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EU accuses Google of abusing Internet search dominance
EU accuses Google of abusing Internet search dominance

Like other U.S. high-tech titans, Google Inc. is learning that doing business in Europe is no vacation. The European Union's antitrust chief on Wednesday accused Google of abusing its search engine dominance to favor its own comparison shopping services over those of its competitors — the first-ever formal antitrust action by any government against the Silicon Valley giant. Regulators there also launched a separate investigation into whether Google improperly leveraged its widely used Android mobile operating system to hinder the development of rival software and products. The case highlights the difficulties large U.S. firms have in operating in countries where...

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