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  • CeBIT-2011
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    CeBIT, Hanover

    2014-01-31T09:42:24Z

    Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn will  be one of the speakers at the opening of this year's CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover March 9. Winterkorn will join German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron as opening speakers at the annual event. Britain is CeBIT's official partner country ...

  • kroes davos 2014.automotiveit.com
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    EU's Kroes: NSA revelations are opportunity for Europe

    2014-01-25T13:47:26Z

    EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes (Photo: EU Commission) Recent revelations that US agencies are engaged in widespread international surveillance are an opportunity for Europe, Neelie Kroes said this week. "The NSA revelations are a big let-down for American companies, undermining their competitive position," said Kroes, referring to international online spying ...

  • neelie kroes.automotiveIT
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    Kroes: Internet of things requires 1 European telecoms market

    2013-05-16T18:27:41Z

    Kroes will propose legislation for a common EU telecoms market (Photo: EU) Europe needs an integrated telecommunications market as machine-to-machine connectivity takes on growing importance, EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes said Thursday. Kroes, who is in charge of Europe's digital agenda, said in a speech to the 11th European Business ...

  • neelie kroes.automotiveIT
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    Europe's digital to-do list

    2012-12-19T10:00:36Z

    Kroes, in charge of the EU's digital agenda, expects a busy 2013 (Photo: EU) The European Commission has published a "digital to-do list" for the European Union's 27 member states in an effort to speed up the development of the internet economy. Neelie Kroes, the European commissioner in charge ...

  • eu kroes 2012.automotiveIT
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    2015 still target for eCall in European new cars - Kroes

    2012-10-28T12:58:23Z

    Kroes says IT solutions for traffic and infrastructure are already available but need to be deployed (Photo: EU) The European Commission still targets 2015 as the date to equip all new cars sold across its 27 member states with the eCall emergency warning system. "Our goal is for this ...

  • neelie kroes.automotiveIT
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    EU's Kroes: IT skills shortage looming large in Europe

    2012-09-22T11:18:35Z

    Neelie Kroes wants more digital skills, more innovation and a faster rollout of European broadband networks (Photo: EU) Neelie Kroes warned European Union member states this week that an impending shortage of skilled IT professionals could hurt the economy of the 27-nation bloc. Speaking at a conference in Sofia, ...

  • Kroes.Marchionne..automotiveIT
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    EU's Kroes: Europe needs a Cloud strategy

    2012-06-27T09:54:24Z

    Kroes, seen here meeting with Fiat Chief Sergio Marchionne, wants Cloud computing to help improve competitiveness (Photo: EU Commission) European Union Commissioner Neelie Kroes this week made an impassioned plea for a European Cloud strategy, saying a coordinated approach to the new technology could generate major savings for businesses and ...

  • neelie kroes.automotiveIT
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    Kroes to industry, member states: eCall is coming, so get to work!

    2011-09-11T17:44:19Z

    EU Commissioner Kroes says eCall is a high priority (Photo: EU Commission) The European Commission is stepping up the pressure on member countries to introduce eCall, an in-car emergency calling system that it wants to make mandatory by 2015. Neelie Kroes, EU Commissioner in charge of the 27-nation bloc's digital ...

  • kroes.automotiveIT
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    Brussels to CIOs: help build a digital single market

    2011-04-01T18:54:34Z

    Kroes: CIO views matter EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes last week called on CIOs to help improve Europe's IT infrastructure by together building an EU-wide digital single market. In a speech on the occasion of the European CIO of the Year award, Kroes said CIOs from both the public and private ...

  • Neelie Kroes.automotiveIT
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    EU's Kroes: "Let's aim high" with European cloud strategy

    2011-03-27T20:42:58Z

    EU Commissioner Kroes hopes EU strategies will help define global standards in cloud computing Neelie Kroes urged Europe's IT industry last week to "aim high" and help Brussels forge a truly European Cloud computing strategy. The European commissioner in charge of Europe's digital agenda said data protection, interoperability and standardization ...