EU kills off geoblocking
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Stops streamers from treating consumers differently based on where they live


European Union lawmakers voted to stop online retailers from treating consumers differently depending on where they live and expanded their proposed law to include music streaming services such as Spotify and Apple's iTunes.

Apple files appeal against tax bill
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A long rant as to why it is “special” and the EU smells of nintendo


The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has sent a 14 point legal rant to the EU claiming it is special and does not have to pay tax like everyone else.

EU privacy watchdogs concerned about Windows 10
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Changes to installation process were only a start


European Union data protection watchdogs said they were still concerned about the privacy settings of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system despite Vole announcing changes to the installation process.

Apple misses deadline to repay Ireland $13.9 billion
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EU says getting cash out of Apple is tricky 

The Fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple has snubbed the EU and not paid the 13 billion euros it owes to Ireland in illegal tax benefits.

EU sorts out global roaming
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New price caps announed


The European Union has sorted out a way to cap wholesale charges telecom operators pay each other when their customers use their mobile phones abroad.

UK saved from snooping by European court
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Irony thy name is Britannia

A top Brexit fan has taken the UK government to the European Court over its snooping laws and won.

EU set to support Microsoft’s LinkedIn deal
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Seems to be avoiding the antitrust missteps

Software giant Microsoft is likely to gain EU approval for its $26 billion buy of professional social notworking site LinkedIn after making concessions aimed at addressing competition concerns.

EU watchdog sinks its teeth into Google
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Stop paying smartphone makers to preinstall Google search

EU anti-trust watchdogs are set to rip a patch out of Google’s bottom line by insisting the outfit stop paying smartphone makers to pre-install Google Search exclusively on their devices.

EU boss promises 5G by 2020
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Uninterrupted 5G coverage by 2025

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker made some bold statement about the future of 5G in his State of the Union 2016 speech. 

EU wants a minimum Internet download speed of 100Mbps
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By 2025

The European Commission wants “all European households” to have a minimum Internet download speed of 100Mbps+ by 2025, with businesses and the public sector being told to expect 1Gbps+.