The European Commission has come out in support of the sharing economy and implicitly of Uber and Airbnb. The two companies have been facing crackdowns and bans from governments across the EU.
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The European Commission has announced a new agreement of collaboration between the Union's institutions and the four major tech companies in an effort to stop illegal online hate speech and extremism.
Ahead of a national referendum next month, Microsoft says it believes the United Kingdom should remain part of the EU - but emphasizes that it remains 'firmly committed' to the UK either way.
Google reportedly faces a huge fine for manipulating EU search results to favor its own shopping price comparison service - just weeks after the EC accused it of separate Android antitrust violations.
Getty Images has filed a complaint with the European Commission stating that Google Images encourages image piracy, adding to the search giant's ongoing legal battles in the European Union.
Google has hit back at the European Commission's claims that it breached EU antitrust rules, insisting that it "designed the Android model in a way that's good for competition and for consumers".
The European Commission has delivered the preliminary findings of its Android antitrust probe, saying that Google "abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions" on OEMs and mobile operators.
The European Union is set to lay fresh charges of anti-competitive conduct against Google regarding its practice of Android app bundling, carrying a potential fine of up to $7.4 billion.
BlackBerry has reduced the price of its Android flagship, the Priv, in the US, UK and several European markets - but the handset's price remains unchanged in the company's home country.
The new, more restrictive policy will ensure that users located in Europe will not see delisted URLs, even if they search on non-European versions like Google.com.
After launching the PlayStation TV in Japan in 2013, and in other markets in late 2014, Sony has now confirmed that it terminated shipments of the device to the US and Europe at the end of last year.
Google has agreed to pay the UK government around $180 million in back taxes. However, critics says Google owes a lot more with the company paying taxes at less than 3% compared to the normal 20%.
The 16GB version of the OnePlus 2 will no longer be sold in the United States, Canada or Europe, as the company says it's "seen much greater interest" in the pricier 64GB model in those markets.
While the OnePlus 2 no longer requires an invite, the OnePlus X still does - but until midnight on Thursday, you can buy the X in the EU with no invite and with free standard shipping included.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that a company, which read its employee's private e-mail and then fired him, acted legally. This decision may create new controversy with regards to privacy.
An investigation into Apple Italia tax payments have resulted in the Italian subsidiary being fined €318 million for tax fraud, over a five year period from 2008 to 2013.
After it was announced that the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will not be offered in Europe, new sources state that the flagship handset will finally be available in the area come early January.
Samsung's new Galaxy Note 5 won't be coming to Europe anytime soon, but the handset's predecessor is getting an update there, to the latest public Android OS release, version 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Samsung unveiled two new high-end handsets yesterday, the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5, featuring some of the specs ever seen on a smartphone - but the latter device won't be sold in Europe.
The European Commission has launched two investigations into Qualcomm's practices, to find out whether the giant chip company has abused its leading market position and affected competition.
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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.
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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.