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Contrite Facebook Executives Seek to Ward Off More European Rules

Facebook¬†executives are fanning out across Europe this week to address the social media giant’s slow response to abuses on its platform, seeking to avoid further legislation along the lines of a new hate speech law in Germany it says goes too far. Facebook’s communications and public policy chief used an annual meeting in Munich of some of Europe and Silicon ... Read More »

European tech market expected to continue slow growth through 2018

Forrester’s latest¬†European tech market forecast¬†projects that growth in purchases of technology software, hardware, and services by European businesses and government measured in Euros will hold steady at 1.6 percent in 2017, and increase to 2.2 percent in 2018. Spending on software and tech consulting services will do better, with software spending rising by 2.5 percent in 2017 and 3.5 percent ... Read More »

European Shares Get Tech Boost As SAP, ASML Surge On Earnings

London: European shares advanced on Wednesday, with the technology sector leading the market higher after SAP and ASML Holding reported forecast-beating quarterly results. Shares in SAP, Europe’s largest software company, rose 4.7 per cent as unexpectedly strong growth in high-margin packaged software licenses fuelled its quarterly earnings. Its second-quarter operating profit rose 9 per cent. ASML Holding, a key supplier ... Read More »

facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft lower back european Hate Speech rules

net giants facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft signed up Tuesday to a brand new european code ofbehavior towards hate speech, the european fee stated. america–primarily based companies have agreed to speed up their reactions when unlawful fabric is flagged up, with the intention of looking in any respect suspicious cloth inside 24 hours. “The recent terror assaults have reminded us ... Read More »