Implications for U.S. tech companies as EU eyes AI regulation

Feb 19, 2020
The EU wants to be sure there’s human oversight of artificial intelligence, and that AI systems use high-quality data.
European Commission vice president in charge for Values and Transparency Vera Jourova shakes hands with Mark Zuckerberg in Brussels, on Feb. 17, 2020.
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UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

Dec 13, 2019
With the stunning victory of Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, will they finally be able to "get Brexit done"?
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on December 13, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the projected election result based on exit polls in the UK general election.
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EU grants new Brexit delay to Jan. 31

Oct 28, 2019
European Council president Donald Tusk said on Twitter that the EU’s 27 other countries agreed to accept “the UK’s request for a Brexit flextension until 31 January, 2020.
An employee hangs a Union Jack at the entrance of Consilium building at the EU Headquarters in Brussels on October 28, 2019.
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UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

Oct 17, 2019
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tweeted: "We have one! It’s a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the UK and it is testament to our commitment to find solutions."
EU and Union flags flutter in the breeze in front of the Victoria Tower, part of the Palace of Westminster in central London on October 17, 2019.
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Surviving Brexit, one seed at a time

Apr 29, 2019
In response to anxieties, Paolo Arrigo of Franchi Seeds is selling Brexit "survival kits." They're a hit.
Paolo Arrigo is the director of Franchi Seeds.
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Brexit is the leading source of frustration in the U.K., says Gymbox's Rory McEntee. "We wanted to provide an outlet for all the pent-up emotion."
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The London choir singing out against Brexit

Apr 1, 2019
Raised Voices sings its opposition.
The Raised Voices political choir taking part in the anti-Brexit "People's Vote" rally in central London on March 23, 2019.
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What Brexit means for business

Mar 28, 2019
A market owner, cheesemonger and bookseller discuss living with uncertainty.
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When it comes to Brexit, everyone is tired

Mar 26, 2019
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal shares what he’s learned about the U.K.'s plan to leave the European Union.
Anti Brexit demonstrators protest in the rain on March 12, 2019 in London, England.
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