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Digital 15-12-2016

EU dithering on Google probe is costing jobs

The EU’s antitrust case against Google should be widened to cover the local search market. Lack of competition in this domain harms consumers, EU companies and the Digital Single Market, writes Kostas Rossoglou.
Digital 22-11-2016

Avoiding the pitfalls of mobile fragmentation

With 500 million downloads in its first month, PokemonGo was last summer’s greatest hit. Hundreds, thousands, even millions of people began to spend hours glued to their smartphones in the hope of catching strange creatures.
Digital 23-04-2015

The Google case shows why competition policy in the digital economy needs to change

The European Commission’s antitrust case against Google is the latest in a series of attempts to prevent tech giants from monopolising EU markets. But past cases against Intel and Microsoft illustrate the need to review the EU’s outdated competition policy, argues Diego Zuluaga.
Competition 21-04-2015

The European Commission should think carefully before acting on FTC Google memo

European regulators should ignore the misleading publicity surrounding the US Federal Trade Commission’s anti-competition case against Google and concentrate on finding the facts, argues Thomas Leary.
Digital 27-11-2014

Breaking up Google

Picking a fight at such a high level with Google would damage the reputation of the European Parliament, writes Kaja Kallas.
Ana Gomes [European Parliament]
Digital 17-06-2014

Europe’s creative industry is at the mercy of Google

For Europe's creative sector, the threat now and in the future does not come from the imbalances of the banking system, but from one company whose dominant position imposes its business model on the entire market: Google, writes Ana Gomes.
Competition 01-02-2007

Chance for more competition in retail banking

Commenting on the Commission’s retail banking inquiry report, Nicola Jentzsch of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) argues that more competition in retail banking will bring benefits, such as better service, lower prices and savings.

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