On 3 September, at Tempodrum exhibition in Berlin, Germany, Samsung Electronics will present Samsung Gear S2 smart-watch, which is a round-shaped device with an intuitive interface.
The smart-watch is available in two variants – Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic. Samsung Gear S2 will become available in October Colour schemes include dark grey with dark grey strap or silver with white strap. Samsung Gear S2 Classic, on the other hand, will be available in black with a leather strap, as reported by the manufacturer.
Samsung Gear S2 has a 11.4 mm frame. With a round, 1.2 collas diameter display and 360×360 screen resolution, Gear S2 provides a clear picture. The new Tizen OS and 1GHz processor allows the device to function quickly and effectively, promises Samsung.
Owners of the smart-watch will be able to follow news updates, check the calendar, e-mail and send messages directly from the watch. There will also be a 3G model of Gear S2 available on the market.
In addition, Samsung Gear S2 also includes new fitness functions: a 24-hour activity register to help keep track of daily exercises and progress. The device also has a function to remind the user and motivate him or her to perform sports.
Samsung Gear S2 is fitted with NFC technology that allows the user to perform mobile micro-payments without having a wallet nearby. Samsung also cooperates partners from a range of different industries in order to expand and improve the possible forms of application of wearables.
The device’s battery can last two to three days without recharging. In order to recharge the device, it can be placed on wireless recharging devices.
«There is nothing good I can say about the current state of Latvia’s transit industry – cargo volumes handled by the country’s ports continue to decline. The volume of coal cargoes transshipped by Ventspils port, for example, has dropped to 40%. The overall decline last year, when compared to 2014, reaches 20.5%. This decline has been continuing since 2012,» – Inga Antane, president of the Baltic Association –Transport and Logistics, said in an interview to BaltNews.lv.
Compared to August, the level of construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.1% in September 2016. Prices of building materials, as well as maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment did not change significantly, whereas labour remuneration of workers grew by 0.5%.
Latvia’s Foreign Policy Institute will organize a forum for international think tanks for countries taking part in the 16+1 format in the Foreign Ministry in Riga on 4 November.
The European Parliament has carried out a plenary vote to request more money to help young people find jobs, enhance economic growth and help third countries deal with the migration crisis. According to MEPs, the opinion of the EU Council in regards to budget cuts should be changed in the opposite direction.
The European Parliament has backed the allocation of 1.1 million euros to assist people in north-eastern Estonia, who lost their jobs in mass lay-offs in shale oil production and chemical industry.
On Wednesday, 26 October, NATO confirmed the entry of two Russian warships into the waters of the Baltic Sea.
On Thursday, 27 October, the Saeima will gather for a meeting to decide on the new legal draft On Public Procurements. New regulations for procurements provide a number of changes and additions to the current regulations.
The numbers of wildlife in the world have since 1970 decreased by 58%, it has been found in a study.
On 30 September, Latvia’s Competition Council made the decision to punish Knauf and Knauf Group’s Norgips sp.z.o.o. from Poland for using a loyalty system that considerably restricted competition, thereby breaching the prohibition on abuse of market dominance.
On 5 November, Latvia will not only be the host for the 16+1 format, but also the destination for the first official visit by the Chinese prime minister, said Latvia’s ambassador in China Maris Selga.
Lithuanian Roma representatives have been critical about a tour agency organising sightseeing tours to the village of Kirtimai promoted as «an extreme challenge» having a former drug addict as a guide.
On Tuesday, 25 October, fifteen people, including nine children, arrived in Latvia from Greece as part of the European Union resettlement programme.
In the latest Doing Business 2017 study of the World Bank, Latvia is put on the 14th spot among 190 participating countries. This is historically the highest accomplishment for Latvia and an improvement over last year’s result. In terms of business-friendly environment, Latvia is on the 6th place among EU member states.
Raimonds Graube, commander of Latvia’s National Armed Forces. He said he decided to do so in order to «allow the military chain of command to develop».
The Serbian government has stated on October 24 that a group of persons involved in spying on the Montenegrin head of government have been arrested. «There is irrefutable evidence that some people, and that's not those who were arrested, monitored the movement of the Montenegrin prime minister on a daily basis, every second, telling other people who were supposed to act on it,» Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić stated.
The project for the electrification of Latvia’s railway network is currently under review by Finance Ministry, Edgars Putra – the ministry’s parliamentary secretary – told Krustpunktā programme of Latvijas Radio on Tuesday, 25 October.
In northern France, near Calais, authorities have commenced transporting migrants away from Jungle, the tent village, where several thousand migrants have been living for years.
On Tuesday, 25 October, the Cabinet of Ministers supported the legal draft detailing amendments to the Asylum Law, which were developed to enhance Latvia’s asylum provision system.
Saeima’s Public Expenditure and Audit Committee has sent a letter to the Cabinet of Ministers, requesting the latter to lift restricted access status on all information related to the sale of Citadele Bank.
The small amount of precipitation has negatively impacted the feeding and nesting of black storks in Latvia, as concluded by the Nature Conservation Agency, which had performed annual monitoring of endangered black storks in cooperation with Latvian State Forests this year.
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