There’s confusion about whether a meeting between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and the European Union’s parliament — which is due to take place next Tuesday — will go ahea
European Union lawmakers want online platforms to come up with their own systems to identify bot accounts. This is as part of a voluntary Code of Practice the European Commission now wants platforms t
The European Union’s executive body, the EC, has taken a first pass at drawing up a strategy to respond to the myriad socio-economic challenges around artificial intelligence technology —
Another data-point to flesh out the Facebook data misuse scandal: The company has informed the European Commission that a total of 2.7 million EU citizens had their information improperly shared with
Australia’s privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal. Yesterday Facebook revealed that more users than previously tho
The European Commission is still considering whether to regulate social media platforms to ensure they promptly remove illegal content — be it terrorist propaganda, child sexual exploitation or
The European Commission has announced a review of Apple's acquisition of music discovery service Shazam -- agreeing to a request made by several countries to weigh competition concerns.
Hold your horses. Geoblocks for stuff like Netflix and Spotify are still not being vanquished in this round of EU Digital Single Market regulation chess...
Qualcomm’s longstanding dominance in LTE chipsets for smartphones, and specifically with Apple’s iPhone, is getting a major hit today. The European Commission today announced that it would
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are likely to be breathing a little easier in Europe after getting a pat on the back from regional lawmakers for making "steady progress" on removing illegal hate speech.
The European Union's executive body is continuing to pressure social media firms to get better at removing illegal content from their platforms before it has a chance to spread further online.
All the goodies, like Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Clips, Home Mini and Pixel Buds from Google's Hardware Event, self-driving car company Voyage is testing cars at a retirement home and the EU says Ireland isn
The European Commission under Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager definitely means business. Today it issued not one but two notices related to ongoing investigations of tech giants Apple an
Social media giants have again been put on notice that they need to do more to speed up removals of hate speech and other illegal content from their platforms in the European Union. The bloc’s e
Google has rolled out changes to how it displays search results for products in Europe to try to comply with an EU antitrust ruling against its Google Shopping search comparison service.
Google has filed a legal appeal against a record-breaking fine handed down by the European Commission this summer for anti-competitive behavior relating to the operation of its product search comparis
A 2009 European Union antitrust decision that hit Intel with an at-the-time record fined for -- as the Commission saw it -- abusing its No.1 position in the market for computer chips has been dealt a
Google has submitted details to the European Commission of how it intends to amend its price comparison service, Google Shopping, to comply with an antitrust decision earlier this summer. The proposal
U.S. social media giants have been warned by Europe's consumer rights commissioner that she's running out of patience with their failure to comply with the region's consumer protection standards.
The European Commission has fined Google a record-breaking €2.42 billion for antitrust violations pertaining to its Google’s Shopping search comparison service -- in what is widely considered the