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EU ready to act alone on #DigitalTax if no global deal in 2020

EU ready to act alone on #DigitalTax if no global deal in 2020

| October 1, 2019

European Union commissioners-designate said the bloc should agree on a digital tax if no deal on the matter was reached at a global level by the end of next year, ramping up pressure on multinationals accused of paying too little, writes Francesco Guarascio of Reuters. In written answers to EU lawmakers published on Friday (27 […]

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Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides.

Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides.

| September 28, 2019

  Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides. The boss of the Chinese telecom giant, facing a ban in the US, has said that he was open to a dialogue with Washington and was willing to “license the entire […]

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Commission report on the impact of #Digitization on world of work in EU

Commission report on the impact of #Digitization on world of work in EU

| September 25, 2019

The Commission’s science and knowledge hub, the Joint Research Centre, launched its latest report, ‘The changing nature of work and skills in the digital age’. The report offers an evidence-based analysis of the impact of technology on labour markets and the need to adapt education policies to boost digital skills. Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Commissioner […]

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New report on #DigitalEducation shows upward trends in Europe’s schools

New report on #DigitalEducation shows upward trends in Europe’s schools

| September 12, 2019

The European Commission’s Eurydice network published a report today (12 September) that maps the state of digital education in schools across Europe. The report looks at how digital competences are taught and assessed. It also gives an overview of the digital skills of teachers, the policies designed to support digital education and the use of technology […]

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#Huawei welcomes UK commitment to digital infrastructure

#Huawei welcomes UK commitment to digital infrastructure

| August 27, 2019

“We welcome the Secretary of State Nicky Morgan’s commitment to the development of world-class digital infrastructure that will help the UK continue to ‘compete and grow in the global economy’ said a Huawei spokesperson today. “Over the last 18 years, Huawei has helped build the UK’s broadband, 3G and 4G networks and, as independent analysts […]

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Open markets and a level playing field essential to reach next #DigitalAge

Open markets and a level playing field essential to reach next #DigitalAge

| August 12, 2019

Until recently few people outside the business of building and operating telecommunications networks had heard of Huawei. That changed when we launched a line of smart phones and then tablets and consumer devices that have taken us to the very top of the consumer electronics industry, writes Simon Lacey. But before we became a consumer […]

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#SecondConnectingEuropeFacilityTelecom call: €25 million to boost cross-border digital infrastructure

#SecondConnectingEuropeFacilityTelecom call: €25 million to boost cross-border digital infrastructure

| July 9, 2019

The European Commission has launched the second Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom call of 2019, with €25 million available to help European public administrations and businesses connect to pan-European digital platforms and ensure that the services provided are interoperable across borders. The call focuses on six areas: cybersecurity (€10m), eHealth (€5m), eProcurement (€1m), European e-Justice (€3m), public Open Data (€5m), and the new European Platform on Digital Skills (€1m). […]

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