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The Pyramid of Tirana, soon to become the main tech spot of the capital

The Pyramid of Tirana is a structure and former museum located in Tirana, Albania, but now it looks like the structure will be transformed into a multifunctional space, as part of a project led by the Albanian American Development Fund and supported by relevant partners including the Municipality of Tirana. As part of AADF’s project […]

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Raiffeisen Bank International first Austrian bank to join the Blockchain Research Institute

Raiffeisen Bank International announced today to be the first Austrian bank to join the Blockchain Research Institute, a global think-tank that guides its more than 55 members in achieving success in blockchain-related projects in the areas of financial services, manufacturing, retail, energy and resources, technology and media, healthcare as well as government. „Blockchain is a […]

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The most exciting ICOs of the Balkans

Representing one of the oldest settlements in Europe, the Balkans Peninsula is known for pristine white beaches, beautiful mountains and historic cities like Sofia and Athens. If you love to travel, there are so many places to visit. Like most regions around Europe, however, the Peninsula is fast competing to produce revolutionary technologies. Here is […]

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Kosovo dropping tax on IT equipment imports to attract investors

Kosovo’s finance ministry has said no tax will be levied on imports of information technology equipment and spare parts for production equipment starting this week. The government is implementing a series of measures aimed at lowering the tax burden on the private sector and reducing red tape and the share of informal economy in an […]

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What is Bitcoin? Cryptocurrency For 5 Year Olds

Almost everybody in the world who has access to the internet has heard of Bitcoin, even small children. However, hearing about it and actually knowing what it is are two different things. Cryptocurrency is a complicated matter, which some adults can’t even comprehend, much fewer kids. But it’s not an impossible thing to learn even […]

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New Viber update includes Kosovo’s country code

Back in 2016, Kosovo finally accepted its official country code +383, which would put an end to the usage of either +377 from Monaco, +386 from Slovenia or +381 from Serbia. Kosovo got the country code of its own as a result of an agreement with Serbia, which was brokered by the European Union. However, even […]

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Albmoji, inspired by tradition and history

It’s not often that we share news about emoji apps, but the latest one called Albmoji is a bit niche on its own while being inspired by Albanian tradition and boasting over 80 unique and digitally created stickers. Created by Kosovo’s creative minds at Frakton, in joint cooperation with local Illustrator Rrezart Dujaka – Rrez, Albmoji […]

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Wired Pixel, latest game release by Zombie Soup

Kosovo’s software development company Zombie Soup, known for previous Virtual Reality titles such as Yanone and Captain 13, has released a new game called “Wired Pixel”, which is a nostalgic game inspired by the famous Dots and Boxes game that millions have already enjoyed playing on a paper sheet of boxes with pens.  Dots and […]

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Bulgaria joins anti-money laundering operation against OneCoin

Bulgaria’s Special Prosecutor’s Office said on January 19 that it was involved in an international operation to neutralize a large-scale pyramid structure involving commercial fraud, multi-level marking and money laundering through the creation and distribution of OneCoin. OneCoin, which has an office in Sofia, describes itself as a virtual currency. In September 2016, it was […]

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Getting started with Bitcoin

Getting started with Bitcoin can appear daunting if you haven’t ever done it before. But to cut it short, let’s get right to the point: If you’re only dipping your toes to your very first time to the phenomenon called Bitcoin, you should head over Coinbase. Now, it’s crucial to know that Coinbase doesn’t possess […]