Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have been confirmed as the secret backers behind the European Privacy Association (EPA) which was accused of a lack of transparency by an independent watchdog on Thursday.
A Google competitor that filed a complaint against the search giant said on Tuesday that the company’s proposals to address the European Commission’s antitrust concerns do no such thing.
The U.S. electronics retail giant will leave the European market by selling its 50 percent stake back to its partner, the U.K.-based Carphone Warehouse. [Read more]
Google’s rivals have been given one month to assess the search giant’s proposed remedies, the European Commission announced Thursday.
EU publishes Google antitrust remedy proposals
European politicians are at loggerheads following a vote in the European Parliament on Wednesday that rejected proposals to store information on airline passengers.
The three-year blockade against donations to WikiLeaks may have just been chiseled away, in Iceland, by a ruling handed down by the European country’s Supreme Court.
Amazon Web Services has made data warehouse service Redshift available from its European data center, allowing information that for regulatory reasons has to be stored locally to be moved to the service.
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Amazon’s data warehouse, high storage instances come to Europe
The European Commission announced on Monday that it has launched an investigation into a group of chip suppliers who are suspected breaking the European Union’s antitrust laws by operating a cartel.
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EU details concerns about alleged smartcard chip cartel
The latest European Union survey of ICT in schools has found that 20 percent of secondary students have never or almost never used a computer in their school lessons.
The European Union’s executive arm would like to go after China-based companies Huawei and ZTE, but rival firms that would be expected to support the effort have shied away. [Read more]