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An independent review of UK legislation has concluded the country urgently needs new laws to govern the use of biometric technologies.

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The UK wants to boost AI development by removing data mining hurdles

These changes make the most of the greater flexibilities following Brexit. They will help make the UK more competitive as a location for firms doing data mining

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This Week in Apps: Twitter Notes, Instagram age verification, Spotify’s Live Events

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record number of downloads and consumer spending across both the iOS and Google Play stores combined …

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Italy’s data watchdog latest to warn over use of Google Analytics

Another strike against use of Google Analytics in Europe: The Italian data protection authority has found a local web publisher’s use of the popular analytics tool to be non-compliant with EU data protection rules owing to user data being transferred to the U.S. — a country that lacks a…

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After EU child safety complaints, TikTok tweaks ad disclosures but profiling concerns remain

A long-running EU engagement with TikTok — initiated following a series of complaints over child safety and consumer protection complaints filed back in February 2021 — has ended, for now, with the video sharing platform offering a series of commitments to improve user reporting and dis…

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Google drops appeal against €500M antitrust news licensing fine

Google has quietly dropped its appeal in France against an antitrust fine of half a billion euros levied against it last summer for major breaches in how it negotiated to remunerate local news publishers for displaying copyrighted content. A major reform to European Union rules around digital copyr…

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Google Maps restrictions trigger competition scrutiny in Germany

Germany’s competition regulator is looking into possible abuses related to how Google operates its Maps product. It’s the latest proceeding the Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has opened against Google — with earlier (ongoing) investigations into the tech giant’s News Showcase l…

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Samara is building tech to switch Spain’s households onto solar energy

Despite being one of the countries in Europe with the most hours of sunshine, Spain has extremely low levels of household solar installations. Madrid-based Samara, a startup founded in May this year — which is launching a service in its home market today — wants to change that, spotting…

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UK wants to replace cookie pop-ups with browser-based opt-outs

The UK government has published its final response to a data ‘reform’ consultation it kicked off last year, laying out how it intends to diverge from EU-based data protection rules. At first pass, it looks like it has stepped away from some of the more extreme ‘reforms’ it h…

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Venture studio Adanian Labs fuels startup growth in Africa

The venture studio targets to help build 300 next-generation startups over the next five years.

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Nautical Commerce sails away with new funding to bring marketplace tech to the masses

The company is boiling down the time it takes for businesses to create an e-commerce marketplace from two to three years to about 90 days.

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