Tag: Margrethe Vestager

Google AdSense Probe Nearing End, Says EU’s Vestager

EU regulators are close to wrapping up their third case against Alphabet unit Google involving its AdSense advertising service, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Wednesday, suggesting the company may soon be hit with another hefty fine. The comments by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager come four months after she levied a record EUR 4.34 billion ($5 billion) fine against Google for using […]

Google Shows Progress in Addressing Competition Concerns, Says EU’s Vestager

Google’s proposals to increase competition in online shopping are bearing fruit, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Friday, suggesting that the company may be able to avoid further fines. Alphabet’s Google last year offered to allow price-comparison rivals to bid for advertising space at the top of a search page, giving them the chance to compete on […]