EU probes Apple's App Store, Google Play

The EU demanded on Thursday that Apple and Google provide more details on how they identified risks concerning their respective software hubs, the App Store and Google Play.


Meta rolls out Twitter rival Threads in the EU

Facebook owner Meta's text-based app Threads arrived in the European Union on Thursday, months after its global launch in July, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.


Big tech stumbles in Google's Epic defeat

Google' stinging defeat against Fortnite-maker Epic Games in a California courtroom could be an important blow against big tech's decades of supremacy on antitrust matters in the United States.

Machine learning & AI

EU seeks agreement on world's first AI law

The European Union will seek to thrash out an agreement on sweeping rules to regulate artificial intelligence on Wednesday, following months of difficult negotiations in particular on how to monitor generative AI applications ...


Five social media chiefs to testify in US Senate

Social media CEOs including Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Instagram and TikTok's Shou Zi Chew will face a grilling in the US Senate early next year over online child sexual exploitation.


EU court advisor deals blow to Apple in Ireland tax case

The European Court of Justice's top legal advisor recommended Thursday scrapping a previous Apple victory against Brussels in a 13-billion-euro ($14-billion) tax case, a blow to the iPhone-maker in a long-running legal saga.

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