Travel, Retail Firms Say EU Rules Slash Their Google Traffic

Airline, hotel, retail firms say their interests must be taken into account in Google's implementation of EU Digital Markets Act

4 days ago

Apple Appeals Against EU’s $2bn Music Streaming Fine

Appeal begins appeal against European Commission's €1.84bn fine over Apple's alleged ‘anti-competitive’ music streaming restrictions

1 week ago

EU Designates Apple’s iPad OS As DMA ‘Gatekeeper’

European Commission says Apple's iPadOS is 'gatekeeper' due to large number of businesses 'locked in' to platform by large app…

1 month ago

Email Provider Complains To EU Over Reduced Google Rankings

Germany's Tuta Mail says Google broke EU's new DMA rules with March algorithm update that caused site visits to drop…

1 month ago

EU Opens Investigation Into Apple, Google, Meta

EU launches probe into Apple, Google and Meta's competition practices under new DMA rules as pressure mounts on tech giants

2 months ago

Apple Reverses Course On Epic Games EU Ban

Apple restores Epic Games EU developer account one day after European Commission regulators question the ban, as new rules come…

3 months ago

Apple Reverses Course Over EU Ban On Web Apps

Apple to allow iOS web apps in EU after previously planning to disable them as Digital Markets Act 'compliance' measure

3 months ago

Apple, Microsoft Win Exemption From EU Gatekeeper Designation

Apple's iMessage and Microsoft Bing win exemption that would subjected those services to Europe's tough DMA rules

4 months ago

Spotify To Begin In-App Purchases On iPhone

As new EU law nears, Spotify says it will update iPhone app to allow users in-app to buy subscriptions, audiobooks

4 months ago

Objection Filed To Meta’s Paid Ad-Free Subscription

Digital rights group NOYB files first complaint with Austrian regulator against Meta's paid ad-free subscription for Facebook, Instagram

6 months ago

Europe Expands Ban On Meta’s ‘Behavioural Ad’ Practices

Ban on Meta's 'behavioural advertising' practices has been expanded by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

7 months ago

EU Seeks Feedback On Bing, Apple iMessage DMA Classification

European Commission ask whether Microsoft's Bing, Edge, and Apple's iMessage should be subject to Digital Markets Act (DMA)

8 months ago

Meta Touts Monthly Charge For Ad-Free Facebook, Instagram – Report

User of social networks belonging to Meta could be charged a monthly fee of 10 euros (£8.67) for ad-free access…

8 months ago

Apple, Microsoft Push To Keep iMessage, Bing Off EU Gatekeeper List

Apple and Microsoft are said to be lobbying the European Union to keep iMessage and Bing off DMA Gatekeeper designation

9 months ago

European Parliament Passes Landmark Tech Regulations

European Parliament votes to adopt Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act, but campaigners warn proof will be in enforcement

2 years ago

CMA Boss Warns UK ‘Falling Behind EU’ On Tech Regulation

Britain risks becoming 'rule taker' as government puts off legislation to empower CMA's digital markets regulator, as EU speeds ahead…

2 years ago

Apple Faces Extra EU Antitrust Charge Over Music Streaming – Report

European Commission is reportedly mulling an additional antitrust charge, amid its ongoing music streaming investigation of Apple

2 years ago

European Union Agrees DMA To Curb Big Tech

Online gatekeepers such as Apple, Google and Meta targetted as the European Union last week reached landmark digital rules agreement

2 years ago

MEPs Delay Hearing With Tech CEOs ‘By Two Months’

European Parliament suggests new dates for hearing with chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google as it prepares major…

3 years ago

EU To Propose ‘Two-Tier’ Rules For Tech Giants

European Union proposals outline 'asymmetric' approach to regulating largest tech companies, as UK shapes up plans for 'tailored' digital rules

3 years ago

New EU Rules ‘Would Open Tech Giants’ Algorithms To Scrutiny’

Proposed Digital Services Act would force tech giants to explain their ad targeting algorithms and open ad archives to researchers,…

4 years ago