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Leaving single market will hit UK tech sector hardest
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public sector

Leaving single market will hit UK tech sector hardest

Industry raises concerns over realities of free trade and recruitment
19 Jan 2017
EU regulators demand crackdown on big data
Big data
Business strategy

EU regulators demand crackdown on big data

Regulators want new rules to monitor collection of financial info that could pose risks
20 Dec 2016
Three presses ahead with ad-block plans, despite EU guidance
Network & Internet

Three presses ahead with ad-block plans, despite EU guidance

Three wants to enable network-level ad-blocking in 2017
5 Sep 2016
Which is the best UK network for data roaming in the EU?
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broadband

Which is the best UK network for data roaming in the EU?

And how will Brexit affect your data roaming in Europe?
10 Aug 2016
Collecting phone data is only legal in a few cases ECJ says
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Business strategy

Collecting phone data is only legal in a few cases ECJ says

European Court of Justice said retaining bulk data only valid in the most serious circumstances
20 Jul 2016
Brexit Britain will miss out on EU's cybersecurity funding
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Security

Brexit Britain will miss out on EU's cybersecurity funding

UK businesses won't get a penny of the EU's cash injection
5 Jul 2016
EU referendum pros and cons
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Business strategy

EU referendum pros and cons

We outline some of the key arguments in the tech sector for and against a Brexit
22 Jun 2016
Microsoft and HPE come out against Brexit
Europe
public sector

Microsoft and HPE come out against Brexit

Leaving EU could damage investment in UK, companies claim
18 May 2016
EU hits Google with Android antitrust charges
Mobile

EU hits Google with Android antitrust charges

Commission claims Google has stifled competition in the mobile market
20 Apr 2016
EU project calls on typing verification tech to stop cheats
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Software

EU project calls on typing verification tech to stop cheats

Behavioural biometrics software is a capable of identifying users from keyboard strokes
12 Apr 2016
Foreign entrepreneurs run 1 in 5 UK start-ups
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Business strategy

Foreign entrepreneurs run 1 in 5 UK start-ups

Brexit would threaten UK's "thriving" digital economy, says Coadec
29 Mar 2016
£130 million Google-UK tax deal could be squashed by EU
European Commission
Business strategy

£130 million Google-UK tax deal could be squashed by EU

SNP and Labor question terms of perceived low-rate deal
29 Jan 2016
EU says it won't raise social media age to 16
public sector

EU says it won't raise social media age to 16

Each of the organisation's member states will be able to set their own age limits for the social networks
17 Dec 2015
EC launches proposals for single digital market
Business strategy

EC launches proposals for single digital market

EC to revise copyright and eCommerce regulations
9 Dec 2015
EU reaches milestone agreement on cybersecurity rules
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Security

EU reaches milestone agreement on cybersecurity rules

Council of Europe and European Union agree first regulations on cybersecurity for 28-nation bloc
8 Dec 2015
Two thirds of companies will reassess data policies
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Business strategy

Two thirds of companies will reassess data policies

More than half of companies don't think they will be able to meet new EU data protection regulations coming into force in 2017
8 Dec 2015
Facebook changes cookie rules for Belgium
Network & Internet

Facebook changes cookie rules for Belgium

Users will have to log in if they want to view any content on the site and non-user cookies will not be tracked
4 Dec 2015
EU Brexit could cost UK firms £1.6 million each
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data protection

EU Brexit could cost UK firms £1.6 million each

Warnings over costs and data protection as businesses unprepared for possible exit from Europe
3 Dec 2015
Google blames search “monopoly” on bug
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Business strategy

Google blames search “monopoly” on bug

Glitch was responsible for Yelp and TripAdvisor getting buried in search results, claims search engine giant
26 Nov 2015
Law firm calls for EU to rethink health data policy
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Business strategy

Law firm calls for EU to rethink health data policy

Proposed reforms may prevent apps being able to freely access data generated by health wearables
25 Nov 2015
EU centralises European open data through one portal
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Business strategy

EU centralises European open data through one portal

Open Data Portal will enable public sector bodies to share information
18 Nov 2015
US and EU must reach new Safe Harbour deal by January 2016
Security

US and EU must reach new Safe Harbour deal by January 2016

EU regulators committed to "coordinated enforcement actions" against violators
20 Oct 2015
What is Safe Harbour, and why has it been revoked?
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Business

What is Safe Harbour, and why has it been revoked?

The ECJ has ruled a key privacy framework of the cloud as invalid. We find out what this could mean for the future of cloud services
9 Oct 2015