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Google just dodged a £4.4 billion lawsuit in the United Kingdom

The lawsuit has been going on for more than 6 years.

Google’s been no stranger to lawsuits over the years, and on October 8, a court in the United Kingdom decided to drop a £4.4 billion one that was originally filed over 6 years ago.

Between August 2011 and February 2012, it was discovered that Google was bypassing privacy settings on iPhones to collect gender, race, shopping habits, and other data on users through Apple’s Safari browser.

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Verizon to acquire AOL for $4.4 billion

Verizon has announced that it will acquire AOL for $ 4.4 billion, with the deal expected to bolster the carrier’s advertising efforts in the mobile video segment.