The European Union reached an agreement on landmark legislation forcing Big Tech firms such as Google and Facebook's parent company Meta, as well as other internet services, to more aggressively combat hate speech and misinformation or risk multibillion-dollar fines.
STMicroelectronics, NXP, Infineon and ASML involved
The European Union is considering creating a semiconductor alliance including STMicroelectronics, NXP, Infineon and ASML to cut dependence on foreign chipmakers amid a global supply chain crunch, four EU officials said.
Looking at ways to open borders
The European Commission will urge EU governments to use COVID-19 contact tracing apps on a voluntary basis as part of a package of measures aimed at lifting border restrictions and reviving the European Union’s tourism and travel industries.
Just because you are in a crisis there is no reason to bend the rules
The EU has warned its members that just because there is a pandemic, they have no reason to get lax on their data protection rules.
Last of the big spends
The UK telecoms industry has seen earnings on its investments in the EU grow 40 percent since the referendum despite the Brexit debacle, analysis of the latest ONS data has revealed.
Why relying facts be your anti-trust defence when you have spin.
Fruity cargo cult Apple has presented a bunch of dodgy statistics to the EU to show that Spotify does not hand over a third of its income to the outfit.
No-one has a real excuse
Huawei has said it is willing for its equipment and activities to be supervised by the European Union (EU) as it continues to fend off the threat of restrictions on the use of its kit in 5G networks.
Top EU court advisor says
US Google has had a stroke of luck over its moves to limit Europe's right to be forgotten law.
France suggests a sunset clause
The European Union is working out a way to tax big tech and thinks that an agreement could still be found by the end of the year.