After initially commissioning a research firm to evaluate the impact of piracy on the sales of copyrighted material and paying around half a million for it, the EU chose to suppress their findings.
Mozilla has launched the Change Copyright campaign which helps people call their Member of European Parliament to voice their disagreement with a new copyright law. Mozilla has provided a script too.
Multiple European finance ministers, led by France are pushing for a change in the tax structure of the EU. This change will see tech companies taxed according to their revenue rather than profits.
In the latest twist in a saga spanning over a decade, Intel has won a temporary reprieve from paying a massive fine after the European Court of Justice sent the antitrust case back to be reassessed.
The Estonian government is asking other EU member states for feedback on how long telecoms companies should be able to lease wireless spectrum. It has ditched the EC's 25-year suggestion.
The huge £2.1bn fine imposed on Google's parent company by the European Union has, unsurprisingly, affected its profit, even as the company exceeded expectations in its latest earnings call.
Mozilla has reported back on the progress of its Paperstorm initiative for better copyright rules in the EU. 60 million digital flyers were sent along with 12,000 tweets to 13 key politicians.
A new EU report suggests that organized criminals find it difficult to use virtual currencies due to the technical skill required. It also recommends ways to monitor cryptocurrencies.
After formally accusing Google last year of having "abused its dominant position" with Android in the EU, the European Commission is now double-checking its findings before it delivers a final ruling.
Wishing to avoid any potential for fines from the EU, Wetherspoon has deleted email information for all of its customers and will instead communicate with them via social media outlets.
Google has rejected the European Commission's ruling in an antitrust investigation, which found that it had "abused its market dominance as a search engine", favoring its own shopping search results.
Google has been fined a record-breaking $2.7 billion by the European Commission, for having "abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product".
A meeting of EU justice ministers took place earlier today. The decisions made about data requests will be passed to other EU institutions meaning we could see laws allowing easier access to data.
A new consortium that will try to root out criminal activity on the blockchain has been assembled. The TITANIUM consortium is being funded by the European Union and will run for three years.
On May 25, 2018, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation becomes applicable. We take a look at what it is, what it does, and what steps companies are taking in order to comply with it.
Google is under three separate antitrust investigations by the European Commission - and it's expected to receive a massive fine in relation to its alleged manipulation of shopping search results.
With a year left until the EU's General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, Microsoft has outlined a few of the tools companies can use to track and improve their compliance with the law.
The European Commission will reportedly deliver its verdict on Google's antitrust cases in the EU within the "next few months." Google have three separate antitrust cases in the EU.
Samsung has begun rolling out the latest security patches for its new Galaxy S8+ in Europe. The update includes fixes for dozens of Android vulnerabilities, and 16 issues unique to its Galaxy devices.
The Redmond software giant has announced it will publicly offer contractual commitments regarding the European Union's upcoming General Data Protection Regulation, set to arrive in May 2018.
After releasing the March security update for its Galaxy A5 (2017) in Europe earlier this week, Samsung has now begun its rollout of those patches for that handset's predecessor too.
After beginning its Android 7.0 Nougat rollout for the Galaxy S6 edge+ last week, Samsung has now started making the update available for that device in Europe, including the latest security patches.
In two weeks' time, the Galaxy S5 will be three years old - but that hasn't stopped Samsung from bringing the ageing device up to date with Google's latest security patches for Android.
Microsoft has launched its HoloLens Agency Readiness Partner program in Europe, making it easier for organizations there to deploy its holographic headset and develop mixed reality applications.
Samsung has started rolling out the February security patches for Android to its Galaxy S5 in Europe. The rollout comes a few weeks after the patches were released for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.
Despite Microsoft's recent announcement of new user privacy controls, and a new Windows 10 privacy setup experience, EU watchdogs have raised concerns that those measures may not go far enough.
The European Commission has proposed new rules under which citizens of the Union will be able to skirt geo-blocking and use their online subscriptions anywhere in the 28-nation bloc.
HTC has twice suspended the Nougat rollout for its 10 flagship in mainland Europe. The company will be hoping things go more smoothly now, as its Android 7.0 rollout resumes today in those markets.
We're holding a giveaway for the next few days, in which you can win a brand new Elephone S7 phablet. Though affordable, this device has quite a few things going for it, and it can be yours for free.
While German businesses operate under very strict regulations, it can hamper the use of cloud services. Now, Microsoft has released Office 365 Germany designed to address regulatory requirements.
A couple weeks ago, Google announced its latest security update for Android. If you own an unlocked variant of the Galaxy S6 edge+ that was purchased in the EU, the update is now available.
Just as UK rights activists are fighting against mass spying, the European Commission has announced new proposals today that will see stronger privacy protections for online users and services.
The Investigatory Powers Act, or Snoopers' Charter, is "the most extreme surveillance regime of any democracy in history" according to Liberty NGO, who's mounting a legal challenge to the bill.
A recent trademark filing in the European Union points to an AI project from Nokia. As per the document, Viki seems to be an AI digital assistant than can collate data and talk to users.
The EU-wide roaming framework, which caps call and data charges for people visiting other EU countries, will no longer apply to the UK post-Brexit - and officials warn that will lead to higher prices.
The ongoing saga between Apple and the European Commission rages on as the tech giant joins forces with the Irish Government to have the decision concerning its sizeable tax bill annulled.
Microsoft today announced that its deal to purchase LinkedIn for $26.2 billion has been approved by European Union regulators, but there is a list of conditions that the company must comply with.
The European Commission became the target of a massive distributed denial of service on Thursday. No data was breached, though internet service was taken out for the better part of the day.
Microsoft's proposed acquisition of LinkedIn is expected to gain regulatory approval from the European Commission, after the company agreed to various 'concessions' to address antitrust concerns.
After the European Commission said that Microsoft had proposed 'concessions' to address their concerns over its $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn, details of those concessions have now emerged.