Apple braces for EU investigation after Spotify complaint

Apple braces for EU investigation after Spotify complaint

Apple is bracing itself for a formal antitrust investigation by Brussels after the iPhone maker was accused by the music streaming service Spotify of anti-competitive behaviour. Margrethe Vestager, the European commissioner for competition, is said to be poised to launch an inquiry over claims that one of the world’s most valuable companies has behaved unlawfully by abusing the dominant position of its of its app store in the market. Spotify, which has reached 100 million paying subscribers, alleges that Apple, one of its fiercest rivals alongside Amazon, is using the…

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More than 30,000 people attend the European Institution’s Open Day

More than 30,000 people attend the European Institution’s Open Day

Over 30,000 people flocked to the Open Day hosted by the Brussels European Institutions, which took place on Saturday. The visitors were curious to learn more about the inner workings of the EU. The Open Day took place on the same day as the Fête de l’Iris, which lasted several days. It is also close to the anniversary of the Schuman declaration (9th of May 1950), famously made by French Foreign Affairs minister Robert Schuman. Schuman’s declaration is said to have laid some of the foundations for the EU’s construction….

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