For the third time in two years, tech giant Google was hit with a hefty fine for abusing its market position, European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said as she explained that the company will be fined €1.49 billion for artificially reducing the number of choices and strangled innovation by restricting how websites display adverts from rivals.

Google has been involved in an ongoing fight with the Commission over multiple violations that the company has been tied to by Vestager, who imposed ...

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