Google claims it’s as pure as snow
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Antitrust? On your bike, EU!

Search giant Google said today it denied charges brought by the European Union that it has committed a really mortal sin called behaving in an antitrust manner.

Italian watchdog sniffs at WhatsApp
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Antitrust deals with Facebook

Italy’s antitrust watchdog is snuffling around the rump of the social notworking site WhatsApp.

Aussie banks moan that Apple is a bunch of drongos
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"Intransigent, closed and controlling" and not fair dinkum

Three Australian banks have moaned to the country’s anti-trust watch dingo that the Apple Pay service is not fair dinkum.

South Korea investigates Google
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Playing monopoly

South Korea's antitrust regulator has admitted for the first time that it is looking into whether Google has violated the country's anticompetition laws.

Authorities raid Amazon Japan
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Drone free

The Japanese Fair Trade Commission (FTC) paid a visit to Amazon’s Japanese office investigating whether the company was pressuring its suppliers over prices.

Qualcomm faces fines in Korea
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$883,259,284 for anti-trust

Qualcomm faces up to a $883,259,284 fine in Korea for allegedly violating anti-trust regulations, the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said.

Spotify slams Apple for anti-trust
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Expect a court case

Music streaming service Spotify has accused Fruity cargo cult Apple of refusing to approve its iPhone App because its service competes with Apple Music.

Symantec’s Windows kernel loading anti-virus is a nightmare
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Who would have thunk it?

Symantec hit on a wizard wheeze for creating a more secure version of windows by jacking its security software into the kernel.

Google faces first EU fine
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No deal in site

Google is heading for a huge European Union antitrust fine this year and it does not seem to have come up with a face-saving deal.

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
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Do not pass go, to not collect $200

As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.