Peter SayerParis Bureau Chief, IDG News Service

Peter Sayer covers open source software, European intellectual property legislation, and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service.

France fines Google for Street View collection of Wi-Fi data

Google must pay a fine of €100,000 (US$142,000) for the unauthorized collection of information about the location of Wi-Fi hotspots in France by its Street View cars.

Buffalo NAS Terastations push limits of Intel Atom

Buffalo Technology is bumping up against the limits of Intel's Atom platform with its forthcoming six- and eight-bay Terastation network attached storage.

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Paul Allen amends lawsuit against Apple and others

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed a last-minute amendment to his patent infringement lawsuit against Apple, Facebook, Google and others.


Google targeted by EU antitrust probe

The European Commission is investigating allegations that Google has abused its dominant position in online search to promote its other services.