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Is the future of the microchip industry going to be Made in America?

With all eyes on Taiwan and worries mounting around semiconductor supply, the U.S. CHIPS Act is timely. But it is not unique: Other countries also...

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Armed with $19.5M, LiveEO plots a big data course between satellite geospatial information and industry

When it comes to geospatial and mapping data and how they are leveraged by organizations, satellites continue to play a critical role when it comes...

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Italy warns TikTok over privacy policy switch

TikTok’s attempt to switch legal basis for targeting advertising at users in Europe looks to be in trouble after Italy’s data protection watchdog...

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Delivery Hero and Glovo targeted for EU antitrust inspection

Delivery Hero and Glovo have been targeted for antitrust inspections in the European Union. The European Commission announced today that it has...

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European parliament backs ‘historic’ reboot to EU’s digital rulebook

The European Parliament has given a final stamp of approval to two major pieces of regulation which will update the EU’s rules for digital...

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Amazon agrees to drop Prime cancellation ‘dark patterns’ in Europe

The complaints about Amazon's confusing and convoluted cancellation process for Prime were announced 2021; it's this long for the...

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Google’s ‘deceptive’ account sign-up process targeted with GDPR complaints

Consumer rights groups in Europe have filed a new series of privacy complaints against Google — accusing the advertising giant of deceptive...

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EU unveils tougher industry Code to combat disinformation

The European Commission has just taken the wraps off a beefed up industry Code of Practice for tackling online disinformation across the EU....

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Qualcomm wins appeal against $1BN+ EU antitrust fine

The European Union is considering how to respond to a major blow to its antitrust enforcement after a court in Luxembourg sided with chipmaker...

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WhatsApp given a month to fix consumer ToS concerns in Europe

WhatsApp has been warned by European regulators it has one more month to fix its confusing terms of service, the Commission said today. The...

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Who’s liable for AI-generated lies?

Who will be liable for harmful speech generated by large language models? As advanced AIs such as OpenAI’s GPT-3 are being cheered for...

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Report spotlights vast scale of adtech’s ‘biggest data breach’

New data about the real-time-bidding (RTB) system’s use of web users’ info for tracking and ad targeting, released today by the Irish...

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UK opts for slow reboot of Big Tech rules, pushes ahead on privacy ‘reforms’

The UK government has confirmed it will move forward on a major ex ante competition reform aimed at Big Tech, as it set out its priorities for the...

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EU’s new rules for Big Tech will come into force in Spring 2023, says Vestager

The European Union’s flagship reform for tackling Big Tech platform power, the Digital Markets Act (DMA), will come into force in early 2023,...

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Match Group Google Play Store complaint triggers Dutch antitrust probe

A competition complaint against Google’s Android Play Store by Match Group, the company which owns Tinder and a number of other dating apps,...

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Leaked Facebook ads document raises fresh questions over GDPR enforcement

Motherboard/Vice had an explosive report on Facebook’s business yesterday that’s sure to raise fresh questions over the lack of...

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Europe seals a deal on tighter rules for digital services

In the small hours local time, European Union lawmakers secured a provisional deal on a landmark update to rules for digital services operating in...

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Report reveals Big Tech’s last minute lobbying to weaken EU rules

A new report has peeled back the curtain on big tech’s frenzied lobbying of European Union lawmakers as they finalize a major series of updates...

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Daily Crunch: Brex says DoorDash is ‘first of many’ new enterprise customers to come

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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EU’s digital rule-book reboot could fumble dark patterns ban and trader checks, warns BEUC

When the European Commission presented its Digital Services Act (DSA) proposal in December 2020, it listed beefed up consumer protections as a...

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EU-US data transfers deal could be finalized by end of year, says bloc

The European Commission continues to eschew pronouncing a firm timeline for finalizing a new EU-US data transfers deal after the two sides reached a...

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Transatlantic data transfers ‘deal in principle’ faces tough legal review

The political agreement reached late last month between the European Union and the US administration on a new transatlantic data transfers pact which...

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Europe’s AI Act contains powers to order AI models destroyed or retrained, says legal expert

The European Union’s planned risk-based framework for regulating artificial intelligence includes powers for oversight bodies to order the...

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How Europe has expanded its bid to disrupt Big Tech

The European Union’s co-legislators reached political agreement on a major reform of digital competition rules late yesterday which will...

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EU and US agree data transfer deal to replace defunct Privacy Shield

The European Union has just announced reaching an agreement in principle with the US on a revived transatlantic data flows deal — potentially...

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Europe says yes to messaging interoperability as it agrees major new regime for big tech

Late Thursday the European Union secured agreement on the detail of a major competition reform that will see the most powerful, intermediating tech...

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Ireland’s privacy watchdog sued for inaction over ‘massive Google data breach’

Ireland’s evasive response to a major security complaint filed against Google’s adtech the year the European Union’s General Data...

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TikTok children’s privacy lawsuit can proceed, says UK High Court

A UK High Court judge has granted permission for a class-action style privacy lawsuit to proceed against TikTok over its handling of children’s...

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