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EU decides to treat Uber like a taxi company, not an app

EU decides to treat Uber like a taxi company, not an app
Europe's highest court has ruled that Uber is a transportation company and not some kind of middleman between passengers and
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France gives WhatsApp a month to stop sharing data with Facebook

France gives WhatsApp a month to stop sharing data with Facebook
After the EU slapped it with a €110 million fine over unlawful WhatsApp data sharing, you'd think Facebook would be
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Uber Eats offers insurance for its European couriers

Uber Eats offers insurance for its European couriers
Uber Eats only just turned two years old, but like other "gig economy" businesses, it's facing scrutiny over how it
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Spotify and Deezer urge EU to lean on Apple

Spotify and Deezer urge EU to lean on Apple
Streaming is single-handedly boosting music sales and Spotify doesn't want any one behemoth (see Apple) gaining a stranglehold over the
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Facebook will no longer always divert international advertising revenue to Ireland

Facebook will no longer always divert international advertising revenue to Ireland
Facebook today said it is shifting to a “local selling structure” in countries outside of the U.S., in which its
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EU lets luxury brands block goods from Amazon

EU lets luxury brands block goods from Amazon
Luxury brands in Europe have won the right to block sales of their products online if they feel it damages
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Russian Twitter accounts tried to influence the UK’s EU departure

Russian Twitter accounts tried to influence the UK's EU departure
Russia's attempt to influence Western politics through Twitter certainly wasn't limited to the 2016 American elections. Wired and New Knowledge
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EU raids banks over attempts to block financial tech rivals

EU raids banks over attempts to block financial tech rivals
You'd think that governments were waging a war against financial technology given reports of crackdowns and tighter regulation, but the
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Europe takes Ireland to court over Apple’s $14.5 billion tax bill

Europe takes Ireland to court over Apple's $14.5 billion tax bill
The European Commission has announced that it will refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice for not collecting back
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EU: Amazon must pay back €250 million in unfair tax benefits

EU: Amazon must pay back €250 million in unfair tax benefits
The European Commission says that Amazon received tax benefits from member country Luxembourg that totalled around €250 million. Under EU
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