Search engine features animation on homepage of Orhan Veli Kanik watching the Galata Tower in Istanbul
Their warnings were made to a parliamentary committee which is examining possible measures, including legislation, to tackle false online information which the government says could threaten national security.
The special tax is the latest measure by the 28-nation European Union to rein in Silicon Valley giants and could further embitter the bad-tempered trade row pitting the EU against US President Donald Trump.
French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire says US tech giants will be sued for ‘abusive commercial practices’
Ban will come into effect from June, Google says in statement
The state's Attorney General Josh Hawley has launched an investigation which appears to mirror the probe by EU authorities, demanding information on how Google uses data gathered on consumers, and examining whether the internet giant abuses its dominant position in search.
Search engine shows Asik Veysel playing baglama
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.