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This Week in European Tech: EA buys Codemasters in $1.2 billion deal, EU’s new plans to rein in Big Tech, Bolt raises €150M, and more

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Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked about 100 tech funding deals worth nearly €1.5 billion, and about 20 M&A transactions, rumours, and related news stories across Europe, including Russia, Israel, and Turkey. ...

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This Week in European Tech: EA buys Codemasters in $1.2 billion deal, EU’s new plans to rein in Big Tech, Bolt raises €150M, and more

This Week in European Tech: EA buys Codemasters in $1.2 billion deal, EU’s new plans to rein in Big Tech, Bolt raises €150M, and more

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked about 100 tech funding deals worth nearly €1.5 billion, and about 20 M&A transactions, rumours, and related news stories across Europe, ...

Today in European Tech: EA buys Codemasters in $1.2 billion deal, green light for the €7.5 billion ‘Digital Europe’ program, and more

Today in European Tech: EA buys Codemasters in $1.2 billion deal, green light for the €7.5 billion ‘Digital Europe’ program, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Electronic Arts has reached an agreement to acquire UK-based game developer and publisher Codemasters, valuing the company at ...

Blockchain becomes European basement?

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EU eyes huge increase in offshore wind energy to meet climate goals - draft

EU eyes huge increase in offshore wind energy to meet climate goals - draft

The European Union is considering a plan to increase its offshore wind energy capacity five-fold this decade and 25-fold by 2050, as it seeks to become climate neutral by mid-century, ...

US and European Regulators Say Crypto a Priority This Year

US and European Regulators Say Crypto a Priority This Year

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The 10 Biggest European Region Tech Stories This Week

The 10 Biggest European Region Tech Stories This Week

A look at this week's 70 European-area tech funding deals, which totaled over $1 billion.

EU's Vestager: Discrepancy in state aid distorts single market, hampers recovery

EU's Vestager: Discrepancy in state aid distorts single market, hampers recovery

The European Union's competition chief Margrethe Vestager has expressed concern about the "huge differences" in coronavirus state aid among member states, saying they were starting to ...

European vineyards may have to turn a BILLION litres of wine into industrial alcohol amid a huge surplus caused by the coronavirus outbreak, French politician warns

European vineyards may have to turn a BILLION litres of wine into industrial alcohol amid a huge surplus caused by the coronavirus outbreak, French politician warns

French MEP Éric Andrieu, from the winemaking Aude has warned that a lack of storage following widespread bar, restaurant and shop closures has led to more wine than vineyards can cope with.

A golden age of entrepreneurship as combined value of tech companies soars to €618B

A golden age of entrepreneurship as combined value of tech companies soars to €618B

Europe’s tech sector is worth 4x what it was 5 years ago as the leading generation of companies give back to the next wave of ambitious tech firms

Microsoft Chief Says EU 'Most Influential' on Tech Rules

Microsoft Chief Says EU 'Most Influential' on Tech Rules

Microsoft president Brad Smith on Tuesday said Europe was the global leader on setting rules for big tech, two years after the EU implemented the GDPR, its landmark data privacy law.

Google Pushes ‘Sensible’ Ideas for How to Regulate AI

Google Pushes ‘Sensible’ Ideas for How to Regulate AI

Silicon Valley executives and lobbyists like to say they embrace regulation. Now they’re launching a frenzy of lobbying on what they want that regulation to be—and Europe is set to be one ...

European Innovation Council gets extra €150M after surge in applications

European Innovation Council gets extra €150M after surge in applications

The European Innovation Council (EIC) is to get a €150 million extra cash injection after being overwhelmed with applications in the last month. More than 1,000 start-ups and small and ...

Swiss GDP? It’s history!

Swiss GDP? It’s history!

Switzerland’s economy grew by a better-than-expected 0.4 percent in the third quarter, driven by exports in pharmaceuticals and the energy sector. However, Thomas Stucki, CIO at St. Galler ...

Europe and AI: Leading, Lagging Behind, or Carving Its Own Way?

Europe and AI: Leading, Lagging Behind, or Carving Its Own Way?

For its AI ecosystem to thrive, Europe needs to find a way to protect its research base, encourage governments to be early adopters, foster its startup ecosystem, expand international ...

Croatian Presidency pushes for new Commission 5G and 6G action plan

Croatian Presidency pushes for new Commission 5G and 6G action plan

The European Commission is under pressure to propose a revised Action Plan for 5G and 6G mobile telecommunications as a means to bolster the bloc's connectivity, according to a draft text ...

European Third-Party Provider Association (ETPPA) is born to formalize the future of the fintech environment, in Europe

European Third-Party Provider Association (ETPPA) is born to formalize the future of the fintech environment, in Europe

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