BRUSSELS - When EU politicians call for the break-up of Google, it can sound like sour grapes, the anti-American backlash of an ageing Europe envious, and fearful, of the wealth and growing power of young U.S. tech giants.
BRUSSELS - European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google and Microsoft's Bing to scrub results globally, not just in Europe, when people invoke their "right to be forgotten" as ruled by an EU court.
WASHINGTON - AT&T Inc sought to clarify to U.S. regulators its plans to pause investments in high-speed Internet connections until "net neutrality" rules are settled, saying in a letter on Wednesday that the plans related to new and not existing commitments.
- A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected Motorola Mobility LLC's attempt to hold several Asian suppliers liable under U.S. antitrust law for fixing prices of mobile phone displays sold to its foreign units.
- Wearable camera maker GoPro Inc is developing its own line of consumer drones, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
- Tibco Software Inc can proceed with a shareholder vote next week on its proposed $4.2 billion (2.66 billion pounds) buyout by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, despite an erroneous share count that initially overvalued the deal by $100 million, a Delaware judge said.
- The former chairman of Quindell Plc has forfeited his right to repurchase shares of the company after missing a margin call on a loan that preceded his resignation last week.
WARSAW - Polish telecoms firm Hawe has made a preliminary offer for TK Telekom, the telecoms arm of the Polish state railways, a Hawe official said on Wednesday.
PARIS - Net-a-porter founder Natalie Massenet stands to make more than 100 million euros (79 million pounds) next year under a deal with the online fashion retailer's owner Richemont, according to calculations based on company documents and analyst valuations.