Video games gave Eastern Europeans an escape from the harsh realities of everyday life, yet few had the opportunity to play them.
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With high salaries, low living costs, and warp-speed internet, Bucharest is an appealing destination for techies.
More Romanian and Ukrainian developers are finding they're able to work from home for Western European and American firms which are short of in-house software skills.
As part of its drive to cut 12,000 positions worldwide, Intel is closing some of it operations in Romania, with job loses for some Android and IoT developers.
Eastern Europe is building up a head of steam as a software outsourcing powerhouse, as companies focus more on cost-effectiveness and proximity, rather than just low cost.
With relatively high incomes and low living costs, Romania might just turn out to be one of the most lucrative European locations for developers.
With more and more IT companies expanding or opening offices in the country, Romania has to come up with solutions.