# competition

Two high-speed trains, a German railway Deutsche Bahn ICE (L) manufactured by Siemens and a French railway SNCF TGV manufactured by Alstom pictured at the Paris Gare de l'Est station on August 11, 2011. Photo: Jacques Demarthon / AFP
Two high-speed trains, a German railway […]

EU’s rail merger veto ignites spat over competition rules

The European Union's veto of an Alstom-Siemens rail merger has revived debate over competition regulations that some say are obsolete in the face of growing rivalry from Chinese giants.
The European Commission blocked a planned merger between the railway business of German industrial giant Siemens and France's Alstom on Wednesday, arguing that they failed to address its "serious" competition concerns.
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EU blocks Siemens-Alstom rail merger amid ‘serious’ competition fears

The EU did not approve of the proposed merger between the German company Siemens and the French Alstom in order to maintain the competition in the European market.
ARCHIVE - HANDOUT - A handout image provided by the Chinese National Supercomputing Center on June 20, 2016 shows the Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer at the Chinese State Supercomputing Center in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China. The fastest computers in the world are currently in countries like China and the US. According to the Brussels EU Commission, this is not only bad for the image of the European Union. Now a catch-up is to begin. (to dpa "EU should get for a billion euros supercomputer" from 11.01.2018) ATTENTION: Only for editorial use and only when naming the source: National Supercomputing Center/NATIONAL SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER/dpa
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EU plans 1-billion-euro investment in next-generation supercomputers

The European Union is investing one billion euros to develop its own supercomputer infrastructure.