European Union

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…

1 week ago

EU Aims To Boost High-End Semiconductor Production

2030 Digital Compass plan would see EU producing 20 percent of world's high-end semiconductors by 2030, with first quantum computer…

1 month ago

UK Operators Will Not Reinstate European Data Roaming Charges

The four main mobile operators in the UK confirm despite leaving the EU, they will not reinstate European data roaming…

3 months ago

Big Tech Firms Face EU Fines Of 10 Percent Of Turnover

Yearly checks on tech firm compliance over harmful content, plus stiff financial penalties part of EU's proposed regulation of digital…

4 months ago

Tech Giants Face Fines Or Even Break-up, Warns EU Digital Head

New European rules to rein in big name tech firms will include the power to potentially break-up firms, EU digital…

5 months ago

Google Critics Urge EU Antitrust Action

Joint letter from 165 companies and industry bodies sent to EU antitrust chief, urges fresh antitrust action against Google

5 months ago

European Commission Warns Of Rising Pandemic Scam Risk

European Commission tells internet media and e-commerce companies to prepare for increase in Covid-19-related scams and disinformation as cases rise

5 months ago

France, The Netherlands Urge EU Watchdog For Tech Giants

More oversight? Two key European countries urge the creation of a European Union watchdog to police large technology firms

6 months ago

EU Investigates Chinese Fibre Optic Cable Imports

Official investigation to see if imports of fibre optic cables from China are being sold in Europe at artificially low…

7 months ago

EU Regulators Extend Fitbit Antitrust Probe

Fitness data probe. European antitrust regulators have given themselves more time to investigate Google's acquisition of Fitbit

7 months ago

European Court Backs EU Net Neutrality Rules

The top court in Europe, the CJEU, has officially backed the European Union's net neutrality laws that were enacted back…

7 months ago

Google Offers Not To Use Fitbit Data To Avoid EC Probe

Attempt to avoid a formal European Commission antitrust investigation, see Google confirm offer to not use Fitbit health data for…

9 months ago

Apple Irish Back Tax Ruling Expected Next Week

Ruling in appeal against European Commission's order that Apple pay the Irish government $16 billion in back taxes due next…

9 months ago

US Pulls Out Of Global Digital Tax Talks

European Union warns it will impose its own digital tax on technology giants, after the United States withdraws from global…

10 months ago

Coronavirus: EU Sets Out Guidance For Covid-19 Tracking App

European Commission publishes detailed guidance for EU member states developing their own Coronavirus tracking and warning apps

12 months ago

Google Told By French Regulator To Pay For Re-using News Or Content

Google has been instructed by the French competition authority to pay French publishers and news agencies for re-using content or…

1 year ago

Coronavirus: EU Seeks Unified Approach For Covid-19 Tracking App

European Union warns against fragmented approach for digital technologies and mobile apps, used to help track the Coronavirus pandemic

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Netflix Urged To Stream Low Definition To Ease Network Strain

European Union Commissioner has urged Netflix and other streaming platforms to stop delivering content in high definition

1 year ago

Intel Argues EU Antitrust Decision In 2009 Was ‘Fundamentally Flawed’

Over a decade later the billion euro antitrust penalty levied against chip giant Intel, continues to be played out in…

1 year ago

UK Google Accounts To Be Placed Under US Jurisdiction

Change of terms of service will see British Google accounts moved out from Irish (European Union) control and placed within…

1 year ago

European Commission Unveils Strategy For Digital Future

Europe launches ambitious digital strategy as it seeks to create single European market for data in an effort to combat…

1 year ago

Google Begins Appeal Against EU Shopping Penalty

Alphabet unit begin fightback against European antitrust regulators in three day hearing at EU General Court in Luxembourg

1 year ago

Qualcomm Confirms EU Antitrust Probe Of 5G Chips

Not again. Qualcomm admits it is facing an EU antitrust investigation over sales of its 5G modem chips, as it…

1 year ago

UK Departure From EU May Mean End Of Free Roaming

Free roaming to end on 1 January 2021. British government confirms free EU roaming will likely end after the 11…

1 year ago

Europe To Allow Member States To Make Own Huawei 5G Decision

More bad news for the United States, as European Union follows Britain's lead in resisting US pressure to ban Chinese…

1 year ago

Apple Cautions EU About Common Charger Push

Apple has cautioned against the renewed EU push for a common mobile charger, warning that losing its Lightning port will…

1 year ago

Alphabet’s Pichai Urges ‘Proportionate’ AI Regulation

Chief executive of Google parent urges regulators to refrain from a heavy-handed approach to new AI rules as EU readies…

1 year ago

EU Regulators Urged To Censure Google Over Price Comparison Service

European Union urged to take action against Google for allegedly favouring its own comparison shopping service

1 year ago

France, Germany Want European Alternative To US Cloud Giants

European powerhouses urge local cloud alternative to the likes of AWS, Azure and Google Cloud

1 year ago

EU Warns Of State-Sponsored Attacks On 5G Networks

European Union warns of 5G risk, particularly of a 'supplier being subject to interference from a non-EU country'

2 years ago