European Commission

EU Eyes Telegram User Numbers As It Nears Regulatory Threshold

European Commission says in contact with Telegram as platform nears 45 million user threshold for stringent DSA rules

1 day 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

7 days ago

EU Widens Investigations Into Chinese Imports, Subsidies

After the United States imposes 100 percent tariffs on certain Chinese goods, Europe widens its investigations into Chinese goods

2 weeks ago

European Union Opens Child Safety Probe Into Meta

European Commission opens an official child safety investigation into Facebook and Instagram-owner Meta Platforms

2 weeks ago

Microsoft Faces EU Antitrust Charges Over Teams

Microsoft faces formal EU antitrust charges over videoconferencing app Teams after concessions to European Commission deemed insufficient

2 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

3 weeks 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

EU To Drop Microsoft’s OpenAI Investment Probe – Report

Microsoft to avoid an EU investigation into its $13 billion investment in OpenAI, after EC concluded it is not an…

1 month ago

EU Fines Apple 1.8bn Euros Over Music Streaming Restrictions

European Commission fines Apple 1.8bn euros over 'anti-competitive' music streaming restrictions in company's first EU penalty

3 months ago

Microsoft Investment In Mistral AI Prompts EU Scrutiny Calls

European lawmakers call for investigation after Microsoft this week made small investment in French startup Mistral AI

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

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

Third Of European Businesses Have Adopted AI, Says AWS

AWS finds AI already adopted at sizeable number of European businesses, resulting in increased revenues, productivity

4 months ago

Microsoft To Allow Cloud Users To Store Personal Data In Europe

In effort to resolve privacy worries, Microsoft is to allow its cloud customers to store all personal data within EU

5 months ago

Google’s $2.7bn EU Antitrust Fine Should Be Upheld – Court Advisor

Bad news for Alphabet, as advisor to Europe's top court says $2.7bn antitrust fine for online shopping, should be upheld

5 months ago

EU’s Antitrust Head To Meet Tech CEOs Next Week

Margrethe Vestager to met Tim Cook, Sundar Pichai, Jensen Huang etc to discuss EU digital regulation and competition policy

5 months ago

Three Big Porn Websites Must Verify User’s Age In EU

European Commission classifies Pornhub, XVideos and Stripchat as “very large online platforms”, subjecting them to strict DSA rules

5 months ago

Amazon Wins $274m Tax Battle With EU

Defeat for European Commission after court rules Amazon does not have to pay 250m euros in back taxes to Luxembourg

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

CMA Finds $20 Billion Adobe Figma Deal Could Harm UK Digital Design

Provisional finding from the UK antitrust regulator, the CMA, puts Adobe's $20 billion acquisition at risk

6 months ago

European Commission Cites Competition Concerns Over Amazon’s iRobot Deal

Despite reports deal would be approved, European regulators hand Amazon statement of objections to iRobot acquisition

6 months ago

Amazon Set To Win EU Approval For iRobot Purchase – Report

After UK approval, European antitrust authorities look set to give unconditional approval for Amazon to purchase iRobot

6 months ago

Apple Setback In EU $14 Billion Tax Row

Legal setback for Apple as it seeks to avoid to paying over $14 billion in back taxes, after EU clampdown…

7 months ago

EU Sets Deadline For Meta, TikTok To Detail Efforts To Curb Misinformation

EU demands Meta, TikTok detail efforts to curb illegal content, disinformation, amid fears of Hamas broadcasting executions

7 months ago

EU Urges Risk Assessments On Critical Technology

Amid rising tensions with certain nations, EU officials urge member states to immediately conduct risk assessments of most sensitive tech

8 months ago

Intel Re-Issued Hefty Antitrust Fine by European Commission

No escape. After successfully overturning last year its 2009 antitrust fine of €1.06 billion, European Commission re-imposes fine of €376.4m

8 months ago

EC Names Alphabet, Apple, Meta, Microsoft Among DMA Gatekeepers

Twenty two tech core platform services from six DMA 'gatekeepers' are officially named by the European Commission

9 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

Microsoft To Unbundle Teams To Satisfy EU Antitrust Concerns

In an effort to appease EU antitrust concerns, Microsoft confirms it will unbundle its Teams software in Europe

9 months ago

UK, EU, Mull Tighter China Controls After New US Restriction

Will they follow? Both the United Kingdom and European Union to consider new US investment ban in China for 'sensitive…

10 months ago