Schools in Vienna discuss possible phone ban


Several schools in Vienna are currently considering whether they can ban mobile phones. Phones often disturb the lessons and students also use their smartphones in the breaks. The school board of the city opposes a complete ban. International studies show that nine out of ten teenagers have a mobile phone and half of them have […]

New Ericsson Vienna office boss named


Swedish telecommunication systems giant Ericsson has appointed a new head for its representation in Austria.The company announced today (Thurs) that Emil Nilsson will succeed Roland Nordgren as chief of its Central Europe department which is based in Vienna. Ericsson’s office in the Austrian capital is also in charge of the firm’s operations in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, […]

Brit triathlete gives chase to campsite car thieves

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Would-be car thieves did a runner when the triathlon athlete owner was woken by the noise they made.Police in Schönbühel, Lower Austria, said today (Tues) they were investigating after Saturday night’s incident in which an unidentified trio stole car keys and mobile phones from the British couple sleeping in a tent at a local camping […]