News tagged with concessions

European regulator details Google concessions

The European Commission's top antitrust official says Google would allow competitors to display their own logos on its search display results page as part of concessions it has offered to avoid a showdown with regulators.

dateOct 01, 2013 in Business
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European Commission: Google decision near

Europe's top competition official says his agency is close to a decision in its three-year investigation into whether Google Inc. has abused its dominant position in Internet searches to unfairly thwart competition.

dateSep 25, 2013 in Business
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European commission: decision on Google in weeks

(AP)—The European Commission's top competition regulator, Joaquin Almunia, says he will decide within several weeks whether the concessions offered by Google Inc. in how it displays search results are sufficient to ensure ...

dateSep 13, 2013 in Business
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Australian lawmakers block super-trawler

Australia blocked a controversial super-trawler from fishing in its waters Thursday in a narrow parliamentary vote which forced concessions from the centre-left Labor government.

dateSep 13, 2012 in Ecology
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Wiki where you work?

Do corporate wikis work? Two University of Alberta researchers say they can, providing they fit the corporation's culture and provide for the needs and interests of their users and editors.

dateAug 08, 2012 in Economics & Business
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No sea change for European fishing

An ambitious reform of Europe's fishing sector to help replenish shrinking fish stocks appears likely to be watered down substantially by European Union nations, diplomats said Friday.

dateJun 08, 2012 in Ecology
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New Panama law bans mining on native land

Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli enacted a law Monday that prohibits mining on indigenous lands and requires that local native authorities be consulted before work can begin on new hydroelectric plants.

dateMar 27, 2012 in Environment
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EU accepts IBM concessions in antitrust probe

(AP) -- The European Union's competition watchdog says it has accepted concessions made by IBM to make it easier for rivals to perform maintenance on its mainframe computers and is closing its investigation of the company.

dateDec 14, 2011 in Business
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