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Australian-founded human capital management consultancy Smart WFM has appointed bestselling author Andrew Griffiths to the new role of advisor and director of marketing, branding and messaging.

Published in People Moves

An anti-trust complaint to the European Union, about Microsoft's pricing of its cloud services in the political bloc, has had an effect, with the US company changing its licensing deals and making it easier for cloud rivals to compete.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Union has taken aim at Apple for its refusal to open its mobile payment system to its rivals, accusing the company of restricting access to the technology used for mobile wallets.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Parliament has reached a political agreement that will provide a transparent and safe online environment for its 27 member nations.

Published in Technology Regulation

New laws put in place by the European Union to limit the market power of big online platforms will give the political bloc the power to fine these companies up to 10% of their global turnover if they do not comply.

Published in Technology Regulation

The second-highest court in the European Union will deliver its verdict on 14 September on an appeal by Google against a €4.34 billion (US$4.77 billion, A$6.46 billion) fine imposed on it by the European Union in 2018 for allegedly breaching anti-trust rules relevant to Android.

Published in Technology Regulation

French cloud provider OVHcloud and two other European companies have filed an anti-trust complaint against Microsoft in Europe.

Published in Cloud

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

Integrated energy company bp and digital transformation of energy management and automation provider Schneider Electric have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) designed to help decarbonise high-emission customers in Australia, the European Union, UK. and, US.

Published in Energy

A parliamentary panel has delivered a riposte to Commonwealth Bank chief executive Matt Comyn who has been pushing for the regulation of Apple Pay, saying it is not convinced that there is any need for regulatory intervention at this time.

Published in Strategy

Apple and Google have come under scrutiny in Japan, with the country's Fair Trade Commission set to investigate whether the two companies are using their dominance of mobile operating systems to cut out competition.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Union is set to file an anti-trust suit against Apple over the NFC chip technology it uses for tap-and-go payments, a report claims.

Published in Technology Regulation

Google is pleading what could be characterised as the "nice-guy defence" in its bid to reduce a €4.34 billion (US$5.02 billion, A$6.94 billion) fine imposed on it by the European Union in 2018 for allegedly breaching anti-trust rules relevant to Android, by saying it never intended to harm its rivals.

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

India has given WhatsApp, a company owned by Facebook, a week to drop its proposed new privacy policy or face punitive action. WhatsApp is not enforcing the new privacy policy in European Union countries.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Union is likely to hit Apple with an anti-trust suit this week for allegedly blocking rivals on its App Store, in the wake of a complaint from music service Spotify.

Published in Technology Regulation

The United States is going ahead with a plan to impose tariffs of about US$880 million (A$1.2 billion) annually on goods from six countries that have levied taxes on digital companies.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Commission, the executive arm of the EU, has proposed new laws under which technology companies can be fined up to 10% of their global turnover and also face orders to split up.

Published in Technology Regulation

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has welcomed the steps outlined by the Federal Government's Industry Advisory Panel on the country's next cyber security strategy, saying the IAP chief Andrew Penn agreed with Huawei's submission that the best approach to cyber security was to secure the supply chain and build an independent testing regime for all vendor equipment.

Published in Security
Friday, 20 December 2019 20:41

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Originally intended for the country's citizens, Finland has offered its AI training course to the world.

Published in Education

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