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Facebook will pay $122 million in fines to the E.U.

The social media giant was handed a 110 million euro fine from EU antitrust regulators for giving misleading information during the vetting of its deal to acquire messaging service WhatsApp in 2014. (Reuters) Facebook will pay $122 million in fines to the European Union, over charges that it misled regulators during its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp. The fine, announced Thursday, is …

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Nier: Automata, FlatOut 4, Resident Evil 7, Final Fantasy 15, more on sale through EU PS Store

If you’ve been holding out on snatching up Nier: Automata, Resident Evil 7, Rainbow Six Siege, F1 2016 or Doom, now’s your chance to get one or more of these games at a discount. From now through May 24, you can save up to 60% off select games through the EU PlayStation Store. There are various offerings available from shooters …

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No More Roaming Fees: EU Members Can “Roam-Like-at-Home”

Today marked the end of successful negotiations to enact laws abolishing data roaming charges for members of the EU. The European Parliament, Council, and Commission have come to an agreement that will see the end of data roaming fees by June 15th of this year. With consumers seeing no direct charges, the agreement focused on setting a standard rate for …

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EU threatens new hate speech laws if U.S. technology firms fail to improve efforts

The European Commission has told companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google to get better at dealing with hate speech and racist language on their websites or else it will enact new laws that force their hand. The post EU threatens new hate speech laws if U.S. technology firms fail to improve efforts appeared first on Digital Trends. Source: digitaltrends

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Google, Bertelsmann, & Udacity to Offer 10,000 Android Scholarships for EU Developers

Estimates peg the current number of active Android developers residing in the EU at 1.3 million. Out of this group of developers, a recent report claims that just under half (42 percent) are self taught. As such, Google has recognized the need to reach out to these self-taught developers in order to foster independent development on Android. Therefore, Google has …

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