A survey of the best places to work in Scandinavia has found Microsoft topping the list more than once, with fellow tech companies both large and small not far behind.
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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.
The European Court of Human Rights has rejected two Pirate Bay founders' appeal against a Swedish copyright conviction.
Nokia makes headway in Norway as Telenor lands Apple support for the iPhone 5 on its LTE network.
Gearing up for its China launch, Jolla has tapped the designers behind Huawei's smartphones.
Nokia's fees to Microsoft for using its mobile OS are expect to outstrip Microsoft's support payments to the handset maker to the tune of several hundred million euros.
Nokia says the judge in the Apple-Samsung patent case got it wrong, and the ruling could set a "dangerous precedent" that threatens US innovation.
Culture shock and no more employer-supplied devices on the horizon for Nokians on the move to TCS.
BlackBerry has released a fix for a flaw that can be exploited without any user interaction.
At least one organisation has decided to go for Windows Phone, ditching its old Symbian devices for new Lumias - and citing Office integration as the reason for the move.
Opera has bought US browser startup SkyFire for up to $155m in a deal aimed at boosting its offerings for mobile carriers.
So-called 'wonder material' graphene may be many things, but a replacement for silicon? Not so much, says the head of the graphene flagship that won €1bn in funding last month.
With this latest funding, software-defined networking pioneer Big Switch has netted total investments of $45m from Intel Capital Investments.
Startups may be keen to chase venture capital investment, but almost three quarters of tech companies bought out last year did so with out VC help.
With 50,000 signatures on a proposal to overhaul Finland's excessive copyright laws, the nation's politicians will have to vote on the matter.
After enjoying Microsoft's financial support through the transition to Windows Phone, it's time for Nokia to pay.
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- 4 Swedish ISP begins offering free VPN to battle data retention law
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