Microsoft offers EU concessions over its LinkedIn deal
Last month, we reported that Microsoft has sought approval from EU for their LinkedIn deal. Today, Reuters reported that Microsoft has offered concessions to EU to get approval for its LinkedIn deal after the EU competition enf...
Microsoft, Facebook and others sign EU Code of Conduct on illegal online hate speech
European Commission together with Microsoft and other leading web companies like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft today unveiled a code of conduct that includes a series of commitments to combat the spread of illegal hate ...
Microsoft Is No Longer Part Of FairSearch Group Which Voices Against Google
FairSearch.org is a group of businesses and organizations united in defending competition in online and mobile search. Based on growing evidence that Google is abusing its search monopoly to thwart competition, FairSearch.org made...
Browser Choice Ballot Will No Longer Be Delivered To New Windows Users In EU
Microsoft provided the Browser Choice update in accordance with a decision issued by the European Commission in December 2009. In EU countries, during Windows PC Setup, users were allowed to choose their browser to install. The ob...
Microsoft Will Soon Take “Right To Be Forgotten” Requests From Bing Users In The Europe
European Union court ruled last month that search engines like Google should be able to remove personal links of users on request. Google has already started implementing this Right To Be Forgotten request form last month, and as...
Skype Will No Longer Charge VAT For EU Residents When Buying Skype Credits
In an email sent to customers in the European Union, Microsoft announced that they will no longer charge customers with VAT tax during their purchase of Skype Credits. So, customers can only pay for the amount of credit they requi...
Microsoft Is Still Working On “Right To Be Forgotten” Process For Bing Users In The UK
European Union court ruled last week that search engines like Google should be able to remove personal links of users on request. Google has already started implementing this Right To Be Forgotten request form last month, and as p...
European Commission Accepts Google’s Proposal Regarding Anti-trust Issues In Search Experience
European Commission started its anti-trust investigations against Google few years back and Google tried to convince EU couple of times with its new proposals and failed miserably. Today, EC announced that it has obtained an imp...
European Union returns to the teat, threatens to fine Microsoft $7.4 billion
The year long lack of a browser ballot screen did nothing to stem market share loss by Internet Explorer in Europe A technical oversight by Microsoft may hit the company with a $7billion+ fine leveed by the EU. Europe’s antitr...