The European Commission's Neelie Kroes wants an end to international barriers like roaming charges for mobile phones by 2014. Also: European networks are falling behind.
Google offers to label its own services in search results and give some prominence to rivals. European competitiveness regulators now want feedback, and critics are lodging objections.
The European Commission is warning Google to change its search methods or the company will be forced into court over antitrust issues.
European competition regulators have requested information from Samsung in a case involving Apple, its rival in multiple patent-infringement lawsuits.
The European Commission is said to be readying a lengthy Statement of Objections against Google for abusing its market dominance in Web search.
Customers are paying more than necessary and aren't getting the most up-to-date services due to lack of regulatory enforcement across EU nations, report states.
Last November the European Commission opened a formal investigation of Google's business practices on that continent, and talks at resolving the matter have reportedly begun.
Regulators to probe whether Google abused its dominant position as a search engine by unfairly favoring its own services in search results over those from competitors.
As India and a pair of Middle East countries eye BlackBerry bans, the European Commission picks the iPhone and HTC devices over the BlackBerry as its smartphone of choice.
The project to develop a European civilian rival to the U.S. military's GPS system was hampered by poor management, the European Court of Auditors has found.