Digital

Politics 28-03-2017

Corina Cretu: ‘Cohesion policy more needed than ever’

The only policy which has direct links with regional authorities, with citizens, is the cohesion policy, and this is why it is more necessary than ever, says Corina Crețu, the European Commissioner for Regional Policy.

23-03-2017

Regulating digital services

The draft European Electronic Communication Code (EECC) aims to adapt end-user protection to the digital era and ensure that telecoms rules focus on the sector’s specific needs.

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06-03-2017

Sébastien Soriano, 2017 BEREC chair and president on EECC: Regulators’ priorities in 2017

Sébastien Soriano discusses the main priorities for regulators in 2017 with respect to the new Electronic Communications Code, as EU institutions line-up to deliver increased benefits to Europeans.

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27-02-2017

Anthony Whelan, DG CONNECT on EECC’s objectives

Anthony Whelan explains why it is crucial to agree quickly on a new Electronic Communications Code, as EU institutions line-up to deliver increased benefits to Europeans.

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Our fears, our dreams: young Europeans present their Digital Manifesto
21-02-2017

Our fears, our dreams: Young Europeans present their digital manifesto

A group of 74 technology students from across the EU have presented their ‘Manifesto for the Digital Europe of Tomorrow’ on 29 November 2016 in Brussels.

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14-02-2017

Orange: Digitising Europe to take the lead

The third edition of the Orange “Rendez-Vous,” was held last Wednesday (8 February) in Brussels.

The Presidency: Malta at the helm
26-01-2017

The Presidency: Malta at the helm

It's a time of crisis, global turbulence, and economic change. It's also a time of opportunity. On the first of January, for the first time, Malta took up the presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Technology Opening New Doors for People With Disabilities
08-12-2016

Technology opening new doors for people with disabilities

With almost 15% of the world’s population living with a disability, building a more inclusive society is a key priority.

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GE Garages Brussels 2016

GE Garages Brussels 2016

Digitisation and technology are changing the way we build.

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Mobile Innovation
22-11-2016

2016 Mobile Innovation Event

Europe's mobile economy is a hotbed for innovation

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18-11-2016

CAP and the Digital Single Market

The growing availability of precision farming technologies and machinery has increased the adoption of ICT tools in the European agro-food industry.

Is Europe ready for FinTech?
08-11-2016

Is Europe ready for FinTech?

EU policymakers are devoting increased attention to Financial Technology (FinTech), reflective of the sector’s growing opportunities, investor and media profile.

Margaritis Schinas
03-11-2016

Commission grilled over Oettinger apology for ‘slitty eyes’ speech

The European Commission today (3 November) faced a grilling from journalists after Germany’s Commissioner Günther Oettinger apologised for mocking women and gay marriage, and calling the Chinese "slitty eyes".

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Coding School
03-11-2016

The ‘Coding Summer School’ by Boeing and ThinkYoung: Supporting digital know-how for the future job market

More than 50 teenage students learned the basics of programming during the Coding Summer School in July in Brussels.

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Big Data & Policy Making
19-10-2016

Big data and policy making

Big data has the potential to advance collective decision-making processes. For example, data mining has become increasingly popular to obtain a better understanding of what is relevant to the public.

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Sharing economy
17-10-2016

Sharing economy: What challenges and opportunities for Europe?

With collaborative platforms and providers such as Uber and Airbnb booming across Europe, sharing economy is quickly establishing itself as a new, successful business model.

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Nicola Frank
12-10-2016

European Broadcasting Union discusses opportunities of the AVMSD

The Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) promotes an open, diverse and vibrant audiovisual media sector in Europe.

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Big data
30-09-2016

Free flow of data in industry: The end of trade secrets?

Digitisation and the use of “big data” in industry are expected to underpin much of Europe’s growth potential in the coming years.

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Switch
25-09-2016

Digital revolution at #SWITCHVilnius: skills for the jobs of the future. Let’s get them and boost Europe!

Which region is becoming the next big region with many tech companies? How can Europe boost the Digital Single market and get a bigger share of the global #appeconomy pie?

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Steven Tas
05-09-2016

Steven Tas, ETNO EB Chair – A new Digital Union

We have to substantially reform our European policies for digital networks and services. Small changes will not be enough.

Margrethe Vestager
30-08-2016

EU says Apple must repay €13 billion over ‘illegal’ Irish tax deal

The European Commission said on Tuesday (30 August) that US tech company Apple must repay €13 billion in back taxes after ruling that a series of Irish tax deals were illegal.

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ChinaEU
Global Europe 07-06-2016

Insights from ChinaEU first anniversary

ChinaEU celebrated its first anniversary with Ambassador Yang Yanyi, Head of the Chinese Mission to the EU, together with over 200 key players of the EU capital and the digital economy on 25th May, at China Cultural Centre Brussels.

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EU Matters Gareth Harding
25-05-2016

EU Matters with Gareth Harding

Lorraine Baldwin spoke to Gareth Harding, Managing Director at Clear Europe to discuss the changes to the Brussels Press Corps and the broader communications landscape and what makes a good story.

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What are you going to make?
28-04-2016

What are you going to make?

On International Girls in ICT Day, Microsoft wants to inspire more young women about the potential of STEM studies.