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Catcallers beware: French MPs OK bill to fine ‘harassment’ of women on streets with up to €750

Catcallers, wolf-whistlers or those who follow a woman asking for her number 20 times will soon face punishment. French MPs have approved a bill which would allow fines of up to €750 for the ‘harassment’ of women on the street. “Harassment in the street has previously not been punished. From now on, it will be,” France’s Secretary of State for ...

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Trump just noticed Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Google

In other news bears shit in the woods. In today’s second-day President Trump news: ‘The Donald’ has seized, belatedly, on the European Commission’s announcement yesterday that Google is guilty of three types of illegal antitrust behavior — with its Android OS, since 2011 — and that it is fining the company $ 5 billion; a record-breaking penalty which the Commission’s antitrust ...

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Microsoft caps off a fine fiscal year seemingly without any major missteps in its last quarter

Microsoft is capping off a rather impressive year without any major missteps in its final report for its performance in its 2018 fiscal year, posting a quarter that seems to have been largely non-offensive to Wall Street. In the past year, Microsoft’s stock has gone up more than 40 percent. In the past two years, it’s nearly doubled. All of ...

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Trump just noticed Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Google

In other news bears shit in the woods. In today’s second-day President Trump news: ‘The Donald’ has seized, belatedly, on the European Commission’s announcement yesterday that Google is guilty of three types of illegal antitrust behavior — with its Android OS, since 2011 — and that it is fining the company $ 5 billion; a record-breaking penalty which the Commission’s antitrust ...

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Trump just noticed Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Google

In other news bears shit in the woods. In today’s second day Trump news: President ‘The Donald’ has seized, belatedly, on the European Commission’s announcement yesterday that it had found Google guilty of three types of illegal antitrust behavior with its Android OS since 2011 and was fining the company $ 5 billion; a record-breaking penalty which the Commission’s antitrust chief, ...

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Google confirms it will appeal $5 billion EU antitrust fine

Google has confirmed the expected, that it will indeed appeal the record $ 5 billion fine that it was handed today by European antitrust regulators for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system. The European Commission announced that it is fining the U.S. firm for “three types of restrictions that [it] has imposed on Android device manufacturers and network operators to ...

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Google confirms it will appeal $5 billion EU antitrust fine

Google has confirmed the expected, that it will indeed appeal the record $ 5 billion fine that it was handed today by European antitrust regulators for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system. The European Commission announced that it is fining the U.S. firm for “three types of restrictions that [it] has imposed on Android device manufacturers and network operators to ...

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Google gets slapped with $5BN EU fine for Android antitrust abuse

Google has been fined a record breaking €4.34 billion (~$ 5BN) by European antitrust regulators for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system. Competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has tweeted to confirm the penalty ahead of a press conference about to take place. Stay tuned for more details as we get them. Fine of €4,34 bn to @Google for ...

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EU slaps Google with record $5 billion fine for antitrust violations

European regulators have hit Google with a €4.3 billion ($ 5 billion) antitrust fine for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system. Read more Google was hit with the fine on Wednesday after the EU found the US company guilty of using its Android mobile operating system to block rivals. Google’s Android operating system is the world’s most ...

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UK’s Information Commissioner will fine Facebook the maximum £500K over Cambridge Analytica breach

Facebook continues to face fallout over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which revealed how user data was stealthily obtained by way of quizzes and then appropriated for other purposes, such as targeted political advertising. Today, the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced that it would be issuing the social network with its maximum fine, £500,000 ($ 662,000) after it concluded that ...

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