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Thursday, 30.10.2014, 20:12
European language technology company Tilde is launching a new set of cloud services for automated translation at the world’s largest localization conference, Localization World, in Vancouver on October 30-31, informed BC the company.
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Speaking at the Swedish Business Awards ceremony, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas acknowledged the cooperation between the two countries and invited businesses to continue on a shared path with bold, innovative ideas, reports BC government’s press service.
Lithuanian Ministry of Transport and Communications has Lithuania prepared the New Generation Access Network Plan for 2014-2020, which in terms of state intervention will provide the basic new generation broadband infrastructure in areas where no adequate broadband infrastructure was available before, the ministry said in a report, cites LETA/ELTA.
The mayor of Vilnius – Arturas Zuokas – has announced the construction of Vilnius Tech Park, a tech hub for startups and other businesses involved in the ICT industry within Lithuania. The site will be situated in Sapiega Park and housed in what's currently a run down 19th century hospital, reported BC head of public relations at Vilnius City Municipality Irma Juskenaite.
The high-tech and intellectual technology manufacturer SIA Hanzas Elektronika has received EUR 4.7 million from Citadele Bank for refinancing purposes, as well as a loan of EUR 1.5 million to develop the company. This will allow Hanzas Elektronika to increase job numbers at its manufacturing facilities in Ogre and Ventspils, as well as to open a new engineering centre in Mārupe, reported BC head of corporate communications at Citadele Baiba Ābelniece.
From the 1st of November 2014, former energy commissioner (G. Oettinger) becomes a new commissioner for European digital economy. The outgoing “digital commissioner” and Commission vice-president, Neelie Kroes explained the outcomes of her 5 years’ work as the first European “digital boss”.
Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) introduced the priorities of Latvia's presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) during yesterday's Nordic-Baltic Eight (NB8) meeting in Stockholm, the State Chancellery informed LETA.
Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) has attracted the largest number of international students among all Lithuanian institutions of higher education as 200 new international students joined KTU in 2014, informs LETA/ELTA.
When meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Tallinn on Friday, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said that Estonia and Turkey are both NATO border states, in whose neighbourhood the security situation has changed dramatically, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
After the direct debit option disappeared in Estonia on February 1, the majority of bank clients changed the direct debit for e-invoices, Eesti Pank announced.
Telecommunications company Tele2 improved its EBITDA by 9.2% in the third quarter, reaching almost EUR 9 million, the company's spokeswoman Irena Zeiza informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
Yesterday, the Estonian Parliament passed a bill that sets out the legal basis for the issuance of a digital identity to persons who are not Estonian citizens or residents of Estonia, reports LETA/Baltic Business News.
Already on the second day the online media site Meduza was launched in Latvia, the portal was blocked in Kazakhstan, according to a post in the project's "Twitter" profile, cites LETA.
The legal team of the Latvian cyber-crimes suspect Deniss Calovskis has appealed the European Court of Human Rights' (ECHR) ruling on his extradition to the United States.
On Tuesday, Estonian Riigikogu adopted the legislative amendment that provides regulations for issuing digital ID cards to e-residents, writes LETA/National Broadcasting.