From the "careful what you wish for" category, Goggle last week was ordered by the European Union to unbundle Gmail, YouTube and PlayStore apps and offer them for sale separately, opening the door to a class of Android-based devices free of Google's tentacles.
The EU giveth, the EU taketh away. The commission has decided that the acquisition by Microsoft of the GutHub online repository will cause no harm to the competitive landscape. However, the ruling was silent on harm the acquisition could do to the repository itself.
To address criticisms for allowing Facebook to be used as a platform for election tampering, the company has dedicated space in its Menlo Park headquarters to fight misinformation, "hate speech" and voter suppression.