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EU: Drop HD video during pandemic
EU: Drop HD video during pandemic
As Internet Service Providers note an increase in Internet usage during the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU is suggesting you lower your resolution. ...... 19 Mar 2020 - 2 comments
Facebook digital currency faces antitrust probe in EU
Facebook digital currency faces antitrust probe in EU
European Union regulators are to investigate Facebook and its upcoming 'Libra' digital currency for potential anticompetitive behavior. Bloomberg ...... 21 Aug 2019 - 1 comment
Poland challenges EU copyright reforms in court over censorship fears
Poland challenges EU copyright reforms in court over censorship fears
Poland has made a complaint to the European Union's top court against controversial new copyright reforms that were approved and adopted by ...... 24 May 2019
Android will soon offer EU users to switch to another search engine and browser
Android will soon offer EU users to switch to another search engine and browser
European Union slapped Google a 4.3 billion euro ($5bn) fine last year for breaking EU's competition laws with Android operating system. Now ...... 18 Apr 2019
EU Copyright reforms stall amid disapproval from member states
EU Copyright reforms stall amid disapproval from member states
The European Union's controversial copyright reforms came to a stall this week after member states failed to agree to the changes. A meeting ...... 23 Jan 2019
EU copyright directive could strip Google search, here's what it would look like
EU copyright directive could strip Google search, here's what it would look like
Late last year European Parliament voted for a new copyright directive which would have massive implications to both EU citizens as well as ...... 18 Jan 2019 - 1 comment
Google files an appeal on EU's $5 billion fine on Android
Google files an appeal on EU's $5 billion fine on Android
European Commission investigated Google's monopolistic tendencies during past few years which resulted in July to a massive fine for Google ...... 11 Oct 2018
EU Copyright proposals prompt warnings from rights' groups, tech platforms
EU Copyright proposals prompt warnings from rights' groups, tech platforms
Once again, policymakers in the European Union will be voting on very controversial Copyright Directive that could drastically change the web. ...... 05 Sep 2018
Google raises its age limit to 16 - includes YouTube, Android, Gmail, ..
Google raises its age limit to 16 - includes YouTube, Android, Gmail, ..
In several European countries, Google has recently raised its minimum age limit to 16 years. This means that minors under 16 cannot create new ...... 25 Jul 2018
WhatsApp will soon ban users who are under 16
WhatsApp will soon ban users who are under 16
WhatsApp will soon start banning users who are under 16 year old. The change is related to European Union's GDPR legislation and how WhatsApp ...... 25 Apr 2018
EU rules Uber a transportation service, not a digital company
EU rules Uber a transportation service, not a digital company
European Court of Justice has ruled today on the Uber case where the US-based ride-hailing app was looking to be classified as digital company. ...... 20 Dec 2017 - 1 comment
Apple to pay Ireland $15 billion in unpaid taxes
Apple to pay Ireland $15 billion in unpaid taxes
Apple, like most companies, do not like taxes. In fact, it tries to avoid them in myriad of ways, but mostly within legal boundaries. However, ...... 05 Dec 2017 - 6 comments
EU to sue Ireland for billions in Apple taxes
EU to sue Ireland for billions in Apple taxes
European Union has decided to sue Ireland for not collecting taxes on Apple. Ireland had 12 months to recover taxes that were unfairly avoided ...... 07 Oct 2017 - 1 comment
Film and music streaming geoblocking to be eliminated in EU
Film and music streaming geoblocking to be eliminated in EU
EU Netflix, Sky, Amazon, etc. subscribers will be able to continue using their service as they travel through the 28 nation bloc, if current ...... 09 Feb 2017
Apple, Amazon others form coalition to fight EU's Cookie Law
Apple, Amazon others form coalition to fight EU's "Cookie Law"
Apple, Amazon, Facebook and other tech companies have formed a coalition to fight the EU's "Cookie Law," asking for more refined laws and a ...... 08 Jul 2016 - 1 comment
Google facing multi-billion dollar fine in EU over search monopoly
Google facing multi-billion dollar fine in EU over search monopoly
According to sources, Google could be a facing a massive multi-billion fine in the EU in the coming weeks over their alleged abusive search ...... 15 May 2016 - 1 comment
EU preparing a formal complaint against Android
EU preparing a formal complaint against Android
The European Union is preparing to send Google a formal complaint over the Android operating system. Google is having a rough go on the continent, ...... 09 Mar 2016
Google facing a new antitrust complaint in the EU
Google facing a new antitrust complaint in the EU
Search giant Google is now facing another antitrust complaint in the EU, this time from mobile app marketplace (app store) company Aptoide. ...... 21 Jun 2014
EU, South Korea team up for future '5G' wireless networks
EU, South Korea team up for future '5G' wireless networks
The European Union and South Korea have teamed up to develop future '5G' mobile wireless networks, which will be the fastest on the planet. ...... 18 Jun 2014 - 5 comments
Intel loses appeal against 1.06 billion euro fine from 2009 anti-monopoly case
Intel loses appeal against 1.06 billion euro fine from 2009 anti-monopoly case
Major chipmaker Intel has lost their appeal of a massive 1.06 billion euro fine handed down by the European Union five years ago. The European ...... 12 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
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