Apple Revises Warranty Policies In Europe To Comply With EU Laws
ccguy writes "Apple revised its warranty policy in Italy last year after being hit with a €900,000 fine for not complying with an EU-mandated two-year term. The company has today revised the terms of its warranties in France, Germany and Belgium, specifying that customers are entitled to repairs and replacements of their Apple products for a full two years after purchase, and not just one as previously stated. No word yet on when the rest of the EU will see those changes, but it would now seem to be just a matter of time before other countries get the new terms as well."
Italy's Migrant Detention Centers Are Cruel, Rights Groups Say
Centers used to hold illegal immigrants in Italy and elsewhere in Europe are coming in for criticism from rights groups that say they are inhumane, ineffective and costly.
Europe: Italy: Oldest Known Torah Scroll Found, Scholar Says
An Italian scholar said Wednesday that he had discovered the oldest known complete Torah scroll, dating from the 12th to the 13th century.
Europe Releases Italy From Budget Oversight
The European Commission freed Italy from the so-called Excessive Deficit Procedure—heightened oversight for countries with high deficits—offering Rome a smidgen of relief as the country's business sector is beginning to show signs of life.
SumUp, One Of Europe's Many Mobile Payments Startups, Launches In Russia - Now Operating In 11 Markets
SumUp, one of the myriad European Square-style mobile card reader startups, has expanded its coverage footprint by rolling into an 11th European market: Russia. SumUp is now operational in the U.K., Germany, Ireland, Austria, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Belgium and Russia, giving it a larger geographical footprint than other European rivals including iZettle and Payleven.