Problems with saving Microsoft Word and Google Docs files in text document format OpenDocument Text are locking out the visually-impaired, argue its proponents.
Despite its previously tough stance against encryption backdoors, the Netherlands has now given the green light for its secret services and police to exploit zero-day software vulnerabilities.
The mood in governments around the world has swung behind open source and open standards, but the shift is not being driven by cost cutting alone.
Recent announcements in Belgium suggest that the predicted impact of FinTech on banking jobs is already well under way.
In a drive to stimulate AI research, Facebook's donation of GPU-accelerated servers to institutes across Europe is also its way of targeting deep-learning talent.
An earlier win in the Belgian courts suggested Facebook has the upper hand on cookies, but a German ruling shows Europe is sticking to its firm line on privacy.
With the Netherlands, and Amsterdam in particular, already a rising force in the European datacenter market, it seems the UK's vote to leave the EU can only aid its ambitions.
Japanese corporation Mitsubishi Materials' new recycling hub in the Netherlands is gearing up to receive e-waste from all over Europe.
A 19-year-old hacker has flown to Las Vegas, barely dipping into his huge reserve of airline miles earned by finding security flaws in United Airline's website.
The tiny European state of Luxembourg has bold ambitions when it comes to its place in future asteroid-mining operations.
Its rival, Hyperloop One, may have stolen a march in testing, but Hyperloop Transportation Technologies' preparations for high-speed travel include advanced consumer software.
Wide-scale use of quantum computers may be over a decade away but that hasn't stopped some companies from testing quantum encryption now.
While all the focus has been on autonomous vehicles, one Belgian startup has been busily developing self-flying features for drones.
As Brussels dissects Google's commercial activities, the advertising-to-search giant is trying to show itself in a different light.
With the US making the lion's share of investments in food, agriculture, and bioscience, one European fund aims to ensure others get a slice of the tech funding pie.