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Estonia to open world’s first virtual data embassy

TALLINN: Cyber-savvy Estonia has taken yet another step forward in global technology, as the small Baltic state is set to open the world's first data embassy in Luxembourg early next year. The heavily protected server room will contain important Estonian e-government data, so that the NATO and eurozone member can access it even when systems are down at home. "Data security and cyber security are generally crucial from the perspective of both people's confidence and the functioning of services," Estonian Prime Minister…

Nadal must beware Luxembourg lefty Muller

LONDON:┬áRafael Nadal needs no reminder of the dangers posed by left-handers from Luxembourg -- after all his first taste of defeat on Wimbledon's lawns was against one such player. Twelve years on and that same man, Gilles Muller, could ambush Nadal's attempt to land a third title. As Wimbledon swings into its second week Nadal is looking supreme, but 34-year-old grasscourt specialist Muller represents an altogether different challenge with his old-school serve-and-volley style that so bamboozled the Spaniard 12 years…

Luxembourg opens art freeport to lure super-rich

LUXEMBOURG: Private banking hub Luxembourg sought to lure more wealthy investors on Wednesday by opening a high-security center designed to look like a jewel box, where collectors can store and trade valuables without paying customs or sales tax.