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Wednesday, 02.09.2015, 07:24
Latvian joint-stock electrical appliances company VEF Radiotehnika RRR operated with EUR 227,750 in losses in the first half of the year, reports LETA, according to the company's financial report submitted to NASDAQ OMX Riga.
Keyword tags: Latvia, Technology, Telecomunications
Riga has the densest network of Wi-Fi hotspots compared to other capital cities of the European Union countries, shows a research by the telecommunications company Lattelecom, cites LETA.
The team at Taxify have created a carpooling mobile application titled Hopp as a pilot project, writes Äripäev.ee/LETA.
On August 28, 2015, Eesti Telekom will launch Vunk Garage48, an incubator for start-up companies, writes Äripäev.ee/LETA.
According to market research company GfK Retail & Technology, during the first seven months of the year 2015 the number of 4G tablet computers per resident sold in Estonia is higher than in Latvia and Lithuania, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
Starman managed to increase their sales revenue as well as profitability in H1 of 2015 in Estonia, writes LETA/Delfi.
In the second quarter of the year 2015, Lithuanian payment institutions strengthened their positions both in the cash payments market and electronic payments market by taking over an increasingly larger share of them from commercial banks, reports BC the press service of the Bank of Lithuania.
Finnish technology retailer Motonet is about to expand their business to Estonia, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
This week, interior architecture students from the Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA) began construction of a wooden installation consisting of three giant megaphones, which will be placed in the forest near the RMK Pähni Nature Centre, in Võru County, and will be open to testing by everyone.
Production of bioethanol is an alternative energy source of utmost importance in replacing ordinary fuel made from hydrocarbons. Latvian scientists have succeeded in producing bioethanol and furfural from plant waste – wheat straw. Co-generation of the two products – ethanol and furfural – is what makes their method unique.
According to Nielsen's global e-commerce and new retail survey, only 2% of respondents in Estonia currently buy foodstuffs online, and 47% would be prepared to do so in the future, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
Google has announced that ''Google News'' will soon be available in seven new languages – Romanian, Bahasa Indonesia, Bengali, Bulgarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, and Thai, reports BBC/LETA.
The Lithuanian Government will submit over 450 draft laws for the consideration of Parliament during the autumn session 2015, reports LETA/ELTA.
Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on the data from the survey on ICT use in households, in I quarter 2015, 68% of households (1) had personal computers and Internet access at home. Over the year, the proportion of households having personal computers and Internet access at home increased by 2 percentage points.
Vilnius University (VU) students Jonas Narkeliunas and Mikalojus Brazdziunas on 31 August 2015 will begin four month placement at The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ames Research Centre, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuvos zinios.