BRUSSELS The EU's proposal for a temporary ban on facial-recognition technology won backing from Alphabet Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Monday but got a cool response from Microsoft President Brad Smith.
BRUSSELS, Jan 20 The chief executive of Google
parent company Alphabet on Monday backed an EU
proposal to temporarily ban facial-recognition technology
because of the possibility that it could be used for nefarious
BRUSSELS, Jan 20 Sundar Pichai, the CEO of
Google-owner Alphabet, urged regulators on Monday to
take a "proportionate approach" when drafting rules for
artificial intelligence (AI), days before the European
Commission is due to publish proposals on the issue.
BRUSSELS The European Union is considering banning facial recognition technology in public areas for up to five years, to give it time to work out how to prevent abuses, according to proposals seen by Reuters.
LUXEMBOURG Agreements that let Facebook and other firms send European citizens' data to the United States and other countries are valid, a key EU court adviser said on Thursday, although he left room for such transfers to be blocked if European data protection standards are not met in countries receiving the information.
LUXEMBOURG U.S. homesharing site Airbnb on Thursday won its battle to remain exempt from onerous European property regulations, as the EU's top court ruled it was an online platform and not a property agent. | Video
BRUSSELS U.S. chipmaker Nvidia is set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $6.8 billion acquisition of Mellanox Technologies , people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
LUXEMBOURG U.S. homesharing site Airbnb will get a better idea of how it should be labelled when Europe's top court rules on Thursday on the tricky question of whether it is an online booking service or a real estate agent subject to onerous rules.
LUXEMBOURG Facebook's clash with Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems reaches a critical point on Thursday when an adviser to Europe's top court will offer his view on whether tools used by companies to transfer data abroad protect European citizens' data.