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Microsoft and Nokia complete mobile phone unit deal   Microsoft has completed its purchase of Nokia's mobile phone business for 5.44bn euros ($7.5bn; £4.5bn) Microsoft to buy Nokia phones unit  Microsoft has agreed a deal to buy Nokia's mobile-phone business for 5.4bn euro ($7.2bn) Vodafone sells stake to Verizon  London: Vodafone has sold its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless to telecoms group Verizon Communications in one of the biggest deals in corporate history Co-founder of 'Russian Google' dies  London: The man who co-founded Russia's biggest search engine, Yandex, has died aged 48 after suffering from cancer Faltering Facebook phone is delayed  The European launch of the 'Facebook phone' has been delayed following disappointing US sales and negative feedback Google told to tidy up auto-complete  Germany: A German federal court has told Google to clean up the auto-complete results its search engine suggests EU fines Microsoft over web browser   Microsoft has been fined 561 million euros for failing to promote a range of web browsers, rather than just Internet Explorer, to users in E... Facebook sued over 'like' button  Netherlands: Facebook is facing legal action over its use of the 'like' button and other features of the social network Siemens denies Iran sabotage link  Germany: German engineering company Siemens has denied allegations that it planted explosive devices inside nuclear equipment destined for Iran Nokia apologises for 'faked' ad. Finland Apple faces patent and 4G payouts. Netherlands UK ‘most internet-based economy’. United Kingdom Google change 'breaches EU law'   Changes made by Google to its privacy policy are in breach of European law, the EU's justice commissioner has said Europe clears Microsoft Skype bid Microsoft buys phone firm Skype  Microsoft has confirmed that it has agreed to buy internet phone service for $8.5bn, making it Microsoft's largest acquisition Net giants challenge French law. France AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA. Germany SAP hit with $1.3B verdict in Oracle trial. San Francisco Bay Area Germany issues Explorer warning  Berlin: The German Federal Office for Information Security has warned web users to find an alternative browser to Internet Explorer EC fines computer chipmaker Intel $1.4B
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1. 2016-08-30 Apple should pay up to €13bn in back taxes European Union
C. 2015-10-27 European Parliament votes against net neutrality amendments Strasbourg, France
2014-12-12 UK flights hit by computer failure Swanwick, London
E. 2014-04-25 Microsoft and Nokia complete mobile phone unit deal Microsoft
F. 2013-09-02 Microsoft to buy Nokia phones unit Microsoft
G. 2013-09-02 Vodafone sells stake to Verizon London
H. 2013-07-28 Co-founder of 'Russian Google' dies London
8. 2013-05-24 Faltering Facebook phone is delayed European Union
J. 2013-05-14 Google told to tidy up auto-complete Germany

European Parliament votes against net neutrality amendments   France: The European Parliament has voted against a set of rules intended to safeguard 'net neutrality' in the EU UK flights hit by computer failure Map of Swanwick United Kingdom
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  There has been widespread criticism in the US of the European Commission's ruling that Apple should pay up to €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes

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  London: Passengers are facing widespread flight disruption after a computer failure at the UK's air traffic control centre


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  The European Commission found Intel guilty of violating European anti-trust rules and ordered that it pay a fine of 1.06 billion euros
Apr.17 Court jails Pirate Bay founders
  Sweden: A court has jailed four men behind TPB, the world's most high-profile file-sharing website, in a landmark case

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Jul.17 EU hits Intel with fresh charges
  European regulators have filed fresh charges against the world's biggest computer chip maker over alleged abuse of its dominant market position May.1 Income details posted on web  Italy: There has been outrage after the outgoing government published every Italian's declared earnings and tax contributions on the internet Feb.27 EU fines Microsoft record $1.4bn  The European Commission has fined US computer giant for defying sanctions imposed on it for anti-competitive behaviour

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May.4 Sasser worm 'hits 1m PCs,'  The rapidly evolving computer worm tore across the Internet disrupting corporate and home computer systems Mar.24 Microsoft hit by record EU fine  The European Commission has found MS guilty of abusing the 'near-monopoly' of Windows and fined it $613 million

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Jan.1 Y2K bug fails to bite
  USA: A flaw in computer program that caused processing to operate incorrectly on and after January 1, 2000
 The Year 2000 problem caused concern that critical industries and government functions would cease operating at midnight, January 1. Companies and organizations upgraded their computer systems. When January 1 arrived there were problems generally regarded as minor

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