Prime minister Viktor Orban says Hungary will hold a national consultation on the matter from January, but for now the people have spoken.
The Hungarian government hopes to raise tens of millions of dollars each year from the tax, but the country’s opposition is less than pleased at the proposal.
Gawker Media has embarked on an ambitious international expansion plan, including the launch of a new partnership with the Times of India. The network also has a Spanish-language site and a series of Brazilian sites, and founder Nick Denton says China is next.
One day after Philipp Humm’s surprise resignation from T-Mobile, Vodafone announced he has joined its ranks. Humm won’t just be supervising one of Vodafone’s numerous European subsidiaries – he will take charge of eight carriers in Northern and Central Europe.
Embattled Nokia is hoping it can become faster and more competitive by shifting the heart of its manufacturing operations to Asia, a move which will see 4,000 jobs cut in Finland, Hungary and Mexico but will be seen as long overdue.
Cloud-based presentation service Prezi kicked up a fuss when it offered a dynamic alternative to dreary formats. Now, two years after launch, the Hungarian startup has scored a serious round of funding to take the battle to PowerPoint.
Boly, a tiny town in Hungary became fiber enabled and this video shows how it changed the society, its ambitions and its future. Now the entire video is in Hungarian, but the english subtitles tell the story aptly. As I keep saying — connectedness changes everything.
Naspers, the South African media and online giant, is continuing its international expansion and as part of that, has bought Vatera.hu, the…