Tag: European Union

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Threads, Meta’s competitor to X, now also available in Europe

Threads, Meta’s competitor to X, now also available in Europe

Meta Platforms has also made its social media platform Threads available in Europe since Thursday. Whether the platform will become an X-killer in this region, remains to be seen. Threads was previously launched by Meta in the U.S. as a potential competitor to Elon Musk's X and founded by Meta t... Read more

date2 months ago
AI Act: OpenAI and Google may not violate copyrights

AI Act: OpenAI and Google may not violate copyrights

The contents of the AI Act were officially agreed upon last week. The agreement should clarify more concretely what types of AI are allowed within the EU and in which way. There will be obligations, which are not yet detailed, although it is clear that AI developers such as Google and OpenAI may no... Read more

date3 months ago
AI Act: transparency requirements for ChatGPT remain general

AI Act: transparency requirements for ChatGPT remain general

Negotiations on the European AI Act would have produced an agreement on the required level of transparency that AI developers must provide in their models. Regarding the use of facial recognition and access to source code, discussions should come to an end today in an additional meeting. On Wed... Read more

date3 months ago
New EU cloud project aims to avoid repeat of earlier fiasco

New EU cloud project aims to avoid repeat of earlier fiasco

Seven EU member states are finally allowed to put €1.2 billion into a common cloud project. The goal is to curb dependence on large U.S. hyperscalers. It took a while, but there it is: the plans of seven member states to make Europe's cloud infrastructure more autonomous have finally been appr... Read more

date3 months ago
TikTok tries to charm Europe with 12 billion for local datacenters

TikTok tries to charm Europe with 12 billion for local datacenters

TikTok is promising to invest 12 billion euros in Europe over the next ten years. Datacenters in Ireland and Norway are set to house all the data of the company's Europe's 150 million users, while NCC Group has been brought in as an external authority to ensure the data's security. TikTok will i... Read more

date3 months ago
Meta to bring ailing Threads to Europe in December

Meta to bring ailing Threads to Europe in December

Meta plans to launch Threads in Europe in December. The service, mostly seen as the alternative to X (formerly Twitter), could use a new boost. In the middle of this year, Threads launched as Meta's intended competitor to X, which has had a tumultuous existence since its acquisition by Elon Musk... Read more

date3 months ago
European tech startups hire 40 percent fewer staff

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

date3 months ago
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