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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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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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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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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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EU delays decision in Apple tax probe

Competition Chief Margrethe Vestager says she doesn't want to rush a decision in investigations to determine whether Apple and other companies violated European Union tax rules.

By May 5, 2015

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Comcast calls off Time Warner Cable merger

Scrutiny from regulators proves too much for a proposed $45 billion deal to combine the two biggest US cable operators. However, the merger frenzy may start back up, thanks to Charter Communications.

By April 24, 2015

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Google offers $164M to improve Google News, relations with publishers

The sum will be used over the next three years to fund grants for projects that attempt to stimulate "innovation in digital journalism" and make news content more appealing to readers.

By April 28, 2015

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How to solve Silicon Valley's diversity challenges? Google has ideas

Google says it knows Silicon Valley needs to do a better job of employing women and minorities. One company program hopes to solve the problem by looking to historically black colleges.

By April 18, 2015