• EU regulators fine Google record $5 bln in Android case

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    EU antitrust regulators levied a record 4.34-billion-euro fine against Google on Wednesday for illegal restrictions on Android smartphone makers and mobile network operators.
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  • Google hit with record-breaking $5 billion fine in Android antitrust case

    Google hit with record-breaking $5 billion fine in Android antitrust case

    4 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    We knew this was coming so it's hardly a surprise that Google will receive a new antitrust penalty in Europe. Recent reports said the new fine would break the previous record for the EU region, which must have been terrible news for Google given that the company was the holder of that dishonorable record.
    On Wednesday afternoon, Europe time, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced the new fine: €4.34 billion which converts to $5 billion. That's on top of the €2.4 billion penalty received last year.
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  • Google gets slapped $5BN by EU for Android antitrust abuse

    4 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Google has been fined a record breaking €4.34 billion by European antitrust regulators for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system.
    Competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has tweeted to confirm the penalty ahead of a press conference about to take place. Stay tuned for more details as we get them.
    Fine of €4,34 bn to Google for 3 types of illegal restrictions on the use of Android. In this way it has cemented the dominance of its search engine. Denying rivals a chance to innovate and compete on the merits. It's illegal under EU antitrust rules. Google now has to...
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  • Europe prepares to hit Google with another huge fine

    4 monthes ago - By CNN

    The European Commission is expected to fine Google billions of dollars following an antitrust investigation into claims that it pushed its apps on smartphone users and thwarted competitors.
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  • EU to fine Google record 4.3 billion euros over Android: source

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The European Commission will fine Google a record 4.3 billion euros on Wednesday over its Android mobile operating system, a source close to the matter told Reuters.
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  • EU To Issue Historic $5B Fine To Google Over Android Apps: Report

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    The European Union will hit Google with a historic $5 billion fine over antitrust violations related to its Android operating system, Bloomberg reports, citing a source close to the political bloc. The €4.3 billion fine is expected to be officially issued at 1 PM CET, whereas Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai is reportedly already informed of the matter, having been briefed by the European Commission on Tuesday. The sanction will be almost twice the size of the antitrust fine the EU imposed on Google last year due to monopolistic behavior associated with its shopping comparison...
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  • EU to fine Google record £3.8bn for illegal Android deals

    EU to fine Google record £3.8bn for illegal Android deals

    4 monthes ago - By Telegraph


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  • EU to hit Google with 4.3 billion euro fine in Android case: source

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    EU antitrust regulators will on Wednesday levy a 4.3-billion-euro on Google for using its dominant Android mobile operating system to block rivals, a person familiar with the matter said.
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  • Google hit with reported record $5 billion EU fine over Android antitrust practices - CNET

    4 monthes ago - By CNET

    Never mind the money, big changes to Android could be on the way.
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  • EU expected to fine Google $5 billion over Android: Bloomberg

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Alphabet Inc's Google is expected to be fined a record 4.3 billion euros by the European Union over its Android system, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.
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  • WORLDSTAAAR: Watch if Google gets whacked with an $11B fine by the EU

    WORLDSTAAAR: Watch if Google gets whacked with an $11B fine by the EU

    4 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Google will most likely be hit with a record fine from the EU today. This is set to be focused around its Android operating system violating European antitrust laws. Part of a wider anti-trust lawsuit, the EU claims Google has “abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators.” The decision from Brussels is expected around midday today and the EU regulatory body is able to fine Google up to 10 percent of its annual revenue. According to Statista, Alphabet - Google's parent company - earned around $111 billion in 2017, so...
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  • Google to be whacked with record €4.3bn fine for Android dominance abuse

    Google to be whacked with record €4.3bn fine for Android dominance abuse

    4 monthes ago - By The Inquirer

    EC will also order firm to stop forcing OEMs to install Google apps
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  • EU's Vestager to hold news conference, Google decision expected

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will hold a news conference at 1100 GMT, the European Commission said on Wednesday, where she is expected to announce a record fine against Google for using its Android mobile operating system to block rivals.
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  • Google braces for huge EU fine over Android

    4 monthes ago - By Bangkokpost

    BRUSSELS: Google prepared Wednesday to be hit with huge EU fine for freezing out rivals of its Android mobile phone system in a ruling that could spark new tensions between Brussels and Washington.
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  • EU's Google Android antitrust decision incoming

    4 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    A decision in a long running EU antitrust probe of Google's Android OS is due to land shortly.
    European Commission officials are trailing a press conference with competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager - to announce an “antitrust decision” at 1pm CET, with a link to watch the event streamed live.
    Press conference with Commissioner vestager today at 13h00 CET on an antitrust decision - follow it live here
    - Ricardo Cardoso July 18, 2018
    Bloomberg is reporting the EU's fine for Android will be in the region of $5BN - which would be the largest ever antitrust penalty handed down by the...
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  • Google faces record $5 billion EU fine for Android antitrust violations

    Google faces record $5 billion EU fine for Android antitrust violations

    4 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Google will be hit with a record-breaking €4.3 billion fine by EU regulators for breaking antitrust laws. Bloomberg News reports that the European Commission has settled on a significant fine for Google's Android app bundling that will be announced around 6AM ET today. The European Commission has accused Google of abusing its Android market dominance by bundling its search engine and Chrome apps into the operating system. Google has also allegedly blocked phone makers from creating devices that run forked versions of Android.
    The potential $5 billion fine dwarfs Google's previous $2.7...
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