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EU's Neelie Kroes: 'Snowden gave us a wake-up call'

The European Union honcho says that the time has come to "say yes to protection but no to protectionism."

By Mar. 10, 2014

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Kroes: Unify European telecom market for big economic boost

European Commission VP Neelie Kroes says unifying mobile-phone service across Europe's borders could boost its economy by 110 billion euros a year.

By Jul. 10, 2013

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Kroes: Unify the mobile market or Europe will fall farther behind

Urging compromises so that today's 27 separate mobile-network markets can be replaced in effect by just one, the European Commission's Neelie Kroes lays out several ideas for reform.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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What inspires EC's Neelie Kroes? Angry Birds

The European Commission vice president sings the computing industry's praises -- but offers few suggestions to help it solve the EU's economic woes.

By Dec. 5, 2012

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Kroes: Internet 'not inherently neutral'

EU digital commissioner Neelie Kroes announces a public consultation on Net neutrality to help determine whether ISPs can prioritize certain traffic.

By Apr. 14, 2010

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EU's Kroes: 30 percent of Europeans are 'digital virgins'

Speaking at the Techonomy conference, European Commissioner and former antitrust head Neelie Kroes says more work on privacy is needed to get digital laggards online.

By Aug. 6, 2010

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EC reshuffle bumps antitrust chief Kroes

Neelie Kroes, who is best known for handling the European Union's antitrust case against Microsoft, is designated as the new digital agenda commissioner.

By Nov. 30, 2009

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EU plans $6.4 billion effort to boost chip manufacturing

The European Commission is spending 5 billion euros to coordinate and advance the processor industry in Europe. The goal: a fifth of worldwide manufacturing.

By May. 23, 2013

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Mobile carriers snap back at European roaming reform

The GSMA, which represents hundreds of carriers, says European Commission VP Neelie Kroes' effort to eliminate roaming fees is causing regulatory whiplash in the mobile network industry.

By Jun. 3, 2013

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European homes now have 100 percent broadband coverage

Satellite-based Internet access has reached the last 0.6 percent of homes that copper wires and mobile networks didn't, the European Commission announces.

By Oct. 17, 2013