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Nokia looks to offload headquarters, but don't expect it to move

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The company reportedly told Reuters that it's evaluating all options, including offloading its headquarters in Finland. But in a statement to CNET, it says it has no plans to move. [Read more]...
Nokia looks to offload headquarters, but don't expect it to move

Netflix to Stream Into Scandinavia

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U.S. video-streaming company Netflix plans to launch its popular on-demand video service in Sweden, Norway and Finland by the end of the year, as it continues its European push....
Netflix to Stream Into Scandinavia

Project Troglodyte: Trying To Pre-Defuse Possible Patent Trolls In Important Areas

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Three guys from Finland who have been inspired by the EFF's patent busting project have recently launched a new effort, called Project Troglodyte, which is designed to pre-vet certain patents that they fear have a high likelihood of blocking innovation thanks to trolls. We want to take the EFF's idea...
Project Troglodyte: Trying To Pre-Defuse Possible Patent Trolls In Important Areas

whoah! ~ Finland's All-Electric Race Car Charges in Just 10 Minutes | Popular Science http://bit.ly/bZ2Rlx

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whoah! ~ Finland's All-Electric Race Car Charges in Just 10 Minutes | Popular Science http://bit.ly/bZ2Rlx
Nokia and Microsoft Launch $24 Million App Development Center
Rdio opens up free music streaming to the U.K., Canada, Australia, & 11 other countries

Apple may release iOS 5.1 on March 9th according to iPhone operator profiles

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Apple recently published eleven new profiles for various iPhone-operators that point to a potential iOS 5.1 release date, according to YourDailyMac. The files include references to iOS 5.1, and they mention an update launch date of March 9th, indicating an iOS update could be released around the same time for the iPhone, iPad...
Apple may release iOS 5.1 on March 9th according to iPhone operator profiles

Nokia, Microsoft pledge 18m euros to Windows Phone app devs

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In the hopes of building up the app ecosystem for the Windows Phone platform in the long term, both Microsoft and Nokia on Monday have pledged to commit 9 million euros (about $12m) each to a new developer program at Finland's Aalto University. Called AppCampus, the project aims to attract...
Nokia, Microsoft pledge 18m euros to Windows Phone app devs
Google gives us a sneak peek inside its massive data centers (and it's awesome)

Nokia Siemens in Talks to Sell Unit

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Nokia Siemens Networks, a joint venture between Finland's Nokia and Germany's Siemens, is in talks with several companies to sell its business support systems unit as part of a drive to offload non-core segments....
Nokia Siemens in Talks to Sell Unit

Nokia To Fire 300

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Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said it will cut over 1000 IT jobs, including 820 employees who will transfer to HCL Technologies and Tata Consultancy Services, as part of an already-announced restructuring. It said 300 jobs will be cut altogether, and that most of the reductions would be in Finland....
Nokia To Fire 300
Amazing Alex is the No. 1 paid app in over 50 countries, but can't crack the top grossing charts

Finland's Jolla Phone Aims to Compete With Apple, Samsung

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In the world of tech giants Apple and Samsung, tiny upstarts make small waves. Finland's smartphone maker Jolla hopes to change that with security innovations in its new phone....
Finland's Jolla Phone Aims to Compete With Apple, Samsung

Rovio introduces Accounts to allow gamers to save and play games across different devices

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Finland-based games giant Rovio is aiming to increase the engagement of its gamers after introducing Rovio Accounts which, among many things, allow users to save their games and resume playing across any device. The feature is currently available through The Croods worldwide, and it is also switched on for the...
Rovio introduces Accounts to allow gamers to save and play games across different devices

‘Walking Around Naked On The Internet’: McAfee Says 17% Of PCs Globally Lack Malware Protection

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Some eye-opening stats out today from McAfee, the Intel-owned IT security company: a study of 28 million computers in 24 countries has found that 17 percent of all PCs do not have any form of security at all on them against viruses, worms, spyware and other Internet malware – a transgression...
‘Walking Around Naked On The Internet’: McAfee Says 17% Of PCs Globally Lack Malware Protection

Review: Keltis Oracle is a great, light strategic board game for iPad, iPhone

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Filed under: iPhone, iPod touch, App Review, iPad Keltis is a relatively new marquee family of board games - in Europe, at least - with a somewhat meandering history. The series started as the Lost Cities card game, which evolved into the original board game in the series, Keltis. That...
Review: Keltis Oracle is a great, light strategic board game for iPad, iPhone

Nokia on the edge: Inside an icon's fight for survival

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CNET's Roger Cheng traveled to Finland to meet with employees of the struggling cell phone giant and to take the measure of CEO Stephen Elop's risky turnaround plans. [Read more]...
Nokia on the edge: Inside an icon's fight for survival

One part Google Wave, one part Google Buzz, designed for small group collaboration. Check out Flowdock from Finland http://www.flowdock.com/

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One part Google Wave, one part Google Buzz, designed for small group collaboration. Check out Flowdock from Finland http://www.flowdock.com/

Homemade no more: Nokia's last Finnish factory has stopped production

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According to the Finnish publication YLE, Nokia’s last mobile phone factory in the country has stopped producing handsets. The last phones from the plant in Salo were completed on Wednesday. Nokia confirmed its plans to close the plant today. The move was expected, as TNW reported in June. While the...
Homemade no more: Nokia's last Finnish factory has stopped production

Nokia World broken up into smaller events, bumped up to September 5-6

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We hope you hadn't planned too much of your late summer around the original Nokia World 2012 schedule, because the timetable has just been given a big shakeup. Instead of holding one, monolithic event in late September, Finland's phone giant is splitting the show into smaller, more targeted events....
Nokia World broken up into smaller events, bumped up to September 5-6

Spotify now has in excess of 24 million active users, with more than 6 million paying subscribers

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Three months after Spotify announced more than 20 million active users, five million of whom were on a paid plan, the music-streaming behemoth has today revealed its latest figures, showing 24 million active users…six million of whom pay. Daniel Ek is due to officially announce these latest figures during his...
Spotify now has in excess of 24 million active users, with more than 6 million paying subscribers

Linus Torvalds Splits Tech’s ‘Nobel’ With Stem Cell Pioneer

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Question: What do Linux and stem-cell research have in common? Answer: They’re both considered “life-enhancing technical innovations” by the Technology Acadamy Finland, a foundation that is awarding a prestigious award called the Millennnium Technology Prize in Helsinki today. Linux creator Linus Torvalds and stem-cell pioneer Shinya Yamanaka are joint recipients...
Linus Torvalds Splits Tech’s ‘Nobel’ With Stem Cell Pioneer

IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)

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Interior navigation is only just coming into its own, but IndoorAtlas has developed a technology that could make it just as natural as breathing -- or at least, firing up a smartphone's mapping software. Developed by a team at Finland's University of Oulu, the method relies on identifying the...
IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)

The Europas Nominees: Where are they from? (Infographic)

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What are Europe’s hottest startup hubs? The Europas European startup awards take place in Berlin next week and I took a look at the nominations to find out. An interactive version of the infographic is available here. The U.K., Germany and Ireland respectively received the most nominations, cementing London and...
The Europas Nominees: Where are they from? (Infographic)

Nokia to Cut 4,000 Jobs

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Finland-based Nokia said it plans to cut about 4,000 jobs at smartphone manufacturing plants by the end of the year, the latest move in its strategy revamp....
Nokia to Cut 4,000 Jobs
'Nokia TV' Windows Phone app rumored for Lumia handsets
Nokia TV adds to Lumia-only Windows Phone apps

Is There Room Left In The Social Messaging Market? Youth-Oriented Jongla Launches On iOS, Android

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WhatsApp, Viber, Yuilop, Facebook Messenger/Poke, Snapchat, and many, many others — the list of apps in the mobile social messaging space seems endless. But Finland’s Jongla thinks there’s room for one more. The company, whose legacy is in apps for feature phones, has re-booted with the launch of a youth-oriented...
Is There Room Left In The Social Messaging Market? Youth-Oriented Jongla Launches On iOS, Android

Netflix is coming to Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland this year

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Streaming video and content service Netflix has announced that it will launch TV and movie streaming services in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland before the end of the year. We’re excited to announce that Netflix will offer streaming of TV shows and movies in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland before...
Netflix is coming to Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland this year

RT @Zee: Finland postal service to open, scan and email post http://bit.ly/dhceGr (from earlier)

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RT @Zee: Finland postal service to open, scan and email post http://bit.ly/dhceGr (from earlier)
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