Latest News: EU Commission eyeing how to boost the European sharing economy

eLearningworld News from EU The EU Commission has identified the developing sharing/collaborative economy as an important engine for entrepreneurship, innovation, job creation and growth. Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, said: “Europe’s next unicorn could stem from the collaborative economy. Our role is to encourage …

Latest News: Europeans more interested in eBooks but VAT-rules are a solid obstacle

eLearningworld News from EU While growth of the eBook-market in US and Canada is stabilising on a mature level the European eBook-market that is lagging far behind, e.g. because of VAT-rules, is showing promising growth, research shows. In Italy 4.5 million people read at least one eBook during the last …