by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “22 European countries have signed a Declaration on the establishment of a European Blockchain Partnership. The Partnership will be a vehicle for cooperation amongst Member States to exchange experience and expertise in technical and regulatory fields and prepare for the launch of EU-wide blockchain applications across the […]
by Angela Guess A recent press release out of the European Commission reports, “Today the European Commission adopted the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. This new framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States as well as bringing legal clarity for businesses relying on transatlantic data […]
by Jennifer Zaino The CHAIN-REDS FP7 project, co-funded by the European Commission, has as a goal building a knowledge base of information, gathered both from dedicated surveys and other web and document sources, for largely more than half of the countries in the world, which it presents to visitors through geographic maps and tables. Earlier […]
Anna Leach of the Wall Street Journal reports, “New scientific research must be published for free online, the vice-president of the European Commission said.”
The winner of the Semantic Web Challenge at November’s International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) was EventMedia Live, a web-based environment that exploits real-time connections to event and media sources to deliver rich content describing events that are associated with media, and interlinked with the Linked Data cloud. This week, it will begin a one-year effort […]
What can semantic search do for your enterprise? One example comes from the recently launched Searchbox online semantic search engine by the company of the same name (which formerly was known as salsaDev). One of the vendor’s biggest customers is the European Commission, according to Nicolas Gamard, CEO of the Switzerland-based company. That early adopter […]
The Open Knowledge Foundation’s CKAN software has been chosen to power the European Commission’s new open data portal.
European Commission vice president Neelie Kroes has announced the commission’s new package of policies related to open data and public sector information.