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Articles About european union
April 17, 2015
Why Google Is Being Charged By The European Union
The European Union has formally charged Google with abusing its dominance in Web searches and leveraging the Android operating system to favor its own products.
January 11, 2015
Will New EU Regulations Hurt Apple’s App Developers?
A problematic loophole in Apple's App Store refund policies for EU countries could negatively impact developers.
December 25, 2014
10 Most Controversial Nobel Peace Prize Winners
While the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarding people since the late 1800s, not everyone always agrees on who is and isn't worthy of the $1.2 million prize.
December 15, 2014
4 Countries Where Google Refused to Back Down
Here are four occasions when Google has refused to comply with a country’s legal demands.
September 28, 2014
EU Regulators May Soon Shine More Light on Apple’s Irish Tax Deals
The long running controversy over the legality of Apple’s tax practices in Ireland may soon be settled.
August 02, 2014
Obama: Not to Worry, America, No Cold War Is Brewing
Should unfolding events be characterized as a renewal of the Cold War?
July 29, 2014
How Google, Yahoo, and Bing Meeting With EU Regulators Will Affect ‘Right to be Forgotten’
Google put up a request form for removal requests after it lost in the European Union Court of Justice case. As the ruling that Google must accept requests from users that some search results be removed only applies in European Union countries, Google set up the form only for European Union residents.
July 23, 2014
Apple Can’t Lose: European Court Approves Retail Store Trademark
A European court recently ruled that Apple can trademark the physical layout of its retail locations. Is that as crazy as it sounds?
July 21, 2014
Here’s the Reason Indexeus Wanted $1 Each from Hackers
Indexeus temporarily tilted the odds in its favor -- the search engine targeted hackers by listing their passwords and other information in its search results.
July 18, 2014
EU Commission On In-App Purchase Remedies: Bad Apple, Good Google
Apple is facing renewed criticism from the European Commission over its slow response to consumer-protection concerns that the group raised.
July 18, 2014
Here’s How Russian Sanctions Could Impact Your Portfolio
Russia is a major producer of some of the world’s most important commodities, and sanctions against the country could lead to export restrictions.
July 07, 2014
BBC Editor Blogs About Google ‘Forgetting’ His Blog Post
A BBC editor is providing a look into what it’s like to be on the opposite side of one of Google’s European Union removal requests.
June 26, 2014
What New Service Is Helping EU Residents Request Google Forget Them?
Forget.me is giving EU residents the ability to find offending links and offering advice on how to word claims so that Google is more likely to remove them.
June 26, 2014
EU Promises Apple and Beats Decision By July 30
Apple’s deal to buy Beats Electronics is expected to go forward without a hitch -- except that the company needs regulatory approval to proceed with it.
June 19, 2014
Google Faces New Antitrust Complaints in Europe From Aptoide
Third-party app marketplace Aptoide claims the tech giant is creating obstacles that make it tough for third-party app marketplaces to be installed on Android devices.
June 13, 2014
Bing Slow to Forget in EU
Bing is still working on a way to comply with “the right to be forgotten,” something that many of its competitors have to deal with as well.
June 12, 2014
European Commission Investigates Apple’s Irish Tax Deals
The European Commission is looking into decisions made by the Irish tax authorities that may have unfairly benefited Apple.
June 05, 2014
Apple May Soon Introduce Lightning Cable Headphones
A newly introduced specification for Apple's accessory makers indicates that the Cupertino-based company is providing support for Lightning cable headphones.
May 30, 2014
How Has Google Cleaned Up Since the EU Court’s Privacy Ruling?
The tech giant has put up for a form so that those European users who want to be forgotten on Google can be.
May 30, 2014
3 Reasons Facebook Is Asking the EU to Review Its WhatsApp Acquisition
Facebook has approached EU regulators about antitrust issues with its WhatsApp acquisition. Here are three factors that guided the decision.
May 28, 2014
Are Tech Companies Ignoring the Global Impact of Net Neutrality?
The companies pushing for broadband Internet to be reclassified as a utility are ignoring the global implications such a move would have on their businesses.
May 14, 2014
Privacy 1, Google 0: European Union Court Tells Google to Forget Search Results
The European Union Court of Justice says people have the right to contact Google and have search results removed at their request.
May 05, 2014
Obama Says His Foreign Policy Isn’t Sexy, But It’s Working
The escalation of the Ukrainian conflict offers an opportunity to assess the administration’s competence and how it perceives the U.S.'s international role.
May 03, 2014
Why Hasn’t The U.S. Gone After Gazprom?
The new U.S. sanctions list does not include Alexei Miller, CEO of the Russian natural gas state monopoly, Gazprom.
May 01, 2014
Motorola Dodges EU Patent Fine, But There Are Some Strings Attached
The European Commission has ruled that Motorola must issue FRAND patents to Apple under fair terms, but didn't fine the company.
April 25, 2014
Here’s Why Obama’s Improving Job Approval Rating Can’t Help His Party
Obama's approval rating now stands slightly higher than the 41.2 percent rating recorded in the prior quarter, but it is among his lowest quarterly averages.
April 10, 2014
Microsoft Gets European Approval for Cloud Computing
Today, Microsoft is getting the thumbs up from the data protection authorities of all 28 European Union member states for its cloud computing services.
April 10, 2014
John McCain to Kerry: ‘You’re About to Hit the Trifecta’ of Failure
The budget meeting conducted by the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee provided the opportunity for critics to voice concerns.
April 03, 2014
JPMorgan Withholds Russian Embassy Funds: Are Sanctions Paying Off?
JPMorgan Chase blocked a remittance sent from the Russian embassy in Astana, Kazakhstan, to Sogaz Insurance Group.
April 02, 2014
Banks in Trouble: Investor Lawsuits Filed as Rate-Fixing Probe Widens
A dozen large investors have joined forces to sue the 12 banks accused of conspiring to rig foreign-exchange prices.