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Legal & Tax Data International

Lack of GDPR enforcement: Complaint against EU Commission initiated

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has launched a formal complaint against the European Commission before the European Ombudsman.

International

Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey steps down as CEO

On November 29th, Twitter announced that Jack Dorsey has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer and that the Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Parag Agrawal as CEO and a member of the Board, effective immediately. Dorsey will remain a member of the Board until his term expires at the 2022 meeting of stockholders.

AI International

UNESCO 193 member states adopt the first ever global agreement on the Ethics of AI

This text, adopted on November 25th, defines the common values and principles which will guide the construction of the necessary legal infrastructure to ensure the healthy development of Artificial Intelligence.

Infrastructures International

Samsung chooses Texas as site of new $17bn chip plant, amid a global shortage of semiconductors

On November 24th, Samsung Electronics announced that it would build a new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor, Texas. The estimated $17 billion investment in the United States will help boost production of advanced logic semiconductor solutions that power next-generation innovations and technologies.

Consumer electronics International

Dell Technologies affiche des résultats record au troisième trimestre 2022

C’est le meilleur troisième trimestre de l’histoire de Dell Technologies, grâce à une forte demande et à un avantage concurrentiel durable.

Space International

SES to receive $1 billion from the FCC

On November 24th, SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, announced the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has validated the certification of SES’s Phase I accelerated C-band clearing and relocation activities, a critical step to help meet the Commission’s objectives to quickly roll out 5G services across the United States.

Data & Cloud Cloud computing International

Scaleway withdraws from Gaia-X, a new blow for the European cloud project

The reason for the withdrawal of the French company Scaleway? The opening up to the Americans and the Chinese of this initiative aimed at federating the cloud and data players in Europe.

Cloud Cloud computing International

Ericsson to acquire the global provider of cloud-based communications Vonage for USD 6.2 billion

Ericsson intends to spearhead the creation of a global network and communication platform for open innovation.

Web Network International

China now has 450 million 5G users

The number of 5G users in China has reached 450 million, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

Digital Survey International

Le Luxembourg grimpe de six places au classement de l’eGovernment Benchmark 2021

Le Luxembourg se place en 5e position (sur 36) avec un score de 84% au classement général sur la maturité des États membres de l’UE et d’autres pays européens en matière d’eGovernment, une étude commanditée par la Commission européenne.

Digital IT International

Digital Economy and Society Index : le Luxembourg passe de la 10e à la 8e place en Europe

Le 12 novembre, la Commission européenne a publié la nouvelle version du Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) – un rapport rédigé annuellement sur base d'informations récoltées auprès des États membres. Le Luxembourg progresse dans le classement et arrive en 8e position.

Tech International Trends

Seoul to Launch ‘Metaverse’ Public Service Platform in 2022

On November 3rd, the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) announced that it will be the first local government in Korea to establish a metaverse platform, which has emerged as a contactless communication channel in the post-pandemic era, to start providing a new-concept public service by using the platform in its administration.