Jolla will soon release versions of its Sailfish OS that have been ported to popular Android devices.
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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.
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