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 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Digital privacy: EU-wide logo and “data protection impact assessments” aim to boost the use of RFID systems

European CommissionPress releaseBrussels, 30 July 2014Digital privacy: EU-wide logo and “ data protection impact assessments” aim to boost the use of RFID systemsNew EU-wide technical standards have been agreed that will help users of Radio Frequency ... [Published European Commission - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 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 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

EU commission: ‘Found: EU commissioner (a woman!)’

“It is actually weird we have to discuss it again”, writes nrc.next , but it appears governments still have problems finding women to fill the job of EU commissioner.However, the newspaper asked around in the “old girls network” and found several suitable ... [Published Presseurop - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Neelie Kroes
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 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 - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

System to reduce carbon emissions being piloted in Italy

European researchers have used European Commission funding to develop a new software and sensor system that claims to reduce carbon emissions and energy costs by 20% in airports.Pilot testing of the system is currently taking place at Rome’s Fiumicino ... [Published Airport World - Jul 29 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 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

EC vice president: Media pluralism in danger

, 9:50 AM CETNeelie Kroes , Vice President of the European Commision in charge of digitilization, yesterday published a long post on the European Commission's blog criticizing Hungary's new advertising tax, as well as the general media environment in ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - 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]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

London will get 5G connectivity by 2020

MAYOR OF LONDON Boris Johnson has announced that the capital will have access to 5G mobile connectivity by 2020, allowing Londoners to download a film in less than a second.The 5G network will be rolled out with the help of the University of Surrey, , ... [Published TheInquirer.net - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

New Report on the Telecommunications Market in the E.U.

A new report on the telecommunications market in the E.U. has been published by the European Commission.The main findings of the report were:Industry revenues declined again in 2013 but investment is beginning to growUse of traditional telephony services ... [Published Irish Computer Society - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

EU Commissioner: New Hungarian Tax Aimed at Chasing Broadcaster RTL Away

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. ... [Published WSJ.com: Emerging Europe Real Time - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

EU reduces cost of calling from abroad

Using your mobile within the European Union to make calls and access the internet (roaming) is about to get a lot cheaper.In a move initially announced in March 2012, from July 1 EU cuts will reduce the cost of roaming by 36%. This means using Google ... [Published BT.com - Jul 28 2014]

Quotes

...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 "
"Young people want to use digital technology in every aspect of life. They need digital skills to get jobs," said Kroes. "all of our schools and universities, not just some of them, must reflect that reality."
Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission said: "we are clearly still a long way from a real single market. we need to cut red tape and we need more consistent regulatory action at both national and eu levels to build up that single market. a quick implementation of the broadband cost reduction directive will contribute to this objective but there is more to do."

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Digital privacy: EU-wide logo and “data protect... [Published European Commission - 1 hour ago]
Daily News of 2014-07-30 [Published European Commission - 1 hour ago]
Lack of coding skills may lead to skils shortag... [Published Computer Weekly - 1 hour ago]
Europe dreams of leading race to develop 5G mob... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 3 hours ago]
Anything with an RFID chip in it will have to c... [Published GigaOM - 3 hours ago]
European Commission urges education ministers t... [Published IT Pro UK - 6 hours ago]
EU commission: ‘Found: EU commissioner (a woman!)’ [Published Presseurop - 7 hours ago]
EU Commissioner blogs about media censorship in... [Published New Europe - 7 hours ago]
Data: the new currency? [Published European Voice - 9 hours ago]
A Financial Back-Up to Win .WINE? [Published CircleID - 19 hours ago]
EC urges coding skills improvement across conti... [Published V3.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
EU Commissioner calls for developing basic comp... [Published Individual.com - 23 hours ago]
System to reduce carbon emissions being piloted... [Published Airport World - Jul 29 2014]
Daily News of 2014-07-29 [Published European Commission - Jul 29 2014]
Make 2014 the summer you learn how to code! [Published European Commission - Jul 29 2014]
Your mobile internet will speed up when Europe ... [Published Conversation UK - Jul 29 2014]
EU airports to reduce CO2 emissions by 20pc wit... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 29 2014]
EC vice president: Media pluralism in danger [Published Budapest Business Journal - Jul 29 2014]
Media Freedom Still Under Threat In Hungary Say... [Published XpatLoop.com - Jul 29 2014]
New Report on the Telecommunications Market in ... [Published Irish Computer Society - Jul 29 2014]
EU slams Hungary’s new advertising tax [Published EuroNews - Jul 28 2014]
Media freedom under threat in Hungary, Kroes says [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 28 2014]
Orban wants to build 'illiberal state' [Published EUobserver - Jul 28 2014]
EU Commissioner: New Hungarian Tax Aimed at Cha... [Published WSJ.com: Emerging Europe Real Time - Jul 28 2014]
Hungarian ad tax is “attack on democracy” says ... [Published Digital TV Europe - Jul 28 2014]
New system to reduce energy costs of airports, ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 28 2014]
European Commission Vice President Attacks Hung... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Jul 28 2014]
Daily News of 2014-07-28 [Published European Commission - Jul 28 2014]
EU reduces cost of calling from abroad [Published BT.com - Jul 28 2014]
London will get 5G connectivity by 2020 [Published TheInquirer.net - Jul 28 2014]
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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. ...
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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 ...
GSMA: Telecoms Operators Call for Fresh and Pro... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government 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 ...
Google accused of abusing 'right to be forgotte... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 05 2014]
One bit of evidence I presented in May , to back up the contention that the Obama Administration is unwise to cede Internet control to an international body, was the creation of a "right to be forgotten" by Europe's highest court.  This was an interpretation ...
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