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Future Internet Assembly becomes Net Futures

At the closing plenary of the Future Internet Assembly 2014 that took place from 17-20 March 2014 in Athens, Greece, the European Commission announced that from 2015 the Future Internet Assembly will be drastically re-designed and re-structured to better accommodate … Continue reading

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Microsoft and Nokia – the cards have been reshuffled

On Tuesday, 3 September, Microsoft announced that it will buy Nokia’s mobile phone business for 5.44 billion euro. The deal is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close during the first quarter of 2014. There is no big … Continue reading

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FP7 Call Frustrations – Now What?

Recently, another FP7-ICT call was concluded with the evaluation, rating and ranking of numerous project proposals. Most of the proposal submitters found themselves seriously frustrated: they lost lots of time and resources – at the end for nothing. A success … Continue reading

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Why Europe needs a better cybersecurity strategy

On 7 February 2013, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy presented their Cybersecurity Strategy of the European Union. In view of the enormous Internet-related security challenges that citizens, businesses and … Continue reading

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