Currently, there are about 1.9 billion various devices that use the internet. Estimates indicated that by 2018 this amount will reach nine billion, as an influx of smart technologies is expected in manufacturing and municipal services.
On Sunday, March 9th, two Maidan activists and journalists were kidnapped in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
Russia has carried out a military intervention in Ukraine because Vladimir Putin fears another ‘Maidan’ breaking out in Russia, which could result in him being overthrown, believes former head of the Latvian Constitution Protection Bureau Jānis Kažociņš.
The U.S. photo agency Getty Images, considered as the world's largest, has decided to make 35 million of its photos free to use via embedding in blogs and social media.
This Thursday, March 6th, the Supreme Council of Autonomous Republic of Crimea decided in favour of joining the Russian Federation as a subject of the federation, as announced by the first Vice-Prime Minister of Crimea Rustam Temirgaliyev.
Estonia's business sector has made a total profit of 3.1 billion euros in 2013, which is a 5% increase from 2012. Profits have risen in key business areas, except manufacturing.
President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has denied a mediation offer by the Organization of American States and suspended bilateral relations with Panama, while deadly protests in Caracas show no sign of ending.
United States of America plan to increase military support for Baltic States and Poland, as it was reported by US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel this Wednesday.
Approximately 39% of Latvian women have suffered physical or sexual abuse at some point in life. This is the seventh highest index of violence against women in the European Union, as concluded by EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) researchers.