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 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Limerick man in prime place in new EU Commission

Peter Power arrived back in Brussels last weekend to begin his most high-profile appointment ever in the city that has been his home almost continually for the past 25 years.And already, the Kilmeedy man is hard at work in his new role as chef-de-cabinet ... [Published Limerick Leader - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

CALENDRIER du 22 au 28 septembre 2014

Commission européenneBruxelles, le 19 septembre 2014 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)Déplacements et visitesLundi 22 septembreInformal Health Council in Milan, Italy (22–23/9)Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO (22-25/9), Ms Catherine ASHTON, ... [Published European Commission - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

EU-funded driving system to boost electric cars

While electric cars are on the rise, many drivers are still concerned about running out of juice.  Six partners from Germany, France, Austria and Spain have cut the consumption of electric vehicles with a new intelligent energy management and recovery ... [Published New Europe - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

EU to provide 90 mln euros to support 30 SMEs

The European Commission is committing 90 million euros (116 million euros) to Open and Disruptive Innovation (ODI) over the next 12 months, a statement said on Thursday.ODI aims to transform disruptive ideas into concrete, innovative solutions (products, ... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

In Wild World of Wireless, Exploiting the Best Connection Available

Dave Fraser, CEO of the Devicescape, sees a “Clash of the Titans” brewing between the nation's cable operators, wireless carriers, and high-tech companies over who best can exploit Wi-Fi for monetary gain. “These…forces are shifting the tectonic plates ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

EU project boosts EV efficiency, driving range

Sep 18, 2014 Sustainability & Environment 0Copyright: OpEneRAn EU research project has come up with new driving strategies that boost efficiency, driving range and safety of electric vehicles (EVs).The OpEneR project, which stands for Optimal Energy ... [Published Energy Live News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 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 - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

IBC 2014 'most successful show ever'

IBC 2014 brought in a total of 55,092 attendees – an annual increase of four per cent – making it "the most successful show ever," according to the organisers.Visitors from more than 170 countries met with over 1,500 exhibitors across 14 halls of the ... [Published Audio Pro International - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 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 - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 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 - Sep 17 2014]
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]

Quotes

European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes, responsible for the DigitalDigital Agenda, says: "who wouldn't want to have a better and safer driving experience, while saving money and our environment? we need smarter and greener ways to move: eu projects like opener go in the right direction"
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."
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."

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Limerick man in prime place in new EU Commission [Published Limerick Leader - 19 hours ago]
CALENDRIER du 22 au 28 septembre 2014 [Published European Commission - Sep 19 2014]
EU to provide 90 mln euros to support 30 SMEs [Published China.org.cn - Sep 18 2014]
In Wild World of Wireless, Exploiting the Best ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Sep 18 2014]
EU project boosts EV efficiency, driving range [Published Energy Live News - Sep 18 2014]
Tech start-ups and SMEs share €90m of EU funds ... [Published New Europe - Sep 18 2014]
EU-funded driving system to boost electric cars [Published New Europe - Sep 18 2014]
IBC 2014 'most successful show ever' [Published Audio Pro International - Sep 18 2014]
€80 Million Available for Europe's SMEs [Published EHealthNews.eu - Sep 18 2014]
Web start-ups offered EU funding worth €80 million [Published EurActiv.com - Sep 17 2014]
EC Commissioner Kroes supports ODF campaign [Published Joinup - Sep 17 2014]
Oettinger handed EC digital brief [Published Advanced Television - Sep 17 2014]
Open document formats campaign backed by EU's d... [Published CIO Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
Open document formats campaign backed by EU's d... [Published PC World: Techlog - Sep 17 2014]
€80 million available for Europe’s SMEs [Published European Commission - Sep 17 2014]
€80 million available for Europe’s SMEs [Published New Europe - Sep 17 2014]
Growing the Transatlantic Digital Economy [Published Delegation of the EU to the USA - Sep 17 2014]
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]
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Open document formats campaign backed by EU's d... [Published PC World: Techlog - Sep 17 2014]
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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