Estonia

Tallinn Teletorn (TV Tower) in Tallinn, Estonia

This tower of over 1,000 feet (314 meters) is the tallest structure in Estonia, standing proudly in the skyline as a banner of the 1980 Moscow Summer …

Weird

Estonia's e-Residency Gives Brexit Businesses a Way to Stay in the EU

The U.K. may have voted to leave the European Union, but some British business owners have found a way to stay.<p>On the evening of June 23, 2016, Alex …

Brexit

European Commission calls on Estonia to find solution to accept migrants from Italy

TALLINN - The European Commission on Tuesday called on Estonia to find a solution which would enable the country to accept asylum seekers also from …

Migration

Estonia Eyes Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence For Legal Sphere

A further use case for Blockchain in Estonia is emerging in the form of Agrello’s self-signing legal contracts.<p>Under plans announced by the startup …

Artificial Intelligence

The Prefab Glass Unit That Can Pop Up Anywhere You Want

Prefabricated structures are not exactly news these days so it would take a pretty interesting concept or design for such a project to stand out from …

LED Lighting

These gorgeous glass homes can pop up in 8 hours for under $50k

Meet ÖÖD, a gorgeous prefab abode that doesn’t compromise privacy for stellar views. Clad in mirrored glass, this sleek tiny home blends into its …

Lifestyle

Estonia to lead debate on the future of social systems in the digital era

The upcoming rotating presidency of the EU will focus on the future of work and the role technology can play in transforming social systems in the …

Estonia faces cross-border beaver problem

<b>Estonia wants to clear beaver dams from its border with Russia to prevent smugglers and other illegal activity.</b><p>But its Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) faces the added complication that it will have to make "partial" crossings to the Russian side of the rivers marking the national boundary to …

Russia

Macron Will Find a Potential Ally in Estonia’s President

Estonia assumes EU’s rotating presidency next month; both leaders are political newcomers<p>FLORENCE, Italy—Emmanuel Macron has a potential ally in Estonia, which will soon be a big fish in Brussels.<p>Tiny Estonia takes on an outsize role next month when it assumes the European Union’s rotating …

Emmanuel Macron

Estonia says Russian plane carrying Foreign Minister Lavrov violated their airspace

Estonia said Friday that a Russian IL-96 passenger plane, allegedly carrying Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to neighboring Finland, briefly violated Estonian airspace on Wednesday evening.<p>The incident was the first air violation of NATO member Estonia this year in comparison to seven …

Russia

Eurovision Song Contest: Fan favourites Estonia find their Verona on Eurovision stage

Estonia is one of the dark horses at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest according to the official Eurovision fan club OGAE. Estonia came in fifth on …

Europe

The UK’s 4G is worse than Estonia and Peru

Mobile 4G connection “varies wildly” across the UK, which lags behind Estonia and Peru for overall availability, latest figures show.<p>Middlesbrough is …

Lifestyle

Estonia Leads the Way in NATO's Cyberdefense

TALLINN, Estonia—A hotel conference room in the Baltic republic of Estonia recently became the front line in a rehearsal for cyberwarfare, in an exercise that tested the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s readiness to repel hackers.<p>Last week, nearly 900 cybersecurity experts from across Europe …

World News

The First Internet War in Estonia: The postmortem I wrote, 10 years later

It’s impossible to say whether there was a “first Internet war” or when it did happen if it did, but one event in history claims the name, and I was …

Cybersecurity

What We Can Learn from the E-Saga of Estonia

<i>Fortune</i> has seen the future, and it is Estonia.<p>Or, as they like to call themselves, “e-Stonia.”<p>This tiny Baltic country, you see, has traveled the …

Baltic States

Is This Tiny European Nation a Preview of Our Tech Future?

On a Spring afternoon, I’m gazing out the window of an ­office building on the outskirts of Estonia’s capital, ­Tallinn, watching people stroll …

Baltic States

The US just landed F-35s in the Baltics to drill with NATO amid tensions with Russia

Ämari (Estonia) (AFP) - Two of the US Air Force's most advanced warplanes, F-35 stealth fighters, landed for the first time in Estonia on Tuesday for exercises in the small NATO state amid tensions with neighbouring Russia.<p>The move was seen by Estonian defence officials as a gesture underscoring …

Cold War

How a cyber attack transformed Estonia

<b>Cyber-attacks, information warfare, fake news - exactly 10 years ago Estonia was one of the first countries to come under attack from this modern form of hybrid warfare.</b><b>It is an event that still shapes the country today.</b><p>Head bowed, one fist clenched and wearing a World War Two Red Army uniform, the …

Cybersecurity

Cyber attacks ten years on: from disruption to disinformation

Today is the tenth anniversary of the world’s first major coordinated “cyber attack” on a nation’s internet infrastructure. This little-known event …

Cybersecurity

How Estonia Became a Tech Powerhouse

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Baltic States

Estonia: 'We will never be alone again' after U.S. jets arrive

Estonia's defense minister has praised the arrival of the U.S.'s latest and most advanced fighter jets in Europe, calling the visit a demonstration …

World News

NATO conducts cyber defense exercise in Estonia - Xinhua

BRUSSELS, April 26 (Xinhua) -- NATO launched a large-scale cyber defense exercise this week in Tallinn, Estonia, the security organization said …

Cold War

CERT chief: Estonia's cyber crisis management capability improved in decade

Estonia's capability to manage cyber crises has substantially improved over the past ten years, CERT Estonia chief Klaid Mägi said at a conference …

Cybersecurity

US F-35 jets land in Estonia for exercises in Putin's backyard

U.S. Air Force F-35 joint strike fighters arrived in Estonia on Tuesday, putting the latest in U.S. military jet technology close to Russia at a time …

Russia

NATO solidarity sees US fly into Estonia

Two of the US Air Force's newest and most advanced jets have landed in the Baltic state of Estonia for the first time, in a symbolic gesture meant to …

Cold War

U.S. F35s fly into Estonia in show of NATO solidarity

By David Mardiste<p>AMARI AIR BASE, Estonia (Reuters) - Two of the U.S. Air Force's newest and most advanced jets landed in the Baltic state of Estonia …

Russia

Is Estonia the F-35’s next stop in Europe?

WASHINGTON — U.S. Air Force F-35s will reputedly arrive in Estonia on Tuesday, putting the service’s newest jet fighter even closer to Russia’s …

Military

NATO forces start services in Estonia - Xinhua

French Ambassador to Estonia Claudia Delmas-Scherer (1st L), British Secretary of State for Defense Michael Fallon (2nd L), Estonian Minister of …

Cold War

Ryan: Russian election meddling probe will help US allies

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — One of the reasons the U.S. Congress has launched an investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is to "prevent the same kind of thing happening" to its NATO and other allies, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said Saturday.<p>Ryan spoke at a news …

Russia

Harsh Brexit truth for EU’s minnows

What’s a small EU country to do about Brexit? Big players like Germany, and those with huge expatriate populations in Britain such as Poland, have …

Euro