Apple will be hit with an EU antitrust charge over its NFC chip technology, people familiar with the matter said, a move that puts it at risk of a possible hefty fine.
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The European Union is creating a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones, a move that will impact Apple directly.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken aim at proposed European rules aimed at curbing the power of US technology giants, saying they could pose security and privacy risks to iPhones.
A year-long inquiry into voice assistants such as Alexa and Siri has led to among more than 200 companies expressing concerns of potential anticompetitive practices, EU antitrust regulators said.
Apple is set for another showdown with the European Union’s antitrust chief as she escalates an antitrust probe over its App Store.
Google has won European Union approval for its $2.1-billion takeover of Fitbit, days after regulators proposed tougher rules to curb powerful technology firms’ push into new services.
Europe’s second highest court on Wednesday rejected an EU order for Apple to pay €13-billion in Irish back taxes, dealing a blow to the bloc’s attempts to crack down on sweetheart tax deals.
As US authorities ready the biggest antitrust case of the new century, there are lessons to be learnt from Europe’s attempt to inject more competition into search, one of the most lucrative digital markets.
Apple on Tuesday found itself the target of two EU antitrust investigations into its App Store and Apple Pay as regulators said its terms and conditions and restrictions may violate the bloc’s competition rules.