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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

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.

By April 15, 2015

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Google shakes up European operations amid regulatory scrutiny

A Google exec says the realignment will help Google respond more quickly to what's happening in individual countries.

By February 26, 2015

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Apple under scrutiny in Canada for its contracts with carriers

Antitrust watchdog is seeking a court order for Apple documents related to a probe of alleged anticompetitive clauses in its carrier contracts.

By December 11, 2014

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Uber's 'God View' under scrutiny as spotlight intensifies on its practices

The car-ride service, which is accused of tracking a reporter's Uber rides, is investigating a top executive -- in the wake of a controversy involving another exec's intense interest in reporters.

By November 19, 2014

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Facebook faces UK scrutiny over mood manipulation study

The UK data protection watchdog wants to know whether any UK laws were violated by the social network's manipulation of users' news feeds.

By July 1, 2014

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Facebook's emotion manipulation study faces added scrutiny

It appears the social network's Data Use Policy has changed since the criticized study was conducted. Still, the company maintains the research was done to improve services.

By June 30, 2014

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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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Apple's Irish tax strategy gets EU scrutiny, report says

The company is able to save boatloads of cash in taxes each year by funneling money to its Irish subsidiary. And now the EU wants to dig deeper into that practice.

By June 11, 2014

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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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Europe's antitrust watchdog sniffs around Apple's music deals

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.

By April 2, 2015