European Parliament end to roaming charges
Published in News
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 13:09

European Parliament end to roaming charges


Also ends throttling.

The European parliament has voted the adoption of rules surrounding net neutrality, internet traffic management and global roaming charges today.

EU fines Quanta for cartel involvement
Published in News
Monday, 26 October 2015 11:16

EU fines Quanta for cartel involvement


$7.93 million fine

The European Union has fined optical maker Quanta Storage $7.93 million for participating in a cartel of eight ODD vendors, ODMs and OEMs.

US not allowed to take EU data
Published in News
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 13:09

US not allowed to take EU data


Legal ruling puts US tech in a spin

The US technology industry is paying the price for the obsession that its government has on stealing data.

US's spying obsession could cost it EU business
Published in News
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 12:24

US's spying obsession could cost it EU business


Technology companies could be shut out

An advisor to the European Court of Justice, Yves Bot has declared that the "safe harbour" agreement for transferring data between the US and EU is "invalid," because of concerns over US spying.

Google declares war on the EU
Published in News
Friday, 28 August 2015 10:44

Google declares war on the EU


Do your worst 

Google and the EU are on a collision course over the trade bloc's anti-trust charges.

More than 200 IT items will be tariff free
Published in News


Prices will drop

A new global trade pact that removes tariffs on more than 200 bits of IT gear mean cheaper prices around the world. 

Qualcomm faces two EU antitrust investigations
Published in Processors


Dirty deeds done dirt cheap

The European Commission has opened two antitrust investigations into Qualcomm's possible abuse of its market dominance of semiconductors.

Global Roaming charges banned
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 11:20

Global Roaming charges banned


By mid-2017

The Latvian presidency of the EU has reached a provisional deal with the European Parliament on new rules to end mobile phone roaming fees by mid-2017

EU fears the power of the Amazons
Published in News
Monday, 15 June 2015 12:33

EU fears the power of the Amazons


Anti-trust 

Europe's anti-trust chief has warned that Amazon is using its dominance to thwart rivals.

Swedish take on Apple in EU
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 11 May 2015 10:40

Swedish take on Apple in EU


Ericsson's Patent war escalates

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has send a tough massage to Apple as it extended its patent war against Jobs' Mob from the US to Europe.