Italy opens antitrust action against Google
Made an offer that people could not refuse
Italy’s competition watchdog has announced that it has opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector.
Italians give thumbs up to Huawei
Company will not face 5G discrimination
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday he had assured China’s Huawei Technologies that it would not face discrimination in the rollout of Italy’s 5G telecoms network.
Italian right-wingers call for Huawei ban
No evidence but we believe what Trump says
Right-wing populist lawmakers from Italy’s ruling coalition are pushing the government to ban China’s Huawei from supplying equipment for the country’s rollout of 5G mobile communications.
Italy presses ahead with 5G auction
Even though TV Tsars don't agree
Italy will go ahead with a planned auction of frequencies for fifth-generation (5G) mobile service and issues raised by some sector players can be resolved, a commissioner at the national communications authority AGCOM said on Thursday.
Xiaomi to open retail store in Vienna
Coming to Italy and France in May
Xiaomi is definitely entering a few more European markets. Xiaomi confirmed that it will start officially offering its devices in Italy and France and it is about to open up a retail store in Vienna too.
Italy mulls iPhone ban
Persecuting the Apple cult in the traditional Roman way
The country which gave the world pizza, pasta and European civilisation is mulling over saving the nation from the fruity cargo cult by banning the iPhone.
Italy close to tax deal with Google
Taxman makes an offer Google can't refuse
Italy and Alphabet's Google are close to reaching a deal to settle a tax dispute which will not mean the company has to sleep with the fishes.
Italian boffins create learning computer
Teach it to make proper pizza
Italian boffins are working on a new robot which will develop and learn like a new-born child.
Italian watchdog sniffs at WhatsApp
Antitrust deals with Facebook
Italy’s antitrust watchdog is snuffling around the rump of the social notworking site WhatsApp.
Open source saves the Italian military millions
Can get back to conquering Gaul
The Italian Defence Ministry surprised the world last year by announcing that they were dumping Microsoft office in favour of an open-source alternative like LibreOffice.