European Council and Parliament reach agreement on Data Act
Tuesday night, representatives of the European Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement on the EU Data Act. This is a new regulation setting "harmonised rules on fair access to and use of data". The long-awaited legislation sets rules for the safeguarding and sharing of d... Read more
EU lawmakers pass new data sharing rules to encourage innovation
The new regulation aims to foster a secure environment for the reuse of public-sector data.
This week negotiators from the Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement on a new law to promote the availability of data. The new regulation aims to "build a trustworthy environ... Read more
Databricks releases data sharing, catalog, and automated pipelines
Databricks’ annual conference changed names from “Spark Summit” to “Spark + AI Summit” and finally to “Data + AI Summit”, mirroring the company’s transition from the ‘Spark company’ to the ‘AI on Spark company’ and finally to what’s essentially a ‘Delta Lakehouse’ comp... Read more
EU plans antitrust measures to force big tech companies to play fair
The EU is gearing to force big tech companies to share customer data with significantly smaller competitors. The Financial Times reported the story on Wednesday and cited an early draft of the ‘Digital Services Act’ regulations.
Amazon and Google shall not use data collected on the platform ... Read more
Microsoft wants to simplify data division between companies with agreements
Microsoft has proposed several agreements that companies can use to share data across different computing systems and services. There are three draft proposals for similarities for different scenarios.
Companies have always been able to share data, but according to Microsoft, this is often chaotic. ... Read more