A proposed levy could drive data-hungry companies from the country, opponents said.
Dutch researchers have improved the output of a statistical machine translation system by examining the context in which words are found
The publishers probably won't get any money from Google, the German antitrust authority said.
Innocent people might be bombarded with letters demanding high settlement fees, one ISP said
The European Parliament has put an end to uncertainty over who will direct the EU's policy on data protection and telecom regulations
Europe is set to choose a new data protection supervisor after much delay
Webcasts of intergovernmental committee meetings, and access to working documents, follow calls for transparency
The next generation card is set to be introduced in 2015, but consumers might move to phone-based services before then.
Issues involve competition in telecom sector
Accepting digitally signed bids for all public procurement projects could save the EU billions of euros, according to Neelie Kroes
Qualcomm's bid trumped a bid from Microchip
A French mobile payment service now allows person-to-person payments via Twitter -- but all transactions will be public
Only one of the EU's proposed digital commissioners seems to be prepared to answer questions on Twitter
Tweeting money will be free of charge, the French bank offering the service said.
Europe is lagging behind and urgently needs a big data investment to get on the bandwagon, Neelie Kroes said