A US lobby group is proposing a new code of conduct that outlaws user profiling and data mining by cloud services used by European schools.
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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.
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Swedish schools may have draw up new contracts with cloud providers or be forced to stop using hosted services like Google Apps.
Wanted by Norwegian capital: thousands of Microsoft-powered devices. Long battery life, big screen required.
Following Microsoft's plan to acquire Nokia, Jolla is launching a second round of pre-orders for its smartphone, but for now it's limited to Finland.
After eight unsuccessful months of trying to auction off the 800MHz spectrum for 4G use, Finland's communications watchdog has called a halt to proceedings while it adjusts the rules.
Norway has undertaken its second test of electronic voting. While security concerns have been raised, all the source code for the system underpinning the trial is being shared with the public.
After Microsoft confirmed it's buying the lion's share of Nokia – Finland's biggest company – how did the country react?
Stats from Norway show the thirst for large mobiles is growing - but phablets? Not so much.
Apple continues its buying spree with the acquisition of Swedish codec and compression algorithm maker AlgoTrim.
Opera 16 brings few new major features, but fleshes out Chromium extension APIs for developers.
Superfast broadband is quickly becoming more widespread in Sweden with several 500Mbps services available from around €100 per month.
Norway's largest fibre provider is giving its network an overhaul, with QoS front and centre.
Pre-orders for the smartphone by ex-Nokian startup Jolla has been fully booked four months after launch.
Owners of high-end Lumia devices who want the latest camera apps can begin installing them from today with the latest Amber update, but some won't get Amber until the end of September.
The Finnish Matriculation Examination Board is organising a crowdsourced hacking competition to help find flaws in its electronic exam system.
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