Alphabet's Google puts up fight against EU fine
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Silicon Valley behemoth Google is appealing a multibillion-euro fine that was slapped on it by EU antitrust regulators. The US company says the penalty can only be described as "ill-founded and unfair." In a three-day hearing before the Luxembourg-based General Court starting Wednesday, US online juggernaut Google intends to pave the ground for seeing European Union antitrust regulators overturn one of three hefty EU fines that Brussels had imposed on the Alphabet unit. The General Court is a constituent part of the EU's highest legal institution, the Court of Justice. It usually hears complaints by individuals or states against EU bodies. What Google is up in arms about is a 2017 fine...
💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions
CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google testify before Senate committeeMembers of the Senate Commerce Committee grilled the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google over how they moderate content on their platforms. Wednesday's hearing..
Italian regulator investigates Google over digital adsThe Italian Competition Authority said it suspects the U.S. tech giant of using the vast amounts of data it collects through its various services to prevent..
Who Is Miles Taylor?A lifelong Republican and a former top official at the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Taylor took a leave of absence from his job at Google this summer to..
Race to the White House: Social media CEOs get earful on bias, warning of new limitsWith next week's election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google received a hectoring from Republicans at a Senate hearing Wednesday for alleged..
'Offensive and embarrassing': Senators struggle to pronounce Google CEO Sundar Pichai's name correctlySenators questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai alongside Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey couldn't pronounce his name correctly.
Home Secretary on 'avoidable tragedy' in English Channel
Credit: ODN Duration: 01:25Published
Credit: FRANCE 24 English Duration: 06:59Published
Brexit briefing: 63 days until the end of the transition period
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 00:50Published
Isolated UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces many foes as virus surgesAll politicians have opponents, but Boris Johnson's list is exceptional.Amid a global pandemic, Britain's Prime Minister is battling the European Union, a..
Rocket Lab backer Vinod Khosla among tech titans spending the most to beat Donald TrumpRocket Lab investor Vinod Khosla has made Recode's list of the 15 tech moguls who have donated the most to efforts to defeat US President Donald Trump and his..
Surveillance company harassed female employees using its own facial recognition technologyPhoto from Verkada
A surveillance startup in Silicon Valley is being accused of sexism and discrimination after a sales director used the company’s..
#SiliconValley2.0: This start-up is reinventing portfolio management using artificial intelligence
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 22:59Published
House panel issues scathing Big Tech complaint
Credit: Reuters - Politics Duration: 01:58Published
U.S. sues Google, says breakup may be needed
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 02:25Published
DOJ to file Google lawsuit in weeks -sources
Credit: Reuters - Politics Duration: 01:40Published
Rare Harry Potter first edition sells for £75,000
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 01:26Published
Sweden opposes Brussels proposal for EU minimum wage guarantee
Credit: euronews (in English) Duration: 02:50Published
Brussels exhibition showcases forgeries and fakes throughout history
Credit: euronews (in English) Duration: 02:03Published
Brexit news – live: Boris Johnson hopes Merkel can ‘unlock’ deal, as No 10 denies ...Boris Johnson’s government hopes German chancellor Angela Merkel can “unlock” French president Emmanuel Macron on fishing rights – as reports suggest..
Covid 19 coronavirus: Virus is pummelling Europe's eateries — and winter is comingAs the Friday night dinner service began earlier this month at the De Viering restaurant outside Brussels, it seemed the owners' decision to move the operation..
Brexit: Barnier staying is a good sign, says Northern Ireland Secretary
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 00:36Published
You Might Like
Related videos from verified sources
Related news from verified sources
Tweets about this