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 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

EC launches 2014 Tech All Stars competition

The European Commission has launched a competition for the best start-ups in Europe. Winners of the Tech All Stars competition will get access to start-up events and bring their ideas to Sir Richard Branson, Chad Hurley and Niklas Zennstroem. Eurocommissioner ... [Published Telecompaper - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

EU to scrap mobile roaming fees

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Parliament endorsed a sweeping package of EU telecommunications reforms, including a much-awaited measure to end roaming charges for cross-border mobile phone use.The EU's Neelie Kroes says roaming charges between EU member ... [Published Biz Community - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Neelie Kroes Is Furious About Uber Ban In Brussels

Slamming the door in Uber’s face doesn’t solve anything. It sends a bad anti-tech message about Brussels, which is already in the 4G dark ages. People in Brussels are modern and open, ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Neelie Kroes, Brussels, 4G
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Brussels Court Bans Uber Taxi Service

:43 AM PDT post a commentA court in Brussels has barred Uber, an international taxi network which allows passengers to summon a private driver by smartphone app, from operating in the EU capital.PCWorld.com  reports that the court has threatened a ... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Brussels Court Bans Uber Taxi Service

A court in Brussels has barred Uber, an international taxi network which allows passengers to summon a private driver by smartphone app, from operating in the EU capital. The court has threatened a €10,000 for every pick-up Uber attempts on the ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

EU pinpoints top ICT hotspots

The European Union's Atlas of ICT hotspots has identified 34 regions in 12 countries across the continent with the highest activity and potential in ICT.The study has taken a closer look at both big metros and smaller cities, however the top three spots ... [Published Comms Dealer - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Google files for patent on contact lens camera

PATENTS Contact camera in Google filingGoogle Inc. has applied for a patent that details a way to fit a camera into a contact lens.The patent has to do with the tech giant's smart contact lens project, which was announced this year. By fitting a camera ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Leading EC presidential candidate hints at looser competition rules - report

Jean-Claude Juncker, campaigning to be next president of the European Commission (EC), appears to favour a shake-up of EU anti-trust rules that would make it easier for consolidation among Europe’s operators.A leading candidate in the race for the presidency, ... [Published Mobile Money Live - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tech startups raking in venture capital, but face threat

Number of the dayEightThat's how many tech startups raised at least $100 million in venture capital in the past 30 days. Investors are jumping into companies like database-software maker Hortonworks and video-messaging service TangoMe as well as more ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 7 reports

Uber Tries to Rise Above the Brussels Taxi Cartel

Truly disruptive technology is always socially disruptive: It challenges the established order. In some cases, that order is good at fighting back.A Brussels court has banned Uber, the taxi app, and threatened drivers using it with a 10,000-euro ($13,800) ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Uber Taxi Ban in Brussels Is ‘Crazy,’ EU Commissioner Kroes Says

A Brussels court’s decision to bancars using Uber Technologies Inc.’s taxi application frompicking up passengers in the city is “crazy” and protects a“cartel,” European Union Commissioner Neelie Kroes said.“This decision is not about protecting or he ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Parliament voted on cheaper and easier to install broadband

European Commissioner for Digital Agenda, Neelie Kroes, welcomed European Parliament votes on cheaper and easier to install broadband, on eCall, on research to keep Active an Assisted Living and Electronics.Commissioner Kroes said, "Broadband for all ... [Published New Europe - Apr 16 2014]

Quotes

"this is what the eu is all about - getting rid of barriers to make life easier and less expensive" Kroes said
"this is proof that digital success comes through a willingness to invest, an open mindset for innovation and planning. europe needs to build these values today to be a global leader in technology" says European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes
"this decision is not about protecting or helping passengers" Kroes, who is in charge of promoting technology and innovation in Europe, said on her website this week...

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Europe vs Uber, by Alberto Mingardi [Published EconLog - 2 hours ago]
Opponents consider a meeting, as Uber controver... [Published Flanders Today - 11 hours ago]
EC launches 2014 Tech All Stars competition [Published Telecompaper - 16 hours ago]
The EU's march to digital oblivion [Published American Enterprise Institute - Apr 18 2014]
EU to scrap mobile roaming fees [Published Biz Community - Apr 17 2014]
Neelie Kroes Is Furious About Uber Ban In Brussels [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
Brussels Court Bans Uber Taxi Service [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 17 2014]
Daily Press Summary [Published Open Europe - Apr 17 2014]
EU pinpoints top ICT hotspots [Published Comms Dealer - Apr 17 2014]
Brussels Court Bans Uber Taxi Service [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
MOOCs: Helping to Create a Highly-Skilled Workf... [Published Justmeans - Apr 17 2014]
Guersent re-assigned to internal market role [Published European Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Leading EC presidential candidate hints at loos... [Published Mobile Money Live - Apr 17 2014]
mHealth consultation launched [Published HealthCareIT News - Apr 17 2014]
MOOCs: Helping to Create a Highly-Skilled Workf... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 17 2014]
Google files for patent on contact lens camera [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 17 2014]
Tech startups raking in venture capital, but fa... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 17 2014]
Criticism Of EU Ban On Uber Taxi App Mounts [Published Value Walk - Apr 16 2014]
GSMA looks to gain spectrum from broadcasters [Published Land Mobile - Apr 16 2014]
Uber’s Ban Called Crazy by EU Official as Taxi ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 16 2014]
Uber Tries to Rise Above the Brussels Taxi Cartel [Published Bloomberg - Apr 16 2014]
NETmundial: let's get to work [Published Latest News from Neelie Kroes - Apr 16 2014]
EU Commission VP Neelie Kroes "outraged" as Bel... [Published Computerworld Norge - Apr 16 2014]
EU Commission VP Neelie Kroes is “outraged” by ... [Published The Next Web - Apr 16 2014]
Uber Taxi Ban in Brussels Is ‘Crazy,’ EU Commis... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 16 2014]
Europe looking to ‘unlock the potential of mHea... [Published Pharmafocus - Apr 16 2014]
EU Commission VP Neelie Kroes “outraged” as Bel... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
Daily News of 2014-04-16 [Published European Commission - Apr 16 2014]
EU moves to speed up fibre works [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 16 2014]
Carriers: 5G The Next-Gen Technology [Published Communications Today - Apr 16 2014]
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Europe vs Uber, by Alberto Mingardi [Published EconLog - 2 hours ago]
Uber is having a hard time in Europe. The San Francisco company has started its operations in quite a few cities now. This fact has raised protest by taxi-drivers (as any other human being, they do not like new competitors). Their remonstrances are likely ...
Brussels Court Bans Uber Taxi Service [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
A court in Brussels has barred Uber, an international taxi network which allows passengers to summon a private driver by smartphone app, from operating in the EU capital. The court has threatened a €10,000 for every pick-up Uber attempts on the ...
MOOCs: Helping to Create a Highly-Skilled Workf... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 17 2014]
SOURCE: AT&T DESCRIPTION: By Alberto Zilio, Director of Public Affairs – Europe for AT&T Last month, the European Commission  announced  it is launching a network of providers of Massive Open Online Courses – or MOOCs – related to web and apps skills ...
NETmundial: let's get to work [Published Latest News from Neelie Kroes - Apr 16 2014]
I will soon be travelling to Sao Paulo to attend NETmundial, the Multi-stakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance . The purpose of NETmundial is to develop principles of Internet governance and a roadmap for the future development of this ...
EU Commission VP Neelie Kroes is “outraged” by ... [Published The Next Web.com - Apr 15 2014]
Neelie Kroes, vice-president for the European Commission, has struck out against a court order banning Uber’s ride-sharing service UberPOP  in Belgium. The ruling means that Uber will be fined 10,000... Keep reading → ...
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WISeKey exclusive panel on Identity Security a ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jan 29 2014]
WISeKey exclusive panel on Identity Security a ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jan 28 2014]
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