Apple Agrees To Pay $350 Million In Italian Tax CaseApple has agreed to pay Italy 318 million euros (about $350 million) in taxes for several past years, prosecutors said Wednesday.
EU Files Antitrust Charges Against Google Over Dominance In Internet SearchesThe European Union's competition chief is filing an antitrust complaint alleging Google has been abusing its dominance in Internet searches and is opening a probe into its Android mobile system.
European Parliament Votes To Break Up GoogleEuropean Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules. The European parliament on Thursday approved a non-binding resolution that calls for the unbundling of search engines from other services that internet companies offer, a practice that could in theory lead to the break-up of giant internet companies like Google.
Chlorine In U.S. Processed Chicken Holding Up Trade Deal With EuropeIt's called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or T-TIP for short. The ambitious trade and investment agreement is now getting hammered out between the U.S. and the European Union. But it's hit a massive stumbling block - over how Americans process a favorite food: chicken.
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Google Struggles To Implement European Demand To Hide Search InfoWikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, an outspoken critic of the ruling, called it a "technologically incompetent violation of human rights."
Landmark European Court Ruling Could Force Google, Yahoo, Bing To Scrub Online ReputationsEurope's highest court Tuesday gave people the means to scrub their reputations online, issuing a landmark ruling that experts say could force Google and other search engines to delete references to old debts, long-ago arrests and other unflattering episodes.
Google Submits Proposal To Avoid European Regulator ShowdownGoogle has submitted a proposal aimed at avoiding a showdown with European regulators threatening to crack down on the some of the Internet search leader’s business practices.
Facebook Updates Data Use Policy To Give More InfoFacebook is updating its data use policy in an attempt to give users more clarity on how the information they share is used by the company. The move comes a week ahead of its expected initial public offering of stock.
Google Acquisition Of Motorola Mobility Passes US, Euro Regulatory HurdlesU.S. regulators have approved Google’s $12.5 billion bid for Motorola Mobility. The announcement comes just hours after Google won clearance in Europe.
Google Faces Antitrust Probe From The EUIs Google playing by the rules in the highly competitive online search market? That’s what European regulators want to know as they launch the first ever anti-trust probe into the Mountain View company.