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Friday, 28.10.2016, 09:15
The 20 odor sensors, or e-noses, installed in different places in the area of the port of Muuga near Tallinn this spring have reduced the number of bad smell complaints from local residents severalfold, Port of Tallinn CEO Valdo Kalm said LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Ecology, Estonia, Markets and Companies, Port, Technology
Estonian Finance Minister Sven Sester on Tuesday signed a regulation which determines the precise requirements and rules regarding opening a bank account without going to a bank office by using a video bridge and the regulation is to come into force on Oct. 31, reports LETA/BNS.
The Presidential Chancery will be launching a new web-page in the near future, according to information on the Presidential Chancery's web-page, noted LETA.
Enefit Outotec Technology (EOT), a joint technology development venture of the Estonian state owned energy group Eesti Energia and the listed Finnish technology services company Outotec, has recently tested oil shale from several countries, including China, Mongolia and Burma, with a view to its commercial use, reports LETA/BNS.
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.
Estonian defense contractor Threod Systems has won internal security tenders in Greece, Cyprus and Kazakhstan, and plans to start offering its products in Ukraine and Indonesia in the future, according to Eesti Paevaleht reports writes LETA/BNS.
Lithuania plans to spend over 170 mln euros on information and communication technology (ICT) development over the next three years, with a large portion of the money to go toward making various public and administrative services available online, writes LETA/BNS.
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.
Latvian Radio will conduct a test of digital audio broadcasting in line with a decision taken by the National Electronic Mass Media Council, the council’s representatives informed LETA.
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.
The state will have to provide co-financing of approximately EUR 100 mln for implementation of the rail electrification project, as Latvijas Dzelzcels railroad company's head Edvins Berzins said in an interview with LNT television, writes LETA.
The listed Estonian electrical equipment maker Harju Elekter last week acquired Kiinteisto Oy Uutvallinkulma, lessor of premises to its Finnish subsidiary Finnkumu, for 518,000 euros, reports LETA/BNS.
he telecommunications group Telia is planning to launch 5G data communications networks in Tallinn and in Stockholm simultaneously in 2018, Telia manager Johan Dennelind told Eesti Paevaleht in an interview, cites LETA/BNS.
Lithuania has been chosen as the location for one of two settlement centers between the European Union and China due to broad attitude of Lithuanians, friendly bureaucrats and recommendations of Chinese companies investing in Klaipeda, says LETA/BNS Luo Feng, CEO of Hong Kong's financial technologies company International Business Settlement (IBS).
The Estonian logistics startup Shipitwise has opened a new investment syndicate on the Funderbeam platform aimed to raise 100,000 euros to further its goal of building a global company covering most of the regions in the world, writes LETA/BNS.