Roaming in EU is dead and works great
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 10:16

Roaming in EU is dead and works great


First hand experience

It took EU and its legislators years to get rid of roaming charges and today, we can say that EU is one of the biggest mobile markets in the world connecting close to 512 million people. 

Google is to be hit by another record fine
Published in Mobiles


EU antitrust watchdogs take another punch 

The EU is contemplating another record fine against Google.

EU delivers a nightmare to disposable electronics
Published in News


You will have to make it fixable

The EU Parliament is about to tell makers of badly made electronics which are designed not to last past the warranty date that their products will have to last longer and be fixable.

Google fined €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules
Published in News


Caught playing monoploy

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules, saying the search engine outfit has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.

US government wants control of EU data
Published in News
Monday, 26 June 2017 12:36

US government wants control of EU data


US companies must hand over EU data to our spooks


The US government has become so arrogant that it thinks it can order other countries to hand over data to its spooks and has asked the highest court in the land to back it.

EU Parliament wants to protect end-to-end encryption
Published in News


European governments might be stalled

European governments that think they can stop terrorism by weakening end-to-end encryption might find their efforts stalled by the European Union.

Google faces more than €1 billion fine
Published in News


EU expected to announce record antitrust fine

Search outfit Google is facing a record-breaking fine from the EU over its alleged abuse of its market dominance.

EU opens inquiry into Qualcomm's NXP bid
Published in News


Under pressure to compromise 


Qualcomm is under pressure from the EU to make concessions on its $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors.

EU moans that Qualcomm is playing hardball
Published in Processors


No concessions over NXP deal

US smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has not offered any concessions so far in its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors, the EU competition authority has said.

EU kills off geoblocking
Published in News
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 11:43

EU kills off geoblocking


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.