Digital technology

Microsoft data centers progress

Following the adoption, in April 2022, of strategic investment status by the three Microsoft data centers, the next milestone for the 1-billion-euro investment is the start of construction of the facilities that will store the data and information trafficked through the internet.

Brnabic, Vucevic: Defence against hacker attacks successful

BELGRADE - Serbian PM Ana Brnabic said on Monday recent hacker attacks by the hacker group Anonymous had taken down only one website in Serbia - the website of the national weather service.

Brnabic noted that the website was outside the system of government-run websites but that that would have to change.

Google fined $162 mn by Indian watchdog over market dominance 

Google has been fined more than $160 million by India's anti-trust watchdog after a probe found the tech behemoth was abusing its commanding position in the local smartphone market.

The company's Android mobile operating system is by far the dominant player in India and is run on 95 percent of all the country's smartphones.    

Türkiye’s digital quality of life improves slightly

Türkiye has improved by two positions in Surfshark's Digital Quality of Life Index regarding digital wellbeing, rising from 54th to 52nd out of 117 countries.

Out of the five fundamental digital life pillars, Türkiye's best is for e-government (39th) and the worst score is for internet quality (ranking 69th globally).

Covid case count continues to rise steadily

Ljubljana – A total of 3,981 positive coronavirus tests were logged in Slovenia on Monday, a new record since March but only marginally more than last Monday. 89 Covid patients were treated at regular hospital wards on Monday and 21 were in intensive care, which is eight and 12 more respectively than a week ago. One Covid patient died.