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Google's EU 'enforcer' on antitrust, Twitter, Daily Show

usatoday.com — Margrethe Vestager, the European Union's competition commissioner, made headlines this week when she brought formal antitrust charges against Google. In the highest profile antitrust lawsuit in Europe since the one against Microsoft, Vestager accused Google of exploiting its dominance in online search to skew results in favor of its own shopping service, restricting competition and narrowing choices for consumers.

Mark Zuckerberg defends Internet.org in India

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Mark Zuckerberg is defending Internet.org after several companies in India decided to pull out of the initiative amid a growing debate over free access to the Internet in the country.

Google faces trouble abroad

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Facing intensifying scrutiny from regulators, Google is conducting one of its most important searches yet: for an answer to its growing problem in Europe. The European Commission has formally accused the U.S. technology giant of abusing its dominance in online shopping searches.

Twitter hopes new homepage will get more people to flock to the service

americasmarkets.usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter is spiffing up its homepage in hopes it will get more people to flock to the service. The new homepage features some of Twitter's most popular content. Categories include "TV Shows & Stars" and "Cute Animals." Twitter is making a play for people who are not logged into the service.

EU accuses Google of abusing Internet search dominance

usatoday.com — The European Union's competition regulator on Wednesday accused Google of illegally abusing its dominance of the Internet search market in Europe. The move could cost the tech firm billions in fines and will revive memories of Microsoft's decade-long antitrust fight with the EU.

Mark Zuckerberg on Oculus, net neutrality and more

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Mark Zuckerberg opened a brief window on his world on Tuesday with a question-and-answer session he conducted on his Facebook page. The Facebook founder fielded questions for one hour from ordinary Facebook users as well as billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson and singer Shakira.

EU to accuse Google of illegally abusing search dominance: report

americasmarkets.usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - The European Union will accuse Google of illegally abusing its dominance of search in Europe, according to a new report. Google will be served on Wednesday with a formal charge sheet alleging it broke antitrust regulations by siphoning traffic from its competitors to its own services, two people familiar with the case told the Financial Times.

Analysts make the case for the Apple Car

americasmarkets.usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Sanford C. Bernstein analysts Toni Sacconaghi and Max Warburton have issued a report "5 Reasons Why We Believe Apple May Indeed Be Looking to Build a Car." Rumors have been swirling for weeks that Apple may jump into the automobile market. The Bernstein report lays out their five-point case for the Apple Car.

EU: We should challenge dominance of Google, U.S. Internet giants

americasmarkets.usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - The European Union should regulate U.S. Internet giants to allow homegrown companies to become more competitive, the EU's digital commissioner said in a speech on Tuesday. The statements from Günther Oettinger at a major industrial fair in Hannover, Germany reflect growing concern about the mounting competitive threat of Google, Facebook and other U.S.

Google’s subscription fee for YouTube could boost revenue 15%: analyst

americasmarkets.usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - An analyst says YouTube's plan to give viewers the option to skip ads for a monthly fee could lift revenue 15% or more. The Google-owned video service sent a letter to its top content creators on Wednesday asking them to sign off on new terms so it can offer a paid, ad-free subscription to YouTube.
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