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Sunday, 09.03.2014, 14:30
In 2014, Information Society Development Programme 2011-2019, coordinated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Lithuania, is being updated. With the Government's approval, by 2020 the goals and objectives for Information Society Development will be implemented in Information Society Development program 2014-2020 Digital Agenda for Lithuania, informed LETA/ELTA the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
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The satellite LitSat-1 of the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is already successfully controlled form the Earth. On Tuesday, the satellite radio station of KTU established a two-way connection with LitSat-1 for the first time, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian Prosecutor's Office started a criminal investigation on Thursday over the leaking of a phone call recording of a conversation between Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton on the Internet, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Today, on 5 March, Statistics Estonia launched an Internet-based map application, which enables to create thematic maps and perform spatial queries based on the results of the 2011 Population and Housing Census (PHC).
The survey of the small and medium-sized enterprises carried out by the SEB bank revealed that only third of the enterprises in Lithuania planned the innovations in 2014 and the biggest part of them planned to introduce new product or service, reports LETA/ELTA.
Most of the new twenty stationary speed cameras will be located in Riga and in the vicinity of Riga, according to the map of speed camera locations posted on the Road Traffic Safety Directorate's website, informs LETA.
Port of Tallinn has initiated a Smart Port project that concentrates on reducing car and truck passengers’ waiting time by providing holistic and easy to understand service organizing electronic pre-check in, check-in and line management for ports with multiple ferry operators, informs BC port’s press service.
According to unaudited consolidated data, AB Snaige has achieved a turnover of LTL 176 million in 2013 (i.e. 18% more than over the same period of year 2012). Unaudited consolidated loss before tax of the company in 2013 has reached LTL 8.6 million, informs LETA/ELTA.
The joint-stock electric machine manufacturer Rigas elektromasinbuves rupnica (RER) operated with EUR 33.88 million in 2013, 10.1% less when compared to 2012, according to the company's un-audited financial report submitted to NASDAQ OMX Riga, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite attended the opening of a new manufacturing building of the research-manufacturing company Light Conversion, informs LETA/ELTA.
On Friday, the first ever Lithuania's satellites LitSat-1 and LituanicaSat-1 were successfully released to the orbit from the NASA Space Centre in the US, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Europe 2020 Strategy for growth (EU-20 strategy) includes internationalisation and access to markets of SMEs, key enabling technologies as well as clusters and regional specialisation. There are good opportunities for the Baltic States.
According to the analysis of market research company GfK Retail and Technology, Estonians bought 26,200 new mobile phones in January 2014, by 46% less than in December and 11% less than at the same time last year, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
On Tuesday the website of Dalia Grybauskaite, who is participating in the presidential elections in Lithuania, was launched and became a target of hackers.m informs LETA/ELTA.
Today, Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius welcomed participants of the conference of the For the Progress of Libraries 2 project, informs LETA/ELTA.