GSMA: European mobile data traffic growth puts pressure on investments
According to the global telecom industry association GSMA, European mobile data traffic will triple over the next four years. This growth will put additional pressure on the investments of European telecom operators. The brache organization ia therefore wondering whether European legislators will c... Read more
European tech startups hire 40 percent fewer staff
European startups in the tech industry are hiring about 40 percent fewer staff than last year, in turn bringing down salary increases. Staff retention is thus becoming more important, writes Tech Europe based on a report by HR tech specialist Ravio.
According to the report, hiring large amounts ... Read more
Experts denounce EU client-side scanning proposal: ‘Too many risks’
A group of European experts has plenty to criticize when it comes to the European Union's client-side scanning proposal. This is according to a report from a recent seminar on the subject by the umbrella European privacy regulator EDPS.
The EU wants to eventually implement client-side scanning o... Read more
Export restrictions ASML criticized by European Committee on International Trade
The chairman of the European Parliament's International Trade Committee says there must be a reaction to the export restrictions imposed by America on ASML. He argues that the restrictions violate international law. That is why the president wants to see Europe sit down with America.
Since the ... Read more
40 countries will no longer pay for ransomware attack
Companies should no longer pay ransomware gangs to secure their sensitive data. This is the opinion of 40 countries that have united in the recently established International Counter Ransomware Initiative, Reuters writes.
The International Counter Ransomware Initiative, set up by the U.S., wants... Read more
EU AI Act no longer seems feasible this year
Final adoption of the EU AI Act is probably no longer feasible this year. Much disagreement is said to remain between the various EU legislative bodies on how AI models should be regulated.
The various EU legislative bodies, in particular European Parliament and EU member states, have yet to agr... Read more
EU calls Meta and TikTok to account in the fight against fake news
The European Commission is calling Meta, TikTok and YouTube to account over their measures against fake news about the conflict between Israel and Hamas. This is to check the social media platforms' compliance with the Digital Services Act.
Responsible Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton... Read more
Will Elon Musk actually withdraw X from the EU?
X owner Elon Musk is considering making the social media platform unavailable within the European Union. The suggestion comes shortly after EU chief Thierry Breton told Musk to get rid of misinformation regarding the conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Breton posted a message on X on Oct. 10 with... Read more
The EU wants to supply the world with undersea internet cables
The European Union has global plans for undersea Internet cables. In 2024, it will present a new strategy to drive the continent's telecom sector and Internet infrastructure. However, mutual competition and a lack of budget may throw a spanner in the works.
For several years, EU member states ha... Read more
EU worries about Nvidia’s AI dominance
While Nvidia is raking in billions from sales of AI hardware, its competitors can't get anywhere near those figures. Yet authorities are unsure whether they should take action against this dominant market position. Last week, the GPU maker's French offices were raided, while the EU is also launchin... Read more