Europe is facing a major year for political elections which could have far-reaching consequences for the future of the Eurozone and even the EU.
A number of concerns precipitated the reform of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) in July last year. Recognising that it was no longer sustainable in its original form, NHS England and NICE agreed to consult to reform the Fund from April 2016. Six months post-reform, we ask whether the fundamental issues that compromised the NHS’ guiding principles have been addressed.
Tomorrow’s cars will talk far more than they do today. They will communicate with their driver, if a driver is required, other vehicles or road users as well as the transport infrastructure they use.
The European Commission has services such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger clearly in its sights as it prepares to overhaul the ePrivacy Directive. But many other services will be affected by the changes due for publication later this month.
The European Commission pushed out eight legislative proposals last month constituting the biggest package of energy market reform proposals in one go that the EU has ever seen.
If there’s one term that encapsulates the world of technology in 2016, apart from perhaps ‘cyber security’, it has to be ‘digital transformation’. Nearly every technology company is talking about it – and it’s affecting organisations of all sizes in all industries.
With the European Union promoting a Better Regulation and REFIT agenda, the Call for Evidence and the need for jobs and economic growth, the financial sector may be forgiven for having entertained the notion that the regulatory rhythm would slow down.
Few events cover such a wide canvass as Web Summit. A technology event primarily, Web Summit 2016 also rolled out the Lisbon red carpet for Joseph Gordon Levitt, Jose Manual Barroso, Tinie Tempah and Luis Figo among other figures from the worlds of film, politics, music and sport respectively. It also put out the welcome signs to over 2,000 technology start-ups who are the real backbone of the event.
US President, Barack Obama’s 2008 Presidential campaign was a watershed moment for the use of social and digital media in politics, in particular in campaigning.