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Saturday, 20.12.2014, 22:50
Rotten WiFi, a public WiFi and 3G/4G watchdog, has measured and evaluated the quality of public hotspots in 172 countries worldwide, testing hundreds of networks. The collected data revealed Top 20 countries with best public WiFi. Lithuania tops the list with download speed at 15,40 Mbps, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Invest Lithuania.
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Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, who is on a visit to the USA, accompanied by a high-level business delegation, visited on Friday New York electronic stock exchange Nasdaq and attended its opening, reports LETA, referring to the government's press service.
The National Centre of Cyber Security formed on the basis of a section of the Ministry of National Defence will be inaugurated on 1 January, as provided for in the amendments of the Law on Cyber Security and other related legal acts approved by the Seimas of Lithuania on 11 December, informs BC the Ministry of National Defence.
As Estonia unveiled the world’s first e-residency in December 2014, the first steps were taken to creating a regulated and organised identification process purely for Internet users. The scheme, designed to provide willing participants with an online identity that is recognised by the Estonian state and embedded in a physical chipped card, does not give participants any actual legal citizenship. However, the e-residency can act like a legitimate proof of identity online, thereby potentially streamlining legal, bureaucratic and financial procedures.
The editor-in-chief of the respectable weekly news magazine ''Ir'' Nellija Locmele told LETA today that hackers continue to attack the on-line edition of the magazine.
The number of cyber attacks against Latvia is increasing, nevertheless, Latvian specialists are on constant alert, successfully fending the attacks off, the head of the Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association, Signe Balina said in an interview with the LNT show "900 sekundes" this morning, cites LETA.
A group called D5 that joins some of the most digitally advanced governments in the world was formed on Tuesday in London, Estonia being one of the five founding members, LETA/Delfi reports.