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 Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Neelie Kroes given open access award

PUBLISHING NEWS23 July 2014TweetOpen-access publisher BioMed Central (BMC) has presented its Open Access Advocacy Award for 2014 to Neelie Kroes, the European Commission vice-president for the Digital Agenda.Kroes has been the Dutch member of the European ... [Published Research Information - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Apple Censured Over In-App Payments Policies

Apple has been censured by the European Union after it failed to amend adverts for mobile apps that encourage in app payments.Following a large number of complaints in EU countries concerning in-apppurchases in online games and in particular inadvertent ... [Published Cellular-News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

New report on state of EU Telecommunications markets

European CommissionPress releaseBrussels, 22 July 2014 #ConnectedContinent #broadbandToday the European Commission published a report on the telecommunications market and regulation in the EU. The report covers 2012 – 2013 years.The main findings of ... [Published European Commission - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

GOOG: Google to Stop Calling Games With In-App Purchases ‘Free’

Google ( GOOG ) is going to stop labeling games with in-app purchases as free in Europe.Google plans to implement the changes in labeling to games by the end of September. The changes are the result of a deal between the company and the the European Commission ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 5 reports

Google will stop calling games 'free' if they offer in-app purchases

The European Commission says Google has agreed to change its policies in response to EC proposals about mobile gaming and in-app purchases.In December 2013, the EC said games advertised as ‘free’ shouldn’t mislead consumers about the true costs. It also ... [Published Fonecast.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft joins Startup Europe Partnership

Microsoft has joined Startup Europe Partnership (SEP), a pan-European programme designed to promote new technology start-ups. The initiative is supported by the EC."Microsoft has a real and growing commitment to Europe. By joining the Startup Europe Partnership ... [Published Comms Dealer - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Google to stop calling games with in-app purchases, "Free" in Europe

As part of an agreement between Google, the European Commission and its Member States, Google is no longer labeling an app as being free if it contains an in-app purchase. The tech titan is also changing its default setting to make sure that payments ... [Published Phone Arena - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

In-App Smartphone Purchases Probed in EU

By WILLIAM DOTINGA(CN) - The growing problem of inadvertent purchases made on Google or Apple device applications faces inquiry by the European Commission and EU member states, regulators said Friday.After a large number of complaints throughout the EU ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 3 reports

EU: Apple Isn't Doing Enough to Prevent in-App Purchases Issues

The European Commission ruled this week the Apple has not provided any concrete and immediate solutions to handle the problem of adult and children piling up credit card bills by making in-app purchases on tablets and mobile phones.Like Us on Faceboo ... [Published Auto World News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Google will no longer list games or apps as ‘free’ if they offer in-app purchases

We’ve all heard the horror stories of some parent unknowingly allowing their children to rack up hundreds of dollars in charges from a game or app after they discovered in-app purchases. As most of us have already figured out, just because a game is offered ... [Published Phandroid.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 10 reports

EU mobile roaming charges slashed by 50%

The cost of surfing the internet on a smartphone while travelling within the European Union has been cut in half.New EU limits that came in force today have also reduced the cost of making and receiving phone calls.Roaming charges have been gradually ... [Published Business Traveller - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 9 reports

Roaming charges halved in Europe

ShutterstockYour next trip to Europe is about to get cheaper. Roaming charges have been slashed by as much as a half with new limits on the amount that phone networks and carriers can charge for calls, texts and data use .From 1 July, the cost of making ... [Published CNET News - Jun 25 2014]

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European Commission vice president Neelie Kroes said: "this guidance will help all of us benefit from the wealth of information public bodies hold. opening and re-using this data will lead to many new businesses and convenient services."

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Linklaters advises Natixis on the first Europea... [Published Noodls - 7 hours ago]
Guidance issued to help bolster re-use of publi... [Published Out-Law.com - 8 hours ago]
Parliament Magazine briefing puts spotlight on ... [Published TheParliament.com - 10 hours ago]
Computer Weekly Editor's Blog: Congratulations ... [Published Computer Weekly - 13 hours ago]
Neelie Kroes given open access award [Published Research Information - Jul 23 2014]
BOUYGUES : Launch of first French and European ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
Europe still behind Digital Agenda targets desp... [Published European Communications - Jul 23 2014]
EU Rides Apple Over Weak In-App Purchase Policies [Published E-Commerce Times - Jul 23 2014]
Juncker’s new start for Europe [Published Bruegel - Jul 23 2014]
Apple Censured Over In-App Payments Policies [Published Cellular-News - Jul 23 2014]
EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAILY NEWS – 22 July [Published Noodls - Jul 23 2014]
New report on state of EU Telecommunications ma... [Published European Commission - Jul 22 2014]
Google will stop calling games 'free' if they o... [Published Fonecast.com - Jul 21 2014]
GOOG: Google to Stop Calling Games With In-App ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Jul 21 2014]
Standardisation of cloud contracts in Europe: C... [Published CloudTech - Jul 21 2014]
Google To Stop Calling In-App Purchase Games “F... [Published Know Your Mobile - Jul 21 2014]
Google agrees to new EC regulations over in-app... [Published ITProPortal.com - Jul 21 2014]
Google admits games with in-app purchases aren'... [Published PC Pro - Jul 21 2014]
EC says progress being made around in-app purch... [Published Mobile Money Live - Jul 21 2014]
Microsoft joins Startup Europe Partnership [Published Comms Dealer - Jul 21 2014]
European Commission forces Google, Apple to mak... [Published BizReport.com - Jul 21 2014]
Google to stop calling games with in-app purcha... [Published Phone Arena - Jul 20 2014]
EU: Apple Isn't Doing Enough to Prevent in-App ... [Published Auto World News - Jul 18 2014]
In-App Smartphone Purchases Probed in EU [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 18 2014]
Google will no longer list games or apps as ‘fr... [Published Phandroid.com - Jul 18 2014]
EU Commission On In-App Purchase Remedies: Bad ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 18 2014]
EU Commission On In-App Purchase Remedies: Bad ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 18 2014]
Apple misleading children on 'free' apps, says ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 18 2014]
EU Slams Tardy Apple Over In-App Purchases [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Jul 18 2014]
EU: Apple Needs Stronger In-App Purchase Protec... [Published PC Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
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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 ...
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 ...
VP Of EU Commission On Copyright Reform: 'I'd S... [Published Techdirt - Jul 03 2014]
Neelie Kroes, the VP of the European Commission, recently gave a speech about rethinking copyright in Europe, which kicks off with a little joke about the ridiculousness of Happy Birthday still being covered by copyright : Happy birthday to you all ...
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WISeKey exclusive panel on Identity Security a ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jan 29 2014]
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