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Lawmakers call for pause on false micro-targeted political ads

An international “grand committee” of lawmakers called on Thursday for a pause on online micro-targeted political ads with false or misleading information until the area is regulated.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google’s job search tool faces complaints from rivals in Europe

The sites, which include UK site Best Jobs Online and German sites Intermedia and Jobindex, claim that Google is unfairly pushing users toward its own service, while their pages are being pushed down in search results.
The EU has fined Qualcomm €242 million (around $272 million) for selling 3G modem chips at predatory prices in an attempt to drive a competing supplier, Icera, out of the market.

Qualcomm fined $272 million in latest EU antitrust fine

The EU has fined Qualcomm €242 million (around $272 million) for selling 3G modem chips at predatory prices in an attempt to drive a competing supplier, Icera, out of the market.
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EU sanctions Nike N5.6 billion for blocking cross-border sales

U.S. sportswear maker Nike was hit with a 12.5 million euros fine on Monday for blocking cross-border sales of football merchandise of some of Europe’s best-known clubs.

Google hit with record $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

European Union regulators today slapped Google with a massive $5 billion penalty for abusing the dominant position of its Android mobile operating system.
(FILES) This file photograph taken on September 21, 2016, shows a statue donated by Google during its inauguration in Montelimar, as Google launches a new version of the android operating system called 'Android 7.0' or 'Nougat'. The European Union is set to impose a 4.3 billion euro (USD5 billion) fine on Google it announced on July 18, 2018, for abusing the dominant market position of its Android smartphone system, a source close to the matter told AFP. / AFP PHOTO / JEFF PACHOUD

Google braces for huge EU fine over Android

Google faced a record EU fine Wednesday for using its Android smartphone system to illegally boost its search engine, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington.

EU fines Qualcomm $1.2 billion over Apple chip deal

The EU on Wednesday fined a U.S. Smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm 997 million Euros (1.23 billion dollars) for breaching the bloc’s competition rules through a deal with Apple.

European Union denounces ‘shocking’ Paradise Papers revelations

The European Union on Monday denounced as “shocking” revelations on the way top companies and dignitaries, including Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, avoid taxes using offshore wealth hubs.

EU to take Ireland to court over €13bn illegal state aid for Apple

The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover up to €13bn in illegal state aid from tech giant Apple.

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Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, which leaves the French club facing the prospect of another early Champions League exit.

Neymar criticises PSG injury handling after Borussia Dortmund defeat

Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, which leaves the French club facing the prospect of another early Champions League exit.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: New research places Nigeria among high risk African countries

The study suggested other countries – among them Nigeria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya – would all need support with detecting and handling imported cases of the coronavirus.
Ignace Sossou quoted on his Facebook and Twitter pages comments made by Benin’s public prosecutor Mario Metonou at a media event to discuss fake news on December 17.

Facebook sued by US for $9 billion in unpaid taxes

That lawsuit went to trial in a San Francisco court on Tuesday, and the crux of the case is a 2010 deal between Facebook and an Irish subsidiary it uses to shuffle money around internationally. The IRS alleges Facebook undervalued the intellectual property it sold to the subsidiary, thereby dodging billions in taxes.
Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Lionel Messi speaks out after Barcelona social media scandal

Lionel Messi, in an interview with Mundo Deportivo, has spoken publicly for the first time since reports emerged that Barcelona hired PR firm I3 Ventures for their social media channels which were aimed at tarnishing the images of Gerard Piqué, Messi himself and others associated with the club.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.

BMO: President Buhari fully in-charge of critical affairs of government

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), says President Muhammadu Buhari is “fully in charge of critical affairs of government” in the country