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Saturday, 22.10.2016, 00:48
One of the largest global cyber-security event of the month - the 7th annual international conference DSS ITSEC - will be held on October 27 in Riga, bringing together more than 80 presentations by recognized industry experts. Special attention will be focused on the possibilities and risks of the Internet of Things. It will be possible to listen to expert speeches from all 9 parallel sessions on-site and also online via live video streaming on the event website,DSS ITSEC representative told BC.
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Lithuania's regulator has given the green light for merging the mobile operator Omnitel into the integrated telecoms, IT and TV services provider Teo LT, informs LETA/BNS.
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 63.5 % of enterprises1 in Latvia had a website at the beginning 2016, which was 4.5 percentage points more than in 2015. Similarly to previous years, at the beginning of the present year a website was set up by most of the accommodation service and information and communication service providers (95.6 % and 93.6 %, respectively). In turn, retail enterprises (48.4 %) and enterprises of the transportation and storage sector (42.9 %) did not have as many websites.
Knowledgeprice.com and Ninety’s IT solution for Zurich Insurance receives the prestigious British Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Award07.10.2016
Information technology (IT) company Knowledgeprice.com, known for outsourcing services to foreign financial and insurance companies, in partnership with Ninety, the agile digital transformation specialist in the UK, has developed a solution for Switzerland’s largest insurer Zurich Insurance that has given it the treasured first-place win in the “Best Use of Technology to Improve Customer Experience” category at one of the most prominent insurance sector award ceremonies held in Britain.
The technology giant Apple wanted to set up a server park costing up to a billion euros in the northwestern Estonian town of Paldiski three years ago but gave up the plan due to high electricity prices and inertia of Estonian officials, the weekly Eesti Ekspress information writes LETA.
As a result of an increase in the number of online shoppers Estonia's state-owned postal company doing business under the Omniva name will open 30 new parcel terminals in Latvia which is twice as much as initially planned, reports LETA.
The Finance Ministry is about to make amendments to the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Act adopted this summer to enable residents and e-residents of to open a bank account without going to a bank office, writes LETA/BNS.