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 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

How will Google’s right to be forgotten affect comms in an era of transparency?

Ryan Heath, speechwriter and commentator,spokesperson for European Commission VP Neelie Kroesryan.heath@ec.europa.euGoogle would probably prefer to forget the so-called "right to be forgotten" if it had the choice.The first problem is the label for this ... [Published PR Week UK - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

2 Galileo navigation satellites launched into orbit

The European Union launched two new satellites from a spaceport in French Guiana on Friday, according to the bloc’s executive, under the Galileo programme aimed at providing a European version of the Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation service ... [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 22 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 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

European Commission VP to Keynote IBC2104

The IBC says European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes will deliver the keynote address for the 2014 edition of its signature event.Kroes has been tasked with determining Europe’s digital agenda since 2010. Her work has concerned issues ranging ... [Published Radio World Newspaper - 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 Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

The European Commission launches 'EU Code Week'

The European Commission (EC) has warned that Europe could be facing a shortage in ICT professionals, with approximately 900,000 needed by the year 2020.It is encouraging people to get coding this summer as it is "the key to the digital revolution", according ... [Published Irish Computer Society - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Kroes to highlight Europe’s digital agenda at IBC 2014

FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogleEmailEuropean Union vice president Neelie Kroes is to address the IBC conference in Amsterdam on the controversial topic of UHF spectrum usage.The Dutch politician, Digital Agenda for Europe (DAE) since 2010, will set out ... [Published Broadband TV News - Aug 05 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 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Hungary’s Ruling Fidesz Party Dismisses Kroes’ Criticism On Media Freedom

Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party has dismissed criticism on media freedom by European Commission Vice- President Neelie Kroes, insisting that the new ad tax served the sole purpose of enhanced burden-sharing.Gergely Gulyás, a spokesman for the party, said ... [Published XpatLoop.com - 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 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 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 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

EU Commissioner blogs about media censorship in Hungary

Rushed and bulldozed through Hungary’s parliament with very little debate, a new advertising tax will ultimately drive German broadcaster RTL out of the country, Neelie Kroes, a vice-president of the European Commission, warned in her official blog on ... [Published New Europe - Jul 30 2014]

Quotes

"with two additional satellites in orbit, galileo is moving closer to the provision of early services in the course of next year" said the EU's digital agenda commissioner, Neelie Kroes
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"

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Time for compulsory kill switch to deter smartp... [Published Irish Times - Aug 28 2014]
How will Google’s right to be forgotten affect ... [Published PR Week UK - Aug 26 2014]
Galileo satellites on wrong orbit [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 23 2014]
2 Galileo navigation satellites launched into o... [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 22 2014]
Current Tech, Future Promises Coexist At IBC [Published NetNewsCheck - Aug 21 2014]
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]
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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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