European Commission

EC Gathers Feedback On Microsoft’s Nuance Buy, Despite US Approval

European antitrust regulators are gathering competition data on Microsoft's purchase of Nuance ahead of 21 December decision deadline

8 hours ago

EU May Ease State-Aid Rules To Help Fund New Chip Factories

European Union may relax its strict state-aid rules, in an effort to increase funding for construction of new chip factories…

3 weeks ago

Google Loses Appeal Against EU Antitrust Ruling

Google's appeal against $2.8 billion antitrust fine issued in 2017 after investigation of its price comparison shopping service, has been…

4 weeks ago

Apple’s Craig Federighi Warns EU DMA Will Open ‘Pandora’s Box’

Sideloading apps from the web, as proposed by Europe's planned regulations, would open ‘Pandora’s box’ warns Federighi

1 month ago

EU Regulators Open Investigation Of Nvidia’s ARM Acquisition

Setback for Nvidia, as the European Commission confirms full-scale investigation into purchase of British chip designer ARM Holdings

1 month ago

EU To Investigate Nvidia’s Purchase Of ARM – Report

Concessions offered last week by Nvidia have reportedly failed to offset an extended antitrust investigation by European Union officials

2 months ago

World Leaders Agree Corporation Tax Rate

Tax loophole finally closed? After years of talks, threats and tariffs, world leaders reach an historic agreement of 15 percent…

2 months ago

Nvidia Offers EU Concessions Over $54bn ARM Deal

Why not the UK's CMA? Filing shows Nvidia offering concessions to the EU over its acquisition of British chip designer…

2 months ago

Google Appeals EU’s 2018 Antitrust Fine

Google seeks dismissal of EU's 4.3bn euro antitrust fine, tells court payments to phone makers were needed in Android's fight…

2 months ago

Apple Not Happy, As Europe Insists On Common Charger

A decade late and the end for lightning cables? Apple will be forced to install USB-C ports on all its…

2 months ago

EU Set To Unveil Common Phone Charger Proposal

Only a decade late? European Commission on Thursday will reportedly present its proposed legislation for a common phone charger

3 months ago

EU Plans European Chips Act To Increase Production

European Commission announces plan to create a state-of-the-art European chip ecosystem, including semiconductor production

3 months ago

Government Welcomes EU Data Protection Agreement

Personal data will continue to 'seamlessly flow' between the United Kingdom and Europe, after European Union agreement

5 months ago

European Commission Plans Joint Cyber Unit

European authorities propose a joint cyber unit to tackle large-scale security incidents, with European nations sharing their cyber expertise and…

6 months ago

European Commission Opens Google Advertising Probe

Official antitrust investigation opened into alleged anticompetitive conduct by Google in the online advertising tech sector

6 months ago

Google To Halt Charges For Alternative Search Engines On Android

Google is to allow other search engines to be offered on Android for free, after cancelling the default search preference…

6 months ago

Facebook Faces UK, European Antitrust Probes

Double whammy. The United Kingdom and European Commission have launched two seperate, but formal antitrust investigations of Facebook

6 months ago

Daimler Ends Nokia Spat With Royalty Payment Agreement

End of hostilities between Nokia and Mercedes owner Daimler, after the car maker finally agrees to make royalty payments to…

6 months ago

Amazon Wins Tax Appeal Against European Commission

Europe tax setback? EU's General Court rules the European Commission failed to prove Amazon enjoyed an illegal tax advantage from…

7 months ago

European Commission Proposes Tough AI Regulation, Fines

Huge fines and tough rules for the 'unacceptable' use of artificial intelligence, has been proposed by European Commission

8 months ago

EU’s Proposed Rules For AI Usage Leaked Online

Leaked document shows European regulators are considering ban on indiscriminate surveillance and AI use in credit scoring etc

8 months ago

European Commission Suffers ‘IT Security Incident’ – Report

Cyberattack carried out last month on the IT systems of the European Commission and a number of other European Union…

8 months ago

Europe Looks To Ease Red Tape For Start-Ups

European Commission proposes new rules to lessen red tape for start-ups, including stock option reform and easier immigration visas

9 months ago

EU Opens Consultation On Gig Economy Worker Rights

After UK's top court rules Uber drivers are workers, European Commission begins consultation on gig economy worker rights

10 months ago

Epic Games Files Apple Antitrust Complaint With EU

Epic Games presses nuclear option and files an antitrust complaint against Apple with the European Commission

10 months ago

More Privacy Safeguards Needed – EU Watchdog

Privacy watchdog EDPS backs European Commission's DMA and DSA draft rules on tech firms, but suggests more safeguards are needed

10 months ago

Qualcomm Ordered To Hand Over Data To EU Antitrust Regulators

Europe's top court orders Qualcomm to hand over data to EU officials, after US firm objected saying EU was exceeding…

10 months ago

EU Takes Aim At Google Advertising Practices In Antitrust Probe

European Commission seeks information from advertisers, as it opens second EU antitrust probe of Google and its practices

11 months ago

Google Wins EU Approval For Fitbit Deal

Over a year since Google announced it was acquiring fitness device maker in a $2.1bn deal, EU gives its official…

12 months ago

EU To Impose Major Fines In Tech Regulation Overhaul

Digital Services Act to be unveiled by European Commission this week imposes fines of up to 6 percent of companies'…

12 months ago