"If you don't handle the negative side of big data there is always a risk of a backlash"
EU Competition Commissioner
"Thanks for the congrats, everyone! Much love to my #InsecureHBO family & congrats to the other nominees! #GoldenGlobes"
Star of TV's "Insecure"
"Nationalism, the oldest and worst European disease. How can it possibly creep back into our present tense?"
"While drug lord Cabello gets rich & dictator @NicolasMaduro consolidates power the elderly suffer in #Venezuela"
Republican US Senator for Florida
"For now, as frustrating as it might be, smugglers are winning. Winning bigger, in fact, and to the migrants’ expenses."
University of Cambridge
"‘We must not turn away from #Rohingya refugees’"
Actress, director and campaigner
The parent company of Google has built a robot that can grow and release 1 million mosquitoes a week into environments in California.
The French government says it's going to lodge an appeal against a court ruling that Google is not liable to pay 1.1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in back taxes.
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The world’s most popular search engine, Google, faces a record-breaking €2.42 billion fine from the European Commission after a seven-year investigation found it violated EU anti-trust laws.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from the EU's de facto political capital
For the European Union, the record 2.4 billion fine against Google is all about choice and protection for consumers.
EU anti-trust regulators say
The EU says it for abusing its dominant position to manipulate search engine results for its own benefit.
Russia's Facebook and Google equivalents have been banned in Ukraine - hitting millions of web surfers.
Google's parent company - Alphabet - is to pay 306 million euros to settle a tax dispute with Italy covered 13 years up to 2015.
A gaggle of America's biggest hi-tech companies have called for a silicon veto of President Trump's tightening of controls on HB1 visas, saying they threaten jobs and competitivity.
The French presidential elections will soon get underway.
America's biggest healthcare retailer joins the list of companies stopping You Tube advertising as the row over lack of scrutiny of controversial content continues.
Google promised better controls for its websites, particularly YouTube, after complaints companies' adverts have appeared next to hate-filled videos.
Google has apologised for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms pulled their advertising.
At least a billion hours of content are being consumed by YouTube users each day, Google-owner company reveal
European Union finance ministers have agreed new rules to crack down on big multinational companies that are not paying their fair share of tax.
Perhaps you don't like details from your private life appearing on search engine results? Don't worry: you can take control of your web presence and protect your privacy.
Some 2,000 Cuban households are getting to grips with free Internet access as part of a government-run pilot scheme in downtown Havana.
British internet users reveal their key searches in Google's review of the year.