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Low crude prices are now a fact and likely to remain so for the next few (or more) quarters. This is how long it will take the market to absorb the current supply glut and non-OPEC producers to cut output. The OPEC cartel has already made the decision to keep producing at current levels (at… » read more

MyN has been showcased at the Connected Smart Cities Conference organised by ENoLL (European Network of Living Labs) in Brussels on 22 January, 2015. The conference covered the following topics: Interoperability, harmonisation of APIs, solutions portability, avoid vendor lock-in. Connected Smart cities at national, regional and European level: National networks and their local work. Using… » read more

In the coming decade we will likely witness the first practical developments of the strategy of the German government: Smart Factories, planning industrial manufacturing. With new technological appearances, the industrialists’ trend for efficient use of resources, and using the Internet, it is possible that we will see this in the coming years on a large… » read more

There are more and more voices nowadays heard among the entire EU that the modern education system found across the entire continent of Europe fails to properly address the growing problem of unemployment. More even, it is often said that instead of mitigating the problem, many countries with their outdated systems of educating young people… » read more

On Monday January 26 the European Council released the Statement of the Heads of States or Governments pointing out the growing concern on political and military developments in Ukraine. In the Statement the Council also underlined that the EU should consider taking and implementing new sanctions against Russia if it considers it appropriate. While such… » read more

In a recent poll about the nation’s economic anxieties, the Guardian and ICM found out that 46 % of respondents consider ‘Immigrants undercutting workers’ as the primary motive behind the present state of British economy. The Guardian cites Martin Boon, director of ICM Research: “Ten years ago immigration would have been in the second half… » read more

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first, we explain the idea one ‘frequently asked question’ at a time.   FAQ7 – Hold on, let’s recap In the past few days, we have written about EurActory and what it is for.… » read more

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