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EU fines Google a record 2.42 billion euros

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:06:39 GMT2017-06-27T10:06:39Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service....

A look back at the EU's 7 years of legal battle with Google

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:20:10 GMT2017-06-27T10:20:10Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- As the European Union fines Google for abusing its dominance in online searches, here is a look back at the key dates in the bloc's legal tussle with the technology company....

Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:53:39 GMT2017-06-26T14:53:39Z

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) -- Avis is teaming up with Waymo on a self-driving car program....

Germany's Merkel doesn't tweet, but checks Trump on Twitter

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:45:47 GMT2017-06-26T19:45:47Z

BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she doesn't really do Twitter, but sometimes visits the site to check out what U.S. President Donald Trump has to say....

Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam repairs

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:21:45 GMT2017-06-26T23:21:45Z

LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- Inside a cavernous northern Utah warehouse, hydraulic engineers send water rushing down a replica of a section of a dam built out of wood, concrete and steel - trying to pinpoint what repairs will work best at the tallest dam in the U.S. for a spillway torn apart during heavy winter rains that triggered the evacuation of 200,000 people living downstream....

Portugal airline chief fears increasing drone near-misses

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:50:34 GMT2017-06-26T11:50:34Z

LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Portugal's national airline chief said Monday he is considering asking authorities to order that all drones in the country be grounded, following a series of near-misses with commercial aircraft....

Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:17:45 GMT2017-06-23T21:17:45Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads....

UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:31:06 GMT2017-06-24T20:31:06Z

LONDON (AP) -- British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."...

SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:10:40 GMT2017-06-26T00:10:40Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida....

Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:12:26 GMT2017-06-23T09:12:26Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted....