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    TECH NEWS REVIEW Week 13-20 April 2020

    By Stelios Iordanis Biotech COVID-19 'Immunity Passports' Stoke 'Grave Concerns' | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/health/covid-19-immunity-passports-stoke-grave-concerns “There may be cross-reactivity between the antibodies for SARS-CoV-2 [Covid-19] and other circulating coronaviruses – including those that cause common colds – meaning a positive result might not indicate past exposure to SARS-CoV-2 but maybe another coronavirus instead.” Immunity passports would…

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  • TECH NEWS Review, Week 5-12 April 2020

    By Stelios Iordanis,ELONTech https://ai.googleblog.com/2020/04/exploring-nature-inspired-robot-agility.html “Learning Agile Robotic Locomotion Skills by Imitating Animals” Google presents a framework that takes a reference motion clip recorded from an animal (a dog, in this case) and uses Reinforcement learning algorithms to train a control policy that enables a robot to imitate the motion in the real world. Military and…

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  • Internet Governance Forum 2017: Joint Declaration from European Commissioner

    Internet Governance Forum 2017: Joint Declaration from European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel and Members of the European Parliament At the Internet Governance Forum, European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel and Members of the European Parliament: Michał Boni, Cristian-Silviu Buşoi, Eva Kaili, Tiemo Wölken, Jan Philipp Albrecht, Marisa Matias, Barbara Kappel have signed a common Declaration. “We are currently…

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  • How blockchain technology could change our lives

    In depth Analysis February 2017 “ 5. Smart Contracts:If law were Code Blockchain ledgers present several interesting and novel features over centralised ledgers. However, beyond recording the time and details of transactions, they can also play a more active, potentially autonomous role in the management and implementation of transactions. By embedding code in the blockchain,…

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  • EU budget: Commission proposes €9.2 billion investment in first ever digital programme

    European Commission – Press release EU budget: Commission proposes €9.2 billion investment in first ever digital programme Brussels, 6 June 2018 The European Commission is today proposing to create the first ever Digital Europe programme and invest €9.2 billion to align the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027 with increasing digital challenges. http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4043_en.htm

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  • Commissioner Jourová press speaking points on democracy at the digital age – 2018

    European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] Commissioner Jourová press speaking points on democracy at the digital age – 2018 Lisbon Web Summit , Lisbon, 6 November 2018 For too long we have seen big tech business as purely good or neutral, that cannot be held responsible for any consequences it may cause. “…

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  • Digital Single Market: New EU rules allow Europeans to shop online without borders

    European Commission – Statement Digital Single Market: New EU rules allow Europeans to shop online without borders Brussels, 30 November 2018 On 3rd of December 2018 the new regulation proposed by the European Commission in May 2016 to end unjustified geoblocking online will enter into force. Europeans will not have to worry about a website…

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