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Google claims it faces “fierce competition” in Australian market

Tech giant Google is disputing the findings of a report by the Australian consumer regulator that show it has a monopoly on online search and advertising in the country

Tesla announces price slash on Model 3

To fund the lower price of its mass-market Model 3 car, Tesla has announced the closure of physical stores and significant jobs cuts

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Robot labour booms in the US

Shipments of robotic equipment to US factories increased by 16 percent last year, according to a new study

Google forced to reveal which products have microphones following privacy backlash

Tech giant Google faces questions about the listening power of its devices after users discovered an undisclosed microphone in a home security device

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Uber agrees to pay VAT in Egypt

Uber’s long-running feud with local taxi drivers in Egypt may finally come to a close after the firm agreed to pay VAT

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Top 5 largest fines levied on tech companies by the European Commission

As the EU continues to tighten technology regulations and promote fair competition, the fines it issues to market leaders have grown

Fiat Chrysler pays $77m penalty for breaching fuel regulations

Fiat Chrysler has paid the largest fine issued to a single company for at least five years, despite lobbying the Trump administration to revise the fuel economy requirements that led to the penalty

Hellman & Friedman agrees $11bn acquisition of Ultimate Software

An investment group led by private equity fund Hellman & Friedman has agreed to purchase cloud-based HR developer Ultimate Software for a cash transaction of $331.50 per share

Goldman Sachs leads $20m investment in fintech app Bud

UK-based fintech firm Bud has received significant investment from a number of financial heavyweights, which will help the start-up expand into global markets

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Hyundai Heavy Industries to acquire majority stake in rival Daewoo

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy’s acquisition of Daewoo will allow it to increase its global market share to almost 20 percent

Yahoo’s proposed data breach settlement rejected by judge

Internet giant Yahoo had drawn up a $50m settlement package for victims of a mass cyber hack, but it was thrown out due to lack of clarity

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All Nippon Airways set to order Boeing and Airbus aircraft

Japan’s largest airline will order 30 Boeing and 18 Airbus aircraft as part of plans to meet the Asian aviation market’s growing demand