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Henry Ajder to keynote Infosecurity Europe on AI & cybersecurity
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european commission
Henry Ajder, a world-renowned advisor on generative AI, is set to headline Infosecurity Europe in London as keynote speaker, discussing AI's impact on cybersecurity.
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Datacenter.com recognised for EU energy efficiency
Mon, 17th Jun 2019
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colocation
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
Datacenter.com has been recognized by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre for its energy-efficient data center facility in Amsterdam.
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European Commission urges recall of children's smartwatch
Tue, 5th Feb 2019
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cybersecurity
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european commission
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cios
EU urges recall of 'unsafe' Enox Safe-KID-One watch posing serious risks to children.
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EU to roll out digital lie detectors at border security checkpoints
Fri, 30th Nov 2018
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physical security
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travel
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european commission
Travellers through Hungary, Greece and Latvia may soon encounter a lie detector when they try to cross the border.
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GDPR a 'phenomenally powerful' opportunity if done right
Thu, 17th May 2018
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data protection
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digital transformation
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gdpr
​There’s no doubt you’ve been drowning in GDPR recently but we were able to break away from the hype and speak with THE expert on the matter.
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Flexenclosure cashes in on €10m loan for data centre innovation
Thu, 14th Dec 2017
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colocation
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finance, leasing & rental
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european commission
The loan was granted by the European Investment Bank and backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments to create opportunities in the region.
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Europol: Legislation overhaul needed as cybercrime is ‘unprecedented’
Sat, 30th Sep 2017
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ddos
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ransomware
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malware
A new report from Europol has revealed cybercrime is running rampant with ransomware reigning supreme - and a crackdown on criminals is essential.
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EU to invest more into cybersecurity – expert says it’s not enough
Mon, 11th Sep 2017
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
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european commission
Rob Norris says further investment in cyber security technology is an unsurprising but welcome move by the European Commission - but more is needed.
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Google VS Europe case misguided and politically motivated
Thu, 4th Dec 2014
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microsoft
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apple
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smartphones
IMD professor claims the EU's antitrust case against Google is more political posturing than fair regulation, criticising moves to dismantle the tech giant.
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UPDATE: Global push to act on tax avoidance has broad support, English says
Sun, 16th Nov 2014
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microsoft
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apple
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technology gifts
There is broad global support for moves to curb international tax avoidance, New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English said on the sidelines of the.
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UPDATE: New Zealand, South Korea conclude free-trade agreement
Sat, 15th Nov 2014
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russia
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nz
NZ and South Korea seal a free-trade deal, slashing $230m in export tariffs, aiming to boost two-way trade currently valued at $4bn.
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Google NZ workers keep pace as online ad sales grow
Wed, 8th May 2013
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digital entertainment
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tv
Search giant stacked on workers last year to keep pace with an online advertising market that's growing at the expense of newspapers and television.
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Microsoft got fined, but it doesn’t care
Thu, 7th Mar 2013
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microsoft
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google
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internet explorer
The European Commission has stung Microsoft with a US$731m fine for violating terms of its settlement of an ant-trust case - but will it care?.
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Veil lifted on ACTA talks
Mon, 19th Apr 2010
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nz
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piracy
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copyright
The public is to get an official peek at the controversial,<br />and largely secret, ACTA negotiations later this week.
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ACTA secrecy slammed by EU parliament
Fri, 12th Mar 2010
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european commission
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parliament
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european union
The European Union parliament has passed a resolution requiring the European Commission to publish information relating to ACTA talks, which have, until now, been conducted in utmost secrecy.
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US to have less control over the Internet
Fri, 2nd Oct 2009
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telco
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icann
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european commission
The US government is expected relinquish much of its control over the Internet in the coming days when it signs a new agreement with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
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Europe risks a backflip
Mon, 1st Jun 2009
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telco
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tuanz
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ict
Users must safeguard competition in network industries as Europe faces threats of monopolies and anti-competitive states.