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.
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.
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.