Google faces record-breaking fine for web search monopoly abuse

Google could face down Ms Vestager in court CREDIT: REUTERS

Google faces a record-breaking fine for monopoly abuse within weeks, as officials in Brussels put the finishing touches to a seven-year investigation of company’s dominant search engine.

It is understood that the European Commission is aiming to hit Google with a fine in the region of €3bn, a figure that would easily surpass its toughest anti-trust punishment to date, a €1.1bn fine levied on the microchip giant Intel.

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CT Moore: Three times your business should outsource


CT Moore is the founder of Socialed Inc., an inbound marketing consultancy based in Montreal. In this second of six weekly columns, CT explores how businesses of all sizes can achieve greater efficiencies by actually outsourcing certain things to third parties instead of doing them in-house.

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Why A Negative Work Culture Is Better Than No Culture At All


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Hard-driving management with high expectations can be better for a growing business than a loosely defined set of values.

Organizational culture is meant to be a set of values, mission, and goals that are unique to each company. The quote “culture eats strategy for breakfast,” usually attributed to Peter Drucker, is often cited to show how integral culture is to a company’s success.

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