Neelie Kroes

Type: Person
Name: Neelie Kroes
Title: European Commissioner . Digital Agenda. Vice-President of the Commission (27 NOV 09)
Organization: European Commission
Date of Birth: 1941-07-19
Place of Birth: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands
Fact Sheet: Biography for Neelie Kroes
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Disruption shouldn’t be a dirty word

finds politicians stance on disruptive technologies lackingStartups are in an enviable position compared to many sectors of the economy in at least one way: politicians and policymakers really want to help them.There are legitimate policy reasons for ... [Published Tech City News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Our Old Friend IBC... (Part 1)

The emergence of an IP network studio of the future: This will be one of many key technology avenues at an IBC that will pay back the cost of attending many times over – with knowledge you can cash in on for years to come. George Jarrett points to a few ... [Published Film & Video - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

IBC2014 Conference Releases Event Details

IBC has confirmed its full keynote line up for the IBC2014 Conference. According to a release, this years' keynote line up is set to reflect the progress of the industry, with each day of the five day programme providing insights into the innovation story ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

EU taps into brainpower tech

The EU's new software developments detect the brain's intentions to perform computer functions.The European Union (EU) has announced breakthroughs in its Tools for Brain-Computer Interaction (TOBI) project, enabling people with physical impairments to ... [Published IT Web - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Offering greater Autonomy to Disabled thanks to Technology

EU funded project TOBI (Tools for Brain-Computer Interaction) is designed to give people with disabilities greater independence and allow a better integration within society.The experiment uses non-invasive technology to help patients recover the control ... [Published Noodls - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Interactive tool to help brain process big data efficiently

EU researchers are developing an interactive system that not only presents big data the way a user likes it, but constantly changes its presentation to avoid brain overload.Researchers within the Collective Experience of Empathic Data Systems ( CEEDs ... [Published Silicon Republic - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

New app lets you breath easy by measuring pollutants in the air

Researchers funded by the European Union have developed what may be the best app ever if you want to be able to track your exposure to one of Europe’s biggest silent killers: air pollution.The app is called AirProbe and it was developed by scientists ... [Published New Europe - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

EU researchers developing cars that park themselves

The European Union has invested €5.6m to fund researchers from Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and Switzerland who are developing ground-breaking technology that will pave the way for tomorrow’s next generation of driverless car parking systems."We ... [Published New Europe - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

The EU has unveiled a new logo that shows which devices follow its privacy laws

Devices which contain smart chips and systems will get their own EU-wide logo to show consumers which devices are in line with its data protection rules.The European Commission (EC) has revealed a new logo to be used for devices that use Radio-Frequency ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 4 reports

Lack of coding skills may lead to skils shortage in Europe

The European Commission (EC) is urging people to learn coding this Summer, warning that a lack of basic coding skills could result in Europe facing a shortage of up to 900,000 ICT professionals by 2020.Coding is the literacy of today and key to enable ... [Published Computer Weekly - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

EU airports to reduce CO2 emissions by 20pc with new software

The European Commission (EC) is testing a new software and sensor system to reduce carbon emissions and energy costs by 20pc in European airports with Irish help.Two Italian airports, Rome’s Fiumicino and Milan’s Malpensa, are the first to test the system ... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 6 reports

Media Freedom Still Under Threat In Hungary Says Kroes

Media freedom remains under threat in Hungary, said Neelie Kroes, Vice- President of the European Commission in charge of the digital agenda, in a blog entry about Hungary’s ad tax on Monday. “A free and plural media is the foundation of a free society, ... [Published XpatLoop.com - Jul 29 2014]

Quotes

Vice-President of the European Commission Neelie Kroes, responsible for the DigitalDigital Agenda, says:  "we are joining forces with top industrial companies and research institutions to develop more efficient and sustainable production. new technologies are not only making europe more competitive on the global stage, they also enable people to develop new skills for better jobs"
European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes said : "smart tags and systems are part of everyday life now, they simplify systems and boost our economy. but it is important to have standards in place which ensure those benefits do not come at a cost to data protection and security of personal data"
...European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes says: " the eu is helping new innovations be an opportunity, not a barrier, for people with disabilities. technologies can enable greater autonomy and social inclusion ."

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Disruption shouldn’t be a dirty word [Published Tech City News - Aug 20 2014]
Robots lending a helping hand to build Airbus p... [Published New Europe - Aug 20 2014]
EU to Boost RFID Use & Privacy [Published EE Times - Aug 20 2014]
Our Old Friend IBC... (Part 1) [Published Film & Video - Aug 18 2014]
IBC2014 Conference Releases Event Details [Published Individual.com - Aug 18 2014]
How Canada shaped copyright rules in EU trade d... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 15 2014]
EU taps into brainpower tech [Published IT Web - Aug 15 2014]
[tt] NS 2981: Festival shows the promises and p... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 15 2014]
Offering greater Autonomy to Disabled thanks to... [Published Noodls - Aug 15 2014]
Daily News of 2014-08-13 [Published European Commission - Aug 13 2014]
EU researchers use brainpower to get moving [Published New Europe - Aug 13 2014]
Technology simplifies big data for the human brain [Published Computer Weekly - Aug 12 2014]
Up to speed: why businesses should move into to... [Published Cloud Pro - Aug 12 2014]
EU research to make sense of Big Data [Published New Europe - Aug 11 2014]
Interactive tool to help brain process big data... [Published Silicon Republic - Aug 11 2014]
EU funds project to help brain deal with big data [Published Individual.com - Aug 11 2014]
Daily News of 2014-08-11 [Published European Commission - Aug 11 2014]
EU-funded tool to help our brain deal with big ... [Published New Europe - Aug 11 2014]
European Commission VP to Keynote IBC2104 [Published Radio World Newspaper - Aug 11 2014]
Taxi apps push boundaries of European laws [Published European Voice - Aug 11 2014]
VIDEO: Smartphone app helps scientists study ai... [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Aug 08 2014]
New app lets you breath easy by measuring pollu... [Published New Europe - Aug 07 2014]
EU launches app to help public monitor air poll... [Published Individual.com - Aug 07 2014]
Daily News of 2014-08-07 [Published European Commission - Aug 07 2014]
1st LD Writethru: EU supports new app helping r... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 06 2014]
Hungarian despotism: Europe must act [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 06 2014]
The European Commission launches 'EU Code Week' [Published Irish Computer Society - Aug 06 2014]
Telecoms operators call for fresh, progressive ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 06 2014]
Kroes to highlight Europe’s digital agenda at I... [Published Broadband TV News - Aug 05 2014]
Europe Goes Digital With Cross-Border eCommerce... [Published PYMNTS.com - Aug 05 2014]
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[tt] NS 2981: Festival shows the promises and p... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 15 2014]
NS 2981: Festival shows the promises and perils of open data http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25956-festival-shows-the-promises-and-perils-of-open-data.html * 19:30 25 July 2014 by Kat AustenGovernments and big businesses want information to be free, ...
Turkey’s deputy PM Bulent Arinc sparks laughing... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 30 2014]
Defiant Turkish women are flooding social media with photos of themselves smiling and laughing to protest “outrageous” comments made by their deputy prime minister. Laughing is not allowed in Turkey's Orwellian dystopian future #direnkahkaha — Yörük ...
EU Commissioner: New Hungarian Tax Aimed at Cha... [Published WSJ.com: Emerging Europe Real Time - Jul 28 2014]
Hungary’s much-debated advertisement tax, which is aimed at driving German broadcaster RTL out of the country, Neelie Kroes, vice-president of the European Commission said. ...
EU Commission On In-App Purchase Remedies: Bad ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 18 2014]
Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) is facing renewed criticism from the European Commission over its slow response to consumer-protection concerns that the group raised with the company regarding its in-app purchase policies. ...
GSMA: Telecoms Operators Call for Fresh and Pro... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Jul 09 2014]
VENICE, Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At this week’s Digital Venice 2014, the GSMA and leading European telecoms operators presented a statement to Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Italy and President of the Council of the European Union, at a high-level roundtable ...
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