Ireland's Data Protection Commission could order Facebook to suspend data transfers to the US if the social network is found to be inadequately protecting that data.
Brian Cooley looks at a transatlantic trade battle that revealed crash safety weakness in US cars versus their counterparts in the EU.
Facebook and other US companies can not adequately protect EU citizens' data from government surveillance, says Advocate General Yves Bot.
The social network's head of public policy in Europe says changes to how regulations are handled there could prompt Facebook to stop bringing new features to its service.
The European Union contends that the studios and British pay-TV provider Sky UK are violating antitrust regulations by restricting the broadcasting of studio films to only the UK and Ireland.
The investigations will determine whether Qualcomm was in violation of antitrust regulations in the European Union, and could mean significant fines for the company, if it's found guilty.
Europe's regulators want to know whether Amazon's deals with book publishers require them to inform the e-retail giant of more favorable terms from rivals.
Google's Matt Brittin, who oversees the company's European operations, says that his company suffered from not having enough "people on the ground" to handle EU concerns.
Competition Chief Margrethe Vestager says she doesn't want to rush a decision in investigations to determine whether Apple and other companies violated European Union tax rules.
Is Google abusing its position as the world's most popular search engine? Also, if you're hoping to walk into an Apple store and buy a Watch next week, we have some bad news. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.