>>>The project is implemented within the framework of the Partnership for Good Governance (PGG), between the Council of Europe and the European Union

By rbj

Should the elected representatives be more interested in getting things done than in how things get done? Or maybe these two should actually go together? The principles on good governance issued by the Council of Europe state the matter clearly. In order to reach both elected representatives and

| 20 July 2017 |

>>> Enhances the online, in-app and in store payment experience for consumers in Europe >>>Enables PayPal in Europe to issue Visa accounts

By Jerom Bolt

Visa (NYSE:V) and PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL) today announced an extension of their strategic partnership to Europe. The two companies are already collaborating in the U.S. and Asia Pacific to accelerate the adoption of secure and convenient online, in-app and in-store payments. This latest

| 18 July 2017 |

>>>RED-Alert is a research and innovation project funded by the European Union’s RED-Alert programme to develop new online content monitoring and analysis tools to fight terrorism

By rbj

Extremist and terrorist groups use the Internet for psychological warfare, propaganda, recruitment and misinformation, with dramatic consequences for European citizens. Over the past few years, social media and online communication channels have become the primary tools for terrorist groups to reach out to vulnerable individuals and prompt them to action, resulting in over 40 terrorist attacks on European soil since 2015, all of them perpetrated by radicalized individuals.

| 30 June 2017 |

>>>The project includes solutions for smart parking and smart lighting, multifunctional lighting tower, as well as free Wi-Fi

By rbj

Telekom Romania launched today, June 16th, 2017, in Constanţa, a new Smart City pilot-project, in line with the strategic objective of the Deutsche Telekom Group of expanding its operations in this area of innovation.

Together with the Mayor of Constanţa, Decebal Făgădău, and representatives of Telekom Romania top management, the guests of the

| 16 June 2017 |

Telekom Romania și Ericsson organizează prima demonstrație live a capabilităţilor tehnologiei 5G din Europa de Sud-Est

By rbj

Telekom Romania and Ericsson have brought the next generation of wireless technology one step closer to Romanian people, after conducting in Bucharest the first 5G demonstration in South Eastern Europe on June 12.

Romanian State officials and the media had the opportunity to experience the latest advances in 5G technology and witness the benefits it will provide for the various industries through a number of use cases. The new capabilities, features and use cases of 5G are expected to accelerate the Digital Transformation of industries and the transition to the Networked

| 12 June 2017 |

By rbj

According to the study "Software and IT Services in Romania", launched by ANIS-Employers' Association of Software and Services Industry, together with PAC-Pierre Audoin Consultants, the turnover of the software and IT services sector increased by 11.3 % In 2016 compared to 2015, and will exceed the 4 billion euro threshold in 2017.

The sector's turnover of € 3.6 billion in 2016 is primarily due to exports of software and services, the value of which increased by 18.7% compared to 2015.

| 30 May 2017 |

By Edwig Ban

The most powerful laser in the world, built near Bucharest, in Magurele, has been assembled and the first tests have already begun, said Professor Nicolae Zamfir, director of Extreme-Light Infrastructure - Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) project in Magurele. He estimates that in the fall of this year the first laser beam will be obtained. "The second stage of implementation has begun, in which the various components of the major equipment and the experiments are being tested

| 30 May 2017 |

By rbj

Telekom Romania Communications and Telekom Romania Mobile Communications announce key performance indicators in first quarter of 2017, ended March 31, 2017, as reported today by OTE Group.

“The business stabilization trend continued in the first quarter of 2017. Moreover, some of the key areas of the business registered unprecedented growth. For example, from the mobile gross additions sales perspective for B2C post-paid, Q1 of this year has been one of the best quarters in the history of Telekom Romania group of companies.

| 11 May 2017 |

By Edwig Ban

ALTEN is opening its first Romanian Delivery Center in Iaşi (Romania) on May 10th2017, that will gather more than 160 employees including mainly engineers. This opening strengthens and structures the lasting presence of the French group, world leader in engineering and technology consulting, in Romania.

With an international growth of +11.5 % and more than half of its turnover made internationally in 2016 (52%), ALTEN is a group deeply established worldwide that accompanies the projects of Industry and Tertiary leaders. Located in more than 20 countries, the Group is enabled to advance in line to local and business special features.

| 09 May 2017 |

By rbj

Tremend, an Inc.5000* and Delloite Fast 50 CE** software company, announces an implementation partnership with Backbase, an industry-leading Omni-channel banking software platform designed to accelerate customer-centric digital transformations across the financial services industry. The partnership of the two companies will focus on delivering a complex online and mobile banking solution, based on a dedicated omni-channel platform for financial services companies. “Especially in mature industries such as the banking or the telecom sectors, differentiation occurs at the level of user experience

| 24 April 2017 |

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