Europe is set to choose a new data protection supervisor after much delay
Webcasts of intergovernmental committee meetings, and access to working documents, follow calls for transparency
The next generation card is set to be introduced in 2015, but consumers might move to phone-based services before then.
Issues involve competition in telecom sector
Accepting digitally signed bids for all public procurement projects could save the EU billions of euros, according to Neelie Kroes
Qualcomm's bid trumped a bid from Microchip
A French mobile payment service now allows person-to-person payments via Twitter -- but all transactions will be public
Only one of the EU's proposed digital commissioners seems to be prepared to answer questions on Twitter
Tweeting money will be free of charge, the French bank offering the service said.
Europe is lagging behind and urgently needs a big data investment to get on the bandwagon, Neelie Kroes said
There were still some worries about Oettinger's technical knowledge, though
The Commission wants to curb social media recruiting for radical Islamist groups
It is time for the US to show it can be trusted, Andrus Ansip said
A deal the Commission says favors Amazon is still active and dates back to 2003
So far the documents remain under wraps because they cover ongoing investigations into the alleged breach of EU citizens' rights