Following the U.S antitrust investigation into Apple announced in 2019, other investigations are growing in Europe. The European Commission opened formal antitrust investigations in 2020 to assess whether Apple’s rules for app developers and how they distribute their apps over the App Store violates EU competition rules. At the core of this probe is whether Apple’s rules on … [Read more...] about Pressures grow on Apple over App Store practices
Geospatial data key to unlocking economic growth thinkWhere has been awarded a major contract to develop a gateway that will provide easy online access to official maps from more than 40 European countries. The Scottish cloud IT company and specialist in geospatial data and open-source technology, will work alongside project lead EuroGeographics on the ‘Open Maps for Europe’ … [Read more...] about thinkWhere wins European mapping contract
The UK's Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has published updated guidelines for organisations offering data-driven health technologies and services to the NHS. According to the DHSC, "The guide is designed to support innovators in understanding what the NHS is looking for when it buys digital and data-driven technology for use in health and care, so that these … [Read more...] about Selling data-driven technologies to the NHS? New guidelines published.
Harnham, the global specialist Data & Analytics recruiter has just launched the largest global salary survey for Data & Analytics professionals. There is a link at the end of this article if you would like to take part. The salary guide will chart the breakout success of employment within this sector, which has exploded to influence every corner of our lives in the … [Read more...] about Global Data & Analytics recruiter launches world’s biggest industry survey: ‘A Decade of Data’
The FT has reported that Brussels looks likely to allow data to continue to flow freely between the EU and UK. This follows the European Commission's draft decision on the matter which is expected to be approved this week. The EC is happy that Britain has an adequate level of protection for personal data. Having incorporated the GDPR into English law several years ago is … [Read more...] about Data flows between UK and EU to continue