Sunday, August 31, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Intel Hopes To Improve Its Mobile Business With Ex-Qualcomm exec
Kingston HyperX Demos DDR4 Memory at PAX Prime
Corsair and ASUS Fastest DDR4 Memory Kit
Intel Unleashes its First 8-Core Desktop Processor For Gaming
Samsung Partners with Nike On Running App
Samsung Applied for Samsung Quantum Dot TV Trademark
New iPhones Expected at Sept. 9 Event
Google Tests Drones For Delivery Of Goods
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Google Tries To Settle European Antitrust Probe


Google has submitted a set of remedies to the European Union that will shown to rivals as part of settlement talks to end a probe into claims its search results discriminate against competitors.

"Google has a lot more market power in Europe than in the U.S., more than 90 percent," EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia told reporters in Washington today. "To avoid abuse we need to guarantee that users of the search engine have a choice and that search results have the highest possible quality," he added.

The European Commission is investigating Google?s search business and its rivals have made entreaties to the EU regulator to take action. Frustrated by the slow pace of the Commission's investigation, British price comparison site Foundem, U.S. online sites Expedia and TripAdvisor, and German publishers have already urged tougher action.

Google at the end of January submitted an initial offer to settle the antitrust probe after Almunia asked it to address allegations that it promotes its own search-services, copies rivals' travel and restaurant reviews, and has agreements with websites and software developers that stifle competition in the advertising industry.

"In the last few weeks, the commission completed its preliminary assessment formally setting out its concerns," Antoine Colombani, a spokesman for Almunia, told Reuters. "On this basis, Google then made a formal submission of commitments to the commission. We are now preparing the launch of a market test to seek feedback from market players, including complainants, on these commitment proposals."

Almunia said he wants to resolve the Google probe by the end of the year.


Previous
Next
Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon Joins AMD's Never Settle Reloaded        All News        IBM To Invest $1 billion In Flash Development
Google Allows You To Plan Your plan Your Digital Afterlife     General Computing News      IBM To Invest $1 billion In Flash Development

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Tests Drones For Delivery Of Goods
German Regulator Will Pursue Complaint Against Publishers
Google Buys JetPac
Google Releases Fit SDK, Special Version Of Android L
Google To Rank Websites with HTTPS Higher
Google and Barnes & Noble Take On Amazon
Google To Unveil Instagram Competitor
Google's Ambitious Secret Barge Project Was Scarped
Google To Show Ratings to Search-Results Ads
Google Does Not Confirm to $1 Billion Acquisition Of Twitch
Google Implemented "Right To Be Forgotten" Ruling Inadequately, EC says
European Regulators May Need Extra Concessions From Google

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .