Category: Technology

Czech online nanotechnology store nanoSpace sells out of protective masks as growing anxiety about Wuhan coronavirus drives 14-fold increase in demand (nano asociace) [Social Media Post] 0

Czech online nanotechnology store nanoSpace sells out of protective masks as growing anxiety about Wuhan coronavirus drives 14-fold increase in demand (nano asociace) [Social Media Post]

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Coal-mining firm OKD halts mining at all pits for safety reasons after hackers target its computer systems; OKD currently operates four mines in the Karvina area of Moravian-Silesian Region (iDNES) [Social Media Post] 0

Coal-mining firm OKD halts mining at all pits for safety reasons after hackers target its computer systems; OKD currently operates four mines in the Karvina area of Moravian-Silesian Region (iDNES) [Social Media Post]

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Unlikely Saviour: Computer virus-hit hospital in Benesov, Central Bohemia, able to pay staff only because two employees responsible for payroll were at Slavia football match in Germany, avoiding infection; otherwise, emergency regime continues (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Unlikely Saviour: Computer virus-hit hospital in Benesov, Central Bohemia, able to pay staff only because two employees responsible for payroll were at Slavia football match in Germany, avoiding infection; otherwise, emergency regime continues (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Sex-doll brothel Naughty Harbor opens Central Europe’s first virtual-reality sex centre, in Prague 5-Smichov; “experiences” on offer combine erotic VR games and high-tech sex toys (Denik) [Social Media Post] 0

Sex-doll brothel Naughty Harbor opens Central Europe’s first virtual-reality sex centre, in Prague 5-Smichov; “experiences” on offer combine erotic VR games and high-tech sex toys (Denik) [Social Media Post]

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Hospital in Benesov, Central Bohemia, severely disrupted by computer virus; scheduled operations cancelled; several patients transferred to other facilities; problems could take weeks to fix (iDNES) [Social Media Post] 0

Hospital in Benesov, Central Bohemia, severely disrupted by computer virus; scheduled operations cancelled; several patients transferred to other facilities; problems could take weeks to fix (iDNES) [Social Media Post]

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Mystery surrounds two daguerreotype photographs found recently in Usti nad Labem municipal museum’s (Muzeum mesta Usti nad Labem’s) collection; photos were probably taken around 1845 but museum doesn’t know where they were taken or who the subjects are (Denik) [Social Media Post] 0

Mystery surrounds two daguerreotype photographs found recently in Usti nad Labem municipal museum’s (Muzeum mesta Usti nad Labem’s) collection; photos were probably taken around 1845 but museum doesn’t know where they were taken or who the subjects are (Denik) [Social Media Post]

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Czechnology: Aerotech Czech begins producing parts for Ariane 6 space rocket’s fuel system at new facility in Klatovy, Plzen Region; European Space Agency launch vehicle will feature Czech flag for first time when Ariane 6 test flights begin late next year (2020) (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Czechnology: Aerotech Czech begins producing parts for Ariane 6 space rocket’s fuel system at new facility in Klatovy, Plzen Region; European Space Agency launch vehicle will feature Czech flag for first time when Ariane 6 test flights begin late next year (2020) (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Switching mobile phone operators to become quicker, cheaper and easier if President Zeman signs new amendment to electronic communications act into law; regulations set to come into effect in April of next year (2020) (Lidovky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Switching mobile phone operators to become quicker, cheaper and easier if President Zeman signs new amendment to electronic communications act into law; regulations set to come into effect in April of next year (2020) (Lidovky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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11 of Prague’s 82 speed cameras out of action for months, including some on city’s busiest roads; cameras out of warranty, making penalties legally unenforceable; city government yet to sign new service contract (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

11 of Prague’s 82 speed cameras out of action for months, including some on city’s busiest roads; cameras out of warranty, making penalties legally unenforceable; city government yet to sign new service contract (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Vaclav Havel Airport Prague excludes Chinese technology firms Huawei and ZTE from hardware tender because of security risk; decision follows last year’s (2018’s) warning from Czech government cyber-security agency NUKIB against using those companies’ products (Denik N) [Social Media Post] 0

Vaclav Havel Airport Prague excludes Chinese technology firms Huawei and ZTE from hardware tender because of security risk; decision follows last year’s (2018’s) warning from Czech government cyber-security agency NUKIB against using those companies’ products (Denik N) [Social Media Post]

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