EU muttering about huge new fines
Google is set to be hit with a formal antitrust complaint from the European Union that could lead to huge new fines and strike at the heart of the advertising technology that drives most of the US firm's revenue.
New online content regulations
The European Commission will require 19 large online platforms and search engines to comply with new online content regulations starting on August 25, European officials said.
Industry and US counterparts are not happy
The European Commission’s draft on the new regulation proposal on Standard Essential Patents created quite a reaction across the industry, which has cited major concerns. The general idea behind the update is the improve the SEP licensing process and encourage innovation while promoting competition and satisfying consumers’ interests. What the draft actually does is the complete opposite of that.
Allows some "requirements" for now
The Tame Apple Press is celebrating after the European Commission reduced the scope of its investigation into Apple's anticompetitive App Store rules for music streaming providers.
Didn't check if the cash could be spent on spying
The European Ombudsman has found that the European Commission failed to take necessary measures to protect human rights by transferring surveillance technology to African governments.
Internet of Things needs to be a lot more secure
The European Commission launched a Cyber Resilience Act proposal which will force new cybersecurity requirements on internet-connected devices.
Will not appeal a June court monopoly ruling
The European Commission has given up trying to fine Qualcomm for what it thought were "anti-competitive payments" to Apple.
Turns out that it might just be an excuse to spy on everyone
The European Commission’s plan to combat child sexual abuse material online is already raising privacy concerns.
No more of your ‘orrible roast beef eating proprietary stuff
The French government's wants to use open source to make it a vector of digital sovereignty and a guarantee of "democratic confidence."
There will be a common charger for all mobile devices
The European Commission is set to square off with fruity cargo cult Apple over its plans to have a common charger for mobile phones, tablets and headphones.