The Fourth of July saw a flurry of news related to the U.S. National Security Agency's intelligence-gathering efforts. Here's a rundown.
The 100th Tour de France has been marked with an animated Google doodle.
Charged with violations of the French Data Protection Act, the search giant is under the gun to rework how it handles personal data.
The company neglected to pay 5 million euros on royalty taxes related to iPads sold in France in 2011, says a French organization for authors, composers, and music publishers.
Apple's iPhone sales are not exactly surging in Europe. The CEO of one of the region's largest wireless carriers says it's because the smartphones simply cost too much.
French authorities have referred the Microsoft-owned division to Paris prosecutors for failing to declare itself as an electronic communications operator.
After a Web provider updated its software to block the search giant's ads, the French government says, "This kind of blocking is inconsistent with a free and open Internet."
Tax claim just the latest flare-up between U.S. tech companies operating overseas.
After an explosion of anti-Jewish posts on Twitter in France, the Anti-Defamation League contends that it's too hard for users to report offensive tweets. Twitter begs to differ.
A man is ordered to pay fine for failing to secure his Internet connection, which was used to pirate copyrighted songs. Hey, what happened to the U.S. version of graduated response?