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Google faces complaint to European regulator over 'predatory pricing'

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Fairsearch Europe, a group including rivals Microsoft, claims Android operating system is 'deceptive way' to dominate marketGoogle's provision of its Android operating system for free is anti-competitive "predatory pricing", according to a complaint filed with European regulators by Fairsearch Europe, a group whose members include bitter rival Microsoft.The group says...
Google faces complaint to European regulator over 'predatory pricing'

China Sounds Alarm About Android Market Dominance

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While Google’s PC search market share may be hovering below 5 percent, Android is the overwhelmingly dominant smartphone operating system in the world’s largest mobile market. As a result China may be preparing to take some sort of regulatory action against it. According to a Reuters... Please visit Marketing Land...
China Sounds Alarm About Android Market Dominance

The Senate confirms Obama's FTC and FCC nominations, including one who will recuse in Google-related cases

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To say that the departing Congress was known for inaction, gridlock, and partisan hackery is to understate the truth. However, the Senate recently managed to confirm all of the President’s Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission nominees. Mignon Clyburn will get a second term at the FCC, and Joshua Wright...
The Senate confirms Obama's FTC and FCC nominations, including one who will recuse in Google-related cases
Four signs America's broadband policy is failing
Passive sharing is passe: Why protecting privacy in the social sphere preserves value in the channel

Rather Than Speaking Out Against Domain Seizures, ICANN Provides A 'How To' Manual

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A couple weeks ago, we noted that with all of these questionable domain seizures going on, it was a shame that ICANN wasn't speaking out against such questionable abuses of the domain system. We thought its silence was a sign of its impotence to actually take a stand. Turns out...
Rather Than Speaking Out Against Domain Seizures, ICANN Provides A 'How To' Manual
Uber incorporates ride-sharing into its tap dance

Face-tagram is Almost a Lock: FTC Closes Investigation on Facebook/Instagram Deal

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The Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday that it had closed its investigation into Facebook’s proposed billion-dollar acquisition of Instagram, the popular mobile photo sharing application. “The Federal Trade Commission has closed its nonpublic investigation of Facebook’s proposed acquisition of Instagram, Inc. without taking any action.” the FTC wrote in...
Face-tagram is Almost a Lock: FTC Closes Investigation on Facebook/Instagram Deal

US road safety agency issues policy on driverless cars

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Self-driving vehicle technology is not yet at a stage that it can be authorized for use by the public for general driving, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation recommendation to state governments.If a state decides to permit operation of self-driving vehicles other than for testing, at a minimum...
US road safety agency issues policy on driverless cars

Daily Report: Massachusetts Fines Morgan Stanley Over Facebook I.P.O.

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Morgan Stanley is paying for its role in the troubled stock market debut of Facebook, report Susanne Craig and Ben Protess on Tuesday in The New York Times. On Monday, Massachusetts's top financial authority fined the bank $5 million for violating securities laws, the first major regulatory action tied to...
Daily Report: Massachusetts Fines Morgan Stanley Over Facebook I.P.O.

'iTV Entertainment' Trademark Holder Seeking to Rouse Apple's Attention with Warnings over Unreleased TV Set

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While Apple has been rumored for some time now to be working on a television set, essentially no concrete evidence of such a product has surfaced. But with Steve Jobs noting in his biography that he had "finally cracked" how to create the "simplest user interface you could imagine" for...
'iTV Entertainment' Trademark Holder Seeking to Rouse Apple's Attention with Warnings over Unreleased TV Set

Why Wasn't SecondMarket Part of the SEC Pre-IPO Stock Attack? CEO Barry Silbert's Happy to Tell You on Quora

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It’s one thing to not be targeted in any regulatory action that strafed your competitors, but SecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert used the opportunity to tout just why his company missed the bullets. In an unusual and interesting post on Quora, social answer service, Silbert gave a long answer to...
Why Wasn't SecondMarket Part of the SEC Pre-IPO Stock Attack? CEO Barry Silbert's Happy to Tell You on Quora

As Face-tagram Deal Wraps Up, a Morning With Kevin Systrom and Facebook's Legal Team

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It’s a cool Wednesday morning in San Francisco as I make my way up to the sixth floor of the California Department of Corporations. In a small room in the heart of the city, sit representatives of Facebook and Instagram — the two companies who for the past four months...
As Face-tagram Deal Wraps Up, a Morning With Kevin Systrom and Facebook's Legal Team
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