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Qualcomm faces fresh competition scrutiny in Europe over RFFE chips for...

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Qualcomm is facing fresh antitrust scrutiny from the European Commission, with the regulator raising questions about radio frequency front-end (RFFE) chips which can be...

Facebook to admit ownership of Instagram, WhatsApp in hard-to-read small-print

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For the first time in more than half a decade, Facebook wants to inform you that it owns Instagram, the hyper-popular rival social networking...

Amazon amends seller terms worldwide after German antitrust action

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Amazon has agreed to make a raft of changes to the business terms it offers sellers on its marketplaces following an intervention by Germany’s...

Google appeals $1.7BN EU AdSense antitrust fine

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Like clockwork, Google has filed a legal appeal against the €1.49 billion ($1.7BN) antitrust penalty the European Commission slapped on its search ad brokering...

Facebook has poached the DoJ’s Silicon Valley antitrust chief

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Facebook has recruited Kate Patchen, a veteran of the U.S. Department of Justice who led its antitrust office in Silicon Valley, to be a...

Big tech must not reframe digital ethics in its image

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visage loomed large over the European parliament this week, both literally and figuratively, as global privacy regulators gathered in Brussels to...

Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach...

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After holding a series of hearings in the wake of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal this summer, and attending a meeting with Mark...

Google files appeal against Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Android

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Google has lodged its legal appeal against the European Commission’s €4.34 billion (~$5BN) antitrust ruling against its Android mobile OS, according to Reuters — the first...

Europe is drawing fresh battle lines around the ethics of big...

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It’s been just over four months since Europe’s tough new privacy framework came into force. You might believe that little of substance has changed...

White House says a draft executive order reviewing social media companies...

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A draft executive order circulating around the White House “is not the result of an official White House policymaking process,” according to deputy White...