• Google appeals $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

    6 days ago - By Chron

    BRUSSELS - Google has appealed a record $5 billion fine that European Union authorities levied against the tech giant for allegedly abusing the dominance of its Android operating system to stifle competitors.
    A spokesman for the company, Al Verney, confirmed Wednesday that the company has filed its legal challenge to the July ruling.
    The EU's executive Commission issued the fine in July after it found Google forced smartphone makers using Android to install the company's search and browser apps.
    Under the ruling, Google must take measures to fix the problem by the end of October or risk...
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  • Google files appeal against Europe's $5BN antitrust fine for Android

    6 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Google has lodged its legal appeal against the European Commission's €4.34 billion antitrust ruling against its Android mobile OS, according to Reuters - the first step in a process that could keep its lawyers busy for years to come.
    “We have now filed our appeal of the EC's Android decision at the General Court of the EU,” it told the news agency, via email.
    We've reached out to Google for comment on the appeals process.
    Rulings made by the EU's General Court in Luxembourg can be appealed to the top court, the Court of Justice of the European Union, but only on points of law.
    Europe's...
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  • Google Appeals That $5 Billion EU Android Antitrust Fine-But It's Changing Its Ways Nonetheless

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    Google has launched an appeal against the $5 billion fine it received in July for abusing its control of the Android ecosystem in the European Union.
    The company announced the appeal Tuesday, just before the Wednesday cut-off date for being able to do so. This means Google is now appealing two massive antitrust fines in the EU-the other fine, totalling $2.7 billion , was handed down in mid-2017 as punishment for Google's abuse of its search-engine market dominance.
    The larger fine relates to several abuses in the Android world. The European Commission found that Google illegally forced...
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  • Google is appealing its $5 billion EU antitrust fine over Android

    Google is appealing its $5 billion EU antitrust fine over Android

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Google has submitted an appeal to the EU refuting the €4.3 billion fine it received for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system.
    Google is following through on its promise to appeal when the fine was imposed in July.
    It is already appealing a separate antitrust fine from the EU for promoting its own shopping platform within Google search.
    Google has appealed the record €4.3 billion fine it was hit with by the EU in July .
    The European Commission fined Google on antitrust grounds for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system. At the time Google said rather than...
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