News tagged with dominance

Nokia ends phone assembly in Europe, cuts jobs

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. plans to stop assembling cell phones in Europe by year-end as it shifts production to Asia and will cut another 4,000 jobs, its latest attempts to cushion itself from stiff competition in the smartphone ...

dateFeb 08, 2012 in Business
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Nokia loss tempered by Windows phone launch

Mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. on Thursday posted a fourth-quarter net loss of euro1.07 billion ($1.38 billion) as sales slumped 21 percent even as the company's first Windows smartphones hit markets in Europe and Asia.

dateJan 26, 2012 in Business
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Google hit by new anti-trust complaint in Europe

The French online shopping website Twenga has filed a complaint against Google at the European Commission, accusing the Internet search giant of abusing its dominant position to eliminate any competition.

dateJan 24, 2012 in Internet
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IBM offers concession in EU antitrust case

(AP) -- U.S. computer maker IBM Corp. on Tuesday offered to make it easier for competitors to provide maintenance services for its mainframe computers, a concession to get European regulators to close an antitrust probe.

dateSep 20, 2011 in Business
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Google's lobbying bill tops $2M for 1st time in 2Q

(AP) -- Google Inc.'s quarterly lobbying expenses surpassed $2 million for the first time during the spring and early summer amid U.S. government scrutiny that hatched a wide-ranging investigation into the Internet search ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Business
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China's competitive advantage

Research from Jack McCann of Lincoln Memorial University, in Tennessee, suggests that China could become the dominant economic power within a few years if it exploits the competitive advantages it is creating politically, ...

dateJul 05, 2011 in Economics & Business
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