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Huawei invests $90M in Finland to build better smartphones

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Huawei Technologies will invest more than $90 million over a five-year period to establish a research and development center in Helsinki, Finland. Its first task will be to build software for smartphones and tablets based on Android and Windows Phone 8....
Huawei invests $90M in Finland to build better smartphones

Quick everyone, announce stuff before Apple does!

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It’s that season again. The season when everyone rushes to announce products and ‘innovations’ before Apple drops their latest iPhone and iOS software on the market, obliterating alternative coverage for weeks. This year is tightly packed, with 7 events in roughly three weeks so far, and still time for more...
Quick everyone, announce stuff before Apple does!

Nokia's new Windows Phone 8 devices could be unveiled before iPhone 5 next month

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Nokia is expected to be the first company to show off Windows Phone 8 devices, and now it looks like that could happen as soon as September 5, sources tell Bloomberg. That’s when Nokia’s annual conference Nokia World begins in Helsinki, Finland, and it’s also a week before the...
Nokia's new Windows Phone 8 devices could be unveiled before iPhone 5 next month

The Startupbootcamp accelerator heads on a world tour with Open Pitch Days

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Startupbootcamp is one of Europe’s biggest accelerator programs, with presences in Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Berlin, plus Haifa in Israel and a health-focused operation in Dublin and London. Now it’s set to spread its message around the world with a series of Open Pitch Days in the coming months. The idea...
The Startupbootcamp accelerator heads on a world tour with Open Pitch Days
Angry Birds generated $106 million for Rovio in 2011

A chat with image-tagging startup Thinglink: "2012 was about social, 2013 will be about mobile"

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Two weeks ago when I was visiting Helsinki, Finland, I stopped by the offices of Thinglink, a startup that enables individuals and brands to easily enrich images with sound, video, links, text and whatnot, and share them with the world (video interview at the bottom). Thinglink recently made headlines when...
A chat with image-tagging startup Thinglink: "2012 was about social, 2013 will be about mobile"

Reminder: The Next Web / ArcticStartup Helsinki Meetup on 13 December

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On the evening of Thursday 13 December, The Next Web will be hosting an inaugural Helsinki meetup in partnership with our friends from ArcticStartup (also see their blog post here). Too lazy to read the rest of this announcement post? You can just go ahead and register for the event...
Reminder: The Next Web / ArcticStartup Helsinki Meetup on 13 December

Huawei invests €70 Million in Finland to build better smartphones

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Huawei Technologies will invest €70 million (US$90.6 million) over a five-year period to establish a research and development center in Helsinki, Finland; its first task will be to build software for smartphones and tablets based on Android and Windows Phone 8. Huawei is currently the world's fifth largest smartphone...
Huawei invests €70 Million in Finland to build better smartphones

Nice guys, Finnish first: join us for a TNW / ArcticStartup Helsinki Meetup on 13 December

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Hold on to your lingonberries, folks. On the evening of Thursday 13 December, The Next Web will be hosting an inaugural Helsinki meetup in partnership with our friends from ArcticStartup (also see their blog post here). Too lazy to read the rest of this announcement post? You can just go...
Nice guys, Finnish first: join us for a TNW / ArcticStartup Helsinki Meetup on 13 December

Personalized e-commerce startup Nosto sets up shop in London, following $2.5 million round

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Helsinki, Finland-based e-commerce personalization engine maker Nosto Solutions (Nosto) today announced that it has opened up new offices (PDF) in London at TechHub @ Google Campus. The company, which is working with brands like Rovio’s Angry Birds, JOY and Intersport, made the move to support the growing number of UK...
Personalized e-commerce startup Nosto sets up shop in London, following $2.5 million round
Become A Rock Star From Your Web Browser With GuitarBots

An Interview with Millenium Technology Prize Finalist Linus Torvalds

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The Millenium Technology Prize, awarded every two years, is a Finnish award designed “to improve the quality of life and to promote sustainable development-oriented research, development and innovation.” Sir Tim Berners-Lee won the prize in 2004. The finalists this year are Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, who has been contributing to the...
An Interview with Millenium Technology Prize Finalist Linus Torvalds

One SIM card to rule them all? Ukko Mobile aims to slay data roaming fees

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Editor’s note: This article by Dmitri Sarle originally appeared on ArcticStartup, an independent tech blog that reports on digital startups and growth entrepreneurship from the Nordic and Baltic countries. So you have accidentally enabled data roaming while travelling and your iPad started syncing. Soon enough you will end up with...
One SIM card to rule them all? Ukko Mobile aims to slay data roaming fees

Rovio: Angry Birds soda is the best selling drink in Finland - "Ahead of Coke and Pepsi"

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Here’s a fun stat to emerge from the Slush conference, currently taking place in Helsinki, Finland. Angry Birds soda is the top-selling drink in that country. As noted by attendee Hanna Manninen and confirmed by our own Jamillah Knowles, who is at the event, the soda bearing Rovio’s mobile gaming...
Rovio: Angry Birds soda is the best selling drink in Finland - "Ahead of Coke and Pepsi"

Engadget visits Nokia House wrap-up: Stephen Elop Q&A, Lumia 920 camera tests and more

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It's been a whirlwind week of all things Nokia for our Engadget crew here in Helsinki, Finland. With a (nearly) all access pass to the company's glass House in Espoo, we brought you a very candid, very live Q&A with CEO Stephen Elop -- recorded for posterity with the...
Engadget visits Nokia House wrap-up: Stephen Elop Q&A, Lumia 920 camera tests and more

The 2013 Interaction Awards is open for submissions. Designers and devs? Start your engines

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Following its inaugural year with an incredible set of 26 winning projects, the Interaction Awards is now gearing up for 2013 and is open for submissions. If you’re an interaction designer, you can submit your work for the following six categories: optimizing, engaging, empowering, expressing, connecting, and disrupting. As for...
The 2013 Interaction Awards is open for submissions. Designers and devs? Start your engines
Fluid Interaction's 'Twheel' app could radically change how we use Twitter

Nokia Pulls Plug on Shanghai Store

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Nokia’s retail store retreat continued this week with another big store closure. The struggling handset maker shuttered its flagship store in Shanghai, China, at the end of March as part of an effort to refocus its sales strategy. “For a while now, Nokia has been focusing on growing its presence...
Nokia Pulls Plug on Shanghai Store

#plan Flow Festival (Helsinki, Finland) Aug 13-15, 2010 http://awe.sm/54VQM

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#plan Flow Festival (Helsinki, Finland) Aug 13-15, 2010 http://awe.sm/54VQM
McAfee to buy network security biz Stonesoft for $389M cash
Why The US Market Is Your Key To Success Or Failure
Instagram updates app to focus on consumption. A business model emerges?

Rovio adds vets from Tumblr, Fremantle and Millennial Media to new Santa Monica office

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Angry Birds creator and gaming magnate Rovio has announced today that it is expanding its US presence by opening an office in Santa Monica. But the bigger news is perhaps who is going to be filling the positions there. Industry veterans from Tumblr, Fremantle and Millennial Media. Rachel Webber of Tumblr...
Rovio adds vets from Tumblr, Fremantle and Millennial Media to new Santa Monica office

Rovio’s Big Year: Angry Birds Helps Gaming Company Soar To $106M In Sales,648M Downloads

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We all know what a wild success the Angry Birds franchise has been for Rovio, with the best-selling mobile games spawning cookbooks, toys and much more besides. Today the company revealed just what kind of an impact that has had on its bottom line: The company today issued a statement...
Rovio’s Big Year: Angry Birds Helps Gaming Company Soar To $106M In Sales,648M Downloads

Valkee lands $9.7m to improve your mood and wellbeing with its bright light headset

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In an effort to build a headset device that can brighten your days by stimulating your brain with light, Helsinki, Finland-based health technology company Valkee has picked up 7.4 million euros ($9.7 million) in funding. The investors are both current and new backers, the latter group including an unnamed “international fund”....
Valkee lands $9.7m to improve your mood and wellbeing with its bright light headset

Backed By Skype Co-founder Janus Friis, Futureful Launches On The iPad For Smarter Web Surfing

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If you’re a fan of content discovery veteran, StumbleUpon, or haven’t quite been sold by its new look, then you just might have some love for a new startup out of Helsinki, Finland, called Futureful. A product of Finland’s largest, seed-stage startup accelerator, Startup Sauna, Futureful has spent the last...
Backed By Skype Co-founder Janus Friis, Futureful Launches On The iPad For Smarter Web Surfing

5 Startups to Watch from Seedcamp’s 2012 US Demo Day [TCTV]

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Seedcamp, the European seed funding network and startup accelerator, came through San Francisco this week as part of its annual multi-city trip to the United States. On Tuesday afternoon in downtown SF, 18 Seedcamp startups pitched a roomful of industry investors, advisors, executives, and general startup enthusiasts. Each company was...
5 Startups to Watch from Seedcamp’s 2012 US Demo Day [TCTV]
The Jolla 'Other Half' is the Nokia version of an Android smartphone, sort of

Huawei invests $93M into Helsinki-based R&D Center

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Huawei intends to spend 70 million euro ($93 million) on a new research and development facility in Finland. The new location in Helsinki, Finland's capital city, is roughly 13 miles away from Nokia's headquarters in Espoo, will initially employ 30 staff and will swell to 100 over a five year...
Huawei invests $93M into Helsinki-based R&D Center
Jolla Confirms It Will Unveil Sailfish MeeGo-Based OS Next Month
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