Category: technology


Two new National Observatory stations on Crete to provide new snow data for Greece, southern Europe

Two fully equipped meteorological and snow-measurement stations on Crete, set up by researchers of the National Athens Observatory and SCiENTACT company, will allow Greece to provide continuous snow data for the first time. The first station was set up at 1,400 metres’ altitude near Nida plateau of Anogia municipality, on Psiloritis mountain, and the second […]

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OTE hit with 6.3 million euro fine

The National Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT) will impose a 6.3 million euro fine on OTE, Greece’s biggest telecoms operator following an investigation launched after complaints were filed by competing telecoms provider Forthnet, as well as mobile companies Wind Hellas and CYTA. The complaints claimed that OTE was abusing its position as the dominant telecommunications […]

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Incredible! PC Football manager player lands real job after winning Champions League with Panathinaikos on his PC!

Like every other football fanatic, Jerald Tan’s life revolved around the Beautiful Game. On the weekends, the 22-year-old would play social football and watch English Premier League games. But what really kept him busy was managing Greek side Panathinaikos in the popular simulated video game, Football Manager. The then-Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) student would spend hours each day […]

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Greece’s target of “brain gain” for the next five years is feasible, PM says on Crete

The government has placed special emphasis on research and technology, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said, during a visit to the Cretan premises of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) on Thursday. “Alexis Tsipras has stressed that the government has chosen – from the very beginning of his leadership of Greece and despite the economic […]

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