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Google Faces Potential Fines, Criminal Charges In Italy [Report]

Google Faces Potential Fines, Criminal Charges In Italy [Report]

By Chris Crum 5 hours ago

Google continues to walk down a rocky road in Europe as it now faces fines and potential criminal charges if it does not meed requirements set by regulators in Italy. The company has been dealing with numerous regulatory issues throughout …

Google Acknowledges What A Mess This Is Google Acknowledges What A Mess This Is

The whole “right to be forgotten” thing is an absolute mess, and Google knows it. Google always knew it would be, which is why it always opposed the concept, but now it has no choice but to comply with law. …

Google Ventures Goes To Europe With $100 Million Google Ventures Goes To Europe With $100 Million

Google announced the launch of a new European branch of Google Ventures, its startup investment arm. It’s starting (based in London) with a fund of $100 million. It says the goal is to invest in the best ideas from the …

Google Continues Link Network Attack Google Continues Link Network Attack

It would appear that Google’s attack on European link networks is not over (if it ever will be). Google has been penalizing link networks on the Internet with a vengeance over the past year or so, with much of the …

Is Google Search Result Removal Going Too Far? Is Google Search Result Removal Going Too Far?

Of course it is, and of course it will continue to do so. Do you think Google removing results at people’s request is problematic? Share your thoughts in the comments. You probably know the story by now. In May, the …

Regulators Probe Facebook's Emotion Experiment Regulators Probe Facebook's Emotion Experiment

An experiment Facebook conducted with some of its users two years ago has been getting a lot of negative attention in recent days after a paper about it was published. The company basically took about 700,000 users, and tested the …

Kelly Ripa Gushes on Greece Vacation With Seinfelds Kelly Ripa Gushes on Greece Vacation With Seinfelds

TV personality Kelly Ripa recently returned from a two-week European vacation with her family and the Seinfeld family. Once the Live with Kelly & Michael cohost got back into the studios on Monday, she couldn’t wait to gush on the …

Google Starts Pulling Search Results Under EU Ruling Google Starts Pulling Search Results Under EU Ruling

The internet doesn’t forget. Ask anyone who’s been punished by the brutal truth of the web. The internet doesn’t care that you didn’t really mean what you said in that tweet. The internet doesn’t care that you were super drunk …

Netflix To Launch In Six New Countries Netflix To Launch In Six New Countries

Netflix announced on Wednesday that it is readying launches in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. We’ve heard about Netflix’s efforts to secure the further expansion of its European operations, and now it’s coming to fruition. Netflix is already …

Companies Pressure European Commission On Google Companies Pressure European Commission On Google

FairSearch is calling attention to a new campaign by The Open Internet Project seeking to raise “further scrutiny” of Google’s potential settlement with the European Commission over a lengthy antitrust investigation. The Open Internet Project is a group of European …

Google Working On 'Right To Be Forgotten' Tool Google Working On 'Right To Be Forgotten' Tool

Earlier this week, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that Google and other search engines must take requests from people for search results to be deleted. It’s up to the search engines to determine whether or not …

Google May Have To Delete Search Results Google May Have To Delete Search Results

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Google and other search engines must delete search results at people’s request in some cases, and it’s up to the search engines to determine when to comply. If an …

Miley Cyrus Is Sick Again- European Tour Delayed Miley Cyrus Is Sick Again- European Tour Delayed

Yesterday, we told you that Miley Cyrus was on the road to recovery and would be starting the European leg of her Bangerz tour on Friday. Unfortunately, Miley has fallen ill again, and will have to postpone those concerts as …

Netflix Said To Be In Talks With Vodafone Netflix Said To Be In Talks With Vodafone

Netflix might be on the verge of expanding its services to yet another customer base. AdAge is reporting that the company is in talks with Vodafone to offer its subscribers access to its streaming service. This one sounds interesting, because …

Facebook Reportedly Readying New Payment Service Facebook Reportedly Readying New Payment Service

Facebook has dabbled in online payments for years, but news out of Europe indicates that the company is working on becoming an “e-money” institution in Ireland, and has been in discussion with various companies in London about money transfer services. …

Gartner: European CRM Budgets To Be Strong In 2014 Gartner: European CRM Budgets To Be Strong In 2014

European customer relationship management (CRM) budgets remain strong, despite economic uncertainty, according to a survey from Gartner. About half of those polled intend to increase CRM spending this year at an average increase of 2.5% over last year’s budgets. While …

Netflix To Launch In France In The Fall? Netflix To Launch In France In The Fall?

We’ve been hearing for months that Netflix has been working on trying to get launches going in France and Germany. Now, it’s looking like at least one of those will become a reality later this year. Variety is reporting that …