Category Archives: IT in Bulgaria

IT and Communications in Bulgaria

Dell opens office in Sofia

Good news! Dell opens an office in Bulgaria. The representive is Alexander Alexandrov. This is a good news, and shows that Bulgaria has started to show slowly on the Dell’s map. With new line of production, and computers with Linux, … Continue reading

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PayPal accepts Bulgarian payments – a good chance for the local Creative Commons community

As my colleague Yovko noted, PayPal has started to accept payments from Bulgaria. Just a week ago that was not possible, as I found out during my attempt to support Creative Commons. That’s a great news, and only shows that … Continue reading

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Big Brother Awards – call for nominations (urgent!)

As members of the EDRi, we received the following letter at ISOC-Bulgaria, and I think it is important to see and read it, and if you know candidates, please, nominate them! From Simon Davies: My apologies for the urgency of … Continue reading

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Publication at the ENISA Quarterly

ENISA is the European Network Information Security Agency. They publish a quarterly review – a 24-page document. In its last edition (2.3 Mb pdf), there’s an article by me about the cybercrime fight in Bulgaria. You may wish to check … Continue reading

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ITU Telecom Europe 2007 – Sofia

Yes, it’s true. The 2007 ITU Telecom will take place in Sofia, December 3 – 6, 2007! Potential speakers / panelists can submit abstracts until April 5. See more at www.itu.int/EUROPE2007/forum/i. If you are interested in what happens in the … Continue reading

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Investment Opportunities in Bulgaria – New York Forum on March 9, 2007

If you are in the USA, and if you are interested in investing in new markets, with high revenues, you should come to the Investment Opportunities in Bulgaria forum. The keynote address will be given by Rumen Ovcharov – minister … Continue reading

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EU investment in BOL.BG

The European investment fund CEE GROWTH LUXEMBOURG SICAR S.C.A has invested a significant amount of money in the Bulgarian Internet Service Provider BOL.BG The investment shows the enlarging activity of the fund in Central and Eastern Europe. It’s a result … Continue reading

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British Governmental Agency Issues Warnings Against Using Windows Vista

The British government’s Educational Communications and Technology Agency – BECTA has issued a serious warning against using Windows Vista in the British schools. The report is recommended for schools, government and partners, industry and developers. It will be indeed important … Continue reading

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Bulgaians Fight For Their Rights to Read Books Online

There was an article at BoingBoing.net last year, but I refer to it now, as today Portal.bg has published a Dnevnik daily article (note: in Bulgarian) about the problems Bulgarian face when they try to read/download books online, including books … Continue reading

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France Telecom will provide 100 Mbps to home users

My colleague Patrick Vande Walle writes about it. The French newspaper Le Monde reports that the incumbent operator France T?l?com will start deploying 100 Mbit/s Internet connections to the home in the Paris area, starting next March. Its competitor, Free, … Continue reading

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