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EU goes after Google's moneymaking ad business in new antitrust complaints

The European Union has a fresh target in its antitrust battle with Google: the company’s lucrative ad business. This morning, EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager filed a statement of objections accusing the US company of abusing its control of the online advertising business. The objections specifically target AdSense, a service …

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Oil traders may be the last people to realize they don't need Yahoo

Yahoo’s instant messaging service has been used by oil traders to issue orders and chat about commodities for years. While IT departments have often struggled managing access to what is effectively a consumer messaging platform, banks have continued to use the service. That’s about to change in August. The Financial …

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Nest's next move is a step into the outdoor home security market

The recent shake-up in the executive ranks of Nest had a lot of people wondering exactly what the future held for Nest, specifically in regards to its product lineup. Today that question is at least partially answered. Nest just revealed a new home security camera, one targeted at outdoor monitoring, and …

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Valve cracks down on gambling sites after accusations of profiteering

Valve is cracking down on video game item gambling sites after two popular players in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive community were accused of secretly running an illegal online casino earlier this month. The company released a statement last night that denied any involvement in CSGOLotto — owned and operated by Counter-Strike players Trevor …

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