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UK government seeks data host partner

The UK government is looking for a joint venture partner to host government data in a new data centre environment. 23 Jul 2014

Privacy watchdog envisages additional checks on EU institutions' transfers of personal data to the cloud

EU institutions that wish to transfer personal data to a cloud computing provider based outside of the trading bloc may have to obtain sign-off from a privacy watchdog to proceed with the transfer in future. 17 Jul 2014

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European Commission: EU countries must "wake up" to economic potential of coordinated 'big data'

Lack of cross-border coordination, insufficient infrastructure and funding opportunities are preventing countries in the EU from taking full advantage of the economic benefits of 'big data' and cloud computing, the European Commission has said. 09 Jul 2014

Samsung, Dell among first companies to commit to development of open standard for 'smart' devices

Development of an industry-wide specification and certification programme for 'smart' devices for use in connected homes and offices will be the first priority of a new industry consortium. 09 Jul 2014

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