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Ahlborn: Bratislava-Vienna is perfect for hyperloop

CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Dirk Ahlbor says in an interview with the Sme daily the main advantage of the project is that the business plan is financed exclusively from private resources. Marek Poracký , 29. Apr 2016, at 12:20

Dirk Ahlborn

Vazil Hudák to become government proxy for EU budget

The previous government also nominated Hudák for European Investment Bank (EIB) vice-president. Compiled by Spectator staff , 28. Apr 2016, at 23:53

Vazil Hudák

Slovakia misses 2015 deficit target

The target of this year’s public finances remains unchanged. Jana Liptáková , 28. Apr 2016, at 19:25

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír

Financial Administration to submit more information on Bašternák’s case

The Financial Administration is tasked to submit to the Parliamentary Finance and Budget Committee additional information in the case of excessive VAT allowances of entrepreneur Ladislav Bašternák. Compiled by Spectator staff , 28. Apr 2016, at 14:52

Daniel Lipšic informs on Bašternák in parliament.

eHealth deadlines to be postponed, reasons investigated

Deadlines for eHealth projects will be postponed, according to the amendment to the Health Insurance Act greenlighted by the Parliament in a fast-tracked procedure on April 27. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 23:58

Peter Blaškovizš of NCZI

Number of shopping centres rising

The retail market in Slovakia is growing, as a result of positive macroeconomic indicators and increasing trust of consumers. Along with capital, developers also keep an eye on regions. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 13:30

The bus station project

Freezing temperatures impact fruits

Some winemakers say they have lost this year's whole harvest due to spring freezes. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 12:55

Fructop grows apples and other fruit

Problems persist with e-sticker system

New leadership of the Transport Ministry planning changes in fines. Jana Liptáková , 27. Apr 2016, at 8:30

Number of virtual cash registers to increase

It is possible that more entrepreneurs will use virtual cash registers. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 6:52

Cash registers will be going virtual for some.

Data still less popular than calls

Slovaks use mobile phones and other mobile devices ever more intensely. Despite a faster mobile internet and launch of new technologies, they still “only” make phone calls most of all. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Apr 2016, at 6:05

Small amount of Slovak poultry used in restaurants

People should care more about the origin of the meat they eat, poultry farms say. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Apr 2016, at 13:39

Illustrative stock photo

Foreign Ministry launches emergency text messages

As the risks for Slovak citizens have been on the rise – be it natural disasters, or terrorist attacks – it is crucial to timely contact people who are at the site of a disaster, said the minister. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Apr 2016, at 6:39

End of roaming fees

Roaming fees within the EU will be capped as of April 30, 2016, and cancelled in summer 2017. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Apr 2016, at 6:33

Calls during holidays should be cheaper.

Cabinet postpones issuing of eHealth cards

The Supreme Audit Office questions appendixes to existing agreements. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Apr 2016, at 6:30

eHealth should eventually remove the need for paper forms.

Cloud computing is growing in popularity

Companies no longer just consider storing data externally, they do it. Peter Adamovsky , 26. Apr 2016, at 6:05

The cloud enables people to access data anywhere.

Swan changes its name

The reshuffle of the Swan group makes also space for the joining of a new shareholder in the Swan Mobile company. Compiled by Spectator staff , 25. Apr 2016, at 6:05

Fixed lines still in use

Although mobile phones are conquering the telecommunication market, fixed or land lines are declining only slightly – and not just thanks to the use of pensioners. Compiled by Spectator staff , 25. Apr 2016, at 6:05

Learning about one’s IT skills

The test showing the real level of people’s digital skills. Radka Minarechová , 25. Apr 2016, at 5:30

Blog: Slovakia to send its first ever satellite into space

SkCUBE will focus on ham radio experiments that will include connection of two amateur radio operators via the satellite. 22. Apr 2016, at 14:05

RegioJet to connect Bratislava and Prague

However the firm has refused to confirm the information. Compiled by Spectator staff , 22. Apr 2016, at 7:26

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