European Union

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

· 6 min read

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

· 3 min read

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

· 6 min read

Facebook Teaches You How to Keep Your Data Private

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

Saqib Shah

· 2 min read

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.

Stephen J. Bronner

· 2 min read

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.

Matthew Humphries

· 2 min read

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

· 2 min read

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

· 2 min read

Uber Defends Business Model in Europe in Landmark Case

The ride-hailing app is not bound by strict local licensing and safety rules like its competitors.

Reuters

· 3 min read

Microsoft Offers EU Concessions Over Its $26 Billion LinkedIn Bid

The move came after the EU competition enforcer expressed concerns about the deal at a meeting with Microsoft executives last week.

Reuters

· 2 min read

British Philosophers Consider the Ethics of a Robotic Future

A standards document offers guidelines on robot-human relationships and more.

Tom Brant

· 2 min read

Keep Calm and Carry On: What Brexit Means for Doing Business Across the Pond

The mood in Britain? Uncertainty. But airlines are competitive, the dollar is strong and there are still plenty of reasons to head to the mother country.

Tony Tie

· 5 min read