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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 17.10.2017, 18:17

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Tieto told to pay EUR 270,000 more for failure of infosystem project in Estonia

Tieto told to pay EUR 270,000 more for failure of infosystem project in Estonia

17.10.2017

The Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs, Tieto Estonia AS and OU Icefire have concluded a compromise whereby the Estonian arm of the Finnish IT group Tieto will pay the ministry 270,000 euros for the failure of the SKAIS2 project to develop a new information system for the Estonian social insurance authority, reports LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Estonia, Financial Services, Legislation, Technology



Ridango wins ticketing system tender in Lithuania

Ridango wins ticketing system tender in Lithuania

17.10.2017

The Estonian company AS Ridango has won a public procurement tender to supply a novel ticketing system to the public transport system of the city of Klaipeda, Lithuania, informs LETA/BNS.

Fujitsu to operate IT support unit with 50 workers in Parnu

Fujitsu to operate IT support unit with 50 workers in Parnu

17.10.2017

The technology company Fujitsu Estonia AS is about to open a customer support center in the southwestern Estonian city of Parnu that will eventually employ a workforce of 50, reports LETA/BNS.


Latvian, Norwegian scientific institutions implement joint projects for EUR 4.17 mln

Latvian, Norwegian scientific institutions implement joint projects for EUR 4.17 mln

17.10.2017

In two years Latvian and Norwegian scientific institutions have implemented joint projects for EUR 4.17 million, the Latvian State Education Development Agency (VIAA) reported LETA.

eCom21 conference as the world in miniature - work and holiday

eCom21 conference as the world in miniature - work and holiday

17.10.2017

On the eve of Independence Day, on 16-17 November, the VI International forum on e-commerce issues - eCom21 will be held in Riga. Traditionally, this business conference, which gathers together several hundred professionals from all over the world, is held during the days when this Baltic country celebrates its main public holiday in a bright and festive way. As always, surprises are being prepared for guests of eCom21 - a special ecom programme, beyond the premises of the conference hall, informed BC Rietumu bank’s press service.


17.10.2017

AL-KO Vehicle Technology to open in Kaunas

AL-KO Vehicle Technology, German manufacturer of trailer and automotive chassis components, will shortly establish its new center for development of automotive and trailer chassis components in Lithuania's second-largest city Kaunas, reports LETA/BNS.

17.10.2017

Estonian PM anticipates close e-service cooperation with Sweden

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas at a meeting with Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg on October 16th said that Estonia and Sweden could increase cooperation in e-services already in the near future, reports LETA/BNS.

16.10.2017

Lithuania's StrongPoint works with Swedish, Russian food vending machine firms

StrongPoint, a Lithuanian IT solutions company, has signed a contract with a Russian company selling groceries online, which will introduce 25 grocery pickup points in Moscow by the end-2017, Verslo Zinios business daily said.

16.10.2017

US giant DowDuPont behind Lithuanian Nobel nominee's company CasZyme

Lithuanian scientist Virginijus Siksnys, author of a DNA editing technology, is establishing a company CasZyme with his fellows, with one of the world's biggest chemical industry giants DowDuPont being one of the investors and partners in the startup, Verslo Zinios said, cites LETA/BNS.

16.10.2017

Elko Grupa the largest company in Latvian IT and computer technology industry in 2016

Elko Group, a distributor of IT products and solutions, was the largest IT and computer technology company in Latvia last year when the company turned over EUR 381.963 million, according to the Latvian Business Annual Report collated by Firmas.v and information agency LETA.

13.10.2017

24% Latvians have used FinTech services in past 2 years

Nearly one fourth of people in Latvia, or 24%, have used services of financial technology (FinTech) companies over the past couple of years, representatives of the Alternative Financial Services Association of Latvia told LETA citing the association’s survey.

12.10.2017

EchoStar 105/ SES-11 successfully launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9

SES announced today that the EchoStar 105/ SES-11 satellite was successfully launched into space on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 00:53 CEST. This is the second time SES has launched on a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket, and the fourth launch with SpaceX. SES was the first commercial customer to launch on a Falcon 9 in 2013, informed BC Markus Payer from SES’ Corporate Communications & PR.

12.10.2017

Estonia wanting to create 'coalition of the willing' to promote e-health in EU

Estonia wishes to bring together European Union countries that would be willing to launch a project concerning the cross-border movement of healthcare data and, if successful, to also encourage others to join, deputy secretary general of the Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs for e-services development and innovation Ain Aaviksoo said, cites LETA/BNS.

12.10.2017

E-commerce professionals from all over the world will arrive to eCom21 in Riga

The international conference eCom21, to be held in Riga on 16-17 November, will gather several hundreds of e-commerce professionals from all over the world. Applications for participation in the forum have been already submitted by entrepreneurs from neighbouring countries - Estonia, Russia, Belarus - and from other regions, informed BC Eleonora Gailisha from Rietumu Bank.

11.10.2017

Dozens Estonian startups oppose abolishing cohabitation law

Representatives of dozens Estonian startups and tech companies have signed a public statement which asks for the parliament not to abolish the cohabitation law, informs LETA/BNS.

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