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European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager addresses a news conference on Google in Brussels

The European Union has fined Google £3.8 billion regarding its practices with the Android mobile operating system and a breach of EU competition laws.
Coins placed on paper with digital effect

Technology is already reshaping facets of finance, and consumers may soon be able to pay bills directly through an email inbox or check their bank balance via a robot on Facebook.
Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos addresses the media about the New Shepard rocket booster and Crew Capsule mockup at the 33rd Space Symposium in Colorado Springs.

Blue Origins, the space tourism company belonging to Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, has announced that it will start selling tickets in 2019 for passengers who want to experience space flight.
A woman uses her phone next to a Gofun electric car which is available for rental in Yangzhou Jiangsu province China

Today's teenagers are expected to be the last generation to own their products outright as manufacturers refocus on service provision in the looming 'experience economy'.
Store employees help customers with their purchases during the grand opening of a flagship Microsoft Corp retail store in New York

Microsoft will rival Amazon’s automated grocery shop with its own retail technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores.
Biometric verification. Modern young man with the phone.

Retailers are installing facial recognition technology to profile and track customers entering their stores, to better understand their top demographics.
An engineer points to a Huawei Mate 10 Pro mobile used to control a driverless car during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The industry has grown globally, with some of the biggest names in the motor business ploughing hundreds of millions of dollars into driverless vehicles and a dystopian future. But concerns about safety threaten to put the brakes on the much-hyped market
Apple Iphones website and Samsung Galaxys webiste

A jury has decided that Samsung must pay $539 million to Apple, of which the South Korean electronics giant has already paid $399 million to the iPhone maker due to patent infringement.
detail of modern hi tech data server in network center

Blockchain advocates say its promise of data security makes it as an answer to companies' GDPR headaches. Critics warn it could add to them.
Fortnite box as displayed on our Xbox

The developers of Fortnite, the hugely popular apocalyptic survival video game, have announced a $100m prize fund up for grabs to the game’s best players. It is believed to be the biggest sum of money ever on offer for an e-sports tournament.