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.
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.
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.
An imminent Commission report on ISDS will re-ignite the explosive debate between negotiators and politicians who favour pushing ahead with an arbitration clause in the treaty, and a broad coalition of vocal opponents.
The Polish Commissioner responsible for industry is set to launch new proposals for an industrial strategy early next year. She tells EURACTIV that the new approach must be concrete and that the overriding aim must be to promote the competitiveness of European industry.
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.