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From Bing Pong and Uber maps, to anti-malware amnesty, Sprint's call for help, Apple's music 'revolution' and a whole lot of Windows 10, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
After long negotiations, EU authorities have finally agreed on a deal that will see the end of roaming charges and the introduction of net neutrality into laws across the Union. But there are caveats.
A study found that consumers preferred "unskewed" search results based on relevance instead of the ones Google displays, which promote its own services. The same study found Google was harming users.
The European Commission is investigating Amazon for the way the giant company deals with publishers. The EC is worried that Amazon is abusing its dominant position and crushing market competition.
Netflix has announced plans to launch its video streaming service in Spain, Italy and Portugal in October 2015, increasing its European presence to 16 countries.
The giant search company is addressing for the first time the recently launched investigation into its Android OS as well as accusations from the EU that it has abused its power in the markets.
The European Union is determined to be among the first parts of the world to deploy 5G technologies, and it's now partnering with Japan and others to make sure that happens.
Microsoft is being sued by the Belgian state for failing to provide authorities with Skype data in a criminal case, but the company is arguing such rules don't apply because Skype is not a carrier.
In a leaked document, the EU makes its objections towards David Cameron's plans to block pornography by default in the UK, clear. The EU offers a different solution, focused more on users' rights.
Despite numerous issues with the ecosystem as a whole, Microsoft's Windows Phone managed to hold its own and actually grow faster than Android across some big European countries.
A European court has blocked Microsoft's attempt to trademark Skype's name in the EU, on the grounds that it is too similar to Sky's - but the effects of the ruling do not require a Skype rebrand.
A leaked report shows that the European Commission is looking to take into account supposed competition from VOIP services which are taking on traditional wireless carriers across the Union.
European regulators are officially accusing Google of anti-competitive practices, and undue influence in the local search markets. On top of that the Commission is also investigating Android.
The latest data shows that Windows Phone is doing surprisingly well in the EU where it holds around 10% market share, but the OS is still struggling in many other markets, including the US.
After years of investigation, European Union regulators are preparing to file a formal lawsuit against the search giant for anticompetitive practices and abuse of its dominant position in the market.
After recent discussions with Microsoft, Axel Springer and other complainants against Google, the EU's antitrust chief will meet with Schmidt in the latest stage of Europe's 4-year investigation.
The EU is looking to create a single digital market that would potentially make the lives of citizens much easier when it comes to digital purchases and services. And you can be part of it.
The iPhone maker has announced the construction of two additional data centers in Europe, both of which will rely on renewable energy and sustainable development.
The legislative body of the European Union has published a report in which mass surveillance is decried as a threat to basic human rights. As a result the EU is proposing even more surveillance.
The European Union has another proposal with regards to its ongoing disputes with Google and the reformation of the digital single market: tax search companies for use of links or copyrighted content.
In the EU, a law has been recently introduced that allows a 14-day returns policy on digital purchases. Unfortunately, this system is potentially open to abuse.
Apple has announced that prices will soon be changing in the EU, Canada, Russia and other countries App Stores, with the EU, Canada and Norway seeing increases.
Apple is reminding its developers that new VAT rules in the EU have led to some policy changes in the App Store. While devs will remain unaffected some users may see prices go up.
From Amazon at your Post Office and the world's largest video games collection, to festive bargains, Windows updates, and Google's EU breakup, we look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
Amid a number of antitrust complaints, the European Parliament has voted on a proposal that would see Google's search services spun-off into a separate company, away from the company's other products.
A letter addressed to the European Council and signed by numerous NGOs and civil society groups is urging the government to keep Net Neutrality rules strong amid signs that worry supporters.
Andrus Ansip, the EU's digital leader has come out against some proposed moves in Italy and other countries which would weaken the important net neutrality rules that Europe is putting in place.
Thousands of people are protesting against the Hungarian's government's desire to tax internet traffic in the EU country. Despite promises, protesters argue this is an undemocratic law.
The BBC has taken a stand against what it says are wrongful removals under the EU's 'right to be forgotten' ruling, and is planning to publish a list of its articles which are removed from Google.
According to a report from a cybersecurity company, Russian hackers have been using a Windows exploit found in almost all versions of the OS to spy on important institutions and governments.
Apple will soon be publicly accused by the European Commission of taking illegal tax aid via a special deal with the Irish government. The deal ensured Apple was paying less than 2% taxes.
Google has been in negotiations with the EU for a while. It appears that the EU, however, disagrees with Google on what should be done regarding Google's violation of antitrust regulations.
The website of the European Central Bank has been hacked and personal information of 20.000 users has been stolen. However no market data or internal banking systems have been compromised.
Microsoft has launched a form allowing European individuals to request that certain results be removed from its Bing search engine, in compliance with the EU 'right to be forgotten' ruling.
The Obama administration has promised that they will push forward legislation extending the US Privacy Act, which protects Americans from unlawful data collection, to European citizens.
OnePlus One deliveries have been delayed in Europe after the company chose to modify the 'CE' mark - a regulatory conformity symbol that must not be altered - on its devices for aesthetic reasons.
Online shoppers in Europe now have new protections under laws that introduce a 14-day 'cooling-off period' for digital purchases, ban retailers from 'pre-ticking' boxes for optional extras, and more.
The 'right to be forgotten' ruling from the European Union has finally been adhered to, when regarding Google. The company now allow requests for the removal of your name within a search query.
Though not official, thanks to their shipping policies, everyone across the EU can buy a Surface Pro 3 from the digital Microsoft Store. However, there are important price variations across the EU.
Netflix has announced it's pursuing its European expansion and will be available in six additional countries. There's no launch date but the company says the expansion will be ready by the end of 2014
Google has warned that it could be 'several weeks' before they will be able to properly deal with the huge backlog of 'right to be forgotten' requests that are currently piling up against the company.
Google is reportedly receiving scores of 'right to be forgotten' requests from citizens living in the EU who do not want their personal data to be visible in the website's search results.
European researchers are working on a project that will allow future robots to communicate and share info between them. They'll also be able to offload most computing to the cloud and enslave us all.
The European Union's antitrust agency has rejected Google's latest offer to settle concerns the company has a monopoly on Internet search, which could set the stage for large fines coming from the EU.
The Federal Patent Court of Germany has invalidated Microsoft's FAT patent which the company has been using to gather royalties from infringing Android device manufacturers for the past few years.
The European Commission, the antitrust regulation group of the European Union, will decide whether or not to approve Microsoft's plan to acquire Nokia's Devices and Services decision by December.