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June 27, 2017

EU fines Google a record $2.7 billion in antitrust case over search results – Washington Post

By Michael Birnbaum, BRUSSELS — The European Union’s antitrust chief hit Google with a record $2.7 billion fine Tuesday, saying the powerful web-search leader illegally steered […]
June 27, 2017

Local Edition: Do the best ideas come from inside the newsroom?

This piece originally appeared in Local Edition, our newsletter following the digital transformation of local news. Want to be part of the conversation? You can […]
June 27, 2017

Google Fined Record $2.7 Billion in EU Antitrust Ruling – New York Times

By MARK SCOTT June 27, 2017 Google suffered a major blow on Tuesday after European antitrust officials fined the search giant a record $2.7 billion for unfairly […]
June 27, 2017

Taking a 'warmer approach': How Die Zeit is experimenting with its re-launched Instagram channel

Although Die Zeit’s Instagram page has been running for a while, its relaunch at the end of March has seen it steadily grow by over […]
June 27, 2017

Why do local independent news sites die?

After returning to Davidson, North Carolina from a year-long trip to Asia in 2006, David Boraks decided to start blogging about his neighborhood. At the […]
June 27, 2017

Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service

Google has been fined €2.4bn ($2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power by promoting its own shopping […]
June 27, 2017

Police let children use toy guns on firing range

West Midlands Police has been criticised after it allowed seven and eight-year-old children to use replica guns at a firing range. A Year 3 class […]
June 26, 2017

Ant power

A group of students has developed a way of storing energy that could be cheaper to make, more practical and more sustainable than alternative renewable […]
June 26, 2017

Facebook to produce its own TV series

Facebook will soon begin to produce its own television shows and series, a senior executive has confirmed. The social media giant is reportedly in talks […]
June 26, 2017

Lorna Fraser: Samaritans Goes Behind The Scenes At Hollyoaks

Samaritans works with all kinds of different media on how to cover themes like suicide and attempted suicide in ways that are helpful rather than […]
June 26, 2017

Shares in Grenfell cladding maker sink

Shares in the company that made the cladding used on Grenfell Tower have fallen sharply in New York. Arconic, formerly known as Alcoa, fell 6% […]
June 26, 2017

Gmail to end ad-targeting email scans

Google’s decision to stop scanning Gmail users’ emails in order to target them with personalised adverts has been given a qualified welcome by privacy campaigners. […]
June 26, 2017

Sun-Times theater critic provokes outrage for panning play

Good morning. Her paper stands by her Race, violence and misunderstanding are part of Chicago’s civic shame. The tragic spectacle now ensnares a theater critic […]