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BMW, Vodafone, Ericsson urge EU to consider 5G car standard

2:05pm EST

BRUSSELS BMW , Vodafone and Ericsson made a last-ditch effort on Wednesday to persuade the European Commission to open the way for the use of 5G technology in cars, concerned about the EU executive's preference for a wifi-based technology being pursued by their rivals.

RPT-BMW, Vodafone, Ericsson urge EU to consider 5G car standard

1:26pm EST

BRUSSELS, Nov 14 BMW, Vodafone and Ericsson made a last-ditch effort on Wednesday to persuade the European Commission to open the way for the use of 5G technology in cars, concerned about the EU executive's preference for a wifi-based technology being pursued by their rivals.

BMW, Vodafone, Ericsson urge EU to consider 5G car standard

1:17pm EST

BRUSSELS BMW, Vodafone and Ericsson made a last-ditch effort on Wednesday to persuade the European Commission to open the way for the use of 5G technology in cars, concerned about the EU executive's preference for a wifi-based technology being pursued by their rivals.

You can't copyright taste, EU court says in setback for food industry

Nov 13 2018

BRUSSELS Europe's top court dealt the food industry a blow on Tuesday as it dismissed an attempt by a Dutch cheese maker to copyright its cream cheese, saying that the taste of a food product does not qualify for copyright protection.

Exclusive: Takeda to win EU approval for $62 billion Shire deal - sources

Nov 09 2018

BRUSSELS Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical is set to win conditional EU antitrust approval for its $62-billion bid for London's Shire, the biggest ever overseas acquisition by a Japanese company, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Exclusive: Thales on course for EU okay for Gemalto $5.4 billion bid - source

Nov 09 2018

BRUSSELS French aerospace and defense company Thales is on track to secure conditional EU antitrust approval for its 4.8-billion-euro ($5.4 billion) bid for chipmaker Gemalto , a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, a move set to make it a leading player in digital security services.

Exclusive: Takeda to win EU approval for $62 billion Shire deal - sources

Nov 09 2018

BRUSSELS Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical is set to win conditional EU antitrust approval for its $62-billion (47.7 billion pounds) bid for London's Shire, the biggest ever overseas acquisition by a Japanese company, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Dyson wins fight against EU energy labelling rules

Nov 08 2018

BRUSSELS British company Dyson, which makes bagless vacuum cleaners, has succeeded in overturning a European Union law on energy efficiency labelling after a five-year battle, with Europe’s second highest court backing its argument that the legislation discriminated against its products.

UPDATE 2-Dyson wins fight against EU energy labelling rules

Nov 08 2018

BRUSSELS, Nov 8 British company Dyson, which makes bagless vacuum cleaners, has succeeded in overturning a European Union law on energy efficiency labelling after a five-year battle, with Europe’s second highest court backing its argument that the legislation discriminated against its products.

EU's Vestager says probe into Google AdSense case nearing end

Nov 07 2018

LISBON EU regulators are close to wrapping up their third case against Alphabet unit Google involving its AdSense advertising service, Europe's antitrust chief said on Wednesday, suggesting the company may soon be hit with another hefty fine.

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