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European watchdogs unit to investigate public sector cloud use
Published in News

Worried about privacy 

European privacy watchdog is launching a joint investigation with 22 national regulators into the use of cloud-based services by the public sector to check if they comply with its privacy safeguards.

Nvidia's acquisition of ARM still uncertain
Published in News
Thursday, 30 September 2021 11:37

Nvidia's acquisition of ARM still uncertain

Analysis: Strong opposition in the UK, EU, and especially China  

It has been 54 weeks since Nvidia announced its ambitions to acquire ARM for approximately $40 billion. We intentionally use the term ambition as things are still far from looking good more than a year later. More and more voices in the industry and regulatory bodies are against it.

Nvidia fails to submit paperwork to the European Commission
Published in News

EC needs at least six months to decide

North Americans always wonder how much vacation Europeans take, and it looks like this behavior will affect Nvidia's attempt to acquire ARM for $40 billion. It is starting to look like this acquisition will take much longer than Jensen promised, and the European Commission regulatory body has to be very concerned about the potential Nvidia antitrust position. The matter has been addressed before

EC drafts ethics rules for developing AI
Published in AI
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 11:58

EC drafts ethics rules for developing AI


Sorry Dave, I can’t do that.

The European Commission has launched a pilot project intended to test draft ethical rules for developing and applying AI technologies to ensure they can be implemented in practice.

EU worried about wireless spectrum system
Published in News
Monday, 28 August 2017 12:12

EU worried about wireless spectrum system

Shake up likely before 5G

The European Union is reviewing a bill pertaining to wireless spectrum licences in preparation for the rollout of 5G across the bloc.

EU boss promises 5G by 2020
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:29

EU boss promises 5G by 2020

Uninterrupted 5G coverage by 2025

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker made some bold statement about the future of 5G in his State of the Union 2016 speech. 

Qualcomm in more hot water
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 11 December 2015 11:50

Qualcomm in more hot water

Shares fall as EU makes anti-trust noises

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm is having an Annus horribilis this year with the world and its dog wanting to sue for it playing its monopoly games.

Friday, 15 November 2013 12:19

European Commission allows mobiles on planes

Better than snakes

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:14

IBM offers olive branch in anti-trust case

Friday, 28 January 2011 10:59

EC approves Intel's take over of McAfee


But sets conditions