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Digital 08-12-2016

Technology opening new doors for people with disabilities

SPECIAL REPORT / 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

Digitisation and technology are changing the way we build.
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Digital 22-11-2016

2016 Mobile Innovation Event

Europe's mobile economy is a hotbed for innovation
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Digital 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.
Euro & Finance 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.
Public Affairs 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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Digital 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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Digital 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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Euro & Finance 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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Digital 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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Digital 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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Digital 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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Digital 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.
Digital 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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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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Digital 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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Digital 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.
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Digital 23-03-2016

What future for Big Data mining?

Policymakers are showing growing interest for real-time analysis of public opinion and Big Data. From finance to political campaigners, social media have become a primary source of information, especially when it comes to understanding public opinion trends.
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Digital 14-01-2016

How can financial services work better for EU consumers in the digital age?

2015 has seen high-profile EU initiatives in financial services, most notably the publication of the Capital Markets Union (CMU) proposals. But attention is also turning to the ‘consumer agenda’.
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Digital 09-12-2015

CCIA Europe VP James Waterworth on the EU's platform consultation

Platforms are transforming not just the digital economy, but making it easier for all sorts of businesses to connect with customers.
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Digital 30-11-2015

Why does Europe need a new Safe Harbour for transatlantic data flows?

CCIA Europe Director Christian Borggreen talks about how a safer Safe Harbour for data transfers will benefit European consumers and companies.
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Digital 16-11-2015

Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2015

David Levy, director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism­, recently presented the latest edition of the Digital News Report at the Lisbon Council.
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Sports 10-11-2015

Good governance in sport and betting

"Good governance in sport and betting" explores the relationship between sports and the regulated betting industry and their role in the fight against match-fixing and corruption in sport. It examines the different approaches implemented so far by a range of stakeholders, including the regulated betting industry, sport organizations, regulatory and law enforcement bodies, national and international policy institutions and player organizations to detect, deter and punish those that seek to manipulate sporting events for financial gain.
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Digital 27-10-2015

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