Displaying items by tag: European Union

India's Supreme Court has delivered Google a slap in the face, ruling that it would not make any changes to an anti-trust order that seeks changes in the Android mobile operating system.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Union is likely to begin an anti-trust investigation into Microsoft in the wake of a complaint made by messaging app Slack two years ago, accusing the Redmond firm of bundling applications in order to increase market share.

Published in Technology Regulation

Microsoft has been accused of anti-competitive behaviour in its cloud computing licensing practices, with an European trade group making a complaint about this alleged behaviour to the European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, has begun an in-depth investigation into Microsoft's proposed acquisition of the gaming company Activision Blizzard.

Published in Technology Regulation

Companies that act as gatekeepers in the online economy will from now on be subject to a new regulation put in place by the European Union from this month onwards: the Digital Markets Act.

Published in Technology Regulation

Google has said, in a regulatory filing, that its Play Store is being targeted in an anti-trust investigation by the European Union, Reuters reports.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Parliament has approved the move to make USB-C a common port for charging on portable digital devices, a move which was proposed back in September last year.

Published in Technology Regulation

Google has gained very little from a bid to try and get a €4.34 billion (US$4.33 billion, A$6.42 billion) fine imposed by the EU withdrawn, with judges at a tribunal largely confirming the bloc's decision to impose the fine.

Published in Technology Regulation

Australian-founded human capital management consultancy Smart WFM has appointed bestselling author Andrew Griffiths to the new role of advisor and director of marketing, branding and messaging.

Published in People Moves

An anti-trust complaint to the European Union, about Microsoft's pricing of its cloud services in the political bloc, has had an effect, with the US company changing its licensing deals and making it easier for cloud rivals to compete.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Union has taken aim at Apple for its refusal to open its mobile payment system to its rivals, accusing the company of restricting access to the technology used for mobile wallets.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Parliament has reached a political agreement that will provide a transparent and safe online environment for its 27 member nations.

Published in Technology Regulation

New laws put in place by the European Union to limit the market power of big online platforms will give the political bloc the power to fine these companies up to 10% of their global turnover if they do not comply.

Published in Technology Regulation

The second-highest court in the European Union will deliver its verdict on 14 September on an appeal by Google against a €4.34 billion (US$4.77 billion, A$6.46 billion) fine imposed on it by the European Union in 2018 for allegedly breaching anti-trust rules relevant to Android.

Published in Technology Regulation

French cloud provider OVHcloud and two other European companies have filed an anti-trust complaint against Microsoft in Europe.

Published in Cloud

For semiconductor company Qualcomm, 5G mmWave is a revolutionary cellular technology, providing access to massive bandwidth and capacity available in frequency bands above 24GHz.

Published in 5G

Integrated energy company bp and digital transformation of energy management and automation provider Schneider Electric have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) designed to help decarbonise high-emission customers in Australia, the European Union, UK. and, US.

Published in Energy

A parliamentary panel has delivered a riposte to Commonwealth Bank chief executive Matt Comyn who has been pushing for the regulation of Apple Pay, saying it is not convinced that there is any need for regulatory intervention at this time.

Published in Strategy

Apple and Google have come under scrutiny in Japan, with the country's Fair Trade Commission set to investigate whether the two companies are using their dominance of mobile operating systems to cut out competition.

Published in Technology Regulation




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