The World Trade Organization hopes to cut the cost of IT and consumer electronics products and boost trade in them with the abolition of tariffs on imports including game consoles, TVs, GPS receivers and advanced chips together worth US$1.3 trillion annually from July 2016.
There are emoji everywhere these days -- but creating them doesn't come cheap, and now, says the Unicode Consortium, it's time to pay up.
Companies will have to obtain customers' consent before collecting and processing their personal data, and could be fined as much as 4 percent of annual revenue for breaches of the rules.
After evaluating options to break the company up, Qualcomm has decided not to change its corporate structure despite an ongoing decline in revenue and profit.
Police investigating the hacking of Chinese toy company Vtech have made an arrest in the U.K.
Four weeks: That's how long Swedish bitcoin mining company KnCMiner takes to build a new datacenter, from breaking ground to beginning operations.
After two months of beta testing, European enterprise app and service store Cloud28+ is open for business, making it easier for businesses wanting to host their applications or data in Europe to find a home for them.
The European Commission wants to give music downloads and TV series the same freedom of movement as the people that subscribe to them, as part of an overhaul of European copyright law.
Qualcomm may have sold its chipsets below cost then illegally paid a customer to use the chips in order to force competitor Icera out of business, according to two sets of antitrust charges filed Tuesday by the European Commission.
Apple has begun selling a smart battery case for the iPhone 6 and 6s, featuring a clunky bulge that boosts battery life by 80 percent and phone thickness by 100 percent
Police in France have made their Christmas wish-list, and it includes banning Tor and public Wi-Fi, according to a French newspaper.
A system for tracking European air passengers is just two votes -- and two years -- away from implementation, after the European Parliament reached a compromise with national governments on Friday.
A configuration error in Microsoft's Azure Active Directory service is preventing customers from accessing a wide range of Microsoft services hosted in Europe, including Office 365 and Visual Studio Team Services.
After bringing down the Safe Harbor data transfer agreement, Max Schrems is turning his legal guns on the other mechanisms that enable the transatlantic commerce in Europeans' personal information -- and Facebook is in the line of fire again.