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EU plans massive industry subsidy fund to compete with the US

EU plans massive industry subsidy fund to compete with the US

Two senior EU officials told POLITICO that the union is "in emergency mode". They confirmed that the bloc is preparing to offer massive subsidies to prevent European organizations from being overshadowed by US competitors. It seems that the US has dealt their supposed EU allies a 'one-two punch... Read more

date4 days ago
EU doesn’t just want to implement standards, but set them too

EU doesn’t just want to implement standards, but set them too

The European Union is taking a Eurocentric approach to standardizing technology. On Wednesday, the European Commission presented a plan to strengthen its influence in creating global tech standards. The sentiment is that the bloc is falling behind in global standardization organizations. The org... Read more

date10 months ago
Intel wants 8 billion euros from EU to build a European chip plant

Intel wants 8 billion euros from EU to build a European chip plant

Intel CEO, Pat Gelsinger, came to Europe last week to talk to European officials about building a European chip factory. Gelsingers wants to EU to pitch in for 8 billion euros in subsidies because of the higher costs compared to building a plant in Asia. Intel wants 8 billion euros ($9.7 billion... Read more

date2 years ago
Taiwan not a fan of chip production on EU soil

Taiwan not a fan of chip production on EU soil

For the time being, there seem to be no plans for TSMC to carry out semiconductor production within the EU. Taiwan wants to keep this on its own soil as much as possible. Wang Mei-hua, the Taiwanese Minister of Finance, has made it clear that she has little interest in the idea of Taiwanese semi... Read more

date2 years ago
Concerns about excluding countries outside EU from quantum research

Concerns about excluding countries outside EU from quantum research

Various EU countries have expressed their concerns about the proposal to exclude all countries outside the EU from cooperation in research into quantum computers. Israel, Switzerland and Great Britain would no longer have access to the research. Last Monday, the 27 countries in the EU would have... Read more

date2 years ago
Europe investing billions in development of semiconductor market

Europe investing billions in development of semiconductor market

A coalition of 13 countries within the EU has announced a push to catch up in the semiconductor market. The countries feel that the EU is too dependent on foreign technology. The partnership consists of France, Germany, Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, P... Read more

date2 years ago
EU has a “hit list” of tech firms that will face tougher rules

EU has a “hit list” of tech firms that will face tougher rules

The list is highly US-centric and is certain to include the likes of Google, Apple and Amazon. The European Union is once more taking aim at Big Tech in their efforts to rein in the power of giant technology companies. On Monday, sources told the Financial Times that the latest battle will be ag... Read more

date2 years ago
The EU’s new Digital Services Act takes aim at Big Tech

The EU’s new Digital Services Act takes aim at Big Tech

The EU continues to take the fight to the tech giants, deploying a new array of legal powers contained in the block's updated Digital Services Act. Thierry Breton, the EU's bad boy of technology oversight, is at it again. As the EC's Commissioner of Internal Market, Breton is responsible for "th... Read more

date2 years ago