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Google Hit With £3.8 Billion Fine By EU For Abusing Control Of Android OS

Google Hit With £3.8 Billion Fine By EU For Abusing Control Of Android OS

By Alexander J. Martin, SKY NEWS

July 18, 2018

https://news.sky.com/story/google-slammed-with-38bn-fine-by-eu-for-abus…

Google has been fined €4.34bn (£3.8bn) by the EU for abusing its control of the Android operating system by forcing vendors to pre-install its apps.

Friend or Foe? EU Risks Trump Twitter Storm With Google Fine

Friend or Foe? EU Risks Trump Twitter Storm With Google Fine

By Aoife White and Stephanie Bodoni, BLOOMBERG

July 18, 2018

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-18/friend-or-foe-eu-ris…

U.S. President Donald Trump’s European Union “foes” are at it again -- attacking one of America’s biggest technology companies with a second painful antitrust decision.

US Lawmakers Eye Apple, Alphabet Data Privacy Practices

US Lawmakers Eye Apple, Alphabet Data Privacy Practices

By Richard Adhikari, E-COMMERCE TIMES

July 11, 2018

https://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85437.html

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce has written Alphabet CEO Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook demanding information on their companies' practices with regard to third-party access, audio and location data collection.