EU

LinkedIn Disables Ad Feature In Europe Over Targeting Concerns

LinkedIn disables feature allowing advertisers to target European users based on membership in groups after concerns over DSA compliance

5 days ago

EU Adopts Law To Spur Green Tech Manufacturing

EU formally adopts Net-Zero Industry Act that seeks to boost EU green-tech manufacturing against rivals from China and US

3 weeks ago

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

3 weeks ago

EU Requests Content Moderation Data From X

Using the Digital Services Act, European Commission asks X (formerly Twitter) for details over reduction in content moderation resources

1 month 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…

2 months ago

EU Prepares Action Against ‘Addictive’ TikTok Lite Features

European Commission may ban rewards feature in recently launched TikTok Lite that it calls 'toxic and addictive'

2 months ago

EU Set To Approve Apple Plan For Opening NFC Access

European Commission reportedly set to approve Apple proposal for providing rivals access to iPhone, iPad contactless tech

2 months ago

EU Launches Probe Into China Legacy Chips, Following US Lead

EU begins survey of 'market distortions' in legacy chips as it coordinated with US to clamp down on China dominance

2 months 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

3 months ago

UK Joins EU’s Chip Research Program

UK joins European Union's chip funding research scheme, pledging £35 million for EU's 'Chips Joint Undertaking'

3 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

EU Opens Probe Into TikTok Over Potential DSA Breaches

European Commission opens formal probe into TikTok over protection of minors, ad repository, access to research data

4 months ago

Germany ‘To Approve’ EU’s AI Act

Germany prepared to approve EU's AI Act after coalition's Free Democratic Party drops objections over red tape

5 months ago

Apple ‘Infringes DMA’ With New EU Developer Terms

Apple plans for compliance with EU's Digital Markets Act show 'disdain' for regulators and 'should not be tolerated', argues legal…

5 months ago

EU Set To Reject Amazon iRobot Buy

European Union set to reject Amazon takeover of Roomba robot vacuum cleaner maker iRobot after e-commerce giant fails to offer…

5 months ago

EU Regulators Examining Microsoft’s OpenAI Investment

EU regulators say Microsoft's investments into OpenAI may fall under merger rules, following similar move from UK's CMA

5 months ago

EU Targets Musk’s X Over Misinformation In First DSA Probe

EU launches formal investigation into X, formerly Twitter, over alleged levels of misinformation on platform in first probe under DSA

6 months ago

Apple May Open iPhone NFC Access To Competitors

Apple reportedly offers to open access to iPhone and iPad standardised NFC to competitors in bid to settle antitrust probe

6 months ago

EU Agrees AI Rules In ‘Historic’ Deal

European Union negotiators agree rules for upcoming AI Act after marathon negotiations, developing two-tiered system based on computing power

6 months ago

Google, Microsoft Will Not Challenge EU DMA Gatekeeper Designation

Google, Microsoft say they will not challenge EU's designation of their services as 'gatekeepers', but other appeals likely on the…

7 months ago

TikTok Details Actions Against Middle East Misinformation

TikTok says 'immediately' deployed resources to counter misinformation as EU warns 'gatekeepers' under Digital Services Act

8 months ago

EU Sees ‘Convergence’ With Japan On Generative AI

EU official says bloc sees 'convergence' with Japan on generative AI as countries seek to regulate popular technology

8 months ago

EU Launches Probe Into Spanish Ride-Hailing Restrictions

EU launches initial probe into whether Spanish regulations breach law after landmark court ruling favours ride-hailing apps

11 months ago

EU ‘Set For In-Depth Probe’ Of $20bn Adobe-Figma Buy

European Union officials set to begin in-depth probe of Adobe's $20bn acquisition of Figma following moves by US and UK…

11 months ago

Microsoft ‘Faces New EU Antitrust Probe’

Microsoft reportedly facing new EU antitrust investigation over Teams integration into Office 365 after remedy talks fail

12 months ago

Fashion Retailer Mounts First Challenges To EU Content Rules

German online fashion retailer Zalando sues European Commission in top EU court over designation as 'very large online platform'

12 months ago

Meta Fined Record £1bn Over Facebook Data Transfers

Ireland data office fines Facebook parent Meta £1bn over continued transfers of user data to US, presenting risk to 'fundamental…

1 year ago

EU Ministers Approve World’s First Crypto Rules

EU finance ministers approve MiCA, pushing forward world's first comprehensive regulatory regime for crypto assets amidst chaos in sector

1 year ago

SAP, Siemens Say EU Data Act Endangers Trade Secrets

Germany's SAP, Siemens and other companies say upcoming Data Act obligations could force disclosure of trade secrets

1 year ago

EU Narrows App Store Charges Against Apple

European Commission drops key charge against Apple over forcing developers to use App Store payment system as case nears second…

1 year ago