Tag Archives: antitrust

South Korea fines Google $177 million

South Korea’s antitrust regulator has fined Alphabet Inc’s Google 207 billion won ($176.64 million) for blocking customised versions of its Android operating system (OS), in the US technology giant’s second setback in the country in less than a month. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) said on Tuesday Google’s contract …

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Apple reveals new privacy feature for iOS 15

Just a few weeks away from launching its new operating system, Apple has just announced that it will allow users the option to activate Apple’s own personalized ads for their device. The company has introduced multiple privacy features in their new system that will help protect users’ data from Google …

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FTC says Facebook ‘bought and buried’ rivals

The US Federal Trade Commission refreshed its antitrust case against Facebook Inc on Thursday, adding more detail on the accusation the social media company crushed or bought rivals and once again asking a judge to force the social media giant to sell Instagram and WhatsApp. At 80 pages, the new complaint …

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China antitrust regulator blocks Tencent gaming website merger

BEIJING: China’s monetary regulator has blocked a merger of the nation’s two largest online game live-streaming websites deliberate by tech big Tencent over antitrust considerations, it stated Saturday. Beijing has launched a significant crackdown on the largest gamers in its tech sector after years of runaway development and lax regulation, …

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