EU antitrust regulators have slapped Google’s Alphabet with a $1.69 billion fine for blocking rival online search advertisers. This makes it the company’s third penalty in two years.
The move has triggered criticism but experts argue it will help the nation of 18 million Turkic-speaking people break away from Russia's cultural and political influence, especially in light of Moscow invading Crimea in 2014.
Google lacked transparency and clarity in the way it informs users about its handling of personal data and failed to properly obtain their consent for personalised ads, says France's data protection watchdog.
Google's parent company Alphabet announced that the new campus which will be known as Google Hudson Square will be operational starting in 2020.
As the company marks 20 years, it has grown from simply a better way to explore the internet to a search engine so woven into daily life its name has become a verb.
The music streaming service, launched in 2008, has become the biggest such company in the world, available in more than 60 countries.
Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez calls Obama's visit 'an attack' on country's history
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