Deutsche Telekom Bidding on EU Vaccination Passport

T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom has submitted a bid to create a digital vaccination passport for the EU.

Microsoft Bringing Australian-Style Paid News to the EU

Microsoft is working to help EU publishers get paid for their news, similar to an Australian law that would enforce the same thing.

TikTok Runs Afoul of European Consumer Law

TikTok has found itself in trouble with the European Consumer Organisation BEUC, as a result of multiple infractions against EU consumer laws.

Consumer Groups Take Amazon to Task Over Prime Cancellation Process

Amazon is coming under fire from consumer groups for how it handles Prime cancellation.

Google Closes Fitbit Deal

Google has closed its Fitbit deal, despite investigations and concerns over potential privacy and antitrust implications.

EU Working On ‘Right to Disconnect’ Legislation For Remote Workers

With unprecedented numbers of employees working remotely, the EU is working on legislation that protects workers’ “right to disconnect.”

Salesforce Plus Slack Equals a Battle Over the Cloud

Salesforce announced its much-anticipated acquisition of Slack earlier today, sparking nothing short of a battle over the cloud.

EU Poised to Crack Down on Tech Giants

The European Union is poised to introduce the Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA), with everything from fines to breakups on the table for tech companies.

California Voters Pass Version 2.0 of the CCPA Privacy Legislation

California voters passed Proposition 24, widely considered to be version 2.0 of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Sweden’s Largest Insurer Leaked Private Data to Tech Firms

Sweden’s largest insurer, Folksam, has admitted to accidentally leaking the private data of one million of its customers to tech firms.