Europe

European Smartphone Growth Tops Global Rankings

European smartphone sales top all other regions, dominated by Samsung devices, as Huawei bounces back and Apple sales sag

1 year ago

Google To Spend Billions On European Data Centres

CEO Sundar Pichai says Google is to spend an additional 3 billion euros (£2.6bn) on European data centres

2 years ago

European Companies Report Increase In Forced Technology Transfers To China

An EU industry group finds that the number of firms reporting forced technology transfers has doubled over the past two…

2 years ago

Brexit ‘Threatens’ London’s Reputation As International Tech Capital

London tech firms say political uncertainty has had a direct effect on their ability to access capital, as venture funding…

2 years ago

German Giants Team Up To Boost European Electric Car Battery Production

Varta and the Fraunhofer Institute have joined forces in a research partnership intended to lead into the manufacture of large-format…

2 years ago

Google Signs Wind Farm Deals To Power Finnish Data Centre

The 10-year deals include buying the entire output from a planned wind farm in western Finland, as corporate demand for…

3 years ago

Huawei Smartphones Hit No. 2 Spot In Europe, Beating Apple

Huawei's meteoric growth, and Apple's seasonal weakness, combine to put the Chinese giant into second place behind Samsung

3 years ago

Samsung NEXT Startup Investment Fund Set Sights On Europe

The investment plans marks Samsung's move to expand in Europe

4 years ago

Alibaba Cloud Brings ‘MaxCompute’ Big Data Service To Europe

Alibaba Cloud joins the trend of tech companies expanding into Europe

4 years ago

British Businesses Are Riddled With Ransomware Attacks

The UK suffered a barrage of malware attacks in the first quarter of 2017

4 years ago

Huawei Makes Commitment To Digital Innovation In Europe

Huawei wants to partner in digital infrastructure, cultivate digital innovation and contribute to Europe's digital ecosystem

4 years ago

GDPR: Businesses Move From Awareness To Planning With One Year To Go

With one year to go, businesses are entering the audit process of getting themselves ready for GDPR

4 years ago

CBRE: London Leads Way As European Data Centre Colocation Rises

Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris all fell behind London in Q1 2017

4 years ago

Brexit: 70 Percent Of Tech Workers Consider Leaving UK

Uncertainty over the EU referendum result has halved the number of foreign workers looking for jobs in the UK, finds…

4 years ago

Google: Brexit Will Not Make A Difference To The Search Giant’s Cloud Ambitions

GCP Next 2017: Google will continue with its European and UK expansion plans despite Britain's decision to leave the EU

4 years ago

Microsoft Claims IaaS Crown In Europe To Close Gap On AWS

AWS is still out in front globally, but pressure from Azure increases as cloud adoption boom continues

4 years ago

Data Centre Colocation Activity Hits Record High In Europe

Amsterdam passes the 50MW mark and Paris shows seven-fold increase from 2015 total

4 years ago

EU Roaming Charges Will Be Abolished In June

EU finalises wholesale regulations so roaming can end on 15 June 2017

4 years ago

Europe Is The Most ‘Malware Riddled Continent’

Cisco also finds that malware attacks come with costly consequences for targeted businesses

4 years ago

Facebook Suspends WhatsApp Data Sharing Across EU

Facebook stopped harvesting WhatsApp data in the UK last week, now it's doing the same across Europe

4 years ago

Brexit: ICO Says GDPR Will Come Into Effect Before Britain Leaves The EU

UK companies will likely need to work with in GDPR regardless of the Brexit

5 years ago

Dropbox Lets Customers Use European AWS Data Centres

Dropbox Business is seeking to build out its European presence

5 years ago

European Commission Kills Free Mobile Roaming Limits

The Commission will apply a criteria for free mobile roaming use to prevent its abuse

5 years ago

Europe Urges Removal Of Network-Level Ad Blockers

European body cites net neutrality concerns with new guidance that networks cannot implement advert blockers

5 years ago

EC Slaps Apple With £11bn Irish Tax Bill

The EC wants Irish government to recover €13bn in "illegal tax benefits" after finding Apple paid almost nothing on EU…

5 years ago

Apple Faces Giant European Tax Penalty

European Commission readies billion euro tax penalty for Apple

5 years ago

Alipay Strengthens European Drive With Ingenico Alliance

Millions of Chinese tourists will now be able to use their Alipay app to pay for goods across European retailers

5 years ago

European Science Community Launches £4.5m Hybrid Cloud Tender

Ten top European research bodies, including the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council, support the tender

5 years ago

EC Slaps Google With More Antitrust “Objections”

European Commission expands its probe of Google's shopping and advertising services with additional "objections"

5 years ago

European Union Officially Adopts Privacy Shield Data Protection Framework

Safe Harbour 2.0 gets green light from member states, comes into force immediately

5 years ago