https://spectator.sme.sk/r/21/business/atomSpectator.sme.sk - The Slovak Spectator1970-01-01T01:00:00ZSlovakia's English-language newspaper covering politics, business, culture, sport and opinion -- with real time news updates.Petit Press, a.s.rss_contact_emailhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20654922/bojnice-spa-fears-loss-of-thermal-water-due-to-coal-mining.htmlBojnice spa fears loss of thermal water due to coal mining2017-09-22T09:09:09ZThe spa has turned to the EP; the mine sees claims of the Bojnice spa as not expert-based and manipulating public opinionhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20651267/thousands-of-state-emails-sent.htmlThousands of state emails sent2017-09-22T06:30:00ZThe mandatory electronic communication for selected subjects was officially launched at the beginning of July.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20654869/number-of-personal-bankruptcies-skyrocketing-in-slovakia.htmlNumber of personal bankruptcies skyrocketing in Slovakia2017-09-22T02:01:07ZAmendment to the law has simplified the procedure.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20654878/businesses-largely-want-a-free-hand-in-employee-remuneration.htmlBusinesses largely want a free hand in employee remuneration2017-09-22T01:57:05ZThe Slovak Business Alliance conducted a survey on the proposed EU directive on posting employees abroad.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20654882/bratislava-bus-station-is-moving-into-bottova-centrum.htmlBratislava bus station is moving into Bottova Centrum2017-09-21T22:25:31ZIf the temporary station gets all the construction approvals, it may start operation on October 1.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20654319/minister-ersek-considers-renting-out-bratislava-airport.htmlMinister Érsek considers renting out Bratislava airport2017-09-21T15:13:15ZThe idea of renting out M.R. Štefánik airport in the long term has re-surfaced after some time. But it requires the consent of coalition partners.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20653840/unemployment-rate-continues-to-decline-could-be-distorted-by-fake-job-seekers.htmlUnemployment rate continues to decline, could be distorted by fake job-seekers2017-09-20T22:52:46ZThe still steeper fall in unemployment could be curbed by the type of jobseekers, analysts opine.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20653425/bratislava-ring-road-is-late.htmlBratislava ring road is late2017-09-20T12:50:36ZConstruction works started later than expected, the completion date in question.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20637031/cloud-computing-becomes-a-standard.htmlCloud computing becomes a standard2017-09-20T06:30:00ZExternal servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20653019/sns-wants-national-ship-line.htmlSNS wants national shipping line2017-09-19T21:58:46ZThe plan would require several changes for the Danube and the Váh .https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20652910/arca-capital-enters-the-banking-sector.htmlArca Capital enters the banking sector2017-09-19T19:28:37ZCzech and Slovak financial group acquires a majority share in Austrian private bank Wiener Privatbank.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20652655/new-dairy-farms-will-be-among-the-biggest-in-central-europe.htmlNew dairy farms will be among the biggest in central Europe2017-09-19T14:17:35ZDairy farm planning to address the milk crisis by making its production more efficient.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20651234/no-fees-bring-higher-summer-roaming.htmlNo fees bring higher summer roaming2017-09-19T06:30:00ZEU regulation raises the volume of roaming calls and data with Slovak mobile operators .https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20652193/european-mobility-week-minister-matecna-wants-more-cycling-trails-in-slovakia.htmlEuropean Mobility Week: Minister Matečná wants more cycling trails in Slovakia2017-09-18T23:33:28ZAlso new law under interdepartmental review defines animals as creatures with feelings.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20652100/biggest-slovak-online-bookseller-buys-rival.htmlBiggest Slovak online bookseller buys rival2017-09-18T22:59:29ZMartinus.sk bought Gorila.sk's book business, its former owners kept the caféshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20652189/ryanair-cancels-flights-from-and-to-bratislava.htmlRyanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava2017-09-18T22:44:41ZThe Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellationshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20651854/several-cities-including-bratislava-offering-free-mass-transport-for-a-week.htmlSeveral cities, including Bratislava, offering free mass transport for a week2017-09-18T15:22:22ZEuropean Mobility Week (ETM) will make city and commuter mass transport free for drivers, including a price reduction on Slovak trains.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20649502/reconstruction-of-bratislava-castle-to-be-finished-by-a-different-company.htmlReconstruction of Bratislava Castle to be finished by a different company2017-09-18T10:51:18ZThe Váhostav construction company will not complete the reconstruction of Bratislava Castle; it will be replaced by ViON.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20651242/slovak-firms-fail-to-defend-against-modern-cyber-attacks.htmlSlovak firms fail to defend against modern cyber attacks2017-09-18T09:28:20ZThe companies often think that the standard systems are enough to protect them from threats.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20651228/providers-build-new-networks.htmlProviders build new networks2017-09-18T09:15:46ZFocus is on 4G networks, but companies also prepare for using the Internet of Things technology.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20649611/slovak-beekeepers-experience-another-poorer-than-average-season.htmlSlovak beekeepers experience another poorer-than-average season2017-09-14T23:19:28ZHoney consumption increases; local beekeepers fail to satisfy the demandhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20648777/why-is-the-national-domain-not-slovak.htmlWhy is the national domain not Slovak?2017-09-14T06:30:00ZThe internet community is critical of the current system in which the national domain is not in the state’s hands.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20648728/slovakia-to-boost-the-utilisation-of-renewables.htmlSlovakia to boost the utilisation of renewables2017-09-13T17:23:43ZWind remains almost unharnessed in Slovakiahttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20647546/ryanair-will-fly-to-malta.htmlRyanair will fly to Malta2017-09-12T14:07:47ZFirst route of the airline’s summer 2018 schedule.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20646960/parliament-okays-preparation-for-the-easing-of-the-debt-brake.htmlParliament okays preparation for easing the debt brake2017-09-11T20:07:35ZBut any change will need the opposition support very much lacking at the momenthttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20646958/more-than-half-of-slovaks-are-satisfied-with-their-salary.htmlMore than half of Slovaks are satisfied with their salary2017-09-11T19:59:57ZAbout 60 percent of them earn €1000 net per month.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20646576/minister-drucker-will-buy-more-ambulances.htmlMinister Drucker will buy more ambulances2017-09-11T14:26:18ZThe ambulances will be rented for five years, then to be owned by the rescue service.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20646559/kazimir-sovereign-insolvency-rules-could-help-enforce-euro-zone-discipline.htmlKažimír: Sovereign insolvency rules could help enforce euro-zone discipline2017-09-11T14:15:28ZEuro-zone integration could include sovereign insolvency rules to help discipline governments on fiscal rules, especially if the bloc were to create its own central budget, the New York Times quoted Slovak Finance Minister Peter Kažimír.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20644597/these-days-computer-programs-are-as-protected-as-literary-works.htmlThese days, computer programs are as protected as literary works2017-09-11T08:00:00ZIf you upload any data on a publicly available platform, make sure that you have the permission from the rights holder. Otherwise you risk sanctions for breaching copyright.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20644566/more-than-25-years-of-it-knowledge.htmlMore than 25 years of IT knowledge2017-09-11T08:00:00ZWE IMPLEMENT AND OPERATE USEFUL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN ORGANIZATIONShttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20645932/power-from-brown-coal-in-question.htmlPower from brown coal in question2017-09-11T07:49:36ZNew emission limits question the future of brown coal fired at theNováky power planthttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20643924/hungarian-consultancy-company-elaborates-feasibility-study-for-eastring-gas-pipeline.htmlHungarian consultancy company elaborates feasibility study for Eastring gas pipeline2017-09-07T23:41:40ZThe Eastring pipeline will serve as an interconnection between western European liquid hubs and the Balkan regionhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20644083/kia-unveils-new-model-of-ceed-to-be-produced-in-zilina.htmlKia unveils new model of cee’d to be produced in Žilina2017-09-07T23:34:54ZThe carmaker is already preparing for production of the new modelhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20644135/istropolis-culture-and-congress-centre-changes-hands.htmlIstropolis culture and congress centre changes hands2017-09-07T23:20:29ZThe new owners have not yet made it clear whether they plan to keep the centre or pull it downhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20644161/light-aircraft-from-slovakia-gets-international-certificate.htmlLight aircraft from Slovakia gets international certificate2017-09-07T23:05:54ZPrevidza’s Aerospool plans serial production of the certified aircrafthttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20643899/eset-faces-a-lawsuit-of-15-million-for-patents.htmlEset faces a lawsuit of €15 million for patents2017-09-07T16:17:09ZThe antivirus-software developer Eset is facing a lawsuit concerning patents filed by the California-based Finjan company, known for this type of disputes also from abroad.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20643292/ryanair-changes-transport-conditions-for-luggage-from-november-onwards.htmlRyanair changes transport conditions for luggage from November onwards2017-09-07T00:08:27ZThe low-cost airline Ryanair aims at speeding up procedures at the gate, reducing fees but stipulating the right to put a second piece of hand luggage in the aircraft hold.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20642846/new-academy-should-educate-future-it-experts.htmlNew academy should educate future IT experts2017-09-06T14:02:36ZThe aim is to fill gaps in the labour market.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20634929/new-laboratory-to-support-young-innovators-and-their-projects.htmlNew laboratory to support young innovators and their projects2017-09-06T06:30:00ZAt the laboratory for open innovations, the chosen innovators will try to turn their ideas into prototypes.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20642387/vodohospodarska-vystavba-announces-tender-for-gabcikovo-overhaul.htmlVodohospodárska výstavba announces tender for Gabčíkovo overhaul2017-09-05T23:59:51ZThe state-owned company opens an international tender for the general overhaul of eight turbo-generators and the reconstruction of the Gabčíkovo hydro-power plant.