Italy

Vodafone Germany Confirms 2,000 Job Losses, Amid European Restructuring

More downsizing at Vodafone after German operation announces 2,000 jobs will be axed, as automation increases in the future

2 months ago

Vodafone Sells Italian Operation For €8 Billion

Last downsizing move? Vodafone sells off another European unit, namely its Italian operation to Swisscom for €8bn in cash

2 months ago

Italy Says ChatGPT Violates Data Protection Rules

Italian data protection regulator says investigation found OpenAI's ChatGPT violates EU's GDPR privacy rules

4 months ago

Italy Seizes £677m From Airbnb In Tax Dispute

Italy seizes £677m from short-term rental platform Airbnb, alleging company failed to withold appropriate taxes from landlords

7 months ago

Hybrid Car Explosion Kills Two People

Explosion of Life-Save hybrid car prototype, funded by the European Union, kills two people in southern Italy

11 months ago

Italy Data Protection Office Plans Broader AI Review

Italy's proactive data protection regulator plans broader review of AI after brief banon ChatGPT amidst mounting concerns around field

1 year ago

Italy Bans ChatGPT Over Personal Data Risk

Italian data regulator bans ChatGPT in country and opens probe into whether chatbot's data collection complies with GDPR

1 year ago

Apple, Amazon Lawsuit Alleges Price Collusion

Lawsuit filed against Apple and Amazon alleges both conspired to raise iPhone and iPad prices, by suppressing reseller competition

2 years ago

Italy, Intel Close To $5bn Chip Factory Agreement

Increase In European chip production? Agreement for Intel semiconductor packaging and assembly factory in Italy reportedly nudges closer

2 years ago

Binance Registers In Italy Amidst Europe Push

Binance registers in Italy following France approval, almost a year after it was forced to scale back operations in Europe…

2 years ago

Intel Confirms ‘Mega Factory’ In Germany

Chip giant Intel says it will initially invest 33 billion euros in EU, including 17bn euros for a 'semiconductor fab…

2 years ago

Italian Regulator Recalculates Apple, Amazon Fines

Italian regulator admits it has redetermined the fines against Apple and Amazon, over the sale of Apple and Beats products

2 years ago

Italy’s Talks With Intel ‘Intensifies’ Over $9bn Chip Factory – Report

Intel and Italy are intensifying talks over $9 billion investment plan to build advanced semiconductor packaging plant in the country

2 years ago

Amazon Fined Record $1.3 Billion By Italian Regulators

Mamma Mia! Italy's antitrust watchdog fines Amazon a massive 1.13 billion euros ($1.28 billion) for alleged abuse of market dominance

2 years ago

Apple, Amazon Fined $225m By Italian Watchdog Over Beat Headphones

Tech giants Apple and Amazon fined by Italian watchdog for anti-competitive behaviour in relation to the sale of Beats headphones…

3 years ago

Italy ‘Negotiating With Intel’ Over 4bn Euro Chip Plant

Italy reportedly preparing offer to Intel over plans for 4bn advanced microprocessor packaging plant, part of plans for 80bn euro…

3 years ago

Google Fined 100 Million Euros By Italian Antitrust Regulator

Stiff penalty imposed by Italian watchdog over Google's alleged decision to restrict access of one Italian firm to its Android…

3 years ago

Google Signs News Deal With Italian Publishers

More licence deals signed with European content publishers for the Google News Showcase scheme, ahead of its launch in Italy

3 years ago

Apple Fined $12 Million In Italy Over Waterproof Claims

Apple fined £9.3 million for 'misleading' Italian consumers over claims about the waterproof nature of its iPhone portfolio

3 years ago

Italy Blocks Telco From Implementing Huawei 5G Deal

Italian government bars Swisscom's Italian unit, Fastweb, from following through on 5G deal with Huawei as European countries take tougher…

4 years ago

Apple Faces Italian Antitrust Probe Over Beats Headphones, Other Kit

Offices in Italy belonging to Apple and Amazon have this week been raided as authorities open investigation into sale of…

4 years ago

Italy Releases Controversial Covid-19 Contact-Tracing App

Italy's Immuni app makes use of Apple and Google's decentralised exposure notification API, but concerns remain over privacy and security…

4 years ago

Coronavirus: Operators Share Location Data With Health Authorities

European mobile operators are sharing location data with health authorities in certain European countries to limit the spread of the…

4 years ago

Italy To Implement Digital Tax From January 2020

Country pushes ahead with 3 percent levy on internet transactions as digital tax negotiations continue on Europe-wide and global level

5 years ago

Vodafone Expands UK’s 5G Network

5G network expanded into 15 towns and cities in the UK, coupled with 55 locations in Europe

5 years ago

Google Faces Italian Antitrust Probe Over Smart Devices

Alleged smart device domination by Google is under investigation by Italy's competition watchdog

5 years ago

TIM Leads 4.5G In Italy With 500 Mbps Mobile Download Speeds

Business and retail customers in Rome, Palermo and Sanremo can enjoy the need for speed

7 years ago

Apple To Pay £235m To Settle Italian Tax Row – Report

Settles corporate tax row with Italian authorities, and pledges agreement on tax liabilities going forward

8 years ago

Google Faces Italian Deadline For User Data Policies

Google faces more drama in Italy after its regulator handed out a deadline to reform its data use policies

10 years ago

Italian Government Wants To Force Online Companies To Pay More Tax

Google and Amazon could be legally required to use local services when doing business in Italy

11 years ago