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On the 16th of November, the Allegro Group Public Policy Team attended the inaugural EU Public Affairs Awards (EuroPAwards). The EuroPAwards celebrates Brussels Public Policy and it acknowledges the successes of public affairs professionals and consultancies in this sphere. The awards span various sectors and categories (“Outstanding Contribution”, “Promising Newcomer”, “In house team of the… » read more

  Posted by The eCommerce Blog - by Allegro Group

More than 50 teenage students learned the basics of programming during the Coding Summer School in July in Brussels. Boeing and ThinkYoung, who jointly organized the school, are encouraging regulators to put ‘Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics’ (STEM) at the center of the educational agenda.

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

While digital innovation in the automotive industry has traditionally focused on optimising the vehicle’s internal functions, attention is now turning to developing the car’s ability to connect with the outside world (including infrastructure, third-party services and of course other vehicles), as well as to the introduction of vehicles with increasing levels of automated-driving functions. Indeed,… » read more

  Posted by Secretary General of the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA)

This blog post was written by Freddie Martyn & Maxime Sattonnay. Social media is a universal tool to share news and increase awareness on anything from glow-in-the-dark laces to the US elections. When it comes to reaching, connecting and interacting with the EU’s influencers, there are certain social media steps to follow that only apply… » read more

  Posted by Freddie

Depuis quelques temps, les big data et leur exploitation font couler beaucoup d’encre. On ne compte lu les articles et les livres publiés à leur sujet. Certains prédisent un avenir sombre. J’en veux pour preuve le dernier livre de Bernard Stiegler « Dans la disruption [numérique], comment ne pas devenir fou ? ». La Commission… » read more

  Posted by Laurent Ledoux's blog

Guest blog post by Danielle Jacobs, Chairman of the Board of the International Telecommunications Users Group & General Manager of BELTUG & Christian Borggreen, Director, CCIA Europe. Last week, European Commission Vice President, Andrus Ansip, called for an end to forced data localisation within the EU’s Single Market. This new proposal, expected on 30 November,… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

A conversation with Ryan Ding, President, Products & Solutions, Huawei Technologies, about the EU Commission 5G action plan launched on the 14th September 2014. Q. The European Commission adopted a calendar for the commercial launch of 5G in 2020, with first pan-European trials by 2018. Do you think this is achievable? What are the main… » read more

  Posted by Huawei - For a better connected Europe

Guest blog post by EU-Reputation.EU Timeline Timeline – SOTEU – EU-Reputation.eu The graph shows the timeline of the speech and where the volume of tweets hit their cruising speed. The peaks correspond to the different announcements made by Mr Juncker and the reaction to them. Because the tweet rate decreased shortly after each announcement was… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

  Yuriy Poyta, Dmitriy Zolotukhin French and German companies, which lobby the lifting of sanctions against Russia in the EU countries Despite the efforts of the powerful pro-Russian lobby in the political and business structures of Europe, on July 1, 2016, the EU extended the economic sanctions against Russia. Restrictive measures cover the financial, energy… » read more

  Posted by Institute for Postinformation Society

By Niall Lane Erdogan is no stranger to breaking new ground in Turkish politics; he has already succeeded in reshaping the presidential office from one of figurehead ceremony to all powerful executive, with direct control of the nation’s cabinet. Yet it now seems that he has overcome a national failsafe that had, until now, put… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

SSIX Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining platform intends to monitor specific topics that are discussed in texts from several sources, including social networks, which are rich repositories of people’s opinions. While the technology that is currently being developed is open and flexible to application to various domains (i.e. politics, sport, etc.), the data filtering component… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

Here is a simple explanation of what it means. By Jeff Gould, SafeGov. To the surprise of many, Microsoft has just won a historic court case defeating efforts by the U.S. government to seize private data held by the firm’s customers overseas. According to a U.S. Appeals Court ruling, Federal prosecutors cannot use search warrants… » read more

  Posted by SafeGovEU

There are two main roads that companies can take if they want to use digitization to create growth: the reactive and proactive road – with the strongest growth potential in the latter. In the regional growth effort we point to three instruments that can help companies achieve their digital growth potential. This is a repost… » read more

  Posted by Europe in My Region

Counterfeiting is bad news for everyone, bar fraudsters. Consumers are exposed to inferior or dangerous products, brands lose their value and online platforms like Allegro risk their reputation as trustworthy marketplaces. Although legal instruments to prevent IPR infringements, such as the IPR Enforcement and E-Commerce Directives, exist at EU/national level, they can be complemented by… » read more

  Posted by The eCommerce Blog - by Allegro Group

23/06/16 09:00 – 14:00 CET   The average Brexit opinion remains stable on the ‘Remain’ side, as identified during the last days. The volume of the ‘Remain’ tweets is slightly bigger than ‘Leave’. Per minute there are more tweets for ‘Remain’ than for ‘Leave’. Volatility of the signal remains low and stable.   The vote… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

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