Liz Gannes

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EU Says It Will Market-Test Google’s Antitrust Proposal

Google has submitted a set of formal commitments in response to antitrust concerns about its search business, said European Commission competition head Joaquin Almunia. The next step is for the EU to “market-test” the proposal with the goal of setting legally binding commitments, reports Bloomberg. Both of those steps would be beyond what the U.S. FTC did, but it’s the substance that matters.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus