European Union

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…

1 week 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…

3 weeks ago

Facebook To Hire 10,000 In EU For Metaverse Concept

With no mention of the UK, Facebook says it is to create 10,000 across the EU to help build its…

1 month 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

Top Search On Bing Is ‘Google’, Google Tells Court

Top search term on Microsoft's Bing is 'Google', Google tells European Union court as it argues record £4bn antitrust fine…

2 months ago

US, Europe Reach Agreement On Chip Supplies, China, Tech Rules

Inaugural agreement between US and Europe to deepen co-operation centred around chip supplies, rules governing big tech, and trade with…

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

2 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

2 months ago

EU Halts Digital Tax Plan, Amid Ongoing OECD Effort

After G20 finance ministers agree to international corporate tax system of 15 percent, the EU puts its own digital tax…

5 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

O2 Denies Reinstating Roaming Charges For Brits In Europe

O2 denies reinstating roaming charges, after adjusting its roaming fair usage data limit already in place for unlimited data customers

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…

5 months ago

Taiwan Dashes EU Hopes Of Advanced Chip Production In Europe

EU setback. Taiwanese government minister rejects EU plan, and points to TSMC decision to focus chip expansion in Taiwan, not…

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

7 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

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…

9 months 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…

11 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…

12 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…

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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…

1 year 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

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago