European Commission stories
Datacenter.com recognised for EU energy efficiency
Datacenter.com has been recognized by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre for its energy-efficient data center facility in Amsterdam.
European Commission urges recall of children's smartwatch
EU urges recall of 'unsafe' Enox Safe-KID-One watch posing serious risks to children.
EU to roll out digital lie detectors at border security checkpoints
Travellers through Hungary, Greece and Latvia may soon encounter a lie detector when they try to cross the border.
GDPR a 'phenomenally powerful' opportunity if done right
There’s no doubt you’ve been drowning in GDPR recently but we were able to break away from the hype and speak with THE expert on the matter.
Flexenclosure cashes in on €10m loan for data centre innovation
The loan was granted by the European Investment Bank and backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments to create opportunities in the region.
Europol: Legislation overhaul needed as cybercrime is ‘unprecedented’
A new report from Europol has revealed cybercrime is running rampant with ransomware reigning supreme - and a crackdown on criminals is essential.
EU to invest more into cybersecurity – expert says it’s not enough
Rob Norris says further investment in cyber security technology is an unsurprising but welcome move by the European Commission - but more is needed.
Google VS Europe case misguided and politically motivated
IMD professor claims the EU's antitrust case against Google is more political posturing than fair regulation, criticising moves to dismantle the tech giant.
UPDATE: Global push to act on tax avoidance has broad support, English says
There is broad global support for moves to curb international tax avoidance, New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English said on the sidelines of the.
UPDATE: New Zealand, South Korea conclude free-trade agreement
NZ and South Korea seal a free-trade deal, slashing $230m in export tariffs, aiming to boost two-way trade currently valued at $4bn.
Google NZ workers keep pace as online ad sales grow
Search giant stacked on workers last year to keep pace with an online advertising market that's growing at the expense of newspapers and television.
Microsoft got fined, but it doesn’t care
The European Commission has stung Microsoft with a US$731m fine for violating terms of its settlement of an ant-trust case - but will it care?.
Veil lifted on ACTA talks
The public is to get an official peek at the controversial,<br />and largely secret, ACTA negotiations later this week.
ACTA secrecy slammed by EU parliament
The European Union parliament has passed a resolution requiring the European Commission to publish information relating to ACTA talks, which have, until now, been conducted in utmost secrecy.
US to have less control over the Internet
The US government is expected relinquish much of its control over the Internet in the coming days when it signs a new agreement with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Europe risks a backflip
Users must safeguard competition in network industries as Europe faces threats of monopolies and anti-competitive states.