News from Finland in English

Tom of Finland game and chat apps seek funding

Tom of Finland is a known brand that is used by companies such as the Finnish Post, Finlayson and Robert Paulig. Now there is on going work to bring Tom of Finland to the mobile with chat, games and other digital products.

Written by Janita on Wednesday August 24, 2016
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Amazon recruiting in Finland, rumored to open an R&D center

The eCommerce and web services giant Amazon has announced plans of coming to Finland. This August the company held two recruitment events in Espoo and Tampere, both of which are sites where there are plenty of former Microsoft and Nokia employees.

Written by Janita on Thursday August 11, 2016
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Lumia sales falter globally, but Nokia is doing great - who'd a thought?

The upcoming fall will mark the fifth anniversary of the release of Lumia 800, the first Nokia smartphone running the Windows Phone 7 operating system developed by Microsoft. This was the first leg in the story was supposed to lead to a third option on the smartphone market and keep both Microsoft and Nokia relevant in an ever changing world.

Written by Janita on Monday August 1, 2016
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Think tank study: Finns content with their life, aware of need for reform

EVA is a Finnish policy and pro-market think tank that aims to identify and evaluate trends that are important for Finnish companies as well as the success of the society in general. Now the institute has published a report that evaluates the values and attitudes of Finns towards life.

Written by Janita on Wednesday July 27, 2016
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