A $5 Billion Fine Will Not End Google’s Stranglehold on Smartphone Software
In order to license Android, phone manufacturers are subject to a rigid set of requirements meant to drive mobile search traffic to Google.
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Donald Trump will travel to Mexico to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto, President Obama grants clemency to 111 prisoners, the top ISIS strategist has been killed in Syria, and more.
Apple’s €13 Billion Irish Tax Kerfuffle, Explained for Normal People
The European Commission says a tax deal between Apple and Ireland was illegal state aid. Here's what you need to know.
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Real Madrid and Barcelona Ordered to Pay Back Millions in Illegal State Aid
Spain’s two biggest clubs have been told to repay considerable sums to the Spanish government, as have Valencia, Athletic Bilbao, Osasuna, Elche and Hercules.
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Ad Blocker-Blocking Websites Might Be Violating European Privacy Laws
Here's the thing about blocking ad-blockers...
Europe: Google Abuses Its Position With Restrictions on Android Devices
The European Commission has filed a statement of objections regarding Google practices it claims breach antitrust rules.
Every 47th Play on Spotify Reduces Piracy by One Illegal Download, Study Says
But every 137 plays costs the music industry one purchase.
Europe Accuses Google of Abusing Its Position as Search Engine Giant
Google defends against the European Commission's claims that it stifles competition.
Europe Made a Map to Show It Has Silicon Valleys, Too
It's all an attempt to settle once and for all which European city is the techiest.
The UK's Pollution Is So Bad, the EU's Taking Legal Action
There's only so many times you can get an extension on targets set years ago.
Post-NSA, Europe Wants the US to Have Less Control of the Internet
The European Commission has a few ideas on the future of internet governance, with a focus on globalisation.