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US Justice Department reportedly plans to investigate Google for antitrust violations

Following a $5 billion fine imposed by the European Commission, Google changed how it packaged search applications and browser choices on Android devices sold in the EU. That came only a few years after Google was forced to pay $2.7 billion for manipulating search results to prioritize its own shopping services. The company is also...

Google to charge OEMs in Europe for Android apps to comply with the EU

Google and the EU have been battling it out for a while now. Last time we reported on the situation, Google had been fined $5 billion for antitrust violations. The European Commision claims Google's practice of pre-installing apps like Search and Chrome on Android make it difficult for the competition. The company has always stood...

[Update: Qualcomm wins] Taiwan fines Qualcomm $773 million for Alleged Anti-trust Violations

Qualcomm, known for the Snapdragon line of processors used in nearly all Android flagships, faces yet another fine from a regulatory body. First from China, then South Korea, and now Taiwan, the San Diego-based chip producer can't escape the hole its seemingly dug for itself. The Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission are now fining them roughly...