EU consumers spend more than $2.8 billion annually on standalone chargers.
The Berners-Lee addition comes after the company received flak for its handling of one of its users' IP addresses.
After ProtoMail gave a climate activist's IP address to French authorities under court order, the individual was identified and arrested shortly after.
SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom have entered into an equity share agreement centred around the former company giving more of its T-Mobile shares to the latter company.
Italy has faced a barrage of cyberattacks in recent weeks, and has struggled to cope with the fallout. But a new security agency and a fresh influx of funding could help turn the tide.
Data sharing to the US violates EU's GDPR, says Hamburg's data protection and freedom of information commissioner.
Much like conventional militaries, countries also need to perform occasional drills of their cybersecurity defenses. Instead of soldiers and tanks, these involve virtual machines – and months of pestering executives for their login credentials.
The Federal Trade Commission has unanimously agreed to adopt a policy statement that will target illegal repair restrictions.
The European Commissions wants an end to anonymous cryptocurrency transfers within the EU.
Alongside the €500 million fine, Google could face additional €900,000 fines per day if it continues to not provide remuneration offers to various publishers in good faith.
The European Commission is concerned Google has distorted competition by restricting the ability of third parties to access user data for advertising purposes on websites and apps, while reserving such data for its own use.
The EU has just green-lighted the free flow of personal data with the UK. But if the country now changes its data laws, it could bring an end to the agreement.
The social media platform commissioned a report looking at the implications of the ruling if it led to a suspension of personal data flows outside of the EU.
The AFP, alongside law enforcement agencies across the globe, used decrypted messages to catch cybercriminals as part of a global sting operation.
G7 finance ministers are taking aim at some of the world's "most profitable multinational enterprises" by agreeing to set a global minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15%.
European law enforcement has smashed everything from Dark Web marketplaces to ATM skimmer rings.
Video games gave Eastern Europeans an escape from the harsh realities of everyday life, yet few had the opportunity to play them.
Fitted inside telephone cases, or even toy organs, these Speccy replicas were less expensive but arguably more creative than the original Sinclair ZX Spectrum.
The Nordic countries' low outside temperatures, cheap power, and stable economies are proving hard for tech giants to resist when it comes to siting new datacenters.
With high salaries, low living costs, and warp-speed internet, Bucharest is an appealing destination for techies.
Norway's newest white-space data center has opened in a former mine. Lefdal Mine Datacenter could become the world's largest once of three of its five levels are filled.
Coke 2, Bic's 'she-pen', and Nokia's 'taco phone' N-gage probably shouldn't have been released, but they shouldn't be forgotten either.
FC Barcelona is focusing on data analysis to give it an edge on the soccer field and at the bank.
If you want to take a walk round the shop of the future, a good place to start is a supermarket located in the Bicocca district of Milan, Italy. There, thanks to a blend of gaming technologies, IoT and cloud computing, you can seamlessly interact with the products that interest you and make better buying choices.
Inside an 11-storey datacenter in the heart of London's Docklands.
Sure, you can take down a drone wirelessly or even with a trained falcon. But wouldn't you rather use a massive Nerf gun that can shoot down the target by trapping it in a net?
Researchers have collected five years of imagery from a pair of satellites to create a 3D map of Earth that captures its mountains and valleys with unprecedented precision.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has shared a series of pictures from the social network's datacenter site up near the Arctic Circle in Sweden.
This new exhibition at London's Science Museum looks to help people explore the "invisible revolution of big data" and inspire the data scientists of the future.
These images show what a smartphone can achieve as a microscope, using the 1.5mm-thick Blips lenses from Italian startup Smart Micro Optics.
General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance.
Organizations running Windows 10 Enterprise have a new option for processing diagnostic data (aka telemetry). The preview program allows organizations to take over the data controller role and relegate Microsoft to a data processor.
The EU competition watchdog is looking at whether top IoT providers are building unfair monopolies.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains how automation is putting huge numbers of jobs at risk. With new skills, however, humans won't struggle to find jobs. Read more: https://zd.net/2VlPbfk
StopCovid will not use the API put forward by Apple and Google.
ENISA has issued advice on ensuring hospital computer networks are protected against cyberattacks.
Scott Fulton tells Karen Roby that maybe America isn’t ready yet to defy the world with its own, USA-branded fifth-generation wireless tech. But it’s preparing to battle anyone – France, the UK, Germany, and maybe even India – who doesn’t invest in Ericsson or Nokia equipment instead, including with trade sanctions. Is all this really worth a global cold war? Read more: https://zd.net/37WE2oB
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains the EU Commission has big plans for AI -- and they may be better ones than the bloc's competitors. Read more: https://zd.net/32aYHUQ
Greater Manchester is the latest city to put big data to good use, managing crowds in its transportation network.
The researchers behind the study have also filed a complaint asking for Norwegian regulators to start an investigation against the dating service.
Researcher warns organizations to patch Pulse Secure VPN flaws now or risk 'big game' REvil ransomware attacks.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that while investments in European tech have boomed, women's share of the overall capital has decreased – reflecting a firmly-entrenched gender imbalance in the tech ecosystem. Read more: https://zd.net/2ZXJYeQ