Repair bill tackles software that shortens the life of devices
The European Parliament is making some adjustments to the earlier proposed repair law. The addition should make electronic devices last longer and give consumers more options to repair broken devices themselves.
The European Parliament wants to add a list of things manufacturers are not allowed... Read more
EU suggests laws to curb security risks of internet-connected devices
Under proposed European Union guidelines unveiled on Thursday, all internet-connected devices -- ranging from computers to refrigerators to mobile applications -- would have to be reviewed for cybersecurity hazards.
Companies might face fines of up to €15 million or 2.5 percent of their total... Read more
EU and US work together to limit market power of big tech
The United States and European Union plan to take a more unified approach to limit the market power wielded by big tech companies. The news comes from a draft memo. The move will likely be among announcements made on supply chain, trade, climate, and tech at a US-EU Trade and Technology Council mee... Read more