Thanks to Brexit, UK can still do it
The European Union is poised to ban governments and companies from using ban AI for mass surveillance or for ranking social behaviour.
Fed up with US and Asian dependence
The European Union is considering building an advanced semiconductor factory in Europe in an attempt to avoid relying on the US and Asia for technology at the heart of some of its major industries.
$9.4 million in fines
A four-year antitrust investigation into PC games geo-blocking in the European Union by distribution platform Valve and five games publishers has led to fines totalling $9.4 million after the Commission confirmed today that the bloc's rules had been breached.
“Deal with the dark forces”
The European Union is leaning on President-elect Joe Biden to stand up to Big Tech and regulate them to stop the “dark forces” of hate speech online.
Does not have to be sued in the country it is based
The adviser to the EU’s top court has issued a recommendation to allow data protection agencies in any EU country to take legal action against Facebook or any other tech firm even if their regional headquarters are in a different EU state.
Got to lose US dependence
Germany, France, Spain and ten other EU countries have joined forces to invest in processors and semiconductor technologies, key to internet-connected devices and data processing.
Apple might be a little worried
The European Parliament voted to support consumers' Right to Repair.
Could produce its own
Up 250 per cent
The capacity of the EU's offshore windfarms in the North Sea, the Baltic, the Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea will be increased by 250 percent under a draft plan drawn up by the European commission.