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 10 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Web start-ups offered EU funding worth €80 million

European start-ups can access EU funding worth €80 million, if they use an open internet platform to develop their web-based businesses.The European Commission today (17 September) announced the money would be available for internet SMEs and entrepreneurs, ... [Published EurActiv.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

EC Commissioner Kroes supports ODF campaign

European Commissioner and Vice President for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes supports the FixMyDocuments campaign that is urging Europe's public administrations to make better use of open document formats. The campaigners aim to get public administrations ... [Published Joinup - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Oettinger handed EC digital brief

By Colin MannEC President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker has named German politician Günther Oettinger as Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, replacing Neelie Kroes, whose term ends when Junker’s Commission takes office.Oettinger has been the member ... [Published Advanced Television - 7 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Growing the Transatlantic Digital Economy

Event Time: Friday, September 19, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.Georgetown University SCS, 640 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) in Washington, DC and The Lisbon Council from Brussels – two leading think ... [Published Delegation of the EU to the USA - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

• EU slashes mobile fees

EU slashes mobile feesBRUSSELS  - Surfing the Internet on mobile phones when travelling within the European Union will be 50 percent cheaper from Tuesday under EU-mandated cuts, in time for the summer holiday season.Fees for calls and text messages will ... [Published The Cyprus Weekly - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kroes: Copyright laws obstructing digital future

Colin Mann @ IBCNeelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, has warned that copyright reform is essential to ensure a single market, central to Europe’s digital future.Delivering a keynote address on ‘Taking ... [Published Advanced Television - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Etisalat GCEO:“Data roaming fares should be cut”

Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, Etisalat group's chief executive officer. Rasheed Arakkal.Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, Etisalat group's chief executive officer has said that operators should provide a better experience for their customers on roaming services, and ... [Published CommsMEA - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

European commissioner Neelie Kroes calls for copyright reform

Outgoing European Commission vice-president, Neelie Kroes, called for copyright reform, a “borderless” European market, and greater access to super-fast broadband in her IBC keynote.Delivering a speech yesterday titled ‘taking TV and film into the digital ... [Published Digital TV Europe - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

IBC 2014: European Commission VP urges copyright reform

At IBC 2014, AmsterdamIn a keynote at yesterday’s IBC 2014, outgoing Vice-President of the European Commission Neelie Kroes voiced frustration over copyright impediments unsuitable for the digital future. “My dream is a market that is open, borderless ... [Published Iptv News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Cause for concern for copyright holders over EU DG Market Commission roles?

By Some alarmed articles have been put about about the transfer of the European Commission copyright portfolio to Commissioner-designate for the Digital Agenda, German Guenther Oettinger, who inherits this from the Internal Market & Services Directorate ... [Published TeleRead - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Welcome your new digital.. commissioners? Likely pair could fill Steelie Neelie's shoes

New hybrid storage solutionsIt’s going to take two men to do one woman’s job at the new European Commission. The new line-up was announced on Wednesday following weeks of speculation and horse-trading of the sort that usually accompanies football tra ... [Published The Register - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

An Uber-sensitive subject

By Neelie KroesLet’s be honest: taxi services are hardly the first industry disrupted by digital innovation. Thousands of bank branches closed because we now prefer card payments and online banking. Many newspapers are closing or transforming because ... [Published European Voice - Sep 11 2014]

Quotes

Digital Commissioner Neelie Kroes said, "many apps have already been built using the fiware programme – from warnings of earthquakes to preventing food waste to smartaxi apps.”"
In her statement of support for the campaign, European Commission Vice-President Kroes says: "when open alternatives are available, no citizen or company should be forced or encouraged to use a particular company's technology to access government information. no citizen or company should be forced or encouraged to choose a closed technology over an open one, through a government having made that choice first. i know a smart business decision when i see one – choosing open standards is a very smart business decision indeed."
Vice-President of the European Commission Neelie Kroes, responsible for the DigitalDigital Agenda, says:  "many apps have already been built using the fiware programme – from warnings of earthquakes to preventing food waste to smartaxi apps. i am happy to put into your hands today a new tool for smes and entrepreneurs. use this innovative technology to develop internet services faster and better. "
...It also sets out the future working arrangements for the two Flagships underway. European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes said: " the human brain project and the graphene flagships have the potential to revolutionise science, boost industry and improve peoples’ lives with new products and medical treatments. no funding agency, no scientific community, no company, no member state can achieve this alone: we need to find the best way to join forces and the flagship model is here to stay." (See also MEMO/14/531 )

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Web start-ups offered EU funding worth €80 million [Published EurActiv.com - 5 hours ago]
EC Commissioner Kroes supports ODF campaign [Published Joinup - 7 hours ago]
Oettinger handed EC digital brief [Published Advanced Television - 7 hours ago]
Open document formats campaign backed by EU's d... [Published CIO Magazine - 9 hours ago]
Open document formats campaign backed by EU's d... [Published PC World: Techlog - 9 hours ago]
€80 million available for Europe’s SMEs [Published European Commission - 10 hours ago]
€80 million available for Europe’s SMEs [Published New Europe - 10 hours ago]
Growing the Transatlantic Digital Economy [Published Delegation of the EU to the USA - 18 hours ago]
Mobility and Connectivity Challenge and Complem... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
Mobility and Connectivity Challenge and Complem... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Sep 16 2014]
Daily News of 2014-09-16 [Published European Commission - Sep 16 2014]
EU Science and Technology Flagships pick up steam [Published New Europe - Sep 16 2014]
• EU slashes mobile fees [Published The Cyprus Weekly - Sep 15 2014]
Kroes: Copyright laws obstructing digital future [Published Advanced Television - Sep 15 2014]
Etisalat GCEO:“Data roaming fares should be cut” [Published CommsMEA - Sep 14 2014]
Ingrid Deltenre: “This debate is not yet finished” [Published TVBE Europe - Sep 14 2014]
European commissioner Neelie Kroes calls for co... [Published Digital TV Europe - Sep 13 2014]
IBC 2014: European Commission VP urges copyrigh... [Published Iptv News - Sep 13 2014]
Cause for concern for copyright holders over EU... [Published TeleRead - Sep 12 2014]
Ireland is limping in terms of digitally enabli... [Published Silicon Republic - Sep 12 2014]
MEP Albrecht: Oettinger risks being crushed by ... [Published EurActiv.com - Sep 12 2014]
Cyprus PIO: Turkish Cypriot and Turkish Media R... [Published Hellenic Resources Network - Sep 11 2014]
The Will-O’-The-Wisp [Published Electronic Weekly - Sep 11 2014]
Reallocation of the 700 MHz band for mobile ser... [Published BAPCO Journal - Sep 11 2014]
European Youth Entrepreneurship Conference 2014... [Published Business Zone - Sep 11 2014]
Daily News of 2014-09-11 [Published European Commission - Sep 11 2014]
Juncker fields his team [Published SCIENCE BUSINESS - Sep 11 2014]
An app helps taxi drivers to find you [Published New Europe - Sep 11 2014]
Welcome your new digital.. commissioners? Likel... [Published The Register - Sep 11 2014]
Phil Hogan appoints Limerick-born Peter as his ... [Published Limerick Post - Sep 11 2014]
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Open document formats campaign backed by EU's d... [Published PC World: Techlog - 9 hours ago]
European government agencies should adopt open document formats in their dealings with citizens, outgoing European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes has urged. “I know a smart business decision when I see one—choosing open standards is ...
Uber Wars. The Ban Menace, by Alberto Mingardi [Published EconLog - Sep 02 2014]
The BBC reports that Uber has been banned in Germany by a Frankfurt court: A court in Frankfurt ruled that the firm lacked the necessary legal permits to operate under German law.It has emerged that the firm was told last week that it could no longer ...
Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being... [Published TIME.com - Aug 29 2014]
Gender anxiety is enveloping the top levels of the European Union. By the end of this month, each of the bloc’s 28 countries is expected to put forward their candidate to sit on the European Commission, the powerful body that drives policy-making and ...
Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being... [Published The China Blog - Aug 29 2014]
Gender anxiety is enveloping the top levels of the European Union. By the end of this month, each of the bloc’s 28 countries is expected to put forward their candidate to sit on the European Commission, the powerful body that drives policy-making and ...
Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 29 2014]
Gender anxiety is enveloping the top levels of the European Union. By the end of this month, each of the bloc’s 28 countries is expected to put forward their candidate to sit on the European Commission, the powerful body that drives policy-making and ...
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