SOUTH AFRICA

Facebook, Google crack down on hate speech: EU

BRUSSELS - Facebook, Google and other US internet giants have sharply boosted efforts to clamp down on online hate speech, a top European Union official said on Thursday...

2 Jun 2017

BELGIUM

Instagram, Google+ join EU group fighting hate speech

BRUSSELS - Facebook's Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online extremism, EU officials said Friday...

22 Jan 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

New research suggests organisations should embrace new messaging culture

Surge in consumers' use of messaging and social media is transforming their expectations of service, says new BT and Cisco research...

6 Dec 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

EU seeks feedback for 'fake news' fightback

BRUSSELS - The EU launched a public consultation on the fake news phenomenon Monday, the first step in a process that could see the promotion of bogus news stories made illegal in Europe...

14 Nov 2017

BELGIUM

Amazon bows to EU's demands on e-books

The EU said on Thursday that Amazon had bowed to its demands and agreed to drop clauses requiring e-book publishers to disclose information...

5 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Google wins extra time to fight EU Android probe

Google won more time on Wednesday to answer accusations by the European Commission that the US tech giant abuses the dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system...

14 Jul 2016

BELGIUM

Amazon, Facebook, Google to testify at EU parliament

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: US online retailer Amazon, search engine giant Google and social network Facebook will testify at the European Parliament next week on the issue of tax breaks for big businesses...

13 Nov 2015

BELGIUM

Google says EU anti-trust accusations 'wrong'

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: US Internet search giant Google on Thursday rejected accusations by EU anti-trust regulators that it illegally abuses its market dominance, in its first formal reaction to allegations by Brussels earlier this year...

28 Aug 2015

BELGIUM

Google gets third extension to answer EU case

Brussels has given Google an extension until the end of August to answer an anti-trust case alleging that it abuses its search engine's market dominance, a company spokesman said on Thursday...

17 Aug 2015

BELGIUM

Google gets extended deadline to answer EU case

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Brussels has given Google an extension until mid-August to answer an anti-trust case alleging that the tech giant abuses its search engine's market dominance, a company spokesman said on Monday.

30 Jun 2015

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