Technology

EU investigates German carmakers for possible collusion

Sep 18, 2018

The EU's anti-trust watchdog is investigating whether automakers BMW, Daimler and the VW group colluded to limit the development and roll out of car emission control systems

EU to give internet firms 1 hour to remove extremist content

Sep 12, 2018

EU authorities to give internet companies one hour to take down terrorist content, big fines if they don't comply

Belgium shocked by TV weather woman's encounter with racism

Sep 7, 2018

Media outlets and politicians in Belgium express shock and dismay after two high-profile reports of racism

EU wants to force internet firms to remove terror content

Sep 5, 2018

EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova says the European Commission is set to unveil new rules that could force internet companies to take down suspected terror content online

Hungary: Opposition party seeks Microsoft graft case probe

Aug 27, 2018

A Hungarian opposition party is asking authorities to investigate an alleged corruption scheme involving the sale to state clients of Microsoft products at marked-up prices

Report: Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 percent

Aug 20, 2018

Experts determined last February that corrosion of the metal cables encased in pressed concrete had reduced by 20 percent the strength of the highway bridge that collapsed last week

A dog's life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

Aug 20, 2018

Fitness trackers for pets are becoming more complex and enjoying sales as part of a boom in goods for pets.

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

Aug 19, 2018

The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution

Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

Aug 16, 2018

The collapse of a highway bridge touted as an architectural triumph at its 1967 inauguration has refocused attention on Italy's aging infrastructure

Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

Aug 15, 2018

Italian emergency experts pulled two more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, raising the death toll in the disaster to at least 39 people

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