3 04, 2021

UK’s antitrust watchdog takes a closer look at Facebook-Giphy – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-03T02:06:31+00:00 April 3rd, 2021|Advertising Tech, antitrust, Competition and Markets Authority, digital advertising, Europe, Facebook, giphy, Privacy, Social, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Potential threats to the free flow of GIFs continue to trouble the U.K.’s competition watchdog. Facebook’s $400 million purchase of Giphy, announced last [...]

7 10, 2019

Snap CEO isn’t expecting much from Facebook antitrust investigations – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-07T17:08:57+00:00 October 7th, 2019|antitrust, Disrupt SF 2019, Evan Spiegel, Facebook, Snap, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

Facebook’s relentless feature copy of Snapchat has been seen as one of the chief examples of the company’s competitive overreach, but Snap CEO [...]

7 09, 2019

NY attorney general will lead antitrust investigation into Facebook – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-07T16:46:08+00:00 September 7th, 2019|antitrust, Facebook, Policy, Social, Uncategorized|

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced this morning that she’s leading an investigation into Facebook over antitrust issues — in other words, [...]

4 08, 2019

Google to auction slots on Android default search ‘choice screen’ in Europe next year, rivals cry ‘pay-to-play’ foul – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-04T04:15:25+00:00 August 4th, 2019|Android, antitrust, Apps, competition, DuckDuckGo, Europe, Google, Lawsuit, Privacy, Qwant, Search, Uncategorized|

Starting early next year Google will present Android users in Europe with a search engine choice screen when handsets bundle its own search [...]

30 05, 2019

Apple’s new App Store website takes aim at antitrust, anti-competitive claims – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-30T03:20:36+00:00 May 30th, 2019|anticompetitive, antitrust, app-store, APPLE, Apps, developers, iOS apps, TC, Uncategorized|

Just ahead of WWDC, Apple has launched a new App Store website in the hopes of better defending itself against recent antitrust and [...]

4 04, 2019

Amazon reportedly removes the most obvious promotions for its private brands from search results – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-04T14:38:05+00:00 April 4th, 2019|Amazon, antitrust, competition, eCommerce, private label brands, retail, TC, Uncategorized|

If it feels like your Amazon search results have been overwhelmed with promotions for their private-label brands, like Amazon Basics, Mama Bear or [...]

3 02, 2019

Facebook warned over privacy risks of merging messaging platforms – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-02-03T13:53:15+00:00 February 3rd, 2019|antitrust, Apps, Brian Acton, business intelligence, data protection, e2e encryption, Europe, european commission, Facebook, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Instagram, ireland, Mark Zuckerberg, messaging apps, Privacy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP|

Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in Europe has asked the company for an “urgent briefing” regarding plans to integrate the underlying infrastructure of [...]