The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for antitrust violations pertaining to its Google’s Shopping search comparison service — in what is widely considered the most significant antitrust ruling in Europe since the 2004 Microsoft decision.
She went on to issue formal charges against Google Shopping in 2015, and supplemental charges in 2016.
Google’s search engine is massively dominant in the region, accounting for more than 90 per cent of the market.
Security firm Trend Micro is the latest corporate to jump into the startup investment world after it unveiled a $100 million corporate fund today.
Trend Micro is hoping that, beyond supplying the necessary cash, it can appeal to startups by giving them an avenue into its experience, products and a network that it says spans more than 28,000 partner companies.
These learnings will influence Trend Micro’s cybersecurity solution planning across the company,” it said in a statement.
Your.MD, an AI-driven health information service delivered via a bot, has raised $10 million in new funding.
Billed as a AI-based “pre-primary care service,” Your.MD is available for web, iOS, Android, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Slack and Telegram.
Alongside this, the London-headquartered startup has developed what it calls the “OneStop Health platform,” a marketplace of trusted health service providers and products, some of which it has a commercial partnership.
Volkswagen is working with Nvidia to expand its usage of its artificial intelligence and deep learning technologies beyond autonomous vehicles and into other areas of business, the two companies revealed today.
The VW Data Lab is opening a startup support program that is specialized on machine learning and deep learning with Nvidia’s help.
Nvidia also signed up auto suppliers ZF and Hella to build additional safety standards into its autonomous vehicle platform.