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1st #Taiwan digital economy dialogue wraps up in Brussels

1st #Taiwan digital economy dialogue wraps up in Brussels

| June 14, 2019

NDC Minister Chen Mei-ling (left) and DG Connect Director-General Roberto Viola exchange gifts at the opening of the Taiwan-EU Dialogue on Digital Economy June 4 in Brussels. (Courtesy of NDC) The first Taiwan-EU Dialogue on Digital Economy concluded on 5 June in Brussels, strengthening exchanges on topics spanning artificial intelligence, e-governance, technological transformation of traditional […]

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#Huawei – Openness, collaboration and development: Building a secure #DigitalSociety

#Huawei – Openness, collaboration and development: Building a secure #DigitalSociety

| June 11, 2019

The GSMA Mobile 360 Series was held recently in The Hague under the theme ‘Security for 5G’, bringing together representatives from global carriers, equipment vendors, governments, and industry regulators. This event intends to drive consensus – across Europe and the globe at large – on 5G cyber security assurance, testing, and certification schemes. Sean Yang, […]

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#DigitalSingleMarket – Europe announces eight sites to host world-class supercomputers

#DigitalSingleMarket – Europe announces eight sites to host world-class supercomputers

| June 11, 2019

Eight sites for supercomputing centres have been selected across the EU to host the first European supercomputers. They will support Europe’s researchers, industry and businesses in developing new applications in a wide range of areas, from designing medicines and new materials to fighting climate change. In a major step towards making Europe a top supercomputing […]

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#DataLiteracy is the vehicle to a technological utopia – so why aren’t we talking about it?

#DataLiteracy is the vehicle to a technological utopia – so why aren’t we talking about it?

| June 3, 2019

It goes without saying that technology has become an entrenched feature of contemporary lifestyle. Modern technology now defines the way individuals conduct their daily routines and interact with one another. We instinctively call on devices to deal with our problems. Our queries are instinctively fulfilled by Google. Our social interactions are all conveniently organized. Our […]

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#DigitalSingleMarket – Commission publishes guidance on free flow of non-personal data

#DigitalSingleMarket – Commission publishes guidance on free flow of non-personal data

| May 31, 2019

The European Commission has published a new guidance on the interaction of free flow of non-personal data with the EU data protection rules. As part of the Digital Single Market strategy, the new Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data, which has started to apply in the member states, will allow data to be stored and […]

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#DigitalSingleMarket – Commission invests in boosting EU’s cybersecurity resilience

#DigitalSingleMarket – Commission invests in boosting EU’s cybersecurity resilience

| May 16, 2019

The European Commission has launched a new  call for tenders to support the Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs Network), created by the Directive on security of network and information system (NIS Directive), the first EU-wide cybersecurity rules which enable national authorities and market operators to better tackle cyber threats.  With a budget of €2.5 million funded by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) […]

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#DigitalSingleMarket – Cheaper calls to other EU countries as of 15 May

#DigitalSingleMarket – Cheaper calls to other EU countries as of 15 May

| May 14, 2019

As of 15 May, a new maximum price will apply for all international calls and SMS within the EU. As a result, consumers calling from their country to another EU country will pay a maximum amount of 19 cents per minute (+VAT) and 6 cents per SMS message (+VAT). Following the end of roaming charges […]

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