 billion fine on Google is proof the US is being taken advantage of

President Donald Trump said Thursday that the European Union's antitrust ruling against Google is proof that it is taking "advantage of the …

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The EU has just hit Google with a $5 billion fine over its Android operating system

The European Union has hit Google with a record antitrust fine of €4.34 billion ($5.04 billion) after it found that the company unfairly used its Android operating system to maintain the dominance of its own apps and services—and particularly its search engine.<p>The European Commission agreed on the …

Operating Systems

Google defends Android following $5 billion fine from European Commission

Less than a week ago, a report claimed that the European Commission was in talks to fine Google for heavily pushing its software/services on Android. …

Android News

Google could be slapped with $5 billion fine for Android tactics

Google is bracing itself to be hit with a 4.3 billion euro ($5 billion) fine as a result of its Android operating system strategy, the BBC reports.<p>The European Commission’s action will mark the conclusion of a three-year investigation into Android’s strategy, which unfairly strengths Google’s …

App Store

EU Fines Google Record $5 Billion In Android Case

The European Commission has announced it is fining Google a record 4.34 billion euros ($5 billion) for breaching EU competition rules by imposing …

Android News

Europe Fights the Last Google War

By the time this case is over, markets will be on to the next technology.<p>It’s uncanny how the antitrust czars in Brussels never miss an opportunity to fight the last war. So it is with the record-setting €4.34 billion ($5 billion) fine they levied against Google Wednesday in a case that will seem …

Operating Systems

EU hits Google with $5bn fine for breaking competition rules

US tech giant forced major phone makers to pre-install its search engine and browser, EU anti-trust chief says.<p>The European Union slapped Google with a record $5bn fine for using its Android smartphone system to illegally boost its search engine - the biggest anti-trust penalty in EU history.<p>Google …

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Google Fined $5 Billion by European Commission

Google has been fined $5 Billion for restrictive practices around it Android phone operating system. The fines were announced by the EU Competition …

Google Search

Google says will appeal EU fine

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google (GOOGL.O) said it will appeal against a record 4.34-billion-euro (3.86 billion pounds) fine levied by EU antitrust regulators on Wednesday over illegal restrictions on Android smartphone makers and mobile network operators.<p>European Competition Commissioner Margrethe …

Android News

Google to be fined record $5 billion by EU over Android

Google will be fined about 4.3 billion euros ($5 billion) by the European Union over apps for Android mobile devices, setting a record for antitrust …

Mobile Devices

The woman with the power to tear Google apart said a breakup might not be the best idea

Reuters<p><b>There's lots of speculation that the EU might break Google up because it's too powerful.</b>• <b><br>The EU's top competition official, Margrethe Vestager,</b> …

Breakups

Google hit with record $5 billion Android antitrust fine by EU

The amount Google must pay the European Commission for its latest antitrust fine has now been revealed as a record 4.34 billion euros ($5.06 …

Android News

After record Google fine, EU's Vestager says she likes the U.S

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she “very much liked” the United States, countering a reported remark by President Donald Trump that she “hated” the country because of her antitrust actions against U.S. firms.<p>European Competition Commissioner Margrethe …

Competition Law

Google committed a very serious offence says Vestager

The EU's competition watchdog says her record-sized €4.34bn ($5bn; £3.9bn) fine against Google is a result of its illegal behaviour rather than any anti-US sentiment.<p>Margrethe Vestager told the BBC's Europe reporter Gavin Lee that the tech firm had struck improper agreements with handset-makers to …

Behavior

Google Fined Record $5 Billion by EU – Bloomberg

Google Fined Record $5 Billion by EU<p>Google Fined Record $5 Billion by EU<p>Google Fined Record $5 Billion by …

Mobile Devices

Google Expected to Face USD 5 Billion Fine by EU

It is being seen as the most important of three EU cases against Google.<p>Alphabet Inc's Google is expected to be fined a record 4.3 billion euros …

India News

Google’s Grip on Search Is Secure, but Getting Pricier

EU ruling won’t diminish Internet giant’s dominance, but could raise its cost of doing business<p>Even governments can’t really stop Google, but they can certainly inflict some pain while trying.<p>On Wednesday, the European Union fined Google roughly $5 billion for breaking antitrust rules. Google …

Wall Street

Fork it! Google fined €4.34bn over Android, has 90 days to behave

<b>Analysis</b> What convinced the European Commission that it had a Microsoft-scale competition problem on its hands with Google isn't a mystery. Google …

Google Search

Googleに罰金5700億円…。反トラスト規制によりEUが過去最大の制裁

Androidの大規模な市場シェア獲得、喜ぶべきはずがとんでもないマイナスに。<p>EUが、反トラスト規制に違反するとして、Googleに43億4000万ユーロの罰金を科す方針を明らかにしました。日本円にして<b>約5700億円</b>、EUが科した制裁金として過去最大額の制裁です。<p>EUいわく、フル機能をそなえたAndroid OSのライセンス契約内容(YouTube、Google …

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