Amid security concerns, the European Union puts 5G and Huawei under the microscope

The European Union is putting under the microscope the rollout of new, high-speed mobile networking technologies known as 5G in a move that could affect the technology’s dominant company — Huawei. European risk report flags 5G certificate challenges The brand-new,…

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Raising hopes and denying gropes: Tory conference leaves no fantasy untouched

From Mark Francois as a weekend warrior to Boris Johnson as a paragon of sexual quality and Dominic Cummings as an athleisure pinup, ascertaining was not quite believing For the Conservative party’s Manchester conference, the motto was ” Get Brexit…

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Europes top court says active consent is needed for tracking cookies

Europe’s top court has ruled that pre-checked consent chests for descending cookies are not legally valid. Consent must be obtained prior to storing or accessing non-essential cookies, such as tracking cookies for targeted marketing. Consent cannot be shown or assumed….

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Beach towels and Brexit: how Germans really see the Brits

Exhibition at Bonns House of History certificates unrequited love of all things British The strategy that Germany’s diplomatic corps proposed to keep Britain in the European society was unconventional and bold. In November 1974, the then German chancellor Helmut Schmidt…

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Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent

Mehul Patel 500 million times a day, in 92 million conversationsWhile innovation endures in the midst of Brexit, data reveals that inventive business are losing the ability to attract parties from all over the world and are suffering from a…

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Johnson and Varadkar clash over Irish backstop in phone call

Taoiseach tells new PM in first converse that EU will not scrap it as part of reopening Brexit talks Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar have clashed over the Irish backstop in their first phone call, with the Irish taoiseach saying…

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Adidas loses three-stripe trademark battle in European court

Logo first cross-file on a football boot in 1949 was not unique enough, says court Adidas has been unsuccessful in an attempt to expand its trademark three-stripe design in the EU after national courts governed it was not ” peculiar…

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Facebook still a great place to amplify pre-election junk news, EU study finds

A study carried out by academics at Oxford University to investigate how junk news is being shared on social media in Europe ahead of regional elections this month has found individual floors shared on Facebook’s platform can still tremendously outperform…

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When it comes to elections, Facebook moves slow, may still break things

This week, Facebook invited a small group of correspondents — which didn’t include TechCrunch — to look at the “war room” it has set up in Dublin, Ireland, to help monitor its concoctions for election-related material that infringes the current…

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Paths from the past: historians make sense of Brexit and our current political turmoil

From the American Revolution to Dunkirk, the Reformation to the Weimar republic leading historians help us understand such forces at be participating in our divided world ” Fromage not Farage”,” I’ve Seen Better Cabinets at Ikea “: the signs at…

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