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Google trying to open in Slovakia

On December 19, the Sme daily published a front-page story about Google and its inability to open a branch in Slovakia.

On December 19, the Sme daily published a front-page story about Google and its inability to open a branch in Slovakia.

As well as the issue of Slovakia being too small a market, the reason is a lack of qualified personnel. Google’s selection process is extremely rigorous. An interview consists of nine rounds and lasts half a year.

Having no branch is the reason why Google has not launched all its services in Slovakia, such as Google News. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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