The European Commission set a Feb. 19 deadline for its review of Microsoft's planned Internet search tie-up with Yahoo Tuesday.
With the EU likely to approve the Oracle-Sun merger in a week, those campaigning to free Sun's MySQL from the deal appeal to regulators in Russia and China.
EU awards contracts to build and launch Galileo satellites for Europe's satellite navigation system.
Microsoft's settlement of its antitrust issues with the EC was broadly welcomed Wednesday.
Oracle's latest pledges regarding Sun's MySQL database are paper-thin and won't safeguard its future, according to Florian Mueller, a critic of the deal.
The Oracle-Sun merger seems set for EU regulatory approval after the Commission said that new promises to safeguard MySQL would lead to a satisfactory outcome
Oracle is set to defend its planned Sun deal at an EC antitrust hearing Thursday.
The European Commission agreed to end its investigation of memory chip maker Rambus Wednesday.
While 77 percent of Dutch homes have broadband access, two thirds of Greek households don't even have basic access to the Internet.
International trade negotiations intended to clamp down on counterfeiting risk undermining the openness and innovation-friendly nature of the Internet, ISPs say
Viviane Reding has been picked to take charge of a re-write of Europe's 15 year-old data protection laws due to start next year.
The EC has accused manufacturers of cathode ray tubes of running cartels in the markets for computer monitors and TVs, the regulator said Thursday.
UPDATE: After two years of often bitter debate, the European Parliament approved a raft of new telecom laws Tuesday.
The European Commission has closed its antitrust probe of Qualcomm's patent licensing practices after Ericsson and others withdrew their complaints
Oracle and Sun have been granted an extra week to defend their planned $7 billion tie-up in front of European regulators, the European Commission said Friday.