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Google has spoken out against plans to make it pay network infrastructure costs to help providers meet EU targets. Network providers have been complaining they can't make viable returns on upgrades.
The French government is set to impose a minimum €3 delivery fee on online book orders to help independent book stores. It will seek approval from the EU first, then bring in the fee six months after.
Google has lost its appeal in the EU General Court for a case that required it to pay a €4.34 billion fine. Although this fine has been slightly reduced now, it is still its biggest penalty in the EU.
Ireland's Data Protection Commission has hit Meta's Instagram with a €405 million fine for exposing e-mail addresses and phone numbers of under-18s. It's believed to have affected millions of kids.
Microsoft will alter its licensing terms to help smaller cloud service providers. Customers and partners will be able to run Microsoft's software on non-Microsoft cloud platforms in the EU.
EU antitrust regulators have decided not to appeal Qualcomm's victory against the €997 million ($991 million) fine it received back in 2018 for paying Apple to use its chips in iPhones and iPads.
Apple might allow deleting, as in completely uninstalling its own Wallet app. Code inside the iPadOS 16.1 indicates users could permanently remove the app, but will it cripple the Apple Pay platform?
Martin Lewis from MoneySavingExpert.com has released a new report urging Ofcom to strengthen rules around EU roaming. The report highlights that providers aren't being as clear as they could be.
The European Commission has published its DESI 2022 report, which looks at how much digitalization progress member states are making. It highlighted that the deployment of 5G is going too slow.
EU and EEA residents can now cancel Amazon Prime with a much more streamlined process, following complaints from the European Commission in April 2021, resulting in less confusion.
A job search firm in Denmark has filed a complaint against Google, saying that the company uses its inferior Google for Jobs tool to stifle the competition and tighten its grip over the labour market.
The UK is thinking about changing laws around cookies to reduce how many pop-ups users see when they visit websites. Politicians are seeking an opt-out mechanism rather than an opt-in.
The European Commission could unveil new rules on Thursday, according to a new report. It would see social media firms having to take action against deepfake content being posted on their platforms.
New EU rules have come into force which makes hosting service providers pull terrorist content within one hour of being notified by EU member states. Orders will come with a detailed justification.
The European Union has agreed to make USB-C the charging standard for a wide range of electronics, including phones and tablets, by 2024. The legislation will also apply to laptops around 2026.
The United States and European Union will try to avoid a subsidy race as they look to boost chip output. The parties want to avoid manufacturing pooling in a handful of areas, weakening supply chains.
A report claims that Apple will not only ditch Lightning connectivity for iPhones in the near future, but also for other accessories such as AirPods, MagSafe Battery Pack, Magic Mouse, and more.
Google has launched a new tool in the Search Console, enabling European news publishers to enter an Extended News Preview (ENP) agreement with the firm to license its content in return for revenue.
In its preliminary ruling, the European Commission has said that there are indications that Apple is blocking third-party wallet developers from accessing 'NFC input' technology on their apps.
The United States and global partners have signed up to a new declaration on the future of the internet. They want to promote an open internet that delivers privacy, competition, and human rights.
EU has formally decided to adopt the Digital Services Act, a collection of new laws that attempts to reign in user profiling for targeted ads and seeks more transparency on content algorithms.
Microsoft, previously fined 1.6 billion euros by European Commission, is again facing scrutiny by EU antitrust regulators after NextCloud and OVHcloud registered complaints about its cloud practices.
The European Union and the U.S. have reached a provisional agreement over the transatlantic data transfer, which could help companies collect and process user data, possibly with better safeguards.
A European Union Parliament committee has decided not to ban proof-of-work cryptocurrencies in the bloc. Such a ban would have affected the most popular cryptos including Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Google has announced a series of steps to stop the spread of disinformation by state-sponsored Russian media outlets on its platforms. Its services continue to remain available in Russia.
Vodafone wants big tech, which is driving up data usage, to shoulder the burden of upgrading mobile networks as it and other operators are failing to do this and turn much of a profit.
Microsoft has unveiled the "Open App Store Principles" for storefronts. All of them apply immediately to the Microsoft Store while some are gradually being enforced for the Xbox Store.
The EU Commission has announced a comprehensive set of measures called the "European Chips Act" that will bolster Europe's semiconductor chip-making capabilities while reducing dependency on Asia.
Meta has categorically denied threatening to restrict access to Facebook, Instagram, and other services in Europe after earnings reports seemed to suggest the same. The company is concerned though.
Xiaomi's products have received certification from TRUSTe showing that they work in compliance with the EU's GDPR which guarantees strong privacy protections for people in the economic bloc.
Intel has seen a major victory in court as a 2009 European Commission ruling and a $1.2 billion fine against it for anticompetitive behavior and practices to stifle AMD has been overturned.
The European Commission has put forward its declaration on digital rights. EU officials will now look over the draft, debate it, and then the EC wants to ratify the document in the summer.
Representatives from Google, Microsoft, Mastercard, IBM, and more are meeting with the UK government today to advise on how to remove international data transfer barriers following Brexit.
Twitter has been ordered to disclose the details and documentation about the manpower that it utilizes to combat hate speech in France after losing a court case against six plaintiffs in the country.
Google has highlighted the urgent need for a robust EU-US data transfer framework in light of the recent ruling against the use of Google Analytics issued by Austrian data protection authorities.
According to their objective, they are seeking to deploy a “European DNS resolver service infrastructure” that serves “public, corporate and residential internet end-users in the EU”.
The Dutch data protection regulator is investigating Google Analytics with results due in early 2022. Google could be forced to alter its software if it's found to contravene the GDPR.
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Virgin Media O2 has revealed it will not be bringing back European roaming charges for customers on either the O2 or Virgin Mobile networks. It has no plans to reintroduce charges but could in future.