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Holidu books $45M after growing its vacation rentals business ~50% YoY during COVID-19 – TechCrunch

Vacation rental startup Holidu has tucked $45 million in Series D funding into its suitcase — bringing its total raised…

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Europe charges Apple with antitrust breach, citing Spotify App Store complaint – TechCrunch

The European Commission has announced that it’s issued formal antitrust charges against Apple, saying today that its preliminary view is Apple’s…

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France slaps Google with $166M antitrust fine for opaque and inconsistent ad rules – TechCrunch

France’s competition watchdog has slapped Google with a €150 million (~$166M) fine after finding the tech giant abused its dominant…

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UK’s competition regulator asks for views on breaking up Google – TechCrunch

The UK’s competition regulator has raised concerns about the market power of digital ad platform giants Google and Facebook in…

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Dutch startup Meatable is developing lab-grown pork and has $10 million in new financing to do it – TechCrunch

Meatable, the Dutch startup developing cruelty-free technologies for manufacturing cultured meat, is pivoting to pork production as a swine flu…

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EU-US Privacy Shield passes third Commission ‘health check’ — but litigation looms – TechCrunch

The third annual review of the EU-US Privacy Shield data transfer mechanism has once again been nodded through by Europe’s…

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Europe’s recharged antitrust chief makes her five year pitch to be digital EVP – TechCrunch

Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager, set for a dual role in the next Commission, faced three hours of questions from…