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EU States Approve Plans to Coordinate Key Mobile Spectrum

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU member states approved plans on Thursday to coordinate the roll-out of a key spectrum across the 28-nation bloc to provide faster mobile broadband speeds and improve

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EU Countries Call for the Removal of Barriers to Data Flows

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Half of the European Union’s member states on Monday called for the removal of barriers to the free flow of data both within and

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ECB Experiments with Technology Behind Bitcoin – Mersch

(RTÉ News) – The European Central Bank is doing “experimental work” with the same ledger technology that underpins virtual currency bitcoin. But it needs further research before considering adopting it, an

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EU Regulators to Block Telefonica’s Sale of O2 UK to Hutchison

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU competition regulators will veto CK Hutchison Holdings’ 10.3 billion-pound ($14.9 billion) deal to buy O2 UK from Spanish group Telefonica to become

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EU Lawmaker Seeks Bigger Clean Tech Fund, Targeted CO2 Permits

By Alissa de Carbonnel BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union should boost its clean technology fund and adopt a more targeted approach to allocating free carbon permits to keep industry

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EU Hits Google With Second Antitrust Charge

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union charged Google on Wednesday with using its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, opening a second front

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EU Competition Chief Set to Charge Google with Android Abuse: Sources

By Foo Yun Chee and Eric Auchard AMSTERDAM/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The European competition commission is gearing up to charge Google with giving unfair prominence to its own apps like search

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EU Wants More Transparency in Web Search Results

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s digital chief wants search engines such as Alphabet Inc’s Google and Microsoft’s Bing to be more transparent about advertising in web

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EU Privacy Watchdogs Could Seek U.S. Data Pact Review in Two Years

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European privacy watchdogs could ask for a review in two years of a new transatlantic data pact designed to help companies such as Microsoft

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Brexit Could Boost UK Financial Technology Firms – But Only in Short-Term

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Britain leaving the European Union could give fledgling financial technology companies an immediate shot in the arm but deprive them of expansion later on,

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