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EU: Google restructures in Europe following antitrust regulations

 |  February 26, 2015

Google has announced it will unify all of its European, Middle-Eastern and African teams into one EMEA division, headed by Google UK’s Matt Brittin on Thursday.

It follows several investigations into breaking up the search giant in Europe, including a request from the European Parliament to have Google split its search business from other services, in order to remove competitive advantage the search giant might gain by bumping search results.

Google is also facing troubles in Russia, after search provider Yandex opened an anti-monopoly case against Google, due to preloading its own services on Android and blocking competitors.

Google will address the growing tensions between the search giant and Europe in the next few months, pushing for a single digital market to make decisions and legislation for the company The Business Insider reported.


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