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.
All the latest technology news and events from Scandinavia, served with a side of herring and a shot of Akvavit.
Liam Tung is an Australian business technology journalist living a few too many Swedish miles north of Stockholm for his liking. He gained a bachelors degree in economics and arts (cultural studies) at Sydney's Macquarie University, but hacked (without Norse or malicious code for that matter) his way into a career as an enterprise tech, security and telecommunications journalist with ZDNet Australia. These days Liam is a full time freelance technology journalist who writes for several publications.
Stig spent some fifteen years working in the IT industry before upgrading to becoming a freelance technology writer. Mostly he writes for business IT magazines, but sometimes he turns his hand to consumer-oriented articles too. "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.
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.
Nokia will use a Windows Phone-S40 pincer movement to tackle the threat posed by low-cost Androids, particularly in China.
3D printers could be a big part of Nokia’s future, with today's early efforts potentially leading to the company selling templates for others to go and make handsets themselves, says a Nokia exec.
Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo led Nokia for several turbulent years in the late 2000s. The Finn has got a new job in the tech industry, working with a Scandinavian software maker.
Ericsson has handed over a chunk of its IP to Unwired Planet, a company that used to make mobile software but now negotiates licence fees, best known for its patent fights with some of mobile's biggest names.
A raft of recently released data on Nokia's performance over the last year is giving some insight into how the Finnish phone maker is doing in Europe and beyond.
Microsoft and Intel have come together to show strength in numbers with a pop-up shop that's carrying the largest single collection of Windows 8 machines in Scandinavia.
Microsoft and Intel are aiming to show Swedes the range of Windows 8 machines available with a surprising strategy. But the Surface remains elusive.