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Google faces off EU in court over record $5.1 billion antitrust fine

This week, Google will face the European Commission in a five-day court hearing, appealing a record $5.1 billion fine and a 2018 decision that...

Booking.com slapped $17 mn fine by Russia for ‘abusing’ dominant position

Moscow, Russia: Russia has slapped online travel agency Booking.com with a $17.5 million fine for "abusing" its dominant position in the market, a government...

US antitrust enforcers file new monopoly case against Facebook

Washington, United States: US regulators Thursday refiled a lawsuit accusing Facebook of maintaining an illegal monopoly in social networking, two months after the case...

France slaps 500 mn euros fine to Google in news copyright row

Paris, France: France's competition regulator on Tuesday slapped Google with a 500-million-euro ($593-million) fine for failing to negotiate "in good faith" with media companies...

Consumer group lodges EU complaint against WhatsApp

Kolkata, India: The European Consumer Organization filed a protest with the European Commission on Monday, objecting to Facebook's proposal to change the terms of...

US lawmakers back Big Tech regulation bills

Washington, United States: US lawmakers debated into the early hours Thursday over details of legislation aimed at curbing the power of Big Tech firms...

US lawmakers begin tedious debate on Big Tech regulation

Washington, United States: US lawmakers debated into the night Wednesday over details of legislation aimed at curbing the power of Big Tech firms with...

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GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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