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Cheaper phone calls among EU countries, a reality from today

Cheaper phone calls among EU countries, a reality from today

| May 15, 2019

From today, Wednesday 15 May, phone calls among EU member states will be cheaper thanks to the European Electronic Communication Code, adopted by the European Parliament in November last year.    The new law, caps the price of calls at a maximum of 19 eurocents for both mobile and fixed calls (so-called ‘intra-EU calls’) and […]

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#Denmark commits to joining #EuroHPC Joint Undertaking

#Denmark commits to joining #EuroHPC Joint Undertaking

| September 27, 2018

Related topics High-Performance Computing Denmark has announced that it will become a founding member of the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking. Denmark has confirmed its commitments towards the European Joint Undertaking for High Performance Computing (EuroHPC JU), with the firm intention of joining this legal entity once it is formally adopted by the Council of the European […]

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#Estonia joins European initiative to develop #Supercomputers

#Estonia joins European initiative to develop #Supercomputers

| August 28, 2018

Estonia has signed the European declaration on high-performance computing (HPC) with the aim to pool European and national resources to build and deploy world-class supercomputers that would be ranked in the world’s top-three by 2022-2023. Digital Single Market Vice President Andrus Ansip attended the signing ceremony in Tartu, Estonia. With this signature, Estonia marks its […]

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More member states sign up to digital co-operation initiatives on #Supercomputers, #ArtificialIntelligence and innovation

More member states sign up to digital co-operation initiatives on #Supercomputers, #ArtificialIntelligence and innovation

| June 18, 2018

Several member states have signed recent co-operation declarations demonstrating their commitment to work together at EU level in digital policy areas. This morning Finland and Sweden signed the EuroHPC Declaration, signalling their willingness to join European co-operation on supercomputers. Austria has signed the same declaration and so has Lithuania. Altogether 20 countries have joined this […]

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Commission proposes to invest €1 billion in world-class European #supercomputers

Commission proposes to invest €1 billion in world-class European #supercomputers

| January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has unveiled its plans to invest jointly with member states in building a world-class European supercomputers infrastructure. Supercomputers are needed to process ever larger amounts of data and bring benefits to society in many areas from health care and renewable energy to car safety and cybersecurity. The step is crucial for the […]

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EU auditors to examine #broadband policy

EU auditors to examine #broadband policy

The European Court of Auditors is to examine whether the European Commission and member states are on-track to achieve the Europe 2020 broadband objectives.  The 2010 Digital Agenda for Europe envisaged bringing basic broadband to all Europeans by 2013 and ensuring fast broadband coverage for all Europeans by 2020, as well as having over 50% […]

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Mady Delvaux: ‘Robotics will bring about a revolution’

Mady Delvaux: ‘Robotics will bring about a revolution’

Robots used to exist only in the realm of science fiction, but these days they are rapidly becoming a part of everyday life in the shape of drones, intelligent cars, industrial robots and robotic vacuum cleaners. The Parliament’s legal affairs committee has decided to set up a working group to come up with proposals for […]

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