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European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup

A resolution calls on Europe's competition regulators to consider "unbundling" Google's other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal -- but it's only symbolic.

By November 27, 2014

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European Parliament to call for breakup of Google, report says

The Internet giant faces yet another tussle with European officials, who want Google to split off its search business.

By November 21, 2014

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Parliament's Web porn habit exposed as Cameron clamps down

People in Parliament tried to view online porn more than 300,000 times in the last year, figures have revealed.

By September 4, 2013

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Google, France space agency partner up on Project Loon

France will contribute its expertise in balloon technology, while Google will assist the space agency with long-term balloon campaigns.

By December 12, 2014

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Man fined for crashing drone over police operation in Melbourne

A man has been fined for flying a drone over police during a nine-hour siege in Melbourne after the remotely piloted aircraft hit power lines and almost injured police below.

By December 18, 2014

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UK slaps tax dodgers with 25 percent 'Google tax'

The UK has announced a new 25 percent tax for multinational companies that dodge taxation in the region, with big tech companies called out as major culprits.

By December 3, 2014

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EU wants 'right to be forgotten' applied globally

Privacy watchdogs in Europe say the controversial ruling, which affects only local European versions of Google's search engine, should be applied more broadly.

By November 26, 2014

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US expresses 'concern' over EU proposal to break up Google

The United States Mission to the European Union says antitrust issues should not be "politicized."

By November 25, 2014

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Peeping drone captures woman sunbathing topless

Australian real estate ad features aerial shots taken by drone, which reportedly show a woman sunbathing in her own yard.

By November 17, 2014

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Google whistleblowers inform Parliament on UK tax situation

Margaret Hodge MP has grilled Google UK boss Matt Brittin, saying she had evidence from whistleblowers that Google was avoiding UK tax.

By May 16, 2013