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European startups applaud Commission plan to rethink stock options

Startups have welcomed proposals from the European Commission aimed at cutting red tape and shrinking cross-border barriers for small businesses as part of a new EU industrial strategy plan with a
EU, U.S. to Discuss Tougher Antitrust Orders, Vestager Says

EU, U.S. to Discuss Tougher Antitrust Orders, Vestager Says

European Union and U.S. antitrust enforcers are set to discuss ways to order powerful companies to fix problems they’re causing rivals, said Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s competition commissioner.
Lille Dialogues Speakers Announced by Series Mania

Lille Dialogues Speakers Announced by Series Mania

Margrethe Vestager, European Commission EVP for a Europe fit for the Digital Age, will open Series Mania’s Lille Dialogues, a one-day summit which this year debates regulation and commercial practice
Brussels Edition: The German Wallet Creaks Open

Brussels Edition: The German Wallet Creaks Open

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
Brussels Edition: Europe’s Imbalances Scrutinized

Brussels Edition: Europe’s Imbalances Scrutinized

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
Google-Fitbit Probe Isn’t for Data Watchdogs, Vestager Says

Google-Fitbit Probe Isn’t for Data Watchdogs, Vestager Says

The European Union’s review of Google’s plan to buy Fitbit Inc. won’t involve privacy regulators, the bloc’s antitrust chief insisted, days after data watchdogs warned about how tech giants could use
Meliá Hotels Fined $7.2 Million by European Union for Antitrust Breach

Meliá Hotels Fined $7.2 Million by European Union for Antitrust Breach

The European single market is a sacred thing and anyone caught trying to divide it up like the old days is liable to be on the receiving end of a punishment. In this case, Meliá's cooperation with the
Bruselas multa a Meliá por cobrar precios distintos según el país del cliente

Bruselas multa a Meliá por cobrar precios distintos según el país del cliente

El mayor grupo hotelero español ha sido sancionado con 6,7 millones de euros
Europe sets out plan to boost data reuse and regulate ‘high risk’ AIs

Europe sets out plan to boost data reuse and regulate ‘high risk’ AIs

European Union lawmakers have set out a first bundle of proposals for a new digital strategy for the bloc, one that’s intended to drive digitalization across all industries and sectors — and enable

Facebook pushes EU for dilute and fuzzy internet content rules

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is in Europe this week — attending a security conference in Germany over the weekend, where he spoke about the kind of regulation he’d like applied to his platform,
Bruselas pondrá coto a la inteligencia artificial en sectores de “alto riesgo” para el interés público

Bruselas pondrá coto a la inteligencia artificial en sectores de “alto riesgo” para el interés público

La Comisión limitará su aplicación en salud, transporte o sector público para evitar la vulneración de derechos fundamentales
Mark Zuckerberg’s Europe trip won’t be a vacation

Mark Zuckerberg’s Europe trip won’t be a vacation

On Monday, Zuck will meet with top EU digital authorities two days before they present their plan to rein in US and Chinese tech giants.
Bruselas planea movilizar 1.600 millones para crear un espacio único para los datos

Bruselas planea movilizar 1.600 millones para crear un espacio único para los datos

La Comisión plantea agrupar las nubes de varios países y compartir datos en sectores clave
Europa entra en una nueva era

Europa entra en una nueva era

Los Veintisiete afrontan un periodo de reformas y redefinición del proyecto común para evitar más rupturas y recuperar la confianza de la opinión pública
Vestager endurecerá la vigilancia sobre las grandes plataformas digitales

Vestager endurecerá la vigilancia sobre las grandes plataformas digitales

La vicepresidenta de la Comisión Europea verificará las barreras que impiden a un usuario cambiar de proveedor

Will online privacy make a comeback in 2020?

Last year was a landmark for online privacy in many ways, with something of a consensus emerging that consumers deserve protection from the companies that sell their attention and behavior for profit.
La UE no tiene gigantes empresariales, EE UU y China sí: ¿mejor tener campeones o competencia?

La UE no tiene gigantes empresariales, EE UU y China sí: ¿mejor tener campeones o competencia?

Solo 4 de las mayores 50 empresas del mundo son del club europeo, que reflexiona sobre reformas de su política antitrust

European Cartel Probe Suspects German Automakers of Illegal Agreements

While Europe appears infinitely suspicious of German automakers, it hasn’t been nearly as eager to cuff suspects and cart them off to the slammer. Considering how unappealing Japan’s treatment of a
Atomico partner Tom Wehmeier reviews ‘The State of European Tech’ 2019 report

Atomico partner Tom Wehmeier reviews ‘The State of European Tech’ 2019 report

The data shows that competition for talent and access to the best founders has increased ferociously, while progress with gender diversity has stalled.
Google hasn't learned from its $2.7 billion fine, EU shopping rivals say

Google hasn't learned from its $2.7 billion fine, EU shopping rivals say

Remember the $2.7 billion fine the European Union imposed on Google in 2017, for unfairly promoting its price comparison service, Google Shopping, over competitors' sites? According to a large group