EU says needs more concessions from Google within weeks in anti-trust probe

BRUSSELS Wed Jan 15, 2014 5:51pm IST

The Google offices are seen near the city centre in Dublin July 8, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton/Files

The Google offices are seen near the city centre in Dublin July 8, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Cathal McNaughton/Files

Related Topics

Stocks

   

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union wants Google (GOOG.O) to come up with more concessions within weeks if it is to avoid formal charges in an investigation into alleged anti-competitive behaviour, a top official said on Wednesday.

EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said he was still waiting to receive Google's response to his opinion that concessions offered so far by the internet search giant do not go far enough to address the EU's concerns.

"We need more and we need more not during the next year, we need more during the next weeks," he told a news conference.

(Reporting by Adrian Croft; editing by Luke Baker)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

E-Commerce

TECH SHOWCASE

Anti-trust Probe

Anti-trust Probe

Microsoft targeted in apparent Chinese anti-trust probe  Full Article 

Banking on PlayStation

Banking on PlayStation

With PlayStation network, Sony goes back to the future in search of revival  Full Article 

Wearable Gadgets

Wearable Gadgets

Swatch plans fitness-based touch wristwatch, CEO tells paper.  Full Article 

Xbox Marketing

Xbox Marketing

JD.com to sell Microsoft's Xbox One games console in China.  Full Article 

Testing Times

Testing Times

Analysis - Amazon's far-reaching ambitions, lack of profits, unnerve investors.  Full Article 

IPO Probe Over

IPO Probe Over

Facebook says SEC's IPO probe ends, extending WhatsApp closing date  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage