Google job search tool under EU microscope

Google job search tool under EU microscope

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fast-growing tool for searching job listings, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Tuesday.

Google fires several lobbying firms amid possible antitrust probe: report

Google fires several lobbying firms amid possible antitrust probe: report

videoGoogle has fired several of its largest lobbying firms and shuffled lobbyists and other political consultants amid a possible antitrust probe by the U.S. Justice Department, a Wednesday report said.

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources

The Justice Department’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) met in recent weeks and agreed to give the Justice Department the jurisdiction to undertake potential antitrust probes of Apple and Google, owned by Alphabet Inc, the sources said.

Japan sets sights on tighter anti-trust regulations for Big Tech

Japan sets sights on tighter anti-trust regulations for Big Tech

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo The new regulator will examine competitive practices, the protection of personal data, and make anti-trust recommendations, according to a presentation made at a government advisory panel on Wednesday.

Beijing pioneering citizens' 'points' system critics brand 'Orwellian'

Beijing pioneering citizens' 'points' system critics brand 'Orwellian'

BEIJING: Beijing's municipal government will assign citizens and firms "personal trustworthiness points" by 2021, state media reported on Tuesday, pioneering China's controversial plan for a "social credit" system to monitor citizens and businesses.