The EU wants Apple to open its ecosystem to competitors

The European Union wants Apple to open its ecosystem to competitors, writes GSMArena. European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton stated this desire to the CEO of the American company Tim Cook during a meeting in Brussels. According to him, Apple should allow iPhone owners to use competitive services, ... Read more

WhatsApp to be made compatible with other messaging apps

WhatsApp is testing a feature that will make it compatible with other messaging apps, writes Engadget with a reference to WaBetaInfo. This conclusion can be drawn based on the changes noticed in the latest beta version of WhatsApp. It has a section called “Third-party chats”, although the page does not ... Read more

European Commission names companies and services subject to EU digital market rules

The European Commission has defined companies and services that fall under the category of “gatekeepers” within the European Digital Markets Act (DMA). This is stated in the official EU report. The list includes 6 technology companies: Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, ByteDance, Meta, Microsoft. The list of services includes: social networks (TikTok, ... Read more

Apple and Microsoft argue with Brussels over EU digital market rules

Apple and Microsoft are arguing with Brussels over whether iMessage and Bing should be classified as gatekeepers under the new European legislation, writes Financial Times. We are talking about the Digital Markets Act (DMA). If companies meet certain criteria set by this document, they fall into the category of “gatekeepers”. ... Read more

7 tech giants are ready to comply with the new rules of the EU digital market

Companies Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, ByteDance, Meta, Microsoft and Samsung have informed the European Commission that they meet the criteria, established by the EU when adopting the Digital Markets Act, reports Engadget. This allows companies to be classified as gatekeepers. According to Reuters, expects to achieve this status by the ... Read more