EC needs at least six months to decide
North Americans always wonder how much vacation Europeans take, and it looks like this behavior will affect Nvidia's attempt to acquire ARM for $40 billion. It is starting to look like this acquisition will take much longer than Jensen promised, and the European Commission regulatory body has to be very concerned about the potential Nvidia antitrust position. The matter has been addressed before.
Will be traceable or be banned
Proposed changes to EU law would force companies that transfer Bitcoin or other crypto-assets to collect details on the recipient and sender.
EU watchdog barks
European Union competition chief Margrethe Vestager said that Apple shouldn't use privacy and security concerns to stifle competition on the App Store.
Not sure how much difference it will make
Google will scrap a fee and add more mobile search apps for users to choose from on new Android phones as part of an agreement to make an antitrust ruling go away.
Safer public services
The European Union (EU) is set to unveil plans for a bloc-wide digital wallet on Wednesday, following requests from member states to find a safe way for citizens to access public and private services online.
Talks with the EU appear to have broken down
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing is weighing plans to pump tens of billions of dollars more into cutting-edge chip factories in the US state of Arizona than it had previously disclosed but appears to have dropped plans for an advanced European plant.
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.