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Margrethe Vestager, the EU's competition commissioner, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google fined a record $5 billion by the EU for abusing the dominance of Android

Google is accused of forcing smartphone makers to preinstall its services, such as Google Search, on Android. The timing couldn't be worse for Google given the growing global appetite to break up big tech.
Alex Jones.

Amazon is hawking bizarre conspiracy-theory films by the likes of David Icke and Alex Jones

It's surprisingly easy to find films on Amazon Prime suggesting that President Barack Obama was a puppet or that the world is being taken over by a reptilian alien species.
Shakil Khan.

A famous Spotify investor has dropped an explosive harassment lawsuit against his brother

Spotify investor and well-known Silicon Valley figure Shakil Khan has dropped a harassment lawsuit filed in London against his estranged brother, Tanweer Khan.
Blippar CEO Ambarish Mitra.

Hyped augmented reality startup Blippar lost £34 million and warned it needs more money to stay afloat

Hyped augmented reality startup Blippar has posted losses and warned that it needs to raise more money to stay afloat. The company said in its 2017 earnings that it was in talks with strategic investors for new cash, but said the funding was not yet agreed.
FBI agent Aristedes Mahairas.

Senior FBI agent: Every uncrackable phone we have represents a victim without justice

The New York FBI's cyber division chief, Aristedes Mahairas, has voiced frustration with big tech companies for making it harder to investigate crime. He told Business Insider that every device the FBI is prevented from accessing represents 'at least one victim.'
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Murdoch-backed tech startup sinks into administration, saying it has been crushed by Google

Australian media startup Unlockd has gone into administration after a lengthy battle with Google, which tried to disable its ad content and ban its app from the Play Store.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

SoftBank revealed the inside story of how it negotiated an $8 billion share deal with Uber

Rajeev Misra, the CEO of SoftBank's $100 billion Vision Fund, said he personally spent six months persuading Uber's board and shareholders to take his money.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook’s confession about a bug that affected 14 million people signals a seismic shift inside the company

Facebook is finally becoming more transparent about bugs and leaks that affect user data. The company has proactively confessed to a bug that resulted in setting people's status updates to public by default, even if they had previously been set to private before.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google is staring down the barrel of another massive fine and a crackdown that could rip the company apart

Google is braced for its own Microsoft moment. The search giant may be hit with another massive fine from the European Union in an antitrust case that involves its popular Android operating system.
Microsoft's Northern Isles data centre.

Photos show how Microsoft took a big step forward in its crazy plan to power the internet from the sea

Microsoft has put a data centre in the sea in an experimental effort to see if it can provide internet services faster to coastal cities using renewable energy. It's put the data centre, codenamed Project Natick, on the seafloor close to Scotland's Orkney Islands.