Category: technology


Greece launches e-service for setting up a new company

Greek authorities on Monday launched the operation of an electronic one-stop-shop service, a new digital tool for the set-up of new companies. Dimitris Avlonitis, secretary-general of Commerce and Consumer Protection, speaking to ANA, said that the new service had its debut with the setting up of the first company, which lasted less than 40 minutes. […]

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New website helps Greek expats deal with country’s bureaucracy

As they met with fellow Greeks from abroad, two business partners — Stefanos Vamvakaris and Panagiotis Markos — sensed the increasing need for an online service to help overseas Greeks deal with red tape. The idea first came to them while traveling to Greece for business, promoting their company Global Touch LTD which specializes in […]

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VIDEO: World’s 1st cretan lyra playing robot!

The robot is capable of playing songs by feeding it with the tempo, the notes and the duration of every note (written in a file). In this video it plays 6 well known traditional songs from Crete, Greece Cretan Lyra is the most well known traditional instrument of Crete and every visitor of the island […]

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MIT prof Daskalakis: Know your algorithms, shape the future

Greeks must become technologically literate and become familiar with algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) in order to help shape the coming future, Constantinos Daskalakis, MIT Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, said at Microsoft Summit conference in Athens on Tuesday. At the Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, Daskalakis, who became internationally known for proving […]

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