Google's biggest potential growth markets have one big hurdle in common: People often lack access to the internet. So the tech giant is helping the development along by setting up its own Wi-Fi hotspots.
EU member states have given final approval for copyright reforms ensuring artists and news publishers get their due in the internet era. The proposed reforms have triggered Europe-wide protests over internet freedom.
After a sweeping new copyright law passed in the European Parliament on Tuesday, artists, musicians and creators are both cheering and crying foul. Will Article 13 lead to censorship or give artists more revenue?
European Union antitrust regulators have fined Google for blocking rival advertisers. The third massive penalty in as many years amounts to 1.29 percent of the Alphabet-owned company's 2018 turnover.
The tech giant has already been handed €7 billion in fines in the European Union, but more could be on the way. The latest case relates to unfair practices with its AdSense program.
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