The European Union may be trying to protect its telecom equipment industry with its recent threat to investigate China over networking equipment imports. But the move could end up hurting the chances of Western vendors intent on supplying technology to China's upcoming 4G services launch, according to analysts. Show More Summary
The European Union is preparing to investigate the imports of mobile networking gear from China for anti-competitive practices, a move that's likely targeted at telecommunications equipment companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE. China has also warned the EU against any protectionist or restrictive measures. Show More Summary
The European Union's trade chief will ask for backing this week from senior members of the bloc's executive arm to start investigations into alleged unfair trade practices by Chinese network-equipment suppliers Huawei Technologies Co. Show More Summary
“Perhaps the most troubling aspect of Europe’s current malaise is the replacement of democratic commitments by financial dictates — from leaders of the European Union and the European Central Bank, and indirectly from credit-rating agencies,...Show More Summary
In 1995, the European Union introduced privacy legislation that defined “personal data” as any information that could identify a person, directly or indirectly. The legislators were apparently thinking of things like documents with an...Show More Summary
An important vote on the future of the European Union's privacy laws has been delayed again. On Monday, the civil liberties committee of the European Parliament met to discuss the latest draft of Europe's Data Protection Regulation.Show More Summary
As digital data expands, anonymity may become a mathematical impossibility. In 1995, the European Union introduced privacy legislation that defined “personal data” as any information that could identify a person, directly or indirectly. Show More Summary
The European Union said Monday that Google’s Motorola Mobility cellphone unit may have violated E.U. antitrust regulations by seeking to block Apple products based on a patent claim. European regulators said in a preliminary ruling that...Show More Summary
Google may wind up settling with antitrust officials in the European Union but it likely won’t get away virtually scot-free like it did in the United States. The Associated Press reports that Google is offering some more concessionsShow More Summary
European Union politicians are at loggerheads following a vote in the European Parliament on Wednesday that rejected proposals to store and share information on airline passengers. The Parliament's civil liberties committee voted against plans to share between E.U. Show More Summary
The European Commission announced on Monday that it has launched a formal investigation into a group of smartcard chip suppliers who are suspected of breaking the European Union's antitrust laws by operating a cartel, and has sent letters detailing its concerns to the companies. Show More Summary
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 school. Speaking at the presentation of the survey on Friday, the E.U.'s Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes said there was a very real need for more IT skills training for teachers. Show More Summary
There is a lot happening regarding APIs in the Nordic countries. A big driver in this development is the Open Data movement fueled by the European Union PSI directive, that encourages countries to make public sector information available. Show More Summary
European Union regulators have accepted a proposed solution from Google to end an antitrust probe questioning whether the search giant uses its dominant market position unfairly, but Google's competitors are reportedly unsatisfied with the deal.
European antitrust regulators are said to have accepted Google’s settlement terms following a two-year antitrust investigation into the company’s search and advertising practices. The European Union launched an investigation after several companies alleged that Google was promoting its own services ahead of the competition. Show More Summary
Google's proposed settlement of a European Union antitrust case amounts to continuing its discrimination against other search companies -- but putting a warning label on the practice, said an industry group. The search giant has proposed labelling its own in-house services to indicate to users that they are not the result of "natural search". Show More Summary
Google’s search results in Europe could soon look a bit different if a number of new reports about the company’s settlement with the European Union’s competition commission are correct. After a three-year investigation into its potentially...Show More Summary
In a settlement proposal to European Union antitrust lawyers, Google will submit a legally binding commitment to make minor changes to the look of its Web-search engine in order to allay concerns that it is hurting competitors.
Google has presented a list of concessions in a bid to address the European Union's concerns and put an end to a two-year long antitrust probe into its search business. Google wants to avoid paying out a massive fine and facing more legal action.
Google tests a new interface for the homepage's footer. It includes a cookie disclaimer required by a European Union directive and a settings menu similar to one that's available on Google's search results pages."Cookies help us deliver our services. Show More Summary