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U.S.A. Ranked #9 For Information Technology

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The World Economic Forum says Finland, Singapore, and Sweden are the top hotspots for technology and communication worldwide. The World Economic Forum released their Global Information Technology report earlier today, which ranks IT productivity and infrastructure worldwide. The United States was ranked as the world's ninth-most-wired nation--which is due,...
U.S.A. Ranked #9 For Information Technology
European Court of Human Rights unanimously rejects Pirate Bay appeal

Music Labels Have No Plans To Share Any Money They Get From The Pirate Bay With Artists

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We see this every single time the music labels (usually RIAA or IFPI) "win" a big case against an alleged "pirate" site. They're awarded a bunch of money... and none of it goes to the artists. We've heard about it happening with Limewire and YouTube (though that was payoff to...
Music Labels Have No Plans To Share Any Money They Get From The Pirate Bay With Artists

Facing legal threats in Sweden, The Pirate Bay divides and multiplies

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With Anti-piracy groups closing in on The Pirate Bay's Swedish haven, the world's most infamous file sharing site did what any good pirate would do: Cut and run for more welcoming shores. As of Tuesday, The Pirate Bay no longer relies on the Swedish Pirate Party for its Web...
Facing legal threats in Sweden, The Pirate Bay divides and multiplies
Harrowing image of Palestinian funeral named World Press Photo of the Year

A Message For Mark Zuckerberg While We Wait For Him To Finally Drop Facebook's S1

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Come on! Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:An Early Look At Facebook's Data Center In The Frozen North Of SwedenFacebook Shrinks Its IPO, Plans To File Tomorrow MorningFacebook's Board Is Meeting To Greenlight The IPO Right…About…NOW...
A Message For Mark Zuckerberg While We Wait For Him To Finally Drop Facebook's S1
Cambodia deports The Pirate Bay co-founder to Sweden
Look Inside Apple's First Swedish Retail Store, Opening Tomorrow

Velti Mobile Ad Report: Israel Sees Highest App Engagement, eCPMs Are Climbing

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Velti has just released its mobile ad industry report for June. As usual, the mobile marketing company has chosen to highlight disparate factoids that it culled from the data — for example, it says that Israel is the leader in app engagement, with adults using apps for an average of...
Velti Mobile Ad Report: Israel Sees Highest App Engagement, eCPMs Are Climbing

Pirate Bay co-founder charged with hacking IBM mainframes, stealing money

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Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was charged with hacking the IBM mainframe of Logica, a Swedish IT firm that provided tax services to the Swedish government, and the IBM mainframe of the Swedish Nordea bank, the Swedish public prosecutor said on Tuesday.  "This is the biggest investigation into...
Pirate Bay co-founder charged with hacking IBM mainframes, stealing money

I Know What You Downloaded On BitTorrent This Summer

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Unless BitTorrent users are taking steps to hide their identities through the use of a VPN, proxy, or seedbox, their sharing activities are available for almost anyone to snoop on. By their very nature BitTorrent networks are very happy to spill the locations of any user in the swarm. After...
I Know What You Downloaded On BitTorrent This Summer

Carl Bildt falls foul of Twitter

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Carl Bildt, Sweden's foreign minister has fallen foul of Twitter after sparking ridicule for a tweet saying that he was looking forward to an elite Davos dinner to discuss "global hunger"....
Carl Bildt falls foul of Twitter

The Lede Blog: On Sweden's Democratic Twitter Account, Some Odd Questions About Jews

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A Swedish experiment in social media democracy struck a sour note on Tuesday after the latest average citizen allowed to post a weeks' worth of thoughts to a national Twitter account made comments about Jews that many found objectionable....
The Lede Blog: On Sweden's Democratic Twitter Account, Some Odd Questions About Jews

Sony Mobile to Cut 1,000 Jobs

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Sony Corp. said Thursday it plans to cut some 15 percent of its mobile phone business’s workforce, or about 1,000 jobs, to reduce costs and accelerate its push into the growing smartphone market. The job cut comes after Sony took full control of its mobile phone joint venture with Sweden’s...
Sony Mobile to Cut 1,000 Jobs

LG Optimus True HD LTE gets formal Asian, European intro

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LG on Friday grew the reach of the Optimus True HD LTE to more countries than just Germany. The 4G phone is now launching in Portugal and Sweden in a slightly larger European release as well as the headlining Asian cities of Hong Kong and Singapore. The device is an...
LG Optimus True HD LTE gets formal Asian, European intro

Instagram Sex Account Leads To Riot In Sweden

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A Swedish Instagram account that asked for tips on "sluts" in the Gothenburg area has set off riots at a Swedish school in a bid to find the person behind it. According to The Local, the account soon had around 200 pictures uploaded to it -- giving names and alleged...
Instagram Sex Account Leads To Riot In Sweden

Tripl launches beautiful travel summaries to help you keep track of your friends' journeys

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When you return from a trip, wouldn’t it be nice to compile a neat summary of what you did while you were away to share with others? Tripl is launching a new service today that does that in style. Founded in Sweden but now based in New York, Tripl began...
Tripl launches beautiful travel summaries to help you keep track of your friends' journeys

Spotify Consumes More Internet Capacity Than All Of Sweden http://tcrn.ch/9BmT4N

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Spotify Consumes More Internet Capacity Than All Of Sweden http://tcrn.ch/9BmT4N
Cryptocat creator moves network to nuclear bunker, fearing espionage by Canadian agents
Track The Progress Of This 3D-Printed OpenRC Truggy, A Remote Control Car Enthusiast's Dream

Techdirt 2012: The Numbers.

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For the last couple years, we've done a post soon after the new year looking at some of "the numbers" from the past year. Here are the reports from 2010 and 2011. With this being another short week, we figured it might make more sense to use the Saturday slot...
Techdirt 2012: The Numbers.

Julian Asange Loses UK Supreme Court Appeal -- Will Be Extradited To Sweden

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Julian Asange Loses UK Supreme Court Appeal -- Will Be Extradited To Sweden Just breaking now via RT... More to come... Please follow International on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
Julian Asange Loses UK Supreme Court Appeal -- Will Be Extradited To Sweden
Netflix bringing service to Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland in late 2012

Sony to Streamline Product Lines, Shift to Common Pricing in the U.S.

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Aiming to improve both its brand and sales, Sony is launching a new pricing program that will see many of its electronics at the same priced regardless of the store selling the products. Starting April 1, Sony will move many of its products across categories into what is known as...
Sony to Streamline Product Lines, Shift to Common Pricing in the U.S.

The Pirate Bay leaves Sweden for friendlier waters

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The Swedish Pirate Party has stopped hosting the notorious website The Pirate Bay, according to TorrentFreak. While no one knows where the site is actually run from, Web-hosting services have been provided through the Swedish Pirate Party for a few years now. Now, the site's hosting will be taken...
The Pirate Bay leaves Sweden for friendlier waters
Nokia could sell own headquarters in latest effort to save cash

Pirate Bay cofounder to be deported from Cambodia

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Officials have said they will deport Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm from Cambodia, where he has been living for the last four years, but have not said where he will be sent or when they will deport him. The Swedish developer, who was arrested on Sunday in Phnom Phen, was convicted...
Pirate Bay cofounder to be deported from Cambodia

Don’t show me the money: Why eliminating cash may be the secret to prosperity

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Sweden's push to become the first-ever nation to phase out physical bills and coins marks the next major evolution in the creation of the cashless society. In some areas of Sweden, people no longer need to carry around bills or plastic cards, and payments for everyday items like bus...
Don’t show me the money: Why eliminating cash may be the secret to prosperity
UNICEF says Facebook 'likes' won't save children's lives

Call of Duty player screams 'Help!'; police arrive

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Some kids in Sweden are playing Call of Duty. At an especially emotional moment, one falls to the ground screaming "Help! Help!" A passer-by calls the police. [Read more]...
Call of Duty player screams 'Help!'; police arrive
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