By Benjamin Fox – Earlier this week (18 June) the commission published its second annual Digital Agenda Scoreboard.
The main targets at risk include plans for a 100 percent increase in research and development spending on digital technology to €11 billion by 2020, broadband coverage cross the whole of the EU, alongside increases in general Internet use and commerce online.
According to the scoreboard, one in three households in Europe is still without internet connection, while just under a quarter of adults have never used the Internet. more> http://tinyurl.com/74dy7ux
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