Regulation which aims to limit the dominant role of large online platforms, entered into force on November 1st, and will be enforced from 2 May 2023.
Following 18 months of deliberations in the European Parliament, the final text of the resolution on artificial intelligence has finally been agreed upon. The new regulation is expected after the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg in April, where the document will be discussed and voted on.
In the future, smartphone batteries will have to contain information about battery life and this part of the device will have to be easily replaced. This was laid out in the Batteries Directive passed by the European Parliament, following consumer complaints across Europe regarding the life cycle of batteries in their smartphones.
The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), key EU funding instrument, has provided an additional €2 billion for projects based on 5G technologies.