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Google rivals not so sure about European antitrust deal

Google has published the full text of its proposed antitrust agreement with the European Union following an outcry from the company’s competitors. Last week, the European Commission announced that it had reached a settlement with the search giant that would change how Google handles search results in Europe. It said that Google would be setting aside… Read More

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Google’s European antitrust deal will force changes in search results, advertising

There are going to be some big changes afoot in Google’s search results. The European Commission announced today that it had reached a settlement with the tech giant to end its multi-year antitrust investigation. The settlement will require Google to give more prominent placement to search results and services from its competitors in Europe. The news… Read More

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European Commission gives go-ahead for Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition

Following Monday’s announcement that the U.S. Justice Department has cleared Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services business for $7.2 billion, the European Commission announced today that after reviewing the deal, it is also giving Microsoft the all clear to make the purchase without conditions. The deal was first announced in early September of this… Read More