The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled today that Apple’s flagship store design may be trademarked, subject to certain conditions, after Germany’s trademark office refused to do so.
The beans have been spilled after earlier reports indicated something was brewing, courtesy of the FT: Google is creating a $100 million fund to invest in European startups. The Internet behemoth’s newest VC arm will have four (not five) general partners, including the inevitable Eze Vidra and angel investors / entrepreneurs Tom Hulme, Peter Read, […]
The Wall Street Journal reports that Google has begun removing certain search results about a month and a half after a top European court ruled that people have the ‘right to be forgotten’ on the Internet. To comply with the ruling, Google had earlier posted an online form that allows European citizens to request that […]
Facebook recently announced that it would track users more extensively, even when they’re not using Facebook, and even when the Do Not Track setting is enabled. Adblock Plus offers a way to opt out.
Global PR agency Burson-Marsteller has released its annual #Twiplomacy study, which looks at the global use of Twitter by heads of state and government, and ministers of foreign affairs.
In a week from today, on Tuesday 1 July to be more precise, there will be a significant drop in EU data roaming charges before they get hopefully slashed altogether in the near future. In a press release, the European Commission this morning pointed out that it will cut the price caps for data downloads […]
Dominick Moxon-Tritsch, ride-booking service provider Uber‘s Head of Public Policy EMEA, gave an interesting keynote yesterday at a conference in Brussels. Here are some of his slides.