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Online shoppers to get more rights

Online shoppers to get more rights

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Nokia faces EU probe over Navteq bid

Nokia faces EU probe over Navteq bid

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Nokia announced its intention to lay down 5.7 billion euros to buy the GPS software company, Navteq, way back in October, but now EU authorities may block the deal. The acquisition would be the largest ever for Nokia but the European Commission has raised... >>