Ukraine Crisis: Russia, Ukraine, and EU reach ceasefire agreement at Minsk II Summit On the heels of a deadly account Wednesday, Russia, Ukraine, and EU reached a ceasefire agreement built upon last Septembers talks in Minsk. The trilateral leadership promises to respect sovereignty by reestablishing boundaries, examine winter gas prices, and the Russian impact of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement.
Feb 12 2015, 2:19pm CST
Boeing 777x Tax Breaks Anger EU European Union is considering raising the pressure on the United States in the world's largest trade dispute by challenging the tax breaks
May 20 2014, 5:07pm CDT
The New Health IT Arms Race Between The US And EU By: Nicole Fisher and Ben Heubl If you were to ask anyone in the United States what “health access” meant to them, you would get a different answer. In the UK, for most people, it means the ability to access National...
Mar 10 2014, 7:56am CDT
Google: New Concesssions to settle deal in EU antitrust case EU antitrust body lauds Google for offering new concessions in milestone toward settlement BRUSSELS (AP) — Google is offering new and "far-reaching" concessions to the European Union's antitrust watchdog that are likely...
Feb 5 2014, 7:05am CST
EU Police Contemplates 'Remote Stopping' Cars Senior police across the European Union have been secretly considering the feasibility of remotely stopping vehicles, according to a report, with a proposal suggesting the capability is built in as ‘standard’ for all...
Jan 31 2014, 8:05pm CST
The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines In Davos, Switzerland the confabbing tycoons at the World Economic Forum spent their Friday fretting over climate change. The irony of the super-wealthy flying in their private jets to hang out in a luxurious...
Jan 29 2014, 3:05am CST
Europe: Losing its Climate Change Leadership? The European Union’s proposals for a new energy and climate strategy to 2030 have split opinion. The main components of the package are: – An EU-wide binding target to reduce...
Jan 27 2014, 10:30am CST
EU ups pressure on Google in antitrust case EU antitrust authority chief increases pressure on Google to present better proposals
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust watchdog is increasing pressure on Google to swiftly provide better...
Jan 15 2014, 8:31am CST
Google's European Anti-Trust Woes Continue As I’ve mentioned before I’m astonished that Google is being pursued in this manner but pursued they are being. The European Commission has decided that since they are dominant in search in Europe therefore everyone and...
Dec 20 2013, 9:26am CST
EU to Not Accept Google’s Anti-Trust Proposal The EU had accused Google of anti-trust issues. Google had sent a proposal to European Commission that is rejected. EU demands the search engine giant to address these matters fair and square.
Jul 17 2013, 9:36am CDT
NSA Leaks Reveal that US is Spying on EU Europeans are up in arms as certain unpalatable news is leaked from the NSA. These reveal that the US has been bugging its European allies.
Jul 1 2013, 5:15am CDT
E.U. Takes Apple side in Google's Motorola Patent Case European Commission has raised objections for misuse of Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs) by Google’s Motorola Mobility. Its preliminary statement says that EU rules does cover Intellectual Property Rights but also stops misuse of it like Google's Motorola did against Apple's iPhone in Germany
May 6 2013, 11:13am CDT
Europe Gets Amber Alert System Amber Alert is already well established in the United States and has saved so far over 600 kids. Now Europe gets a similar system.
Mar 21 2013, 6:51am CDT
WTO says EU was Wrong to Add Duties to IT Products The WTO has found that the EU was wrong to impose duties on printers, set-top boxes, and computer displays. Under an agreement called the ITA started in 1996, those products were to be free from duties.
The EU claims...
Jul 26 2010, 10:26am CDT
EU Turns Down The Music If you were born at any point since the invention of the Walkman, you probably have some media-player related hearing damage. Music sounds better loud, especially when you're young. There's a tendency to pump up the...
Sep 28 2009, 10:30am CDT
Microsoft Surrenders to the EU. Even a giant can develop a limp. Perhaps spurred by their recent fiscal nosedive the megacorporation that everybody loves to hate has made substantial concessions to the EU. Earlier this year, the European Commission...
Jul 24 2009, 2:45pm CDT
Intel fined by EU with record $1.45 Billion The European Union fined Intel for a record $1.45 billion because of antitrust violations.
This is the biggest fine the EU has handed down on a company for unfair business practices.
Apparently Intel gave computer...
May 13 2009, 4:59am CDT
EU Wants to Charge Mobile Users for Incoming Calls While the EU is fighting to cut down roaming charges for mobile users on one hand it is proposing a new charge on incoming calls on the other. The proposal would have Europeans paying for incoming calls even in their...
Jun 16 2008, 1:41pm CDT
HD VMD Denies Rumor of Confiscated Money in EU I have mentioned before that I think HD VMD is simply doomed from the start. The HD VMD format was a third participant in the format wars, but never really made a showing at all compared to the Blu-ray and HD DVD...
Apr 7 2008, 7:44am CDT
EU Fines Microsoft $1.4 Billion BBC News reports that the EU has fined Microsoft a record setting $1.4 billion USD or 899 million Euros. The fine came after the EU found that Microsoft had not complied with a 2004 ruling that said the software giant...
Feb 27 2008, 9:49am CST
Google and EU Argue Over IP Addresses Google is having a dispute with EU data protection officers who claim that IP addresses are personal data even when processed by service providers. Google disputes this fact saying that only the ISP can link an IP...
Feb 26 2008, 11:59am CST
Microsoft Press Conference on EU Court Antitrust Decision Microsoft will hold a press-conference in less than one hour to discuss the European Court of First Instance's judgment on Microsoft's appeal of the European Commission's March 2004 decision. As reported the EU Court...
Sep 17 2007, 6:44am CDT
European Union signs off on cap for mobile roaming fees The next time you're stuck in a ditch and can't connect to your mobile provider, it will cost a little less to borrow some time from a different network. The EU has capped roaming charges to less than a half a Euro....
May 24 2007, 5:00am CDT
EU focuses on Record Companies in Apple iTunes Complaint As everybody expected the EU complaint against the Apple iTunes store is actually mostly aimed at the record companies.
The WSJ reports that EU spokesman Jonathan Todd said: "This is an arrangement imposed on Apple...
Apr 4 2007, 11:20am CDT
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