European Union

UK and EU Prolong Negotiations to Avoid Brutal, No-Deal Brexit

December 31 is the deadline to finalize details of the final separation of both parties, but they may not reach a consensus on key issues.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls for GDPR-Style Privacy Laws in the U.S.

He said he believes personal data is being 'weaponized.'

Rachel England

The Very Strong Business Case for Complying With the World's Toughest Data Protection Regulation

The EU's General Data Protection Rule is likely to become the gold standard consumers watch for when deciding whom to trust with their data.

The EU's GDPR: 6 Things Online Business Owners and Marketers Can Do to Prepare

Did you know, for example, that cold-emailing, under GDPR, is effectively dead?

Thomas Smale

Facebook's Answer to E.U. Privacy Law: Accept Data Collection and Ads, or Don't Use Facebook

The aim of GDPR is to return control of personal data to the individual by ensuring companies follow a new set of data protection compliance rules.

Matthew Humphries

Facebook's Data Scandal and Europe's New Data Privacy Rule Have Massive Implications for U.S. Entrepreneurs

Facebook's accelerating fall from grace comes just as the EU is implementing what is likely to be the global gold standard for data regulation.

Arndt Groth

Facebook Teaches You How to Keep Your Data Private

The social network has also published its 'privacy principles.'

Saqib Shah

Nap-Happy Spain Finally Gets Its First Nap Cafe

But the topic of siestas in the European country is more complicated than you'd think.

EU Considers Another Massive Fine for Google Over Android

Last month there was a $2.7 billion fine for abusing its dominance, now Google could face an even bigger fine over Android.

EU Fines Google $2.7 Billion for 'Abusing Dominance'

In response to Google giving an illegal advantage to its own comparison shopping service, the European Commission issues its largest ever fine.

Matthew Humphries

EU Urges U.S. Tech Giants to Act Faster Against Hate Speech

The EU executive's warning comes six months after the companies signed up to a voluntary code of conduct.

Reuters