Tag archive for ‘European Commission’
Vered Weiss On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Is Barry Diller Right about Google’s Plan to Dominate the World of Search?

  Barry Diller of Expedia complained 5 years ago that Google was using manipulative tactics to beef up its presence on its own searches, and the European Commission seems to agree with him, or at least More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini Sees Signs of Life in the Eurozone

 The latest economic data from the eurozone suggest that recovery may be at hand. What is driving the upturn? What obstacles does it face? And what can be done to sustain it? The immediate causes of recovery More...

Hans-Werner Sinn On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. of Economics and Public Finance: Europe’s Shadow Budget

– More details about the European Commission’s €315 billion ($390 billion) investment plan for 2015-2017 have finally come to light. The program, announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude More...

Reuters On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Special Report: EU funds help Poland build ‘ghost’ airports

– The European Union has given Poland more than 100 million euros ($125 million) to build at least three “ghost” airports in places where there are not enough passengers to keep them in business. The More...

Reuters On Sunday, December 7th, 2014

EU investment plan to boost digital technology

–   The European Commission’s investment drive to boost the region’s economy will include a double-digit billion euros of spending on digital technology, EU Digital Economy Commissioner More...

Reuters On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Europe’s space-based, laser-powered data highway passes early test

– A European satellite beamed images to earth using new laser-based communications technology on Friday, opening the way for uninterrupted and near instantaneous viewing of natural disasters being sent More...

Reuters On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

United States says EU’s Google case should not be politicized

– The United States voiced concern on Tuesday over a draft plan by two EU lawmakers to break up Google Inc , saying politicians should not influence the EU’s antitrust inquiry into the world’s More...

Reuters On Monday, November 24th, 2014

EU digital tsar warns monopolists; Google foes play down call for break-up

– The European Union’s top official for digital markets said on Monday he was concerned that big tech companies may be abusing dominant positions, but he also said investigations into Google must More...

Reuters On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

European Parliament may propose Google break-up in draft resolution

– The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google Inc’s search engine operations in Europe from the rest of its business as one possible option to rein More...

Reuters On Friday, November 14th, 2014

EU says Starbucks’ ‘very low’ Dutch tax deal may be illegal

–  The other three firms are Amazon, Fiat and  Apple . –   A tax deal the Netherlands cut with Starbucks Corp may be illegal state aid, European Union regulators said on Friday, part More...

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