The European Commission has tax avoiders in its sights – and that means tech companies could be footing a bigger bill on the continent.
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Switzerland's main telco will not be able to takeover its counterpart in Lichtenstein, the country's parliament has ruled.
Europe's competition chief has said the European Commission is preparing to charge Microsoft over its failure to offer some Windows 7 users a choice of browser, and may begin formal antitrust proceedings against Google too.
The European Commission, along with business and academia, are working on a partnership charged with boosting the continent's presence on the worldwide robotics stage.
European IT services and software companies are planning to increase their spending on R&D by almost double the EU average over the next three years.
Let the market, not politicians, choose platforms, says EU watchdog. "Build the services, and they will come."
He says effective antiterror measures can't exist without data protection controls.
Recent European Commission report notes increased competition and rate drops, but also cites need for more regulation.
Despite privacy and industry concerns, data will be kept on every e-mail sent and phone call made for as long as two years.
The United States is set to shelve a demand that European visitors to the country carry biometric passports, according to a report.