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Digital Commissioner Günther Oettinger was competing with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for media attention at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress this week. On Monday (2 March), delegates, hacks and desperado techies queued for up to two hours to watch tech royalty Zuckerberg ‘live’ on stage for a Mobile World Keynote. The next morning the hall was… » read more

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On Tuesday (16 December), the Danish Ministry for Culture announced that former EU Commissioner Connie Hedegaard, who was previously in charge of Climate Action under Barroso II, has a new job: Starting in January 2015, Hedegaard will be chairman of the Danish Public Service Committee. The next two years, Hedegaard will be overseeing and supervising… » read more

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