European Union

Meta Refuses EU Release Of Multimodal Llama AI Model

Mark Zuckerberg firm says European regulatory environment too ‘unpredictable’, so will not release multimodal Llama AI Model in region

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Elon Musk’s X Breached DSA Rules, EU Finds

X's Blue checks 'used to mean trustworthy sources of information. Now our preliminary view is that they deceive users', says…

6 days ago

EU Accepts Apple’s Legal Commitments To Open NFC Access

Legal commitment over Apple's NFC-based mobile payments system, which is to be opened to rival payment operators

1 week ago

EU Tariffs On Chinese EVs Come Into Force

Higher EU tariffs on certain Chinese EV makers kicked in this week, as Brussels follows US to protect domestic motor…

2 weeks ago

EU Proposes Import Duties On China’s Temu, Shein, AliExpress – Report

European Union is reportedly drawing up plans to impose custom duties on a number of Chinese online retailers

2 weeks ago

Apple, Meta Likely To Face EU Antitrust Charges

Apple, Facebook parent Meta reportedly likely to face EU antitrust charges before August under new Digital Markets Act rules

1 month ago

EU To Impose Tariffs Up To 38 Percent On Chinese EVs

European Commission investigation provisionally concludes China offers unfair subsidies to its EV makers – tariffs announced

1 month ago

LinkedIn Disables Ad Feature In Europe Over Targeting Concerns

LinkedIn disables feature allowing advertisers to target European users based on membership in groups after concerns over DSA compliance

1 month ago

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

2 months 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

2 months ago

EU Countries Endorse AI Act, Due Next Month

European countries have officially endorsed the flagship EU AI Act, which is due to come into force next month

2 months 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 months 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 months ago

Shein Subject To Most Stringent EU Digital Rules

Quick-growing fast-fashion company Shein must comply with most stringent level of EU digital rules after it passes key threshold

3 months ago

Email Provider Complains To EU Over Reduced Google Rankings

Germany's Tuta Mail says Google broke EU's new DMA rules with March algorithm update that caused site visits to drop…

3 months ago

EU Assessing Apple Compliance Plan That Provoked Anger

Commission evaluating proposed Apple plan that allows developers to provide information on alternative payments, but keeps fees in place

3 months ago

Artificial Intelligence Act: Industry Reaction

Industry experts react to the European Union Parliament approving landmark legislation for artificial intelligence

4 months ago

Artificial Intelligence Act: EU Parliament Approves Landmark AI Law

European Union Parliament on Wednesday officially approved world’s first major set of regulatory ground rules for AI

4 months ago

UK Joins EU’s Chip Research Program

UK joins European Union's chip funding research scheme, pledging £35 million for EU's 'Chips Joint Undertaking'

4 months 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

5 months ago

Germany ‘To Approve’ EU’s AI Act

Germany prepared to approve EU's AI Act after coalition's Free Democratic Party drops objections over red tape

6 months ago

Spotify To Begin In-App Purchases On iPhone

As new EU law nears, Spotify says it will update iPhone app to allow users in-app to buy subscriptions, audiobooks

6 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

6 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

7 months ago

EU Agrees AI Rules In ‘Historic’ Deal

European Union negotiators agree rules for upcoming AI Act after marathon negotiations, developing two-tiered system based on computing power

7 months ago

Sam Altman Ouster Adds Fuel To EU AI Regulation Debate

Sam Altman's shock ouster from OpenAI adds renewed urgency to EU debate over regulation of powerful foundation models in upcoming…

8 months ago

Apple To Allow European Side Loading Of iPhone Apps – Report

EU legislation could mean Apple will allow European iPhone users to 'side load' apps from outside of Apple's official app…

8 months ago

Google, Microsoft Will Not Challenge EU DMA Gatekeeper Designation

Google, Microsoft say they will not challenge EU's designation of their services as 'gatekeepers', but other appeals likely on the…

8 months ago

X CEO Linda Yaccarino Responds To EU Allegations Of ‘Illegal’ Content

CEO Linda Yaccarino says X (Twitter) has removed hundreds of Hamas-affiliated accounts, in pushback against EU letter

9 months ago

EU Warns Elon Musk Over ‘Disinformation’ About Hamas Attack

Another warning. European officials send letter to Elon Musk over disinformation on X concerning Hamas attack on Israel

9 months ago