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Google announced it was buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion in November 2019.

Google’s $2.1 billion Fitbit acquisition is a major privacy risk, Europe data body warns

Google might struggle to get its Fitbit purchase over the line.
EU Competition Commissioner Vestager talks to the media at the European Council headquarters in Brussels

Europe reveals its ambitious tech blueprint to take on Silicon Valley and China

Europe's wide-ranging proposals could spell more regulation for the big US firms that have been fined billions of dollars by the European Union.
Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is ‘happy to pay more tax in Europe’

European countries including Britain and France have drawn up bills for taxing the revenue big tech companies like Facebook make.

An EU judge told Google it’s landed on Monopoly’s ‘Go to Jail’ square and reportedly threatened to increase its $2.6 billion a...

Google faced stinging criticism from an EU General Court judge as it fights a $2.6 billion antitrust fine first imposed in 2017.

Mark Zuckerberg to meet with European regulators ahead of proposals intended to rein in power of US and Chinese tech giants

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with European regulators on next week, days before commissioners present proposals to rein in US tech giants.

Apple is going to war with Europe to protect the iPhone’s Lightning cable

The EU has been trying to make all smartphone producers use the same charging ports for over ten years, but Apple has always held out.
Ford Focus Electric Car

Trump’s threatened tariffs would increase car prices by thousands of dollars, economists say

One economic research group estimated that price increases would range between $1,400 and $7,000, citing a deeply intertwined global auto market.
FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit protesters are seen in front of Downing Street in London

The cost of Brexit for the UK will soar to $260 billion this year, a new study shows

Brexit has already cost the UK 130 billion pounds ($170 billion), Bloomberg economist Dan Hanson wrote. The 2020 cost is the highest estimate yet.