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Digital & Media 01-10-2020

What’s the European approach to trustworthy AI?

Artificial intelligence brings vast opportunities to transform industries and solve important challenges at scale. At the same time it also brings the responsibility to build AI that works for and has the trust of everyone.
Politics 22-11-2019

Tweets of the Week: Google Ads, Green Deal Protests, Tusks New Job

Google brings political advertisers to heel, Wemove.EU calls for European Green Deal, and Donald Tusk greets new job with zeal.
Google fined, EU Japan signed, and Trump outcry
Politics 20-07-2018

Tweets of the Week: Google fined, EU Japan signed, and Trump outcry

Welcome to EU Tweets of the Week. This week, Google hit with massive fine, Japan and EU sign on the line and Trump-Europe relationship in serious decline.
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Digital & Media 22-02-2018

European data centres: Supporting growth in Europe

Technology is changing the economy - not just in the bigger cities but also in regions across Europe.
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Achim Wambach

Wambach: EU competition law is slow

“There is a need for regulation and harmonization,” said Center of European Economic Research’s head Achim Wambach during a conference on reforming the regulation of professions organized by the European Commission in Brussels.
Euro & Finance 29-01-2016

Moscovici: Commission to discuss feasibility of country by country tax reporting

Speaking on Thursday (28 January), Tax Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said he was in favour of public country by country reporting as long as the Commission's risk assement concludes that it won't damage competitiveness or hinder investment.
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Digital & Media 21-01-2015

Helping Small Businesses Grow Big

David Drummond talks about the challenges and opportunities of small business and entrepreneurs in Europe and the importance of the digital single market as a key driver for growth. David is the Senior Vice-President for Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer at Google and the Chairman of Google Capital and Google Ventures. He was in Brussels to speak at an event hosted by the Lisbon Council, a Brussels-based think tank.
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Competition 20-05-2014

Commission to close Google antitrust case after summer

The European Commission plans to issue a final decision on their competition probe into Google after the summer break, the EU's antitrust chief said, after rivals such as Microsoft complained about how Google displays Internet search results.
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Digital & Media 13-05-2014

EU court: Google must respect ‘right to be forgotten’

Internet companies can be made to remove irrelevant or excessive personal information from search engine results, Europe's top court ruled on Tuesday in a case pitting privacy campaigners against Google.
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Digital & Media 05-02-2014

Google and EU reach deal on antitrust case

In its third attempt to avoid a $5 billion fine, Google has committed to address competition concerns raised by the European Commission on how rivals appear in search results. The biggest search engine in the world has been the focus of a Commission investigation since 2010, when complainants from competitors across Europe accused the company of promoting its own services at their expense.
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Climate change 18-05-2011

European Business Summit: Climate protesters block access

The European Business Summit in Brussels got off to a slow start this year as several hundred protesters blocked access to the conference venue in a climate protest. The demonstrators only left one door open so that climate-friendly companies could still get in. It did not take long however for Brussels police to come an in remove the protesters. Several dozen were arrested. The activists used the start of EBS to protest against the corporate influences on climate policy and the highlight the growing split between businesses when it comes to climate change.