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EU fines Google record $2.7 billion in first antitrust case

Reuters - 49 minutes ago
European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager holds a news conference at the EU Commission's headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir. 1/8. left. right....

Morning Agenda: Charter, Comcast and Sprint?

New York Times - 2 hours ago
Masayoshi Son, the chairman of Sprint, in Tokyo in May. Credit Franck Robichon/European Pressphoto Agency. Breaking: The European Commission has hit Google with a record fine of $2.7 billion for...

Roundup Could Be Getting a Warning Label

U.S. News & World Report - 1 hour ago
California regulators are taking a pivotal step toward requiring the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a warning label. June 26, 2017, at 8:48 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon...

Buffett Wants a Big Deal. Lately, He's Settled for Small Ones

Bloomberg - 2 hours ago
It's been a while since Warren Buffett struck a big deal, but that hasn't kept him from settling for smaller trophies. On Monday, investors learned that the billionaire's Berkshire...

Is Seattle's minimum wage hike costing jobs? Here's what 2 studies say

Palm Beach Post - 7 hours ago
FILE - In this June 2, 2014, file photo, a sign that reads "15 Good Work Seattle" is displayed below Seattle City Hall, right, and the Columbia Center building, left, after the Seattle City...

With Crowding in US Market, Activist Investors Look to Europe

New York Times - 12 hours ago
Daniel S. Loeb, founder of the Third Point hedge fund, which has taken a $3.5 billion stake in the Swiss food giant Nestlé. Credit Steve Marcus/Reuters. Activist investors — money managers who...

Under Armour (UA) Names Patrik Frisk President & COO

StreetInsider.com - 1 hour ago
Find out which companies are about to raise their dividend well before the news hits the Street with StreetInsider.com's Dividend Insider Elite. Sign-up for a FREE trial here. Under Armour, Inc....

Australian census shows high rates of home ownership 'slipping away'

The Guardian - 4 hours ago
High rates of home ownership are slipping further into Australia's past, with soaring house prices and ultra-low interest rates pushing a higher proportion of residents into rental properties in...

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Goes On Trial On Securities Fraud Charges

NPR - 16 hours ago
Martin Shkreli is known for a number of things. Jacking up the cost of a life-saving drug for AIDS patients by 5,000 percent. Grinning his way through a House hearing as he pleaded the Fifth....

The music may be over for Pandora's CEO

CNNMoney - 21 hours ago
The tech news site Recode reported late Sunday that Westergren will step down as chief executive of the online radio company. Pandora had no comment. Westergren helped start the company in 2000 and...

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Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service

BBC News - 2 hours ago
Google has been fined 2.42bn euros ($2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power by promoting its own shopping comparison service at the top of search...

Bank of England takes action over bad loans

BBC News - 2 hours ago
The Bank of England has forced banks to find a further £11.4bn in the next 18 months to beef up their finances against the risk of bad loans. Banks will have to set aside £5.7bn in the next six...

The cashpoint celebrates 50th birthday

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Local authorities not up to speed with fast broadband delivery

The Guardian - 6 hours ago
Testing, testing … but the rollout of fast broadband across the UK seems uneven. Photograph: Alamy. Broadband. Local authorities not up to speed with fast broadband delivery. Eleven areas fail to...

Airport delay stats revealed

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Fife dockyard hailed as aircraft carrier leaves Rosyth

The Courier - 5 hours ago
The new Royal Navy aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, departs Rosyth dockyard to be tested in the North Sea. Sign up to our daily newsletter. Want to read more?Subscribe today from £1 a week...

Why Economy Secretary Ken Skates was right not to back the Circuit of Wales

WalesOnline - 1 hour ago
He will no doubt get criticism from many, including those in his own party, but Economy Secretary Ken Skates has made the right decision - one supported by all his cabinet colleagues - not to back...

Brexit: Inflation adds £133 to average UK household annual shopping bill as supermarket sales soar

The Independent - 36 minutes ago
Inflation has added the equivalent of seven extra shops to the average household's annual grocery bill as supermarkets saw their highest sales growth in five years, figures show. Supermarket...

Draghi: Considerable Stimulus Still Needed Despite Recovery

U.S. News & World Report - 54 minutes ago
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank's stimulus efforts need to be "persistent" even as the economy recovers and that any scaling back of support has to come gradually....

Plunge in UK confidence hits Debenhams, adds to slowdown fears

Daily Mail - 28 minutes ago
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - British consumer confidence plunged during the political crisis sparked by Prime Minister Theresa May's election flop, hitting the sales of general retailers such as...

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