European Union

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 28 member states that are primarily located in Europe. The EU operates through a system of supranational independent institutions and intergovernmental negotiated decisions by the member states. Institutions of the EU include the European Commission, the Council of the European Union, the European Council, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Central Bank, the Court of Auditors, and the European Parliament. The European Parliament is elected every five years by EU citizens.
Posts about European Union
  • Google fined $2.7 billion by E.U. in anti-trust ruling

    … engine. This fine dwarfs the previous record fine for the abuse of a monopoly, doled out to Intel in 2009. The E.U. commission arrived at the figure by taking a percentage of Google’s revenue from its Shopping product across the 13 European countries in question since 2008. Should Google fail to comply with the terms set by the E.U. within 90…

    Search Engine Watchin Google- 15 readers -
  • LinkedIn Names Top Influencers of 2016

    … By David Cohen on Dec. 12, 2016 - 3:05 PM Allianz chief economic advisor Mohamed El-Erian was named LinkedIn’s top influencer of 2016. LinkedIn said of El-Erian: There’s a reason El-Erian is at the top of this list: His incisive commentary on the global economy, financial markets and monetary policies–not to mention his short-form updates…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Twitter Revises Terms of Service, Privacy Policy

    …, what information is private and how you can control your information. To that end, we’ve added a new section to provide more detail about your non-public communications, like direct messages. We have also explained that you can have multiple accounts on Twitter, and that we receive information when you use our services even if you are logged out…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 18 readers -
  • The Problems of the Social Media Echo Chamber

    … to the unknown, we have merely transposed our own social class, views and opinions. Case in point: Having spent the majority of the U.K.’s European Union referendum campaign away from my homeland, my primary experience of the debate was mediated through my friends and the content they shared through Facebook. Such was the expression of support to remain that I…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 17 readers -
  • What The European Union’s New Data Protection Law Means For Online Media

    …. “Taking steps now to implement controls, processes and best-practice management can provide your organisation with a strong, secure, robust foundation for growth.” What the New EU VAT MOSS Legislation Means for Bloggers and How to Manage It Effectively The post What The European Union’s New Data Protection Law Means For Online Media appeared first on The Blog Herald. …

    The Blog Herald- 17 readers -
  • The Real Winner of the Brexit Vote: Interactive Content

    … With the uproar over last week’s EU Referendum, in which the U.K. opted to leave the European Union, lots has happened: Donald Trump released yet another controversial tweet, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron tendered his resignation, Scotland threatened to make another bid for independence and other countries have threatened to leave the EU…

    AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 24 readers -
  • Facebook AI Research Partnership Program Launches

    … Facebook AI Research announced the launch of an initiative to further its efforts by donating 25 state-of-the-art graphics-processing-unit-based servers to research institutions in the European Union. FAIR announced in a blog post by director of engineering Serkan Piantino and research lead Florent Perronnin that the first donation in its…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Bulgaria and Greece win IDN ccTLDs on appeal

    …, while .ευ has been forever rejected. The three reports can be downloaded here. It will be interesting to see how the ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee will react to this. It was pressure from the GAC — driven by the European Commission and Greece — back in 2012 that forced ICANN into creating the appeals process. At ICANN’s meeting…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
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