Thursday, April 16, 2015

Microsoft, Once an Antitrust Target, Is Now Google’s Regulatory Scold - NYTimes.com

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"The main battle is now in Europe, where the two companies are fighting what could be called an away game, thousands of miles from their American headquarters. Policy makers are alarmed that Google’s European market share is roughly 90 percent in many countries, even greater than it is in America.

“Microsoft is doing its best to create problems for Google,” said Manfred Weber, the chairman of the European People’s Party, the center-right party that is the largest voting bloc in the European Parliament.

“It’s interesting. Ten years ago Microsoft was a big and strong company,” he added. “Now they are the underdog.”"
Microsoft, Once an Antitrust Target, Is Now Google’s Regulatory Scold - NYTimes.com
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