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EU Votes to Officially Investigate Loot Boxes and Microtransactions!

The debate surrounding loot boxes and microtransactions within games, despite much talk, continues to wage on. – Publishers like EA, Ubisoft, Blizzard, Activision, etc. ...

January 20, 2023 at 8:23 am by

Apple Prepares to Bend the Knee by Allowing Third-Party App Stores on the iPhone

Apple has certainly had a bit of a rough year when it comes to its dealings with the European Union. – Firstly they’re having to deal with the new regulations that ...

December 16, 2022 at 9:37 am by

Microsoft to Launch Legal Action if Activision/Blizzard Takeover is Blocked!

When Microsoft announced it had agreed on a deal for the £67.8BN takeover of Activision/Blizzard around the start of this year, people were undoubtedly shocked at the news. ...

December 4, 2022 at 10:55 am by

EU Staff Member Hints Microsoft’s $68.7BN Activision Deal Might Fail!

Microsoft shocked the gaming world earlier this year when they announced that they had agreed on the purchase of Activision/Blizzard for a figure believed to be a region of ...

November 15, 2022 at 9:30 am by

Microsoft’s Activision Takeover to Face Further Scrutiny from the EU

While Microsoft shocked the gaming world earlier this year when they confirmed that a $69BN deal had been agreed for the acquisition of Activision/Blizzard, this didn’t ...

November 3, 2022 at 9:13 am by

USB-C Charging Standard Officially Mandated into EU Law!

Representing an initiative which would hopefully look to reduce e-waste, earlier this year the European Union (EU) proposed a new law that would require any technological ...

October 7, 2022 at 8:20 am by

EU Law Makes Anti-Speeding Tech Mandatory for New Cars!

Speeding in your car is, generally speaking, not a very good idea. Not only does it tend to consume notably more fuel than it would at more legal speeds (and God knows ...

July 7, 2022 at 8:09 am by

5 Countries Already Want the New EU Car Fossil Fuel Ban to be Delayed!

While it seems likely that electric cars will, love them or loathe them, form a key part of car design in the coming years, I have to admit that while I agree with the concept ...

June 28, 2022 at 1:05 pm by

US to Join EU With New Mandated USB-C Charging Standard?!

Earlier this month the European Union officially voted to bring in a new law that would officially require all portable tech products sold in the region to offer a mandated ...

June 19, 2022 at 9:51 am by

European Union Mandates the USB-C Charging Standard!

Over the last few years, the European Union has made more than a few overtures toward looking to standardise (as much as possible) charging systems within portable tech ...

June 9, 2022 at 7:59 am by

Apple to Fight EU Proposal For Universal USB-C Phone Chargers

The European Union has been making strong indications for over a year now that it was, at the very least, considering implementing new laws that would specifically look to ...

September 26, 2021 at 9:41 am by

EU Proposes Fossil Fuel Car Ban by 2035

I think it would be fair to say that the writing is almost certainly on the wall for the future of the fossil fuel car. Yes, exactly when the last one will roll off a ...

July 16, 2021 at 9:29 am by

EC Formally Investigating Amazon for Anti-Competitive Conduct

Amazon is feeling the pressure from the European Commission (EC). There is now officially a formal investigation underway on whether the retail giant breaches competition ...

July 17, 2019 at 4:25 pm by

EU Parliament Approves Article 13 Copyright Laws

EU Approves Meme-Killing Law When it comes to our social media platforms, we often openly encourage our fans to respond to our news/reviews with memes or gifs. It is, after ...

March 26, 2019 at 2:09 pm by

Europe Expresses On-Going Concerns over Windows 10 Privacy

  The European Union’s data protection organisations have again expressed concern over the default privacy settings in Microsoft’s Windows 10, despite the recent ...

February 21, 2017 at 7:40 pm by

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