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07 February 2019 - Edition n.137
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Shadow of UK tech regulator looms over internet groups
FT – 05 February 2019
Countering illegal hate speech online – EU Code of Conduct ensures swift response
European Commission – 04 February 2019
EU company law adapted to the digital era
Council of the EU – 04 February 2019
Advanced technology cannot replace Brexit backstop, EU says
POLITICO – 03 February 2019
Net neutrality heads back to court 
Axios – 01 February 2019
Digital communications: strong benefits for Europe, investment climate still challenging
ETNO - 31 January 2019


Commission announces next steps to keep children safe online

Last Tuesday, 5 of February, we celebrated Safer Internet Day, an initiative by the European Commission to tackle issues like fake news, cyberbullying, privacy concerns, grooming, sexting and cyber hygiene, and make sure EU citizens are protected online.

On the occasion, the EU Commission announced the creation of new Expert Group on Safer Internet for Children, which will help improve coordination and cooperation between EU Member States and propose concrete actions. As Commissioner Gabriel said: “This year’s slogan, Together for a Better Internet, is a timely reminder that no one country or organisation can act effectively on its own when it comes to internet safety.”

Read more here.

#EUpeople: behind the scenes with Roberto Viola 
Roberto Viola, a techie at the head of the digital department of the European Commission, explains how decisions take today regarding EU digital policies will affect our lives tomorrow. 
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Attitudes towards digital culture and technology in the Modern Languages
King’s College London – January 2019
Assessing the impact of digital transformation of health services
European Commission – January 2019

How can Voiceover Internet Protocol enhance the customer experience?

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The latest #ThinkDigital video has a strong message from @TIM_Official’s CTO, @ElisabettaCTO: https://goo.gl/3mGXKy Link to tweet

ETNO and its #ArtificialIntelligence Taskforce look forward to the final Ethics Guidelines and to contributing to the upcoming #HLEG’s Policy and Investment Recommendations. Here is our response to the consultation: https://goo.gl/Gkzfvr Link to tweet

4th evaluation of EUCode of Conduct on #onlinehatespeech showed that our initiative ensures swift response. IT companies are now assessing 89% of flagged content within 24 hours, compared to 40% in 2016. 
Spread #love, not #hate! https://europa.eu/!yt94NG Link to tweet

A data-driven health & care ecosystem is crucial for Europe’s #DigitalTransformation of #health. Today's proposal will improve citizens' life, support MS & innovators of the next generation of #ehealth digital solutions http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-842_en.htm… #digitalhealth Link to tweet

.@UNI_Europa and ETNO, the social partners of the “Good Work, Good Health revised Guidelines”, are investigating the impact of digitalisation and how it creates new challenges for the health and safety of #ICT employees: https://goo.gl/wSHxKe Link to tweet
Skype can now blur the background during video calls
Tech Crunch - 07 February 2019
Picture this: an AI game where humans and computers collaborate
FT – 05 February 2019
Vivacom expands portfolio of smartphones supporting 4G Voice
Telecom Paper - 07 February 2019
Gmail blocks 100 million spam messages daily with its A.I., Google says
Digital Trends - 06 February 2019
Why no one really quits Google or Facebook
Tech Crunch – 04 February 2019
Deutsche Telekom pledges 7000 more LTE base stations by 2021
Total Telecom – 04 February 2019
Healthcare wearables level up with new moves from Apple and Alphabet
Tech Crunch – 04 February 2019
Orange sharpens its focus on cyber security with strategic UK acquisition
Total Telecom – 01 February 2019
Fintech Worldwide, 08 – 14 February 2019, London
London Blockchain Week 2019
European Commission, 11 – 12 February 2019, Manchester
Women in Graphene Career Development Day
MOVE, 12 - 13 February 2018, London
Mobility re-imagined
European Committee of Regions, 18 – 19 February 2019, Palermo (Italy)
Digital Agenda: territorial strategies for addressing technological innovation in infrastructure and services
European Internet Forum – 19 February 2019, Brussels
The Third Way: How Europe can succeed against China and the US in the global race for AI Leadership
GSMA, 25 – 28 February 2019, Barcelona
Mobile World Congress
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