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Google protests ‘eye-catching’ $2.6 billion EU fine, judge disagrees

15 February 2020, 7:32 AM

Google on Friday attacked what it called an eye-catching 2.4 billion euro ($2.6 billion) EU antitrust fine, prompting a judge to ask how a rich company can miss a relatively paltry amount.

A man passes a Google signage outside their office in Singapore.

EU antitrust regulators investigating Google’s data collection

1 December 2019, 9:58 AM

EU antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday, suggesting the world’s most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent years.

A handout picture from October 2019 shows Sundar Pichai and Daniel Sank (R) with one of Google's Quantum Computers in the Santa Barbara lab, California.

Google unveils quantum computer breakthrough

24 October 2019, 7:38 AM

Google researchers expect that quantum computers within a few years will fuel advancements in fields such as artificial intelligence, materials science, and chemistry.

The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are seen in a combination photo from Reuters files.

House investigators receiving data from big tech firms

16 October 2019, 5:44 AM

Leaders of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee investigating potential antitrust laws said they had begun receiving data from big tech firms.

A sign is pictured outs a Google office near the company's headquarters in Mountain View.

Privacy group says tech giants not delivering on political ads pledges

3 October 2019, 6:00 AM

London-based charity Privacy International called Google “especially deficient” in disclosure of information about targeting, which enables advertisers to deliver tailored messages to different groups of users.

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