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IBA Group Wins Global Sourcing Association Award

On October 6, the Global Sourcing Association (GSA), formerly known as the European Outsourcing Association (EOA), announced the winners of the 2016 EOA Awards. IBA Group was selected the winner in the category Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The Global Sourcing Leadership Summit and Awards was held in Sophia, Bulgaria. Rosen Plevneliev, President of [...]

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Czech IT Firms Attend TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco

Technology and IT start-ups from around the world came together at TechCrunch Disrupt 2016, which was held from 12 to 14 September at Pier 48 on San Francisco Bay. During the event, selected Czech start-ups – specifically Lodaid.me, neuronSW, ThreatMark, Zeerat, Mailytics and LifeLiqe – had the opportunity to establish contact with their counterparts as [...]

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Microsoft to Open New Software Development Unit in Prague

The US software company Microsoft has announced plans to open a new software development centre in Prague focused on customer relationship management. The company announced the news on its website on Tuesday. Microsoft wants to employ 80 people by the end of this year. Within the next three years, it would like to create up [...]

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IBA Group Equips Belarusian Schools

In February 2016, IBA IT Park, an IBA Group’s development center, received a letter from the Department of Education, Sports, and Tourism of the Postavy District Executive Committee with a request to supply computers and peripherals to specialized classes in secondary schools of the Kamai agritown and the Voropaevo urban village. Within its program of [...]

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Apple Maps Now Covers Prague Public Transport

While Android users have long been able to use Google Maps for directions in Prague via public transport, those using Apple’s default Maps program on iPad or iPhone have lacked this functionality, though apps like Jízdní řády IDOS serve as a fine replacement. Now, however, Apple Maps has expanded its coverage in Europe to include [...]

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Czech Anti-Virus Firm Avast Buys Dutch Rival AVG for $1.3B

Czech anti-virus software maker Avast Software will take over its Dutch rival AVG Technologies for 31.7 billion Czech koruna (1.17 billion euros, $1.3 billion), the two companies said on Thursday, July 7. “Combining Avast’s and AVG’s users, the organization will have a network of more than 400 million endpoints, of which 160 million are mobile,” [...]

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IBA Group Automates Analytical Accounting at Belarusian Railway

  IBA Group received a letter of thanks from Belarusian Railway for the successfully completed project. IBA Group implemented an analytical accounting solution for Material and Technical Supply Management of Unified Finance and Resource Management System. In his letter, Vladimir Balakhonov, Deputy Director of Belarusian Railway, said: “Implemented on SAP Business Objects and SAP BW, [...]

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Czech Republic ranks among LTE coverage leaders in EU

The Czech Republic still ranks among the EU leaders in terms of LTE coverage, reports Mobilenet.cz. In 2014, mobile operators in the Czech Republic significantly increased their 4G network coverage and in 2015, they continued their investments, the result of which is that the country remains above the EU average. Currently, LTE is available to [...]

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Czech and British companies join forces to develop VR headset

A Czech Hi-Tech and software engineering company known as Quanti together with the British firm Delion, have created a new virtual reality (VR) headset capable of rivalling existing products like the Oculus Rift, released earlier in 2016. Representatives unveiled the product in London this week, with Czech Radio reporting that consumer and investor interest was [...]

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fDi Intelligence ranks Prague in top 25 European regions of the future

The British investment magazine fDi Intelligence has ranked Prague among the top 25 European regions of the future. According to the magazine’s regular European Cities and Regions of the Future assessment, Prague is also the third-best European city in terms of human resources and lifestyle, behind London and Paris. “Prague is an attractive investment environment [...]

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