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Connected car standard picks WiFi, not 5G

Connected car standard picks WiFi, not 5G

EU votes for standard backed by Volkswagen, freezes out BMW and Qualcomm.
Foo Yun Chee Apr 19 2019, 5:18AM Networking
EU gives web firms an hour to delete terror content

EU gives web firms an hour to delete terror content

Contrast with Australia's law for 'expeditious' takedown.
Foo Yun Chee Apr 18 2019, 5:18AM Security
Google cops $6.8 billion fine from EU over Android practices

Google cops $6.8 billion fine from EU over Android practices

Search giant intends to appeal.
Kyle Alspach Jul 19 2018, 7:00AM Cloud
Google to pay billions in fines for Android practices: report

Google to pay billions in fines for Android practices: report

Allegedly pressured smartphone vendors to bundle apps.
Joseph Tsidulko Jul 11 2018, 9:15AM Mobility
Kaspersky freezes European projects to protest EU ban

Kaspersky freezes European projects to protest EU ban

Eugene Kaspersky warns EU's decision "plays into the hands of criminals".
Dale Walker Jun 19 2018, 7:43AM Security
Microsoft foot-dragging irks EU, US

Microsoft foot-dragging irks EU, US

For the first time in 12 years, Microsoft is in trouble on both sides of the Atlantic for the same reason at the same time — failing to share information needed to remedy its antitrust violations.
David Lawsky Jan 25 2006, 3:35PM Software
EU ministers agree data storage deal

EU ministers agree data storage deal

European Union justice and interior ministers have agreed to require telecoms companies to store phone and email data for a minimum of six months to two years to help fight terrorism.
Marie-Louise Moller Dec 5 2005, 9:38AM Data centre
EU enters cyberworld with own address on 7 December

EU enters cyberworld with own address on 7 December

A rush among companies to register for a pan-European Union website is expected over coming weeks after the new .eu web address is launched on 7 December.
Staff Writers Dec 2 2005, 12:41PM Collaboration
No plans for more Qualcomm suits in EU dispute - CEO

No plans for more Qualcomm suits in EU dispute - CEO

Qualcomm Inc, which has taken legal action against two of six companies accusing it of anti-competitive behaviour, has no immediate plans to sue the other four, its chief executive said on Thursday.
Doug Young Nov 21 2005, 9:17AM Hardware
No resolution on Net control seen at tech summit

No resolution on Net control seen at tech summit

The United States is headed for a showdown with much of the rest of the world over control of the Internet but few expect a consensus to emerge from a UN summit in Tunisia this week.
Andy Sullivan Nov 15 2005, 8:09AM Collaboration
EU presses for cross-border online music licences

EU presses for cross-border online music licences

A key European Union official wants to simplify the way music is licensed to online services such as Apple's iTunes, warning that Europe will fall behind unless cross-border licences are created.
Staff Writers Oct 10 2005, 10:30AM Strategy
EU names trustee for Microsoft ruling compliance

EU names trustee for Microsoft ruling compliance

The European Commission has appointed a computer scientist to help ensure that Microsoft complies with a 2004 ruling on how its software is sold, a latest step in the landmark anti-trust case.
Staff Writers Oct 6 2005, 10:30AM Software
EU executive proposes safeguards on use of data

EU executive proposes safeguards on use of data

Safeguards on how member states swap personal data to tackle serious crime have been proposed by the European Commission in a move to reassure people over separate plans to store all EU phone and internet traffic.
Staff Writers Oct 5 2005, 9:30AM Data centre

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