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Uber Defends Business Model in Europe in Landmark Case
Uber

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.
Microsoft Offers EU Concessions Over Its $26 Billion LinkedIn Bid
Microsoft

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.
British Philosophers Consider the Ethics of a Robotic Future
Robots

British Philosophers Consider the Ethics of a Robotic Future

A standards document offers guidelines on robot-human relationships and more.
Keep Calm and Carry On: What Brexit Means for Doing Business Across the Pond
Brexit

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
Brexit Is Complicating Digital Marketing and EU Data Privacy
Data Security

Brexit Is Complicating Digital Marketing and EU Data Privacy

An already uncertain framework for protecting users was jolted by Brexit.
Mike Canarelli
Don't Say 'Tally Ho' To The U.K. -- Yet!
Brexit

Don't Say 'Tally Ho' To The U.K. -- Yet!

Many of the predictions about Britain's imminent 'Brexit' are bad for U.S. businesses. But not all of them.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
Brexit Turmoil Makes Britain a Bargain for U.S. Businesses
Brexit

Brexit Turmoil Makes Britain a Bargain for U.S. Businesses

Brexit has created a buyer's market for U.K. talent and real estate but you'll need help navigating the uncertainty.
David Nicholls
As Britain Turns Inward, One Company Isn't Waiting Around
Relocation

As Britain Turns Inward, One Company Isn't Waiting Around

'We cannot wait for two years to see what will come out of this,' managing director of Encocam said.
Britain Just Voted to 'Brexit' the EU. What Does That Mean for Americans?
Brexit

Britain Just Voted to 'Brexit' the EU. What Does That Mean for Americans?

The decision is expected to have global implications, some of which may take years to play out.
If U.K. Voters Make a Brexit They Will Take Unwilling U.S. Businesses With Them
Great Britain

If U.K. Voters Make a Brexit They Will Take Unwilling U.S. Businesses With Them

The close ties with British partners has amounted to something like a guest pass into the EU for American companies. That might change.
David Nicholls
Remember the War-torn Balkans? Entrepreneurship There Is Now on the Rise.
International Business

Remember the War-torn Balkans? Entrepreneurship There Is Now on the Rise.

The challenges can be big, but the opportunities are wide open.
R. Michael Anderson
Google Reportedly Faces Record 3 Billion Euro Antitrust Fine
Legal Issues

Google Reportedly Faces Record 3 Billion Euro Antitrust Fine

The European Union has accused Google of promoting its shopping service in Internet searches at the expense of rival services in a case that has dragged on since late 2010.
Europe Charges Google With Abusing Android Market Dominance
Google

Europe Charges Google With Abusing Android Market Dominance

Regulators allege that by requiring mobile phone manufacturers to pre-install Google Search and the Google Chrome browser, the U.S. company was denying consumers a wider choice.
Microsoft Offers First Major Endorsement of New EU-U.S. Data Privacy Pact
Privacy Concerns

Microsoft Offers First Major Endorsement of New EU-U.S. Data Privacy Pact

The company's endorsement of the Privacy Shield comes amidst criticism of it by privacy groups for failing to address concerns about U.S. surveillance practices.