Remember the key item on the incumbent telecom lobbyists’ agenda: a lower regulatory burden and unified rules across Europe so that large players can “consolidate”. Read “buy smaller players”. Behind the rhetoric is a very simple expectation from these large multinational players: less competition. These last few months, we have seen such consolidation happening all […]
Neelie Kroes, whose term as European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda ended last month, is taking up a new role as the Netherlands Special Envoy for Startups. The eighteen month assignment will focus on strengthening the international position of startups in the Netherlands and persuading foreign startups to set up there. Show More Summary
The Mashable Media Summit is just around the corner on Dec. 5, and we're excited to announce several new additions to our agenda. All sessions have themes of storytelling in the digital age, and we'll be analyzing trends, such as big...Show More Summary
The Media Summit is just around the corner on Dec. 5, and we're excited to announce the topics we'll be focusing on this year. All sessions have themes of storytelling in the digital age, and we'll be analyzing trends like big data, scalable video, global social media and more Stay tuned for new speaker and session announcements daily. Show More Summary
With the advent of a new European Commission under the (likely) Presidency of Jean-Claude Juncker, Digital Europe will rank even higher on the political agenda if we believe the statements on his website. There is a risk however that the … Continue reading ?
European telecommunications operators gathered in Brussels Wednesday to hear from outgoing European Commission digital agenda chief Neelie Kroes. Mostly, they wanted to see the back of her.
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As the European Commission trains its laser beams on Google Inc. on privacy and antitrust matters, the search giant is extending a high-tech olive branch to another unit of the European Union’s executive body.
After having mainly reached out to voters through a massive TV ad campaign, the Cuomo campaign is set to unleash a digital and door-knocking operation designed to motivate women voters in November, sources say.
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The 'digital agenda' was a key plank of Jean-Claude Juncker's 'campaign' to become European Commission President and will be one of the top priorities for the next five years. Indeed, his new look Commission has its own dedicated 'digital...Show More Summary
You need to be prepared to manage the risks associated with operating in the digital era regardless of whether social media and other digital technologies are part of your organization’s strategic agenda. It is critical that you ensure your policies reflect digital era realities and that employees and managers understand not just the “new” rules, but also how “old” rules apply.
Marketing teams around the world are pushing the digital agenda. The better among them are scratching their heads about the ROI, how to create an effective integrated campaign and where to find the best talent. The answers are far from easy. Show More Summary
So, the Fourth of July is almost upon us, and in addition to grilling, swimming and lighting sparklers, a digital ad agency wants you to throw tweeting onto your long-weekend agenda. Between now and Friday, if you include the hashtag #4thofjuly in your tweets, you can automatically set off a fun virtual fireworks display. read more
Big changes are coming to European wireless carriers. The first is a law from the European Parliament that will remove all roaming charges by December 15 of next year. Neelie Kroes, EU Commissioner for Digital Agenda said, “consumers...Show More Summary
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Kirsten From Edri writes, "European Digital Rights (EDRi) has launched WePromise.EU to put digital civil rights on the agenda of the European election.
The world now invests nearly $4 trillion a year on information and communications technologies. This is propelling rapid evolution in the global economy, transforming everything from the way manufacturers manage their supply chains and...Show More Summary