Google (GOOG -0.3%) roundup: 1) Code from a test page suggests Google Now will soon be added to the company's minimalist home page. Now, which relies on a user's location, personal data, and preferences to push useful/time-sensitive info, has been well-received on Android. An iOS version is said to be awaiting Apple's approval. 2) Eric Schmidt defends Google's U.K. tax payments in the face of growing public/government scrutiny, insisting Google fully complies with British law. 3) Germany's data protection agency has fined Google a whopping €145K for illegally recording data via its Street View cars.