The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.
The search giant could face fines of more than $6 billion but would have 10 weeks to respond to the claims.
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.
The European Commission asks Apple and labels to explain their pacts for the relaunch of Beats Music to see if they're trying to crimp free offerings from streaming rivals like Spotify, a report says.
Serious claims, made by FTC investigators, came just months before the commissioners decided against launching an antitrust suit against Google in 2013, according to documents obtained by the WSJ.
An ongoing investigation into Google's search practices could lead to the company getting nailed with billions of dollars in fines.
A pair of class-action lawsuits, alleging anticompetitive behavior related to Android handsets, have been dismissed in a California court.
The search giant has been accused of monopolizing space on Android devices by requiring manufacturers to bundle its own services and locking out the competition.
Russian search engine Yandex is up in arms over the bundling of Google's search app with Android.
The search giant wants a dismissal of a suit that claims the company violates antitrust laws by requiring smartphone vendors to make its own apps the default on Android devices.