Google will take on half of HTC's research and development staff -- about 2,000 people -- many of whom have already been working on the Silicon Valley firm's Pixel handset, as well as intellectual property (IP) licensing.
Public anger against the billions of euros earned by online behemoths is growing louder in Europe and EU finance ministers meeting in Estonia pledged to make sure the companies pay a fairer tax.
European regulators have become increasingly aggressive against US technology giants seen by officials as gaining too much power, with Amazon and Apple also facing scrutiny.
The court in the Baltic state rejected the appeal of suspect Evaldas Rimasauskas against an earlier extradition order due to the "possible damage" he caused to US-registered companies.
'Direct connection' between misleading information about Islam, uptick in Islamophobic attacks, says Imam Omar Suleiman
Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin says France will fight ruling on billions of back taxes 'in the interests of the state'
Regulators find company’s search engine gives unfair advantage to its shopping service
Led by hard-charging European Commission competition chief Margrethe Vestager, the EU will impose a massive penalty against Google that would break the previous record of 1.06 billion euros set in 2009 against Intel, the US chipmaker.
Company will no longer pull data from free Gmail inboxes to personalize ads
Google has launched a website to help you find the Qibla – the direction of prayer.
The two sides have been locked in a row since last year when the government alleged that the California-based company had refused to cooperate with its tax office.
The deal enables GE's "Geneva" to communicate with the Google Assistant, so users can say: "Ok Google, ask Geneva Home to set the oven timer for 10 minutes."
The arbitration court in Moscow approved the deal which lasts for six years and nine months, Russian news agencies said.
Toshiba is expected to negotiate with individual candidates this month.
Google’s advertising crisis went global after some of the biggest marketers including AT&T Inc. and Johnson & Johnson halted spending on YouTube and the internet company’s display network, citing concern their ads would run alongside offensive videos.
Company givng $11.5M in grants to groups studying disparities in justice system
Japanese media said it was the first decision by the nation's top court involving the "right to be forgotten" relating to Internet searches.
Apple falls to second place; Amazon at number 3
Search engine giant denies any tax evasion
Google is being accused of using practices aimed at preserve its market dominance