Intel still contesting AMD fine
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 14:31

Intel still contesting AMD fine


US$1.4 billion at stake

Intel is still contesting the landmark US$1.4 billion antitrust fine from the European Commission, which in May 2009 found it had abused its dominant position in the market for x86 processors.

EU blocks Hutchison’s O2 take-over
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 14:01

EU blocks Hutchison’s O2 take-over

Would have harmed the UK mobile sector

The European Commission has blocked the proposed acquisition of O2 by Hutchison under the EU Merger Regulation.

Deutsche Telekom investigated over vectoring technology
Published in News


Commission worried about competition

The European Commission opens investigation into Deutsche Telekom's plan to spruce up its broadband with vectoring technology.

EU global roaming slashed by 75 per cent
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 11:59

EU global roaming slashed by 75 per cent


If UK leaves EU they will have to pay more

The European Union cut roaming rates by as much as 75 per cent. The new roaming rates will apply to all phones users until June of next year when they will be completely abolished.

Google faces first EU fine
Published in News
Monday, 02 May 2016 11:27

Google faces first EU fine


No deal in site

Google is heading for a huge European Union antitrust fine this year and it does not seem to have come up with a face-saving deal.

EU preparing to slap Google
Published in News
Monday, 18 April 2016 11:14

EU preparing to slap Google


Anti-trust

The EU is gearing up for what will be an epic legal battle with the search outfit Google.

Websites not responsible for reader's comments
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 11:24

Websites not responsible for reader's comments


Well they aren't responsible why should we be?

The European Court has decided that comments written by readers at the bottom of news stories do not have to be policed by the magazines under defamation law.

Employer allowed to read your private emails
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 14:52

Employer allowed to read your private emails


EU Court of Human Rights Ruling

Your boss is allowed to read all those private emails you send to mates while you are working, according to a landmark ruling by the European Court of Human Rights.

Qualcomm in more hot water
Published in Processors
Friday, 11 December 2015 11:50

Qualcomm in more hot water


Shares fall as EU makes anti-trust noises


Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm is having an Annus horribilis this year with the world and its dog wanting to sue for it playing its monopoly games.

EU probes Amazon and Apple’s ebook cartel
Published in News
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:54

EU probes Amazon and Apple’s ebook cartel


It seems that Jobs Mob has not learnt about not playing monopoly

While it waits for the US Supreme Court to let it off the hook for the last book cartel it organised, fruity cargo cult Apple is about to face an investigation for another one.