News and Articles About European Union

Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems
News and trends

Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems

Finnish PM Alexander Stubb links the tech giant's success to the downfall of the country's major export industries.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook Wins EU Approval for $19 Billion WhatsApp Bid
Acquisitions

Facebook Wins EU Approval for $19 Billion WhatsApp Bid

The landmark deal gives Facebook a strong foothold in the fast-growing mobile messaging market.
Uber Says It Will Continue Service in Germany Despite Ban
Uber

Uber Says It Will Continue Service in Germany Despite Ban

The San Francisco-based ride-hailing app will face fees of $328,000 each time it operates in the fast-growing European market.
Catherine Clifford
Google: The Process of 'Forgetting' People Is Still Evolving
Privacy Policies

Google: The Process of 'Forgetting' People Is Still Evolving

In response to questions raised by EU data protection agencies, Google published a point-by-point response explaining how it is currently processing the 91,000 removal requests it has already received.
Laura Entis
EU Committee Calls 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling Unreasonable
Privacy concerns

EU Committee Calls 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling Unreasonable

Should search engines be accountable for the data some people might want removed from the Internet? Members of a European subcommittee don't think so.
Jason Fell
EU's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling Is Already Getting Messy
Privacy Policies

EU's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling Is Already Getting Messy

Several news outlets claim some of their articles have been hidden by the search engine.
Laura Entis
People Have a 'Right to Be Forgotten,' Top EU Court Tells Google
Privacy Policies

People Have a 'Right to Be Forgotten,' Top EU Court Tells Google

Google will have to delete 'inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant' links on request, the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg ruled today.
Laura Entis
Europe Doesn't Want American Apples. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter.
Legal Center

Europe Doesn't Want American Apples. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter.

The impact of an ostensible ban on U.S.-grown apples is mostly a blow to the ego, though the broader food industry should pay attention.
Kate Taylor
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Switzerland Mulls Setting Minimum Wage at $24.73
Minimum Wage

Switzerland Mulls Setting Minimum Wage at $24.73

On May 18, Swiss voters will decide if they want to introduce the world's highest minimum wage to their country where the cost of living is extremely high and the unemployment and poverty rates very low.
Laura Entis
Regulations Get Sticky as the Danes Ban the Danish
Growth Strategies

Regulations Get Sticky as the Danes Ban the Danish

Cinnamon is a health risk in Europe, and that threatens the warm, sweet goodness that Denmark is known for.
Ray Hennessey