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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 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. 12 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
EU: Google, Facebook must abide by EU data protection and privacy rules
EU: Google, Facebook must abide by EU data protection and privacy rules
European Union ministers have agreed that firms located outside the European Union must abide by data protection and privacy rules within the 28-member bloc. 07 Jun 2014
Europe, Brazil planning massive undersea cable to avoid U.S. spying
Europe, Brazil planning massive undersea cable to avoid U.S. spying
The European Union and Brazil have agreed this week to create a massive undersea communications cable between Lisbon, Portugal and Fortaleza, Brazil that will help the nations avoid spying from the U.S. 26 Feb 2014 - 2 comments
Google avoids huge EU fine with antitrust settlement
Google avoids huge EU fine with antitrust settlement
Google has reached a settlement with the European Commission that includes commitments to change its business practices, avoiding a potentially massive fine. 06 Feb 2014
EU telecoms unhappy with reform plans
EU telecoms unhappy with reform plans
Telecom firms in the European Union are asking the European Commission to reconsider plans to reform the sector across the 28-nation bloc. 10 Oct 2013 - 2 comments
EU and Google nearing settlement in anti-trust case
EU and Google nearing settlement in anti-trust case
The European Commission has indicated that it is closer to a settlement with search giant Google in a three-year old anti-trust probe. 03 Oct 2013
Europe to scrap mobile roaming charges
Europe to scrap mobile roaming charges
The European Commission is plotting the death of mobile roaming charges through the 28-nation bloc by 2016. 14 Sep 2013 - 5 comments
Online retail sales will double in Europe by 2018, research firm says
Online retail sales will double in Europe by 2018, research firm says
Market research firm Mintel is predicting that online retail sales will double in Europe by 2018, with Amazon in a prime position to benefit. 15 Aug 2013
European net speed much lower than advertised: European Commission
European net speed much lower than advertised: European Commission
The European Commission has revealed results of tests that show European broadband Internet speeds run an average of 25 percent slower than advertised. 28 Jun 2013
EU roaming fees drop on Monday
EU roaming fees drop on Monday
Roaming fees in the European Union will be cut by up to a third depending on where you are visiting, under continued EU pressure to scrap the fees altogether. 28 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
EU probes mobile firms on Android
EU probes mobile firms on Android
The European Commission is asking mobile providers and handset makers about their deals with Google to use Android, which could potentially lead to another antitrust probe into the Internet giant. 15 Jun 2013 - 2 comments
Mobile roaming charges to end in Europe next year
Mobile roaming charges to end in Europe next year
The European Commission has made a huge leap toward ending mobile roaming charges within the European Union, as it seeks to aid a single telecoms market. 15 Jun 2013
EU plans net neutrality actions, outlawing throttling and blocking of competing services?
EU plans net neutrality actions, outlawing throttling and blocking of competing services?
The European Commission has its eye on the issue of Net Neutrality, and the throttling and blocking activities of some European telecoms providers. 05 Jun 2013
European regulators to target Google over Privacy Policy changes
European regulators to target Google over Privacy Policy changes
European Union regulators plan to take action against Google by the summer due to a change in the firm's Privacy Policy last year. 20 Feb 2013
EU music volume limits shouldn't be ignored, warn experts
EU music volume limits shouldn't be ignored, warn experts
New regulations in the European Union will see portable media players come with a pre-set volume limit, but there are fears that many will simply bypass it. 05 Feb 2013 - 5 comments
EU: Microsoft failed to comply with browser commitments
EU: Microsoft failed to comply with browser commitments
The European Commission has informed Microsoft that it considers the company has not complied with a 2009 commitment to settle an anti-trust case. 24 Oct 2012 - 1 comment
European Parliament rejects ACTA
European Parliament rejects ACTA
The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). 04 Jul 2012 - 10 comments
German data official warns Facebook investors
German data official warns Facebook investors
A German data privacy official has warned people who are considering investing in Facebook stock that its practices violate European privacy regulations. 18 May 2012
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