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Indian antitrust investigation finds Google abused its Android dominance

India is one of the most important markets for Google with Android phones enjoying over 95% of the market share in the country. It's not just about the OS though. All Android phones come with Google's suite of apps pre-installed which means there are millions of users using Google's services by default. Be it Chrome...

Qualcomm, Microsoft and Google raise concerns about NVIDIA’s acquisition of ARM

Following the launch of the RTX 30 series GPUs last year, NVIDIA announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire UK-based chip designer ARM. With the acquisition, NVIDIA plans to create "the leading computing company for the age of AI," but the deal doesn't seem to be going down well with companies like...

[Update: Google’s statement] Google Play and Google Pay are now being investigated for market dominance in India

Technology makes our lives easier, and bigger companies make it even easier with seamless integration throughout their ecosystems. But now, across the world, the conversation has started turning towards how some technology companies may have perhaps become too big for the market. Recently, the US Antitrust Subcommittee concluded that Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google abused...

US Antitrust Subcommittee concludes that Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google abuse their monopolies and dominance

Our lives are massively influenced by a handful of technology companies, and their monopoly is no secret. The likes of these tech companies also have a market acronym to them: FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google) and GAFAM (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft), referring to them in the context of consistent stock performance. But how...

Here Are the Pebble Challenge Winners From Round 1

With Round 1 of the Pebble Developer Challenge recently closing, they have now been contacted. We had quite the array of entrants, and after almost 100 entries the judges were able to narrow it down to the following 20 winners. We have listed them (in no particular order) along with a brief description of their...