In response to a recent change in the data protection regulations in Europe, Microsoft announced plans today to open a data center in Germany that will be controlled by a German company.
In a development that should be good news to business travelers in Europe, the European Parliament voted Tuesday to end mobile roaming charges across member countries by June 2017.
Microsoft's top legal thinker and recently named president Brad Smith took to his blog Tuesday to discuss the implications of the EU striking from the books last week a longstanding international agreement on data due in part to the U.S. government's willingness to snoop on EU citizen information.
If you do business with customers in Europe, you might soon need to figure out new mechanisms for handling their data.
Some 70,000 takedown requests are being handled by hand, according to Google's legal chief, who's now faced with the task of owning up to all the data Google owns.
Google is being hit by a European Union complaint from Portuguese app store firm Aptoide alleging abusive practices by the search giant.
A proposed European Union law ending mobile roaming charges in Europe could help business travelers but hurt mobile operators.
French and Spanish regulators have slapped Google with more than €1 million in fines for violating the European Union's data protection law.
In response to growing acceptance of cloud computing among European firms, Amazon is building a new development center for cloud technologies in Germany and hiring 70 engineers to work at the center, according to a report by the New York Times.
EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht is lobbying the EU ministers to launch a probe into Chinese telecom gear makers Huawei and ZTE over state subsidies that the commissioner considers unfair trade practices, according to a report by Reuters.