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Guest blog post by Lise Fuhr, Director General of ETNO The European Commission has recently launched a transformation path towards a Gigabit Society, aiming to have each and every European citizen benefit from a full digital empowerment by 2025. This means to empower citizens to access new, innovative services and products – ranging from connected… » read more

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Guest blog post by Matthias Kurth, Cable Europe I think it must be the mathematician in me that finds a linear equation so appealing. The simplicity and clarity of an “x+y=z”. It’s not always a given in policy and politics, when we’re as often dealing with nuance and opinion as with a nice clean cause-and-effect… » read more

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Guest blog post by Udo Helmbrecht, Executive Director at ENISA. It’s just another day for businesses and citizens across Europe. Except it’s not. Without warning, almost all internet services are offline. A spate of customer data leaks follows; then a city-wide blackout, and a fire in a data-centre. Rumours surface of a shadowy organisation attempting… » read more

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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 belongs to the #Media4EU Tour d’Europe series. Read the project outline, timetable and deliverables here, and the list of its steering committee here. Fondation EurActiv and the Institut d’Études Européennes (ULB) are initiating the ‘Media4EU Tour d’Europe’ project. This will gather perspectives from top quality media in Europe and propose initiatives… » read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Guest blog post by Elisa Lironi, Digital Democracy Manager, European Citizen Action Service On Wednesday 14 September, President Juncker delivered the State of the Union Address 2016: Towards a better Europe – a Europe that protects, empowers and defends. As I work for a European association with 25 years’ experience in empowering citizens to exercise… » read more

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10 myths about press publishers

Guest blog post by Angela Mills Wade, Executive Director, European Publishers Council. This week, the Commission is publishing a copyright reform package containing draft legal texts and an overarching Communication including a related right for press publishers. This new right aims to provide legal protection by introducing rights at EU level to protect the unauthorised… » read more

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