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UK’s competition watchdog begins probe into Facebook’s Giphy deal

UK’s competition watchdog has launched its first evaluation of Facebook Inc’s completed acquisition of GIF website Giphy, in a time when the social networking network i...

Platform News: Google movements

UK to curb Google and Facebook with tougher competition rules

The United Kingdom will impose a new competition regime from next year in order to attempt to stop Google and Facebook with their dominance to push out smaller companies and disadv...

Platform Industry: Google News

Google under review for possible UK competition enquiry

The UK’s competition regulator has said it was assessing whether a complaint about Google related to digital advertisements warranted a formal competition law investigation.

Platform News: Amazon packages

Europe charges Amazon with using dominance and data to squeeze rivals

The European Union charged Amazon with damaging international competition within the retail space, alleging that the US tech titan uses its size, power and information to obtain an...

Platform News: China

China publishes draft competition rules for online platforms

China’s economy regulator has just printed draft rules aimed at preventing monopolistic behaviour by internet platforms, in a move that will boost scrutiny on the countryR...

Platform News: Tech Titans including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple

US House panel reschedules its ‘Big Tech’ CEO hearing for Wednesday

A congressional hearing on digital marketplace competition featuring the Chief Executive Officers of the biggest American technology companies has been rescheduled for Wednesday, a...