Sweden's Ikea has released furniture with Qi standard wireless charging to do away with those smartphone cables.
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After graduating from Norway's Bergen College of Engineering in 1989, Stig spent the next fifteen years in the IT industry. The majority of his time was spent in telecommunications and network infrastructure business, both as a post-sales and pre-sales engineer. He's also worked in data security, systems management and related disciplines within professional IT. Over the last decade, Stig has been working full-time as a freelance technology writer, mainly on print media, as well as several web publications in Norway. Mostly he writes for business IT magazines, but sometimes turns his hand to more consumer-oriented articles. "A brand new digital camera is fun, but it’s a bulletproof server that makes the world go round" is Stig's point of view.
Olli Sulopuisto has been covering technology, consumer matters, film and television since 2007. He resides in Helsinki, Finland.
Eeva Haaramo has covered the Finnish startup and tech scene for the past seven years. As a freelance journalist, she enjoys writing about entrepreneurs, innovation and industry trends in the Nordic region. She has a passion for fitness and green tech.
Finnish smartphone startup Jolla has rekindled efforts to find OEMs to build Sailfish OS devices and is eyeing a space as a European security-focused mobile comms company.
When it acquired Nokia's devices business, Microsoft said it would invest $250m in a new Finnish datacenter. A year and a half later, has anything happened?
Finnish operator Ukkoverkot breaks the European 4G download speed record and aims to launch the fastest mobile network in Europe.
Finnish startup Verkotan acquired mobile equipment testing facilities from Microsoft to offer wireless and 5G performance testing in Northern Europe.
After offering to take a number of steps designed to appease Norway's competition watchdog, the buyout has been given the go ahead.
Formerly just for the oil and gas industry, Tampnet is now hoping to tempt companies with a need for high performance onto its undersea fibre network.
Norwegian startup Celerway is aiming to make users' mobile and wi-fi usage an altogether smoother ride.
Denmark becomes the latest country to bestow its intelligence services with the power to launch offensive cyberattacks.
Finnish nanotechnology company Canatu has developed a stretchable, malleable, and touch-sensitive material that brings in flexible new designs for everything from wearables to car dashboards.
Finland is cracking down on social media and online messaging providers ahead of a big European Union review.
Could LizardSquad be at work again?
The second and third largest mobile operators in the country are coming together.
Swedish-Finnish carrier TeliaSonera needs to convince Norway's regulators that its acquisition of Tele2 Norway won't lead to higher prices for consumers.
Finnish mobile company Jolla has taken Indiegogo by storm with a crowdfunding campaign for its upcoming tablet device.
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- 1 Iceland should be the clean, green future of datacentres. So why aren't more firms going there?
- 2 So, Jolla, what are you working on now? 'There are things that the world hasn't seen yet'
- 3 Jolla gives first look at Sailfish OS as it plans assault on Google, Apple app stores
- 4 Swedish ISP begins offering free VPN to battle data retention law
- 5 Who makes the fastest-downloading smartphones in the world? Hint: it's not Apple