Europe working on common cybersecurity agency

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 17:13
The European Union (EU) is working on the creation of an agency that will be tasked with helping member States to prevent and adequately react to cyberattacks. The European Commission presented details of the proposal on Tuesday.
Each day, 180 million litres of drinking water are lost as a result of leaks in the water supply system in the north of Belgium, Flemish parliamentarian Rob Beenders said on Tuesday, quoting a report by Aquaflanders, which groups companies involved in water supply and sanitation in Flanders.
The development of the 4.5G continues in Belgium, with Proximus announcing on Friday that it was pursuing its deployment in Charleroi, Anvers and Ghent, where the mobile broadband network was launched in February on a few antennas.
Brussels Airport expects no less than 232,000 passengers, of which 131,000 will depart during the coming weekend.
The first electric vehicle charging station of a large public network of 2,500 terminals, to be set up in Flanders over the next four years, was inaugurated on Thursday in Ostend.
A new investment fund building on the digital skills of young people and aimed at bridging the digital divide was launched on Monday in Brussels by the King Baudouin Foundation and the Federal Minister of the Digital Agenda, Alexander De Croo.
On Tuesday afternoon, the City of Brussels installed a City Tree at the Mont des Arts in the presence of Mayor Yvan Mayeur.
The SNCB (national railway company of Belgium) has installed 1,886 photovoltaic panels on three of its buildings in Schaerbeek (the museum "Train World", a train maintenance workshop and an administrative building), announced the railway company on Friday.
The commission’s private life campaign launched on Tuesday, following the Safer Internet day, the new version of the www.jedecide.be website, it was aimed at helping young people protect their private lives as well as other aspects along these lines.

Google’s Road to 100% Renewable Energy

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 15:31
Google is the largest corporate buyer of renewable energy on the planet. In 2017, it will buy enough renewable energy to reach 100% of its operations worldwide, including offices and data centres.