Zuckerberg says sorry to Europe
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But some European politicians want a break up of Facebook

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has apologised to EU lawmakers for the company's role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal and for allowing fake news to swamp the site.

Sony becomes a super publisher
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Gains control of EMI

Sony said on Tuesday it would pay about $2.3 billion to gain control of EMI, becoming the world's largest music publisher in an industry that has found new life on the back of streaming services.

Sony giving up on consumer gadgets
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Fed up with working for peanuts 

Kenichiro Yoshida, who took over as chief executive officer in April, has had enough of working for peanuts in the consumer gadgets market and has announced a glorious three year plan to make cash from gaming subscriptions and entertainment.

Apple pays Ireland some of the cash it owes
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1.5 billion euro cheque which can't be cashed

Fruity cargo cult Apple has paid the Irish Government 1.5 billion euro ($1.76 billion) into an escrow account set up by the Irish government to hold 13 billion euro in disputed taxes.

Google is now allowed to be evil
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Joins the dark side

The search engine Google has finally admitted that being a US corporation means being evil.