European companies can now send personal data to Israel, after the European Commission deemed its data protection laws on a par with those of the European Union.
Stories by Jennifer Baker
New rules on disposing of your old laptop, printer or mobile phone look set to come into force in the European Union. The European Parliament on Thursday voted to pass stricter laws on how the bloc deals with electronic and electrical equipment waste.
If the European Commission has its way, all air travelers regardless of nationality will have to give their personal details to national authorities when they fly in or out of the European Union.
European legislators are struggling to create a law that will protect consumers when they buy online services or content.
The Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) has lashed out at the European Commission over allegations that the Commission has been holding "secret talks" on intellectual property rights with ISPs.
Retaining telecommunications data is no help in fighting crime, according to a study of German police statistics, released Thursday. Indeed, it could even make matters worse, according to a civil liberties group.
The European Union's competition authorities have cleared Intel's proposed acquisition of McAfee subject to certain conditions.
Music recording artists have hit out at French government commitments to protect their rights online, saying they don't go far enough.
Questionnaires will be sent out to CIOs around Europe in the coming weeks as research funded by the European Commission seeks to set out guidelines for IT best practice.
More and more European Union member states are delegating online policing to private companies and Internet service providers, according to a report released Wednesday.
The European Commission will launch a consultation Thursday to get feedback on modernizing the European Union's public procurement policy.
The European Commission has vowed to make the application process for technological innovation funding easier and more efficient.
The European Commission on Monday launched an investigation into a Telefónica deal with Portugal Telecom over concerns that the agreement breaks competition rules.
A survey by the European Commission has found that parental control programs aimed at keeping children safe online do not function well with Web 2.0 sites, smartphones or games consoles.
In a move that will be seen by many as a big win for open-source advocates, a plan to create a consortium led by Microsoft to buy Novell patents has been withdrawn.