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Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources

18 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than a decade ago, people familiar with the matter said.

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data

18 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS Amazon's use of merchants' data triggered an EU antitrust investigation on Wednesday, as regulatory concerns mount around the world on how tech giants exploit customer information to reinforce their market power. | Video

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data - source

17 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS, July 17 Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job

17 Jul 2019

STRASBOURG Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe. | Video

Von der Leyen takes aim at U.S. tech giants' low tax bill in Europe

16 Jul 2019

STRASBOURG Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, seeking to become the first female head of the European Commission, has said she wants U.S. tech giants to pay "fair taxes" in the EU instead of gaming the different systems across the bloc to cut their bills.

Von der Leyen faces crucial vote in quest to lead EU executive

16 Jul 2019

STRASBOURG, July 16 Germany's Ursula von der Leyen faces a make-or-break vote on Tuesday in her quest to be the European Commission's first female leader, and a raft of promises made the previous day may help her win over sceptical European Union socialist and liberal lawmakers.

EU Commission president nominee says open to further Brexit extension

15 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The choice of EU leaders for European Commission president said on Monday she would support giving Britain more time to negotiate its exit from the bloc as part of a series of promises to persuade a lukewarm EU parliament to back her in the post.

E.ON set to win EU antitrust permission for Innogy deal: sources

12 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS E.ON is expected to win EU antitrust approval to buy rival Innogy's network and retail assets, sources said on Friday, in a deal set to transform the German company into a major player in the European energy market.

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