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  • Europe’s four biggest mobile operators look to combine their services

    The European continent's four biggest mobile operators are seeking to join forces to create a better continental service. In what can be considered a pan-European infrastructure network, the Financial Times (FT) reports that Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom, Telecom Italia and Telefonica have been meeting with the EU's competition chief to discuss how the idea could be achieved in what is a rather fragmented European market. Europe is one continent where different countries and their respective laws causes difficulty in creating a standard for communication laws, and this aspect has created varying differences between the mobile carriers. As one person...

  • EU announces antitrust probe into Google

    Google received the news on Tuesday that it was to be the subject of an antitrust probe by European Union competition watchdogs. The Commission intends to investigate whether the internet giant abused its dominant position in the online search market. "The European Commission has decided to open an antitrust investigation into allegations that Google Inc. has abused a dominant position in online search," Brussels watchdogs said in a statement. The action "follows complaints by...