Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft in Europe

Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft in Europe

Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the European Commission and the German federal cartel office, it said in a statement on Tuesday. Kaspersky Lab says that Microsoft is abusing its dominance in the PC operating system market, creating obstacles for independent software security vendors by distributing its own Defender anti-virus software with the ubiquitous Windows operating system. Microsoft said in a statement on Tuesday that it had not violated any laws. “Microsoft’s primary objective is to keep customers protected,” the company said in…

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Europe Air Pollution Causes 467,000 Early Deaths a Year: Report

Europe Air Pollution Causes 467,000 Early Deaths a Year: Report

Almost nine out of 10 European city dwellers breathe air that is harmful to their health, though the continent’s air quality is slowly improving, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said today. Air pollution remains the single largest environmental cause of premature death in urban Europe, and was linked to around 467,000 early deaths in 41 European countries in 2013, according to an analysis of data from more than 400 cities. “Emission reductions have led to improvements in air quality in Europe, but not enough to avoid unacceptable damage to human…

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Bird Flu Hits Europe, France Raises Checks to Counter Virus

Bird Flu Hits Europe, France Raises Checks to Counter Virus

Several European countries have reported outbreaks of a severe strain of bird flu, the World Organisation for Animal Health said on Thursday, while France raised safety checks to counter the virus which can have a major impact on farmers. The World Health Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said Germany, Austria, Croatia and Switzerland had all officially reported the outbreaks, which concerned a particularly virulent strain affecting wild birds. France’s Agriculture Ministry added in a statement that the highly pathogenic H5N8 virus had been found in wild birds in Hungary, Poland,…

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Zika to spread to Europe through this summer

Zika to spread to Europe through this summer

The Zika virus is predicted to spread to Europe by this summer season , but the chance can be “low to moderate”, the world fitness business enterprise has stated. WHO said there has been a “excessive” threat the virus will appear in regions where a kind of mosquito referred to as the Aedes aegypti lives. the european Centre for disease Prevention and manage stated the mosquito type has been currently stated in Madeira, the Netherlands and the north-eastern Black coastline (southern Russia and Georgia), Sky news said on Wednesday. there…

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