Windows 10 is under EU investigation over fresh privacy issues
Microsoft is under investigation again by the European Union. The body has been asked to investigate the firm by the Dutch Data Protection agency about how Windows 10 collects user data for telemetry. The firm had initially invest...
Android users can soon select their default search engine during device setup
To comply with the European Commission’s decision on Android, Google today announced that it will allow Android users in Europe to select their default search engine to power the home screen search box and Chrome browser during ...
French digital service tax target US companies unfairly says administration
President Trump has just ordered an investigation into the French digital services tax, which is an “ill-disguised effort to target companies that are thought to be too powerful, too profitable, and too American,” acco...
Google’s EU mandated browser and search ballots for Android rolling out now
Google has finally rolled out its search and browser ballots for Android devices, allowing users to choose what services they would like to use to power their devices. The ballot screen arrived with a Google Play update and promp...
EU teaches Google a lesson, fines a massive €1.5 billion for hurting rivals’ business
European Union today announced that it’d imposed a hefty €1.5 billion antitrust fine on Google. Google is accused of using its dominant position to eliminate its competitors. This time, however, it is not related to Googl...
Microsoft offers its perspective on proposed EU withdrawal agreement
Back in 2016, Microsoft first expressed its perspective on the UK’s membership of the European Union and it clearly mentioned that UK should remain in the EU. However, things didn’t go as expected as UK has decided to leav...
As expected, Google is undermining the spirit of their Android settlement with the EU
After being convicted of abusing their Android monopoly to bolster their search business, Google agreed to comply with the European Union’s requirement that they make changes in their business practices to restore competitio...
EU force Google to unbundle, license Android application suite to competitors
In July the European Commission fined Google €4.34 billion for now following EU antitrust rules. According to EC, Google has imposed illegal restrictions on Android OEMs and mobile network operators to maintain its dominant posi...
Report: EU to approve Microsoft’s GitHub acquisition
Microsoft made the announcement about GitHub acquisition back in June 2018 and has been working with regulators around the world to close the deal. Last month, we reported that Microsoft is expected to get a final ruling from EU ...