Tag: European Union

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40 countries will no longer pay for ransomware attack

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

date4 months ago
EU AI Act no longer seems feasible this year

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

date4 months ago
EU calls Meta and TikTok to account in the fight against fake news

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

date4 months ago
Will Elon Musk actually withdraw X from the EU?

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

date4 months ago
The EU wants to supply the world with undersea internet cables

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

date5 months ago
EU worries about Nvidia’s AI dominance

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

date5 months ago
The EU’s digital development still has a long way to go

The EU’s digital development still has a long way to go

The EU's digital development, as set out in the 2021 Digital Decade Policy Program (DDPP), still needs a boost on several fronts. This is evident from the recently published progress report State of the Digital Decade. The interim report shows the progress of the goals set out in the EU's DDPP 1... Read more

date5 months ago
European Chips Act is now in force: what does it mean?

European Chips Act is now in force: what does it mean?

In April, the European Chips Act was finally approved. An investment of 43 billion euros should make the continent more competitive in its chip production. As of Sept. 21, the legislation is officially in force. What does it entail? The Chips Act should double the EU's market share regarding chi... Read more

date5 months ago
OpenAI opens Dublin office to better maintain relations with EU

OpenAI opens Dublin office to better maintain relations with EU

OpenAI is opening an office focused on the European Union and located within that territory. The reason for this office is a greater ability to negotiate for upcoming European laws and regulations. By opening an office in Dublin, Ireland, OpenAI wants to be closer to the source of upcoming Europ... Read more

date5 months ago
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