The European Parliament has voted in favour of a common charger between manufacturers .
The European Commission will launch a formal antitrust investigation into Apple in the next few weeks after Spotify accused the iPhone maker of “tilting the playing field to disadvantage competitors”.
The European Commission has fined Google €1.49bn following an antitrust investigation into Google's ‘anti-competitive’ behaviour in online ad market. The probe, led by the European Union’s antitrust czar Margrethe Vestager, looked into accusations that Google had spent 10 years trying to prevent websites from using the advertising services of its rivals.
Google are to prompt Android users to choose their preferred browsers and search apps, and overhauling how it displays certain search results in Europe, as the company seeks to allay EU antitrust concerns and ward off fresh sanctions.
Following a high-profile investigation, The European Commission is set to fine Google for hampering potential rival search advertisers, in the latest antitrust showdown between the EU and the US tech giant. Margrethe Vestager, EU competition commissioner, will announce the fine next week, according to people familiar with the case.