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Tech companies not fighting hate speech fast enough, says EC

Twitter, Facebook and others are taking too long to delete illegal content, say officials
5 Dec 2016
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EC launches proposals for single digital market

EC to revise copyright and eCommerce regulations
9 Dec 2015
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asset management

Apple's Irish tax deals to be probed by European Commission

iPad maker's tax affairs to come under scrutiny from European regulators
11 Jun 2014
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Mobile

EU wants mobile devices to have universal charger

Manufacturers including Apple could be forced into using a common standard.
18 Oct 2013
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Graphene researchers get €1bn funding boost

EC gives academic institutes a funding boost to aid research into atom-thick 'wonder' material.
29 Jan 2013
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EC proposals aim to close digital skills gap by 2020

The European Commission has proposed the Grand Coalition for Digital Skills and Jobs in a big to close the gap in digital skills and jobs.
28 Jan 2013
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EC prepares for worldwide robotics push

New initiative aims to help cultivate a growing and competitive European robotics industry.
19 Sep 2012
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Mobile

European roaming charges to drop from 1 July

The European Commission approves regulations to cut price mobile users are charged when using devices abroad.
31 May 2012
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Intellectual property
Policy & legislation

ACTA: the basics, the controversies, and the future

At the end of January, 22 countries signed up to ACTA. But what is it, and how will it be affecting you? Simon Brew has been finding out.
6 Feb 2012
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ACTA: the basics, the controversies, and the future

At the end of January, 22 countries signed up to ACTA. But what is it, and how will it be affecting you? Simon Brew has been finding out.
6 Feb 2012
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Intellectual property
Policy & legislation

ACTA: the basics, the controversies, and the future

At the end of January, 22 countries signed up to ACTA. But what is it, and how will it be affecting you? Simon Brew has been finding out.
6 Feb 2012
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ACTA: the basics, the controversies, and the future

At the end of January, 22 countries signed up to ACTA. But what is it, and how will it be affecting you? Simon Brew has been finding out.
6 Feb 2012
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data protection

Erase and rewind: the EU and privacy

Inside the Enterprise: Proposed new European regulations on data privacy seem largely sensible, even if they present some hurdles for business.
26 Jan 2012
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Europe
public sector

EU proposes radical data protection refresh

The EC does as expected in proposing 24-hour breach disclosure rules and heightened powers for regulators like the ICO.
25 Jan 2012
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EU proposes radical data protection refresh

The EC does as expected in proposing 24-hour breach disclosure rules and heightened powers for regulators like the ICO.
25 Jan 2012
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EU proposes radical data protection refresh

The EC does as expected in proposing 24-hour breach disclosure rules and heightened powers for regulators like the ICO.
25 Jan 2012
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IT regulation

EC gives IBM rulebook to ensure mainframe market fairness

IBM has agreed to a set of rules to ensure healthy competition in the mainframe market.
15 Dec 2011
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data protection
Policy & legislation

EC unveils Europe-wide Open Data Strategy

The European Commission wants more cost-effective, easier access to public data.
13 Dec 2011
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EC invests in aerospace and defence software framework

€3.5 million funding goes towards framework development for complex real-time industry systems.
29 Nov 2011
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Business strategy

Virtual reality project for disadvantaged receives €4.8m EC

The European Commission has awarded some €4.8 million to an innovative tech project designed to help the elderly and those with neurological disorders…
28 Nov 2011
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copyright
intellectual property

Kroes speech fuels copyright debate

Digital agenda champion slams “straitjacket” of single model and calls on IT industry to find “transparent” tracking technologies.
21 Nov 2011
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Business strategy

EU clears Microsoft's Skype acquisition

Microsoft's purchase of Skype is given the go ahead in the EU.
10 Oct 2011
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Authentication
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EC calls consultation on web authentication

The EC is wondering whether improved online signature technologies will be a boon to the EU economy.
21 Feb 2011