IBM: Cloud use makes Europe biggest target of hackers in 2023
Recent research by IBM Security X-Force finds that Europe faced the most cyber attacks in 2023. High cloud adoption that increases the attack surface is the main reason.
The annual IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2024 shows that Europe suffered the most cyber attacks of any world region in... Read more
Do you need to comply with the European DSA or DMA, and how to prepare?
The EU is trying to make the online environment safer with a package of new measures. This concerns the DMA and the DSA. The rules are completely different, we explain the details.
The Digital Services Act package already passed the European Parliament in 2022. This package, in turn, came from a... Read more
Google makes €25 million available for AI training in Europe
By introducing the AI Opportunity Initiative, Google wants to help reduce the shortage of AI knowledge and specialists in Europe.
The new initiative makes €25 million available to train Europeans on AI skills. Particularly vulnerable and unsupported communities should benefit from the money. O... Read more
EU proposal gives medical data to product developers
Several organizations want the EU to reshape the European Health Data Space (EDHS) proposal to give citizens the choice not to share their medical data. In initial proposals of the EHDS, citizens are powerless and their data gets shared for commercial development by definition.
The European Heal... Read more
OVHcloud expands in Belgium and Spain with local cloud zone
OVHcloud will open a local cloud environment in Belgium and Spain. Expansion to other European regions will follow. According to the French cloud computing specialist, this offers an advantage in flexibly scaling computing capacity and reduces latency.
OVHcloud is starting to offer Local Zones.... Read more
Bard with Gemini Pro now also available in Europe
The upgraded version of Bard is now available in Europe. This version of Google's AI chat robot is based on the latest Gemini Pro model.
In a post, the tech giant announced that Bard, based on Gemini Pro, is now available in 230 countries and territories. In addition, the AI chatbot now supports... Read more
European member states approve AI Act
The AI Act has received the approval of the various European Union member states. For the AI Act it was in particular important to get the approval of Germany, France and Italy. The Act is now in the final line to final finalization and implementation.
France, Germany and Italy previously threw... Read more
Cost and legislation of AI biggest stumbling blocks for SMEs
The use of AI solutions and applications by European companies could add an additional €600 billion to the European economy by 2030. Market researchers Strand Partners state this in a survey. One-third of European companies already have the technology in place, but that barely includes SMEs.
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Apple App Store and browser policy changes offend competitors
For the upcoming European Digital Markets Act (DMA), Apple has to change the policies for its App Store and Safari browser. The proposed changes have been criticized by competitors Microsoft, Mozilla, Epic Games, and Spotify. The list of critics is likely to expand in the coming days. In general, i... Read more
ASML might soon expand to other European countries
ASML warns it will give meaning to its "transition year" in yet another way if the Dutch government does not change its take on immigration policy. It is very clear in its wishes because the chip machine manufacturer needs foreign talent to keep developing itself. That focus on innovation has becom... Read more