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January 25, 2018 9:20 AM EU court backs Facebook rejection of class action privacy suit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An Austrian privacy activist can not bring a class action lawsuit against Facebook for alleged privacy violations but can himself sue the company in his home court, the highest European Union court ruled on Thursday. The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) said Max Schrems could bring a case against the U.S. company and benefit 51

January 24, 2018 2:47 PM Qualcomm Is Slapped With $1.23 Billion EU Fine for Illegal Payments to Apple

EU says Qualcomm abused its dominant position by paying billions of dollars to Apple for chip exclusivity The European Union again flexed its legal muscle against a U.S. tech giant by slapping Qualcomm Inc. with a €997 million ($1.23 billion) antitrust fine on Wednesday for illegal payments it made to Apple Inc. for exclusively using its chips in smartphones 71

January 24, 2018 5:30 AM Disney Won’t Have Same Problem With Regulators as Fox-Sky Did

The U.K.’s provisional move to block 21st Century Fox’s bid for Sky is hardly a death sentence The U.K. antitrust body’s provisional move to block 21st Century Fox’s $15.5 billion bid for control of Sky on grounds of media plurality is an adroit one. It capitalizes politically on British antipathy for Rupert Murdoch, the octogenarian media mogul who controls 58

January 23, 2018 6:52 PM IMF Sees a Global Boom That’s Overly Dependent on Easy Money

IMF credits slow pace of U.S. rate increases and ECB’s large balance sheet for brisk pace of global growth DAVOS, Switzerland—The world is enjoying its broadest, strongest growth in years, and everyone has an explanation, from the U.S. tax cut to the recovery in oil prices. But for the International Monetary Fund, the answer is rather simple and disturbing 52

January 23, 2018 11:45 AM EU Parliament considers revamp of seats after Brexit

BRUSSELS – The European Union's legislature is looking to rejig its seat distribution after Britain departs and is considering allowing some lawmakers to be elected on EU-wide tickets. Once Britain leaves on March 29 next year, the number of seats could be cut from 751 to 705. All the seats are currently allocated to countries, and Britain has 73. A European 55

January 23, 2018 9:44 AM EU taking 8 jurisdictions off its tax haven blacklist

BRUSSELS – The European Union is taking eight countries and jurisdictions off its tax avoidance blacklist after they made commitments to meet EU requirements. Barbados, Grenada, Macao, Mongolia, Panama, South Korea, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates were removed after agreeing to tighten their tax laws. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Tuesday 49

January 19, 2018 2:21 PM Papdakis and Cizeron take lead in Europeans ice dance

Papdakis and Cizeron take lead in Europeans ice dance French ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron headed for their fourth consecutive gold after Friday's short dance at the European Figure Skating Championships. Papadakis and Cizeron amassed 81.29 points for their program to Ed Sheeran songs. Papadakis wore a green-gold flapper style 41

January 19, 2018 1:22 PM Nasa removes US astronaut from ISS mission

The US astronaut Jeanette Epps has been removed from her upcoming mission to the International Space Station (ISS) just months before launch. Dr Epps was to have been the first African-American astronaut assigned to the space station crew. She would have flown aboard a Russian Soyuz flight in June but is being replaced by another astronaut. Nasa has not given 65

January 19, 2018 6:50 AM Emirates A380 orders allow Airbus to maintain minimum production

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus Chief Operating Officer Fabrice Bregier said on Friday that Emirates’ latest order for up to 36 A380 aircraft worth $16 billion at list price would allow the European planemaker to maintain a minimum production level of the superjumbo. Emirates’ [EMIRA.UL] commitment to take six of the double-decker A380s a year for a decade 33

January 18, 2018 8:39 PM France’s Macron, U.K.’s Agree to Cooperate on Defense and Security After Brexit

Addressing concerns over Calais border security, Britain to provide more funding for port across Channel LONDON—The leaders of France and the U.K. agreed Thursday to deepen cooperation on defense and security, including the management of migrant flows to British shores, as the two countries seek to reinforce their ties before the U.K. exits the European 38