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After years of talk, a regulator is willing to take on Google

The European Commission's decision to charge Google with abuse of its dominant market position in the search business in order to favour its own services has been criticised as too narrow in focus, too superficial for not dealing with the bigger problem of digital competition, ill-conceived for messing with ...

dateApr 30, 2015 in Business
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Uber driver found guilty in Belgium crackdown

An Uber driver in Belgium was found guilty of breaking taxi laws on Monday, in the first case to land in a Brussels court after dozens of drivers were caught by police posing as clients of the banned service.

dateMay 05, 2015 in Business
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Snapchat has IPO plan, CEO says

The chief of vanishing-image service Snapchat on Tuesday said the company has a plan for going public with an offering of stock but did not reveal when it might happen.

dateMay 27, 2015 in Business
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HP sells stake in China unit for $2.3 billion

Hewlett-Packard announced Thursday it was selling a 51 percent stake in its China-based server business, creating a joint venture with Tsinghua Holdings that will be a sector leader in China.

dateMay 21, 2015 in Business
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