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Facebook says EU's privacy investigations hurt innovation, economy

The social network's head of public policy in Europe says changes to how regulations are handled there could prompt Facebook to stop bringing new features to its service.

By April 29, 2015

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EU delays decision in Apple tax probe

Competition Chief Margrethe Vestager says she doesn't want to rush a decision in investigations to determine whether Apple and other companies violated European Union tax rules.

By May 5, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: Google gets the EU antitrust treatment

Is Google abusing its position as the world's most popular search engine? Also, if you're hoping to walk into an Apple store and buy a Watch next week, we have some bad news. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By April 17, 2015

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Why the EU will find Google's Android isn't like Microsoft and Windows

The search giant's mobile operating system is in the crosshairs of regulators in Europe. But there are differences between this probe and the last high-profile technology antitrust case, when Europe took on Microsoft.

By April 15, 2015

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EU reportedly to file formal antitrust charges against Google

The search giant could face fines of more than $6 billion but would have 10 weeks to respond to the claims.

By April 14, 2015

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Google's Schmidt meets with EU antitrust chief amid probe

An ongoing investigation into Google's search practices could lead to the company getting nailed with billions of dollars in fines.

By March 3, 2015

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Facebook's new terms of service violates EU law, Belgian groups say

The groups, which analyzed the social network's new terms of service and data policy at the request of Belgium's Privacy Commission, say Facebook is placing too great a burden on its users.

By February 23, 2015

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EU: Amazon's tax 'advantage' in Luxembourg hurts Europe

The preliminary results of a European Union investigation sound like tax trouble is brewing for Amazon.

By January 16, 2015

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Amazon changes Europe tax practices amid ongoing probe

The online retail giant will cease funnelling sales through low-tax Luxembourg, a strategy seen as a tax-avoidance effort.

By May 25, 2015

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EU wants 'right to be forgotten' applied globally

Privacy watchdogs in Europe say the controversial ruling, which affects only local European versions of Google's search engine, should be applied more broadly.

By November 26, 2014