PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Organisers of the prestigious World Press Photo awards have revoked a major prize after receiving "misleading information" regarding the entry, which portrayed gritty industrial Belgian town Charleroi...
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The EU's new anti-trust regulators have asked Google's rivals for fresh information before taking forward a sensitive four-year probe into the US Internet giant's activities, competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Thursday...
The South African consumer insights company, Pondering Panda, will be presenting mobile research insights at the 2014 BAQMaR conference being held in Ghent in Belgium on Wednesday 26 November 2014, as an invited speaker...
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker is fighting off charges of a conflict of interest over an inquiry into huge tax breaks agreed with top global companies when he was Luxembourg premier...
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The prospect of the European Union accusing Apple of getting illegal tax breaks in Ireland has reopened a debate on how European countries attract multinational businesses. It has also put Dublin back in the spotlight.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Commission has fined Infineon, Philips and Samsung a total of €138m for forming a smartcard chip cartel in Europe in its latest anti-trust case against technology firms.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Commission has cleared Apple's $3bn purchase of US headphone manufacturer and music streaming business Beats despite Bose lodging court papers claiming patent infringements.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Union launched a probe to determine whether the special tax deals offered to Apple and Starbucks by authorities in Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands amount to illegal state aid.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Even as Europe powered up its most ambitious ever cyber-security exercise this month, doubts were being raised over whether the continent's patchwork of online police was right for the job.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - The European Commission called a public review on the remedies offered by South Korean electronics company Samsung concerning allegations it has abused its dominant market position in its fight with Apple.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Belgian telecom giant Belgacom said on Monday its network had suffered an "intrusion" which a media report blamed on the US National Security Agency (NSA) as it snooped on communications in Africa and the Middle East.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Union (EU) presents a radical telecommunications industry shake-up this week, aimed at creating a single, fully connected European market and removing unpopular mobile phone roaming charges it claims are unjustified.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Makers and users of electronic cigarettes on Tuesday (3 September) went to war against the European Union's plans to class the devices as medicinal products, saying any such move would end up harming public health.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The cost of making mobile phone calls remains a national lottery, up to eight times higher in the most expensive EU countries compared with the cheapest ones, the European Commission said on Tuesday (6 August).
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The Europe Union's (EU) justice commissioner has hailed a call by German Chancellor Angela Merkel for tighter privacy controls on Internet companies amid reports of sweeping US government surveillance online.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Google's competitors on Tuesday warned the European Commission that a set of proposals put forward by the US Internet giant to meet EU antitrust rules constituted "self-advertising" and would do nothing to create a level playing field for searches.
BRUSSEL, BELGIUM / CAIRO, EGYPT: Europe's Digital Agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes has welcomed a pledge by Egypt to maintain an 'open' Internet that would not be subject to government shut downs, as was the case during the 2011 uprising.