Europe Stories October 24

Following our report yesterday about Voice Action Services, Google confirmed to us that the app was created to comply with the European Commission’s decision against Android app bundling. The company also detailed the general functionality, but emphasized how it’s distinct from Google Assistant in a key way.

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Europe Stories October 23

Last week, Google detailed how it would comply with the European Commission’s $5 billion antitrust fine and ruling on Android. Ahead of new manufacturer licenses coming into effect next week, Google is seemingly preparing by unbundling key services like Google Assistant into separate Play Store apps.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

Europe Stories October 16

Back in July, the European Commission fined Google $5 billion over alleged antitrust practices with the Android operating system. The company this week detailed how it’s complying with the ruling while Google appeals the decision to a higher court.

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Europe Stories July 18

Google has been ordered to pay a record-breaking fine by the EU regulators over anti-trust violations relating to the pre-installation of the Chrome browser and associated Google Play Services on devices running Android. The fine may not even be the biggest punishment doled out by the EU today however…

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Europe Stories December 6, 2017

The limited edition ‘Star Wars’ OnePlus 5T is coming to three countries in Europe

Earlier this week OnePlus officially debuted a special, limited edition variant of its latest phone, the OnePlus 5T. This new “Star Wars” edition device debuted exclusively in India, but it’s now expanding to a few more countries.

Europe Stories September 11, 2017

Back in June, the European Union wrapped up its seven-year antitrust investigation into Google Shopping with a $2.7 billion penalty. Unsurprisingly, Google challenged that fine today in a process that could ultimately take several years.

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