As Google combats Europe' take on privacy, it wants the Europeans to enjoy the benefits of US privacy laws.
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The tech giant is holding a series of meetings across Europe to debate the 'right to be forgotten,' privacy, and freedom of information. First stop: Madrid.
As one probe closes, another probe opens?
'It's the size of the fight in the dog': Privacy scandals opening up cloud market to Europe's startups
A two-year-old startup from Finland is going after the likes of Amazon and Google, claiming the NSA's snooping has helped upstarts get a foothold in the cloud market.
The European Commission has pledged to produce a timeline for the globalisation of ICANN, the US-headquartered body that manages top level domains on the net.
Under Horizon 2020, the EC is investing $8.5 billion in long-term research and development in eight technology areas where Europe wants to be able to compete in global markets. These include 5G networking, photonics, and robotics.
Against the background of the launch of the Cloud for Europe project, SAP's European chairman sets out his firm's backing for unified EU regulations to protect the cloud.
According to the EC, most of Europe - and almost all of its rural residents - live within reach of 4G coverage.
European politicians ask for details of surveillance programme and assurances about privacy.
Europe is quizzing mobile operators about Apple's distribution methods for its mobile hardware.
When the EC announced it was ditching plans to spend €8bn on broadband funding, it was thought developing economies' roll-outs would suffer. The reality may be very different.
European regulators plan to intensify their quest for precise answers from Google on privacy matters.
Europe is proposing a talk first, legislate later strategy for copyright reform.
Europe is hoping a more unified telecoms sector will spur investments in fast broadband and wireless.
The Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook wants to go to court to force Facebook to do more to protect the data privacy of its users. To finance the legal battle, the group is turning to crowdfunding.
The US and UK account for 67 percent of global spending on software-as-a-service, while privacy and local regulations are holding back adoption elsewhere across Europe
Consumers in Asia, compared with Europe, are less concerned about privacy and will share personal data for free services or better ads.
The final hurdle to cheaper data roaming within the EU has been cleared, meaning that the cost of using data services, making phone calls or sending SMS messages is set to fall from 1 July
The Information Commissioner's Office is working with privacy regulation colleagues in the US and Europe to harmonise approaches to web tracking using cookies.US work on Do Not Track standards needs to dovetail with European privacy regulation efforts on cookies, and take into account the international nature of large businesses with a web presence, Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) group manager Dave Evans told ZDNet UK on Friday.
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