Perhaps the worst thing about waiting for a bus is not knowing whether your wait will be another three minutes or another 30 minutes. Fortunately, public transportation users in Belgrade have a new way to check for their bus’s ETA with only a cell phone. Read More »
Users now can surf online and look at landmarks and different places of Baku via 3D photos and 3D views. Newly established Baku 3D project has created such an opportunity. Currently working in ten languages, it could be easily translated to any other with Google Translate. Read More »
MOSCOW | Russia appears well-placed to become the European e-book leader. The market for books is the largest on the continent, with 140 million people in Russia and millions of Russian speakers in neighboring countries. Internet use is on a long-term upward trend; Russia now counts about 55 million Internet users, more than any other country in Europe.
A few Latvian schools are experimenting with an electronic monitoring system to keep track of students’ attendance, but some are uneasy about the innovation in a country with its own Soviet-era history of surveillance and repression. Read More »
Imagine you’re a journalist.
You work for local TV station with modest resources. Your organization doesn’t have a lot, but your team prides itself on always getting a story first (and correct). One day you’re sent to cover a protest. Unfortunately when you arrive, you’re already cut off from the action by authorities.
Do you hang around waiting to sneak by or get a plastic quote from one of the officers on duty? Or do you go attach your camera to a remote controlled drone and send it in for a bird’s-eye view of the action? A new industry–that’s literally just taking off–could make that second option a reality for any news organization or freelance journalist, no matter the size of their budget. Read More »
A new newsroom opening soon in Tbilisi will allow students a chance to have hands-on experience with their future. Read More »
The web-based startup Summify, created by two Romanians, has been bought up by Twitter, according to Romania Insider. Summify announced the news on their blog last week and said they were relocating to Twitter’s offices in San Francisco from their current base in Vancouver. Read More »
The recent announcement of changes in television broadcasting has not been advertised among the population of Azerbaijan even though it will affect everybody. The Ministry of Communications and İnformation Technology have made the decision on to stop analogue terrestial broadcasting in Baku and the Absheron peninsula, but very few people know about this. Read More »