EU Sides with Apple in Motorola Patent Fight
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 06, 2013
The European Commission accuses Google-owned Motorola of abusing its market position by seeking an injunction against Apple.
Tags: Google, Apple, European Commission, EU, antitrust, patent, Motorola
EU Investigating Apple Over iPhone Contracts
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 22, 2013
Regulators are looking into complaints from network operators who allege anticompetitive behavior.
Tags: iPhone, Apple, European Commission, EU, antitrust, anticompetitive
Report: EU to Fine Microsoft over Browser Bungle
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 01, 2013
Anonymous sources say the fine will arrive this month.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, Internet Explorer, Windows 7, EU
EU Warns It May Take Action Against Google
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 19, 2013
The search giant failed to meet Europe's deadline for changing its practices.
Tags: Google, privacy, EU, regulators, Europe
U.S., EU Will Delay Google Antitrust Decisions until 2013
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 19, 2012
The company may not be close to a settlement with U.S. regulators after all.
Tags: Google, search, EU, antitrust, patent lawsuit, FTC, Motorola, settlement, U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 18, 2012
Regulators want to examine whether changes to Microsoft's policies violate any laws.
Tags: Microsoft, privacy, EU, SkyDrive, Office, policies
EU Imposes $1.92B Fine on CRT Makers for Price-Fixing
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 05, 2012
The fine is the highest ever imposed by Europe's antitrust regulators.
Tags: EU, Samsung, antitrust, monitor, Panasonic, screen, Philips Electronics, EU Commission, LG Electronics
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 16, 2012
The search giant could face a fine if it refuses to make the requested changes.
Microsoft Likely to Face EU Fine Soon
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 27, 2012
The company has admitted that it forgot to include a "browser ballot" in Windows 7 service pack 1.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, browser, Windows 7, EU, fine
EU Probes Alleged Optical Drive Cartel
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 24, 2012
The European Commission believes 13 optical disk drive makers may have colluded to set prices.
Tags: European Commission, EU, antitrust, optical, Drive
Google Outlines Proposals to EU to End Antitrust Probe
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 03, 2012
The proposal addresses regulators' four areas of concern.
Tags: search, EU, antitrust, Google +
EU Court Rejects Microsoft Antitrust Appeal, But Shaves 4 Percent off its Fine
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 27, 2012
Microsoft will pay $1.1 billion for violating antitrust regulations.
Tags: Microsoft, server, EU, antitrust, fine
EU Opens Patent Abuse Investigation Into Motorola
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 03, 2012
Complaints from Apple and Microsoft prompted an investigation into whether Motorola abuses its standards-related patents.
Tags: Microsoft, Apple, European Commission, EU, patent, Motorola, investigation
EU Demands Google Response to Privacy Worry
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 20, 2012
France wants answers to 69 questions by April 5.
Tags: Google, privacy, EU
EU Wants Google to Delay Privacy Change Rollout
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 03, 2012
EU Opens Antitrust Probe Into Google Search
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published December 01, 2010
European antitrust authorities announce a formal inquiry into allegations from Google's competitors that the search giant used its market clout to undermine competition.
Tags: Google, search, EU, antitrust, DOJ
How the EU Commission Made Microsoft Stronger
By Rob Enderle | Article Published June 16, 2010
By forcing Microsoft to improve application documentation, the EU Commission gave the software giant a competitive advantage.
Tags: Microsoft, European Commission, EU
IBM Deals With EU Complaint, Insider Trading Settlement
By David Needle | Article Published March 24, 2010
A French company files a complaint related to IBM's mainframe licensing, while a former IBM executive appears ready to plead guilty to charges of insider trading.
Tags: IBM, EU, mainframe, mainframe licensing, emulation
Microsoft to Begin Offering 'Choice Screen'
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 22, 2010
In response to the European Commission, Microsoft will begin offering a 'choice screen.' Now industry observers wonder how well will this new initiative work.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, IE, European Commission, EU
EU Gives Oracle Approval on Sun Acquisition
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 21, 2010
After months of wrangling, the Sun deal has now overcome its biggest hurdle to date.
Tags: database, Oracle, Sun, Sun Microsystems, EU
Microsoft Settles With the European Commission
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published December 16, 2009
After years of wrangling, Microsoft and the EC call it resolved.
Tags: browsers, Microsoft, Internet Explorer, EU, antitrust