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Opening the books on Portugal
PE Probe is a website that aggregates relevant information about Portugal’s economy and finances in English. It showcases statistics, events and documents issued by top organisations across the country. Created by the nonprofit entity Portugal Economy Probe, the website serves as a display window for the country’s assets.
Why it matters
The project is backed by renowned institutions such as the Portuguese Banking Association and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. The platform is a unique example of competitors getting together for the greater good of the country. What other cooperation initiatives can competing organisations explore to improve the health of their country’s markets and economy?
To promote its ePrint technology for small and medium Spanish enterprises, HP demonstrated how the technology could be used outside the traditional business environment. The company invited businessmen to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and write a sentence about their company. An Officejet printer - exposed in a shop window in Madrid - automatically printed the email.
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