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Russian Twitter accounts tried to influence the UK’s EU departure

Russian Twitter accounts tried to influence the UK's EU departure
Russia's attempt to influence Western politics through Twitter certainly wasn't limited to the 2016 American elections. Wired and New Knowledge
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EU raids banks over attempts to block financial tech rivals

EU raids banks over attempts to block financial tech rivals
You'd think that governments were waging a war against financial technology given reports of crackdowns and tighter regulation, but the
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Europe takes Ireland to court over Apple’s $14.5 billion tax bill

Europe takes Ireland to court over Apple's $14.5 billion tax bill
The European Commission has announced that it will refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice for not collecting back
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EU: Amazon must pay back €250 million in unfair tax benefits

EU: Amazon must pay back €250 million in unfair tax benefits
The European Commission says that Amazon received tax benefits from member country Luxembourg that totalled around €250 million. Under EU
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EU tells tech companies to curb hate speech or face consequences

EU tells tech companies to curb hate speech or face consequences
The European Union (EU) has proposed a raft of new measures to tackle online hate speech, telling social media companies
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Google will reportedly spin off shopping service after antitrust fine

Google will reportedly spin off shopping service after antitrust fine
Google is reportedly splitting off its price-comparison shopping service after getting fined for a record-setting $2.8 billion by the EU
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EU withheld a study that shows piracy doesn’t hurt sales

EU withheld a study that shows piracy doesn't hurt sales
In 2013, the European Commission ordered a €360,000 ($430,000) study on how piracy affects sales of music, books, movies and
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Google appeals $2.4 billion EU antitrust fine

Google appeals $2.4 billion EU antitrust fine
Today, Google appealed the $2.4 billion antitrust fine the EU levied against it in June, a move that will likely
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EU countries aim to raise tech firms’ taxes by targeting revenue

EU countries aim to raise tech firms' taxes by targeting revenue
It's no secret that European countries want major tech firms to pay more taxes, but how will they go about
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UK snooping laws could sever EU data ties come Brexit

UK snooping laws could sever EU data ties come Brexit
As it stands, the sharing of data between businesses, law enforcement agencies and such across EU countries is relatively straightforward.
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