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EU, Amazon reach settlement in 3 antitrust cases

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | Amazon, the world’s biggest retailer, has committed to making changes to its practices on its e-commerce marketplace in response to the European Commission’s competition concerns, Margrethe Vestager, the Commission’s executive vice president, said on Tuesday. Vestager, who is also the European commissioner for competition, said in …

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European Union escalates antitrust case against Apple

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | Apple may be fined and forced to open its mobile payment system to competitors after the European Commission has charged the company of abusing its dominant position by limiting access to technologies allowing contactless payment. “Apple has built a closed ecosystem around its devices and its …

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EU investigates Facebook’s proposed acquisition of Kustomer

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Commission said on Monday it had opened an in-depth investigation into Facebook’s proposed acquisition of Kustomer over concerns that the deal would stifle competition for customer relationship management (CRM) software. In a statement, the Commission said it was also concerned that the proposed transaction …

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EU accuses Apple of distorting competition in music streaming market

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Union (EU) on Friday accused Apple, the American digital giant, of abusing its dominant position in the on-line market and distorting competition of music streaming providers. European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager said Apple exercises considerable market power in the distribution of music streaming …

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EU to increase innovation synergies between civil, defense and space industries

Brussels, Belgium | THE INDEPENDENT |  The European Commission hopes to boost technological innovation in the European Union (EU) by improving synergies between civil, defense and space industries, senior EU officials said on Monday. Executive Vice-President of the European Commission Margrethe Vestager and European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton presented …

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