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  • Internet takes Himalayan village from potato age to modernity

    News | Development Policy 18-11-2015

    When a landslide created a huge, turquoise lake that cut them off the world, the farmers of Gulmit were left destitute and unable to sell their potatoes. Their solution: to drag their Himalayan valley in Pakistan's far north into the Internet age.

  • Backstage with Europe’s creators

     Video | Promoted content | Digital skills 01-10-2015

    MEP Victor Negrescu and EU40 hosted an exhibition called "Backstage with Europe's Creators" in the European Parliament on September 22nd.

  • Growth through Online Innovation: What role for European online branding?

     Video | Promoted content | Digital 21-09-2015

    With the EU strategy on the Digital Single Market imminent, the EU executive will look to spur the European economy through the internet sector.

  • Germany’s digital security disparity ‘remains striking’

    News | Digital 24-06-2015

    Germany shows significant discrepancies among private users with regard to protection against cyber attacks, a recent study shows, with internet users growing increasingly uneasy despite an improved security situation. EURACTIV Germany reports.

  • Telecoms increase pressure on Brussels

    News | Innovation & Industry 22-06-2015

    Orange, Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica have launched a new demand for reform in the EU telecommunications sector. They want new regulations to be extended to the Internet providers that piggyback on their services. EURACTIV France and La Tribune report.

  • Embracing the Internet Opportunity to Drive the European Economy

     Video | Promoted content | Digital 30-04-2015

    Europe has an unprecedented opportunity to increase consumer and business use of online technology as it crafts its Digital Single Market plan. The outcome can help grow Europe’s domestic technology industry and boost productivity and sales for traditional European companies -- or stifle them depending on what choices are made.

  • Austrian activist spearheads class action suit against Facebook

    News | Digital 09-04-2015

    An Austrian law graduate spearheading a class action suit against Facebook for alleged privacy breaches said ahead of the first hearing today (9 April) he hopes the case will eventually lead to an overhaul of a "Wild West" approach to data protection.

  • Oettinger: IT sector needs new ‘generation of Shakespeares’

    News | Digital 17-02-2015

    A meeting in Berlin between representatives from European startups and EU decision-makers stirred ignited debate over EU digital policies, with Digital Commissioner Günther Oettinger speaking in support of net neutrality and tech-startups, while Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip called for other forms of IT promotion. EURACTIV Germany reports.

  • EurActory: Who matters in EU policy-making?

     Video | Promoted content | Public Affairs 29-01-2015

    Today’s EU policy makers are overwhelmed with information from civil society, business representatives, lobbyists or think tanks.

  • Helping Small Businesses Grow Big

     Video | Promoted content | Digital 21-01-2015

    David Drummond talks about the challenges and opportunities of small business and entrepreneurs in Europe and the importance of the digital single market as a key driver for growth. David is the Senior Vice-President for Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer at Google and the Chairman of Google Capital and Google Ventures. He was in Brussels to speak at an event hosted by the Lisbon Council, a Brussels-based think tank.

  • Vince Cable: The Europe I Want, the Europe We Need

     Video | Promoted content | Digital 20-01-2015

    “The European Union is part of the solution; not part of the problem” said Vince Cable, in a speech at the Lisbon Council in Brussels on January 20th. The speech, titled "The Europe I Want, the Europe We Need" called for a re-invigorated digital single market. Cable, the British business secretary and Liberal Democrat MP, added that, “digital is central to growth in the European Union” and “we need to be able to show that the internal market works.”

  • Vince Cable on the Digital Single Market

     Video | Promoted content | Digital 20-01-2015

    “The European Union is part of the solution; not part of the problem” said Vince Cable, in a speech at the Lisbon Council in Brussels on January 20th. The speech, titled "The Europe I Want, the Europe We Need" called for a re-invigorated digital single market. Cable, the British business secretary – and Liberal Democrat MP added that, “digital is central to growth in the European Union” and “we need to be able to show that the internal market works.”

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