Europe

Amazon Hit With Record EU Data Privacy Fine

Amazon received a fine of 746 million euros (19 billion crowns) from the European Union for transferring personal data in violation of the rules for their protection, known as GDPR. The company said this in a detailed financial report that publicly traded companies in the United States are required to file with the Securities and Exchange […]

Eurozone GDP Rebounds 2% In 2nd Quarter

The European Union’s economy returned to growth in the second quarter. It thus emerged from the double recession caused by the covid-19 pandemic. Eurostat announced today in its first flash estimate that the EU’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 1.9 percent compared to the previous three months. Germany, Italy, and France showed rapid growth, and the Czech economy returned […]

EU Gives Google 2 Months To Improve Flight, Hotel Search Results

The European Union has given Google two months to improve search for hotels and flights, and to explain how search results are ranked. Otherwise, the company faces sanctions. This has been announced by the European Commission (EC) and European consumer protection authorities. The practices of the world’s most popular search engine run by the company have long been […]