European Union fines Google $2.7 billion
A record antitrust fine was issued against Google on Tuesday for illegally steering users to its comparison shopping website, according to European Union regulators.
This is the largest fine ever levied against a company for abusing its dominant position in the market, according to the Associated Press. Google is expected to appeal.
Mostly positive reviews for Amazon’s new Echo Show
The reviews are pouring in for Amazon’s new touchscreen smarthome device and it’s mostly positive.
But BuzzFeed and others also note the privacy issues with it, such as a feature that allows you to video chat with someone whether they have accepted the call or not.
Sprint in wireless service talks with Charter, Comcast
Wireless carrier Sprint Corp. has entered into “exclusive talks” with Charter Communications Inc. and Comcast Corp., the Wall Street Journal reports, to explore a deal that could bolster plans to offer wireless service.
The chairman of Sprint said the cable firms have entered into a two-month exclusive agreement for discussions through July, which means merger talks with T-Mobile are on hold. The story cited anonymous sources.
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