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Opera reports massive browser ballot boost

Opera reports massive browser ballot boost

By 3 March 2010

Statistics released by Opera have shown that downloads of its desktop web browser have tripled since Microsoft rolled out its ballot screen, which allows users to pick a different browser to use, other than Internet Explorer. While the company didn't... >>

EC launches anti-trust investigation into Google

EC launches anti-trust investigation into Google

By 24 February 2010

The European Union has launched an anti-trust investigation into Google, following allegations from three companies that the search giant was hurting their businesses with "penalty filters" applied to specific sites. The companies in question are Foundem... >>

US senator criticises proposed Google/Yahoo "monopoly"

US senator criticises proposed Google/Yahoo "monopoly"

By 29 October 2008

Opposition to the proposed Google and Yahoo ad sharing deal is mounting on both sides of the Atlantic. The deal is already under investigation by authories in both the European Union and the US, and a coalition of independent organisations has also been... >>

Intel asked for more time in EU lawsuit

Intel asked for more time in EU lawsuit

By 20 October 2008

Intel has appealed for more time in a EU lawsuit, which alleges that the chip maker paid a retailer to favour computers made with its technology. The chip manufacturer has asked the European Union's second highest court for more time to respond to allegations... >>

Online shoppers to get more rights

Online shoppers to get more rights

By 10 October 2008

The European Commission has announced plans that could see shoppers afforded more protection when buying online. In particular, the proposals are aimed to protect EU shoppers who opt to buy products from one of the 27 states within the Union but not from... >>

EU probing Google and Yahoo ad deal

EU probing Google and Yahoo ad deal

By 16 September 2008

Google and Yahoo are now co-operating with European Authorities over a probe into the proposed ad revenue sharing deal between the two web giants. The deal is already under investigation in the States, where a coalition of companies and organisations... >>

Tech talks break down between US and Europe

Tech talks break down between US and Europe

By 19 August 2008

Things have gotten so nasty between the States and EU over tariffs on tech goods that the US has asked the World Trade Organization to mediate. The US has asked the WTO to set up a "dispute panel" to help the two sides negotiate after talks failed to... >>

US in tech row with EU

US in tech row with EU

By 29 May 2008

A heated row has kicked off between the USA and European authorities over import tariffs. The US has lodged a complaint with the World Trade Organisation over import charges on computer screens and other technology products coming into Europe. Tech companies,... >>

Launch for European satnav project

Launch for European satnav project

By 28 April 2008

It won't be at full capacity until 2013 but the bid to set up a European satnav system took a giant step forward today. A "demonstrator" satellite for Europe's Galileo sat nav system has been launched from Kazakhstan. The Giove-B satellite has been sent... >>

Over half of EU citizens go online regularly

Over half of EU citizens go online regularly

By 24 April 2008

The European Commission's latest figures for broadband usage on our continent make for encouraging reading at a first glance. Europe is now the world’s most wired region with European broadband users at the 100 million mark, which is about 20% higher... >>


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