News tagged with european commission

Google faces up to image problem in Europe

As Google bowed to a European court ruling to consider users' claims to remove embarrassing search results, the company took the first step toward preventing any more such punishing decisions—acknowledging ...

May 30, 2014
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EU proposes complete ban on drift-net fishing

The European Union said Wednesday it wants a complete ban by 2015 on drift-net fishing, dubbed by environmentalists as 'walls of death' for killing other marine animals, especially dolphins.

May 14, 2014
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Iris for safer air travel

Aviation accidents sometimes highlight how much we still rely on old-fashioned radio contact by pilots and vulnerable tracking systems. But satellites are set to change sky safety, thanks to international ...

May 09, 2014
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EU antitrust probe on Liberty Global's Dutch deal

The European Union's antitrust body is opening an in-depth investigation of the proposed 10 billion-euro ($14 billion) deal by Liberty Global PLC to fully take over Dutch cable operator Ziggo NV.

May 08, 2014
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First radar vision for Copernicus

Launched on 3 April, ESA's Sentinel-1A satellite has already delivered its first radar images of Earth. They offer a tantalising glimpse of the kind of operational imagery that this new mission will provide ...

Apr 17, 2014
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Control of Internet in spotlight at Singapore talks

Stakeholders meet in Singapore Monday to discuss the future of the Internet after the US said it will hand over stewardship of its technical operations to a global group including businesses and governments.

Mar 21, 2014
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