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Google shakes up European operations amid regulatory scrutiny

A Google exec says the realignment will help Google respond more quickly to what's happening in individual countries.

By February 26, 2015

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Apple under scrutiny in Canada for its contracts with carriers

Antitrust watchdog is seeking a court order for Apple documents related to a probe of alleged anticompetitive clauses in its carrier contracts.

By December 11, 2014

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T-Mobile was asked to turn over more customer info than its larger rivals

The nation's fourth-largest wireless carrier fielded more government data requests than AT&T, Verizon and Sprint.

By July 6, 2015

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Uber's 'God View' under scrutiny as spotlight intensifies on its practices

The car-ride service, which is accused of tracking a reporter's Uber rides, is investigating a top executive -- in the wake of a controversy involving another exec's intense interest in reporters.

By November 19, 2014

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Google's Waze fuels up carpooling alternative

Navigation app Waze launches a pilot carpooling service -- called RideWith -- in Israel, even as similar carpooling and ride-sharing apps face scrutiny from regulators.

By July 6, 2015

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Facebook faces UK scrutiny over mood manipulation study

The UK data protection watchdog wants to know whether any UK laws were violated by the social network's manipulation of users' news feeds.

By July 1, 2014

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Facebook's emotion manipulation study faces added scrutiny

It appears the social network's Data Use Policy has changed since the criticized study was conducted. Still, the company maintains the research was done to improve services.

By June 30, 2014

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'MythBusters' summer plans: Test 'Star Wars' Stormtroopers, blow up a boat

Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman get set to debunk Stormtroopers' bad aim, test-fly drones, reenact construction site accidents and make a machine gun this summer.

By July 2, 2015

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Apple's Irish tax strategy gets EU scrutiny, report says

The company is able to save boatloads of cash in taxes each year by funneling money to its Irish subsidiary. And now the EU wants to dig deeper into that practice.

By June 11, 2014

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'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "choke" digital rights, an Australian Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By June 30, 2015