European Union

Google Receives EU Approval for $ 2.1 Billion Acquisition of

Google Receives EU Approval for $ 2.1 Billion Acquisition of Fitbit

The European Union on Thursday approved Google's purchase of smartwatch maker Fitbit valued at $ 2.1 billion (around 15,400 million rupees) after the tech titan agreed to conditions including the non-...

Facebook hijacks Apple and supports the drafting of EU rules

Facebook hijacks Apple and supports the drafting of EU rules

Facebook said Tuesday it hoped that new European Union draft regulations aimed at curbing the powers of large U.S. corporations could put limits on Apple Inc, the latest volley in an ongoing feud.The ...

Twitter fined Ireland for a bug that made some private

Twitter fined Ireland for a bug that made some private tweets public

The Irish Data Protection Agency has fined Twitter EUR 4.50,000 (approximately Rs.4 billion) for a mistake that exposed some private tweets. This was the first sanction against a US company under a n...

Big Tech faces a 6 percent fine if they violate

Big Tech faces a 6 percent fine if they violate new EU content rules

Big tech companies like Google and Facebook are fined up to six percent of sales for stopping to combat illegal content and learn more about advertising on their platforms in accordance with draft EU ...

Apple’s tracking tool is the latest target from privacy activist

Apple’s tracking tool is the latest target from privacy activist Max Schrems

A group led by data protection activist Max Schrems filed complaints with German and Spanish data protection authorities on Monday about Apple's online tracking tool, alleging that iPhones can store u...

Google CEO Apologizes for Leaked Internal EU Regulations Document

Google CEO Apologizes for Leaked Internal EU Regulations Document

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet, has apologized to Europe’s industry leader Thierry Breton for a leaked internal document suggesting tactics to counter the tough new EU rules for internet companies a...