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The EU officially wants Google to collect less data

10/16/2012, The Nobel Peace Prize-winning European Union has its eyes set on a new regulatory target–Google. Today, French regulators associated with the EU sent Google a letter with an ultimatum: Google has four months to change its privacy policy because of...

Apple warranty ads to be examined in EU?

10/01/2012, Before we continue, there is a possibility that Apple might land in some legal woes in the EU, as the EU’s justice chief mentioned that Apple’s advertising of product-warranty practices ought to be examined by all 27 states in the European Union....

myCopter project preps Europe for flying car generation

07/07/2011, Flying cars have long been the fantasy of many people, as it certainly beats the crammed seats of an Economy Class flight, and yet solves the trouble of traffic jams. Unfortunately, there are still many other issues to think about – when driving on...

Right to be forgotten for European social networks users

03/20/2011, Social network users in Europe will be pleased to know that the European Union (EU) will be enshrining a “right to be forgotten online“, making sure that prospective employers are unable to check out previously uploaded Facebook photos of a...

FCC Moves To Tackle Phone Bill Shock

05/11/2010, We’ve all heard the horror stories of users getting some rather unpleasant surprises with their mobile phone bills, and now it seems that the FCC is moving to try and sort this issue out. The European Union model already requires carriers to send...

JooJoo tablet ready to hit Europe

04/27/2010, The JooJoo tablet isn’t doing gangbusters sales exactly, but that has not stopped the company from rolling it out in Europe, where it retails for €359 with an additional €15 thrown in for shipping. This is slightly cheaper than the $499...

EU caps data roaming charges

03/01/2010, Ever being slapped with an insanely high data roaming bill simply because you forgot to turn off the option to access data when you were abroad? Such expensive mistakes could be a thing of the past if the European Union has their way, with a bunch of...

Apple has new USB power adapter in Europe

01/21/2010, Apple has just rolled out a brand new USB power adapter for both the iPod and iPhone in a slimmer form factor, where it plays nice with just about the entire range of iPod nanos, iPhones, iPod touches, iPod classics, as well as the second and third...

iPhones could see ban in Europe

09/29/2009, Word has it that there has been a handful of iPhone explosions in Europe, where whispers abound of the European Commission asking Apple for information on the alleged iPhone explosions. In fact, the European Commission also tipped Apple off that they...

Volume limit on MP3 players

09/28/2009, The European Commission has decided to set volume limits for MP3 players in all European Union member states, which means your Zune HD won’t be able to output anything louder than 80 decibels under the default settings when the ruling goes into...

Windows 7 E Misses Out On Internet Explorer

06/11/2009, Folks living in Europe will be able to choose from a couple of versions where the upcoming Windows 7 is concerned. This operating system has been dubbed Windows 7 E and will leave out Internet Explorer (IE) as well as other browsers so as to offer users a...