China's Supreme Court to take on intellectual property cases
The Supreme Court to handle appeals on intellectual property rights cases starting in January.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg agrees "in spirit" with the EU's new data privacy laws but makes no formal commitment to extending the standard globally.
EU plans tougher consumer laws for Facebook, Gmail
Under the draft proposal first considered last year, €EU authorities could levy fines of at least 4% of turnover.
Alphabet misses profit estimates as spending grows
Google's parent company misses quarterly profit forecasts, as steady ad sales growth was offset by increased spending to promote its other offerings.