IP/14/894  31-07-2014 - EU develops new driverless car parking system – so you never waste another minute looking for a space 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 31 July 2014 Watch the video There are only a few minutes before your flight check-in closes, or before your train departs, but you now have to spend precious time hunting for a free space at the airport or station car park.
IP/14/889  30-07-2014 - Digital privacy: EU-wide logo and “data protection impact assessments” aim to boost the use of RFID systems 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 July 2014 New EU-wide technical standards have been agreed that will help users of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) smart chips and systems comply with EU Data Protection rules and the Commission’s 2009 recommendation on RFID (see IP/09/740).
IP/14/882  29-07-2014 - Make 2014 the summer you learn how to code! 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 July 2014 If the sun is getting too much, you've finished that book and crosswords have lost their magic — then why not make August 2014 the summer you learn a new digital language? In advance of EU Code Week, taking place across Europe...
IP/14/880  28-07-2014 - Greener airports thanks to EU-funded tech 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 July 2014 http://www.euronews.com/2014/01/27/a-smart-move-to-energy-efficient-airports/Video on Euronews – report at The Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino airport near Rome (also in French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish) Every summer millions of Europeans descend upon the continent’s airports on their way to sunshine and adventure.
IP/14/850  22-07-2014 - New report on state of EU Telecommunications markets 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 #ConnectedContinent #broadband Today the European Commission published a report on the telecommunications market and regulation in the EU. The report covers 2012 – 2013 years.
IP/14/840  17-07-2014 - Commission encourages re-use of public sector data 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 17 July 2014 Commission @EC_opendata #PSI #opendata Today, the European Commission is publishing guidelines to help Member States benefit from the revised Directive on the re-use of public sector information (PSI Directive).
MEMO/14/491  17-07-2014 - Frequently asked questions: "PSI guidelines" 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 17 July 2014 Why there is a need for the guidelines when there is already a directive? Following the transposition of the original PSI Directive 2003/98/EC, many public bodies in various European countries have put in place arrangements and procedures that 'translate' the provisions of the...
SPEECH/14/556  17-07-2014 - Speech: Embracing the open opportunity 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Neelie Kroes Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Speech: Open Knowledge Foundation Berlin, 17 July 2014 It is a pleasure to be here with you. You have long championed openness. That has long inspired, informed and motivated me.
IP/14/819  10-07-2014 - Call for local, regional and national leaders to take advantage of new EU broadband funding and support 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 July 2014 Today the European Commission launches its “Connected Communities” initiative – an umbrella for several systems designed to connect towns, cities, local broadband partnerships and operators to the advice they need to access finance and develop tailored business models for bringing fast broadband...
MEMO/14/474  10-07-2014 - Frequently asked questions: "Connected Communities" 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 July 2014 What is "Connected Communities"? [See IP/14/819] Connected Communities is a European Commission initiative to support regions and cities in their broadband networks development.