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Europe looks to set new rules for OTT in September

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The European Commission is set to release new rules in September, which will aim to tighten up how OTT’s such as WhatsApp and Skype are regulated in the European markets

Cyber security top of the list for European Commission after launch of €1.8bn initiative

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The European Commission has launched a new public-private partnership aimed at tackling the challenges of cyber security, and helping European companies become more competitive.

75% of apps not compliant under EU data protection rules

Outsourcery: 'Cloud service providers risk tighter regulation and slower uptake'

Research from Netskope has claimed more than 75% of business apps lack key capabilities to ensure compliance under EU General Data Protection Regulation.

India to answer unanswered cloud questions

Location India. Red pin on the map.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has launched a consultation project to identify the challenges of governing a digital economy driven by cloud computing.

UK Government passes spy bill with strong majority

Lady Justice On The Old Bailey, London

The House of Commons has voted in favour of the Investigatory Powers Bill which gives UK intelligence agencies greater power to examine browsing histories and hack phones.

What happens to EU General Data Protection Regulation if the UK votes for a Brexit?

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Businesses warned not to give up on data reforms just because UK could quit Europe

European Commission to reform mobile cloud services regulations – report

The EC is looking to create a level playing field in how telcos and mobile cloud service providers are regulated

The European Commission is considering plans to reform how mobile cloud service providers, also know as Over The Top (OTT) companies, are regulated, according to reports from the FT.

Macquarie revamps reconciliation with Gresham Computing and Amazon Web Services

Blythe: reconciliation is better in the cloud

Australian broker Macquarie Futures has begun using a cloud-based reconciliation service from Gresham Computing and Amazon Web Services, which it says will help it to make its North American derivatives business more efficient.

‘Cloud for Europe’ launches amidst calls for single European cloud market

Kroes said the C4E initiative will help provide clarity for public sector procurers buying cloud services

Cloud for Europe (C4E), a European Commission-funded project aiming to give European public authorities a standard procurement framework for buying cloud services launched in Berlin Friday. Head of the European digital agenda Neelie Kroes said the project marks a significant step towards achieving a single European market for cloud computing.

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