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#Huawei – Not everyone wants a level playing field

#Huawei – Not everyone wants a level playing field

| April 7, 2020

I remember one particular week in December 1990 very well.   The great and the good of world trade were gathered in a Brussels conference hall, at an area known as the Heysel, to conclude – they hoped – the ‘Uruguay Round’ of trade talks that would hopefully remove barriers to commerce around the world, writes […]

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#DigitalFinance and #RetailPayments – Commission launches two targeted consultations

#DigitalFinance and #RetailPayments – Commission launches two targeted consultations

| April 3, 2020

The Commission has today (3 April) launched targeted consultations in two areas: digital finance and retail payments. While the Commission’s political priority is fighting the coronavirus, we are continuing our preparatory work on long-term policy priorities including towards a strong and innovative financial sector. The coronavirus outbreak has shown that consumers and businesses are increasingly […]

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#Coronavirus crisis delays Europe’s #5G rollouts

#Coronavirus crisis delays Europe’s #5G rollouts

| April 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted most of Europe and forced nationwide shutdowns in Italy, Spain, France, and the UK has also forced a delay in European 5G rollouts, most notably in France. France’s telecoms authority, ARCEP, was supposed to launch the country’s long-awaited 5G spectrum options in mid-April; the regulator has now admitted it […]

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#GDPR compliance: Manetu to the rescue?

#GDPR compliance: Manetu to the rescue?

| March 18, 2020

On 11 March, Swedish regulators slapped Google with a $7.6 million fine for failing to adequately respond to customers’ requests to have their personal information removed from the search engine’s listings. The penalty was the ninth-highest since the EU’s watershed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) kicked into force in May 2018–yet it paled in comparison to […]

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#WelshSiliconValleys – Future funding will anchor a new generation of cyber security companies in #Wales

#WelshSiliconValleys – Future funding will anchor a new generation of cyber security companies in #Wales

| February 24, 2020

New funding will help to secure Wales’ place as the home of future tech leaders. Eluned Morgan, the Minister for International Relations, has announced £250,000 in Welsh Government funding to help create the next generation of Welsh technology companies, during her six-day visit to North America. The Welsh government has pledged the support to match […]

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Hone Your Technical Skills You Need for CompTIA CAS-003 Exam with #Prepaway

Hone Your Technical Skills You Need for CompTIA CAS-003 Exam with #Prepaway

| February 15, 2020

CompTIA’s CASP+ is distinct on its own. It’s a unique credential geared towards expert professionals who want to pursue the security practitioner role. Accordingly, CASP+, or CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner+, caters to the experts who have carved a notable career in the IT industry. This advanced-level certification has been making waves in the cybersecurity field […]

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#France and others plan tax clampdown on #DigitalGiants

#France and others plan tax clampdown on #DigitalGiants

| January 2, 2020

Paris is not alone among capitals in Europe and beyond in proposing a tax on big tech firms. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the government was exploring whether to open similar investigations into the digital services taxes of Austria, Italy and Turkey. Here are some of the others: BRITAIN Prime Minister Boris Johnson has […]

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