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The demise of cash?

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Health & Consumers 05-12-2016

European Accessibility Act

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Debate about policies in favour of people with disabilities has climbed up a notch on the agenda with the publication in December of new European Commission proposals for a European Accessibility Act.
Digital 20-06-2016

Big data meets politics

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Politicians across Europe often look suspiciously at the "big data" revolution as a trend imported from the US, which encroaches on their privacy. But others are also surfing the wave and see a multitude of areas where big data analytics can support decision-making – and sometimes also help politicians win an election.
Digital 06-06-2016

How will big data change insurance?

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The systematic collection and treatment of large amounts of (private) digital data is transforming the insurance industry, raising new legal issues for policymakers along the way. From health to car insurance, EurActiv.com provides an overview of the challenges and regulatory initiatives at European level.

What’s driving Europe’s digital transformation?

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This week, EurActiv reports on Europe’s uphill battle to make the fourth industrial revolution a reality, from education to industry, from smart cities to health.

Mobile World Congress 2016

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This week, EurActiv reports from Barcelona's World Mobile Congress on the latest developments on 5G and broadband.

EU Code Week 2015

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EU Code Week raises awareness about a skill that will only become more influential as time passes. Coding is the language of computers – when you learn it, you will be able to create software, websites, and apps.
Digital 04-05-2015

Media freedom and innovations

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On World Press Freedom Day, EurActiv looks at the underlying trends in the industry and whether the unfolding digital revolution is helping or undermining media freedom.

European Business Summit 2015

EurActiv has been a Knowledge Partner of EBS since its launch in 2000. This year's edition will focus on how the industry and the society are impacted by digitalisation, the driving force behind the fourth industrial revolution.
Digital 20-04-2015

EU policies and the insurance sector

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Insurers are the largest institutional investors in Europe. However, the sector continues to reflect the broader fragmentation of the EU market for financial services.

Mobile World Congress

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Beyond smartwatches and underwater television, real innovation is waiting for new 5G technology to be unleashed. Its groundwork was laid out by policymakers and telecoms players during the Barcelona event.
Digital 09-01-2015

Digital single market

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Andrus Ansip, the European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, says he will launch a new digital strategy this Spring, including milestones and methods for monitoring progress in the member states.
Euro & Finance 17-11-2014

The demise of cash?

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A boom in payment-enabled smartphone manufacture and the entry of key phone and finance players into the mobile wallets market has made 2014 a watershed year, as the tide turns against the future use of cash.