TECHNOLOGY


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NEWS

All government online platforms requiring logging in through the digital platform of Taxisnet will be out of order this weekend for upgrading, except for the vaccination appointments site, the e-Governance Ministry said on Wednesday.


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ECONOMY

New corporate ecosystems are popping up in cities thanks to young professionals who are driven by the desire to make money but also to offer something valuable to the community, Elias Spirtounias, executive director of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), said on Tuesday.

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NEWS

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis hinted on Wednesday at a possible reduction of VAT on the islands in a discussion he had with a local businessman during a visit to Astypalaia.

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NEWS

Greece wants to offer visas to so-called “digital nomads,” that is professionals working in another country remotely and whose numbers are expected to skyrocket over the next few years.


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ECONOMY

New ecosystems are popping up in cities, as mostly young people are driven by their dreams to make money and also offer something valuable to the community, Elias Spirtounias, executive director of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) said on Tuesday in Thessaloniki.

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ECONOMY

An investment gap of 10 billion euros in artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies is holding back the European Union, argued a European Investment Bank survey released on Tuesday.



Members of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME take part in a demonstration against a planned labour bill, in Athens, Thursday. [Reuters]
ECONOMY

The rapid digitization of the economy poses enormous challenges for workers, businesses and the state, with employee skills becoming outdated within 2.5 to five years.

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NEWS

Facebook has announced the extension of its cooperation with Agence France-Presse (AFP), which provides services as an independent content controller, to include Greece and Cyprus.

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CULTURE

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centrer for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University(SFU), in collaboration with the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching Staellinika’s Greek mythology course. 


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NEWS

Greeks have saved themselves an estimated 75 hours each between last summer and March thanks to the introduction of digital appointments with public services, according to the Digital Governance Ministry.