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Farmers for Climate Action, a farmer-led organisation focused solely on climate change, says strong climate policy can help deliver Australian farmers a “great trade deal “with the EU.

Published in Climate

American semiconductor giant Intel has announced it will invest up to €80 billion (A$121.9 billion) in European Union states over the next decade, in everything from research and development to manufacturing to state-of-the art packaging technologies.

Published in Hardware

The German Federal Office for Information Security [German acronym BSI] has recommended that users replace anti-virus software made by Russian vendor Kaspersky with other products, a warning that the company has dismissed as being driven by political considerations.

Published in Security

For semiconductor company Qualcomm, 5G mmWave is a revolutionary cellular technology, providing access to massive bandwidth and capacity available in frequency bands above 24GHz.

Published in 5G

Open-source file syncing and sharing software company Nextcloud, along with 30 other technology companies in the EU, has filed an anti-trust complaint against Microsoft for allegedly forcing companies to use its file-hosting service One Drive on Windows.

Published in Technology Regulation

The General Court of the European Union has dismissed an appeal by Google and its parent company Alphabet against a fine of €2.42 billion (US$2.77 billion, A$3.79 billion) levied for abusing its dominant market position for online general search services in 13 EU countries.

Published in Technology Regulation

London's Daily Mail does not normally receive praise for the journalism it produces, but it has recently been lauded by an unlikely source: the Conti ransomware gang.

Published in Security

Search giant Google has taken a swing at European anti-trust regulators over a €4.34 billion (US$5.07 billion, A$6.96 billion) fine imposed on it in 2018 for allegedly breaching anti-trust rules relevant to Android, claiming the authorities had turned a blind eye to Apple, its sole rival in the smartphone space.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Commission has proposed that all wired digital devices should have USB-C as a common port for charging and also asked companies to standardise on fast charging technology.

Published in Technology Regulation

The top ten most secured countries are in Europe, a Surfshark in-depth analysis finds, and identified that countries based in Southern Asia, Western Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Central America are “least prepared to secure their citizens’ lives.” It also highlighted the countries which do not have data protection laws and explained its consequences.

Published in Security

Open-source file syncing and sharing software company Nextcloud has teamed up with Kailona, a healthcare app funded by the German Government, to provide a counter-model to apps that sell users' data.

Published in Health
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 11:50

US firm Datasite launches data hosting in Australia

Minneapolis-headquartered Datasite, a software-as-a-service provider for global mergers and acquisitions professionals, has launched data hosting in Australia to help local companies get deals done quickly and to help them comply with the Australian Privacy Principles.

Published in Data

Sales of electric vehicles increased by 39% year-on-year globally in 2020 to 3.1 million units, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that, in comparison, the total passenger car market experienced a sales decline of 14% for 2020.

Published in Automotive

Shipments of connected cars in Europe have been increasing in the last five years and are expected to grow at a CAGR of 12% with 69 million units to be added from 2020-25, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that this covers only passenger cars with embedded connectivity.

Published in Automotive

Search giant Google may soon face anti-trust suits both in the US and China, with Reuters reporting that the US Department of Justice is trying to persuade the attorneys general in states to sign up.

Published in Technology Regulation

Apple has gained a win over the European Union with a high court in the political bloc ruling on Wednesday that the Cupertino-based outfit did not have to pay €13 billion (A$21 billion) in back taxes as demanded.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The European Union has finalised a common set of measures to mitigate the main cyber security risks of 5G networks, the political bloc announced on Wednesday, a day after Britain said it would permit Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies to play a limited role in its 5G networks.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Retail giant Amazon has been allegedly doing what the European Union fined search behemoth Google for – giving prominence to shopping listings that are more profitable for the company.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Commission has hit American processor maker Qualcomm with a €242 million ($385.6 million) fine for abusing its market dominance in 3G baseband chipsets.

The European Union's satellite navigation system Galileo has been affected by a technical incident related to its ground infrastructure, the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency says in a statement.

Published in Space

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