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Apple tries to baffle EU regulators with dodgy stats
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Why relying facts be your anti-trust defence when you have spin.

Fruity cargo cult Apple has presented a bunch of dodgy statistics to the EU to show that Spotify does not hand over a third of its income to the outfit.

Huawei happy to work under EU supervision
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Monday, 11 February 2019 10:36

Huawei happy to work under EU supervision


No-one has a real excuse

Huawei has said it is willing for its equipment and activities to be supervised by the European Union (EU) as it continues to fend off the threat of restrictions on the use of its kit in 5G networks.

Google can limit Europe's right to be forgotten law
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Top EU court advisor says

US Google has had a stroke of luck over its moves to limit Europe's right to be forgotten law.

France and Germany working out how to tax big tech
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France suggests a sunset clause

The European Union is working out a way to tax big tech and thinks that an agreement could still be found by the end of the year.

iPhone users left out of Europe scheme
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Thursday, 21 June 2018 15:25

iPhone users left out of Europe scheme


Use Android, UK government says

A scheme to allow European Union citizens who want to stay in the UK after the country leaves next year will exclude people who use iPhones from registering.

Google claims it’s as pure as snow
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Thursday, 03 November 2016 19:36

Google claims it’s as pure as snow

Antitrust? On your bike, EU!

Search giant Google said today it denied charges brought by the European Union that it has committed a really mortal sin called behaving in an antitrust manner.

EU boss promises 5G by 2020
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:29

EU boss promises 5G by 2020


Uninterrupted 5G coverage by 2025

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker made some bold statement about the future of 5G in his State of the Union 2016 speech. 

Authorities raid Amazon Japan
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Monday, 08 August 2016 15:32

Authorities raid Amazon Japan

Drone free

The Japanese Fair Trade Commission (FTC) paid a visit to Amazon’s Japanese office investigating whether the company was pressuring its suppliers over prices.

Taiwanese flag
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Tuesday, 05 July 2016 16:23

Brexit threatens Taiwan business


Subsidiaries mostly into IT

A report from Price Waterhouse Coopers Taiwan has warned firms with subsidiaries in Britain could well face being stung for extra tax after the European country completes its divorce from the European Union.

Google tells EU an anti-trust fine would be “inappropriate.”
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Buy us a nice sticky bun instead

Google has told EU antitrust regulators' that it is jolly unfair that they are considering a hefty fine against the search outfit and they should consider other penalties.