Google Grilling: Search Giant Faces More Questions Over Tax Deal With UK Government

Earlier this month Alphabet, the parent company of Google, granted Google CEO Sundar Pichai almost $200 million in stock options. That sum, generous by any measure, is greater than the $185 ... Read More

Google’s Sundar Pichai becomes highest-paid CEO in US

Pichai received 273,328 shares, company filing shows, bringing his holdings in Alphabet to $650m – still far less than the net worth of Google’s founders The boss of Google, Sundar ... Read More

EU proposals will force multinationals to disclose tax arrangements

Large US firms such as Google and Amazon will be required to disclose tax bills in Europe under draft legislation from European commission US multinationals such as Google, Facebook and Amazon ... Read More

UK tax avoidance: Google looks ‘to pay three times more tax’ in France than in UK

Google is said to be negotiating a tax settlement with France worth three times more than it paid the British Exchequer even though it employs thousands more staff in ... Read More

Google tax deal labelled ‘derisory’, as criticism grows

An agreement for US firm Google to pay £130m in UK back taxes has been labelled as “derisory” and a “sweetheart deal” by critics. The payment covers money owed ... Read More

European Union to Scrutinize Usage of Big Data by Large Internet Companies

Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager’s comments highlight increased focus regulators giving to the use of so-called big data The European Union is considering whether the way large Internet companies, such ... Read More

Google’s Schmidt says UK is leader in e-commerce, says

The UK is the world leader in e-commerce, former Google boss Eric Schmidt has told the BBC. Now executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, Mr Schmidt said there ... Read More

Visa: Why 2015 was the year for payments

2015 was definitely the year for payments.  The sector saw transaction volumes grow an average of nine percent. New players like Apple joined the game.  Others like Samsung and Google limbered ... Read More

PayPal Touts Growth Of One-Touch Payments

The payments giant said Monday that more than 10 million consumers have enabled its universal digital payments service, One Touch. One of the key challenges to mobile and web ... Read More

Google under scrutiny over lobbying influence on Congress and White House

Concerns grow after disclosure Google enlisted US politicians to pressure EU brought attention to tech giant’s close relationship with Washington politicians. Google has made political donations to 162 members ... Read More
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