Google, Facebook at Center of EU Clash Over Cyber-Attack Law

Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are caught in the middle of a clash between European Union lawmakers on whether the U.S. technology giants should be covered by rules forcing ... Read More

Google and Intel top charts of corporate investors in fintech

Financial services firms may dominate the list of corporate investors in fintech startups, but the biggest investment dollars are coming from two of the world’s largest tech companies, Google ... Read More

What Google Just Announced Is a Bombshell

Now on Tap could change everything about your phone What Google just announced at its IO conference is a bombshell for the future of the company. For years the ... Read More

OECD attacks ‘aggressive tax plans’

Technology companies need to stop “extremely aggressive” tax planning, the man charged with reforming global tax rules has told the BBC. He says these “push the boundaries of what ... Read More

European Commission opens Google antitrust proceedings

The Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to Google on its comparison shopping service and has opened a separate formal investigation into Android.  The European Commission has sent ... Read More

Europe to Pull Trigger on Google Antitrust Charges

Case would be EU’s biggest competition battle since pursuit of Microsoft a decade ago Europe’s antitrust regulator plans to file formal charges against Google Inc.for violating antitrust laws, a person familiar ... Read More
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Antitrust and Other Inquiries in Europe Target U.S. Tech Giants

It is not a good week to be a giant American tech company in Europe. The European antitrust investigation into Google appears to be heating up. More European countries ... Read More

EU Lays Groundwork for Antitrust Charges Against Google

Regulator seeks permission to publish complaints against Internet giant in long-running probe Europe’s competition regulator is preparing to move against Google Inc. in the next few weeks, a person familiar with the ... Read More

Russia Looks to Squeeze More Tax From Google — Report

Russia is considering a move to raise taxes on international Internet company Google, business daily Vedomosti reported Friday citing unnamed government sources. The issue was discussed at a meeting initiated by former Communications Minister and Kremlin ... Read More
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Apple Throws a Wrench Into Nasdaq’s Gearbox

Shares of tech company slump, helping to end a 10-day winning streak for the index The Nasdaq Composite Index’s longest winning streak in more than five years ended with a whimper ... Read More
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