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Critics blast Google's European antitrust offer

Google's latest offer to settle a European investigation into the alleged abuse of its dominant positions in online search and advertising leaked out Wednesday, with one competitor calling it "a new form of abuse."

Your emails are all scanned—and that's what you agreed to

According to Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, "all human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret". It is in our nature to want privacy, yet in the internet age, it has never been easier to access the ...

US tightens guidance for online search ads

A US consumer watchdog agency told Internet search engines Tuesday to ensure they differentiate between search results and paid advertising, to steer clear of "deceptive" practices.

Google flirts with 'creepy line'

Google is flirting with what Chairman Eric Schmidt once called "the creepy line." At its recent developer conference, the Mountain View, Calif., search giant showcased a number of new personalized technologies that many consumers ...

Russia suspends Monsanto corn imports

Russia has temporarily suspended importing genetically-modified corn made by the US biotech giant Monsanto after a controversial study linked it to cancer in rats.

Privacy worries dog Facebook ahead of IPO

Some 900 million people like Facebook. But when they realize their private information is being bought and sold, some don't like it so much.

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