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E-stonian Cyber Experts

November 2, 2011
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E-stonian Cyber Experts

During a recent meeting between Finnish Parlimentary Speaker Eero Heinaluoma and Estonian Foreign Minister Ulmas Paet held in Tallinn, Estonia particular emphasis was put upon the co-operation that exists between Finland and Estonia. “Estonia and Finland contribute to the development of the Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and the digital market,” remarked Ulmas...

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IT Specialists Estonia Needs You!

IT Specialists Estonia Needs You!

A recent study by the Estonian Information and Telecommunication Association (ITL) demonstrates that Estonia is suffering from a lack of IT specialists. ITL estimated that some 6,500 more IT graduates will be required over the next three years. Last week on 16th May 2011 Estonian company, Webmedia Group acquired Finnish company, CCC Corporation Oy...

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Baltic Brain Child Skype Sold to Microsoft

Baltic Brain Child Skype Sold to Microsoft

Earlier this week Microsoft confirmed their acquisition of Skype for 8.5 billion dollars. Skype has had phenomenally fast rags to riches success, its story originating in Estonia. The idea was first conceived by three Estonian programmers, Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu and Jaan Tallinn. The three had previously launched Kazaa software in 2001 which rapidly...

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