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Microsoft Brings Android OS Development for Surface Duo In-house With Movial Acquisition

Microsoft is forming a team internally under the Microsoft Devices division that will handle the development of the Android OS for Surface Duo going forward. Windows Central: According to my sources, up until now, Microsoft had contracted the OS work out to third-party vendors such as Movial, who had the expertise required to bring Android to life on Surface Duo. Movial is a software, services, and design engineering company that was working closely with Microsoft on Surface Duo during its proto...
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Burger King Finland turns McDonald's locations into their own takeaway restaurants

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Tags: Advertising, Finland, McDonald


Researcher: US aiming to influence Finland's ties with China - YLE News

Researcher: US aiming to influence Finland's ties with China   YLE News
Tags: China, US, Seo, Finland, YLE News


Become More Resilient by Adopting the Finnish Approach of 'Sisu'

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that most people are capable of handling far more than they thought. During the past few months, many of us have experienced unprecedented changes to our work, home and social lives. And just when you think you there’s no possible way of taking on another single thing, something…Read more...
Tags: Resilience, Finland, Lifehacks, Strength, SISU


Finland's Military Finally Got Rid Of Its Swastikas

By Cedric Voets  Published: July 03rd, 2020 
Tags: Humor, Finland, Cedric Voets


Researchers identify mosquito species that could transmit malaria

During collections for a study to map the distribution of mosquito species in Finland, Anopheles daciae, a species previously not known to occur in Finland was found from several locations in the south of the country.
Tags: Health, Finland


Finland's air force drops swastika emblem after century in use

Finland’s air force has quietly removed the last swastikas from unit emblems after over a century in use. Until recently the country’s Air Force Command emblem depicted a pair of wings around a swastika, a symbol which pre-dates its associations with Nazism. The change was first observed by Teivo Teivainen, a politics professor at the University of Helsinki, who argued its negative associations made the swastika's ongoing use politically fraught. Professor Teivainen, who has written widely o...
Tags: News, Bbc, Nato, Finland, Soviet Union, University of Helsinki, Air Force Command, Teivo Teivainen, Teivainen, Eric von Rosen, German Nazi Party


Finland's air force quietly drops swastika symbol

The force, which has been using a swastika in its emblem since 1918, said it had caused misunderstandings.
Tags: News, Finland


CO2-Saving Satnav Campaign Unveiled By Neste

Fastest is not always the best, that’s the message from Neste, the world’s most sustainable energy company, as its latest campaign reveals how tens of thousands of tons of CO2 could be saved if mapping and satellite navigation systems offered a CO2-friendly route option. While some cars have an 'Eco' setting, most drivers are unable to choose a satnav route that cuts down emissions. Neste’s creative agency, hasan & partners, conceived the CO2-Friendly Route project for Neste and partnered with ...
Tags: Technology, Featured, Advertising, San Francisco, Vw, Finland, Neste, Stockholm, Helsinki, Technical Research Centre, Hasan & Partners, PTV Group, Juhani Laurikko, VTT Olessia Kozlova Strategic Planner, Mika Hyötyläinen


Mysterious Spike In Radioactivity Over Northern Europe, Accident At Russian Nuclear Plant Suspected (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes the International Business Times: Watchdog agencies last week detected an increase in radioactivity levels in the atmosphere over northern Europe, suggesting a potential damage at a nuclear plant. Authorities noted the possibility that the spike may be the result of accidental release of radioactive material from one of the nuclear plants in Russia, but a spokesman denied any problems with the Russian power plants. Several Scandinavian watchdog agencies detected elev...
Tags: Europe, News, Sweden, Russia, Netherlands, Finland, Associated Press, Scandinavia, Chernobyl, Northern Europe, International Business Times, National Institute for Public Health, Radiation Safety Authority, Western Russia, EditorDavid, Russian Nuclear Plant Suspected


No touching: Skoltech researchers find contactless way to measure thickness of carbon nanotube films

Scientists from Skoltech and their colleagues from Russia and Finland have figured out a non-invasive way to measure the thickness of single-walled carbon nanotube films, which may find applications in a wide variety of fields from solar energy to smart textiles.
Tags: Science, Russia, Finland, Skoltech


Russia denies nuclear leaks after higher than normal radiation levels in Europe

Russia has denied that any leaks have occurred at two of its nuclear power plants after higher than usual radiation was detected over Norway, Sweden and Finland in the first half of June.
Tags: Europe, News, Russia, Finland, Norway Sweden


A tiny startup just won a crucial deal with $175 billion drug giant Pfizer, and it shows how apps are becoming the next frontier as Big Pharma pushes beyond pills

Pfizer just cut a deal with digital health startup SidekickHealth, which uses a mobile app to help patients eat better, sleep better, and stick to their medications. The deal is worth more than $8 million, a person close to the transaction said. Sidekick's app is designed to help people manage their chronic conditions and improve their health. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pfizer just cut a deal with digital health startup SidekickHealth to use its tech to help patients ...
Tags: Cdc, US, Trends, Harvard, Austria, Finland, Pfizer, Iceland, Bayer, Big Pharma, Crohn, Sidekick, Livongo, Omada, Frumtak Ventures, Business Insider Pfizer


Russia denies nuclear power plant leaks after higher than normal radiation levels in Europe

Russia has denied that any leaks have occurred at two of its nuclear power plants after higher than usual radiation was detected over Norway, Sweden and Finland in the first half of June.
Tags: Europe, Russia, Cnn, Finland, Norway Sweden


Mysterious Spike In Radioactivity Over Northern Europe, Accident At Russian Nuclear Plant Suspected

An anonymous reader quotes the International Business Times: Watchdog agencies last week detected an increase in radioactivity levels in the atmosphere over northern Europe, suggesting a potential damage at a nuclear plant. Authorities noted the possibility that the spike may be the result of accidental release of radioactive material from one of the nuclear plants in Russia, but a spokesman denied any problems with the Russian power plants. Several Scandinavian watchdog agencies detected elev...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Russia, Tech, Netherlands, Finland, Associated Press, Scandinavia, Northern Europe, International Business Times, National Institute for Public Health, Radiation Safety Authority, Western Russia, Russian Nuclear Plant Suspected


Finland: Update On Impacts Of Covid-19 On Immigration And Global Mobility In Finland - lus Laboris

Some COVID-19 restrictions are still in force, but the Finnish Government has gradually started opening border traffic and restarted immigration processes with the following recent changes.
Tags: News, Finland


Sweden Tries Out a New Status: Pariah State (slashdot)

Sweden's population is not quite twice the size of Norway's — yet Sweden has reported 21 times as many deaths from Covid-19, prompting many countries to close its border to Sweden, reports the New York Times: Norway isn't the only Scandinavian neighbor barring Swedes from visiting this summer. Denmark and Finland have also closed their borders to Swedes, fearing that they would bring new coronavirus infections with them. While those countries went into strict lockdowns this spring, Sweden famous...
Tags: News, Sweden, European Union, Bbc, New York Times, Finland, Croatia, World Health Organization, Denmark, Norway, Scandinavia, France Italy Spain, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, EditorDavid, New York Times While, Gro Harlem Brundtland


Sweden Tries Out a New Status: Pariah State

Sweden's population is not quite twice the size of Norway's — yet Sweden has reported 21 times as many deaths from Covid-19, prompting many countries to close its border to Sweden, reports the New York Times: Norway isn't the only Scandinavian neighbor barring Swedes from visiting this summer. Denmark and Finland have also closed their borders to Swedes, fearing that they would bring new coronavirus infections with them. While those countries went into strict lockdowns this spring, Sweden famous...
Tags: Sweden, Tech, European Union, Bbc, New York Times, Finland, Croatia, World Health Organization, Denmark, Norway, Scandinavia, France Italy Spain, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, New York Times While, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Pariah State


Academy of Finland funds projects for vaccine and drug development for COVID-19

The Academy of Finland has selected the projects to be funded from the call for research into COVID-19 vaccines and pharmaceutical development.
Tags: Health, Finland, Academy of Finland


Privacy not a blocker for “meaningful” research access to platform data, says report

European lawmakers are eyeing binding transparency requirements for Internet platforms in a Digital Services Act (DSA) due to be drafted by the end of the year. But the question of how to create governance structures that provide regulators and researchers with meaningful access to data so platforms can be held accountable for the content they’re amplifying is a complex one. Platforms’ own efforts to open up their data troves to outside eyes have been chequered to say the least. Back in 2018, Fa...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Europe, US, Tech, Eu, Mozilla, Commission, European Commission, Finland, Cambridge University, DSA, Cambridge Analytica, AlgorithmWatch, Operationalizing Research Access, Jef Ausloos


NENT Group, Elisa Viihde Join Forces To Launch New Service

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), a leading streaming company across the Nordics, and Finland’s top local streaming service Elisa Viihde have joined forces to launch a new service in Finland. Named Elisa Viihde Viaplay, the new platform will combine Elisa Viihde Aitio’s content and the films and series package from NENT Group’s Viaplay, beginning from […]
Tags: News, Global, Finland, Nordics, Viaplay, Elisa Viihde, NENT Group, Nordic Entertainment Group NENT Group, Elisa Viihde Viaplay, Elisa Viihde Aitio


609 Airline Cash Flow

United leverages its MileagePlus program to improve its balance sheet, one study says the Amazon Air fleet will grow to 200 aircraft, a British aircraft carrier takes a step towards operational capability next year, and Southwest Airlines wants you to provide a “customer health declaration” at check-in. Also, the Finland fighter competition, flight sim hardware from Thrustmaster, and how old is too old to get your pilot’s license? Aviation News Surprising Statistics About United MileagePlus...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Cnn, Aircraft Carrier, Britain, Finland, Aviation, Airbus, Air Force, United, Southwest Airlines, Usaf, United Airlines, Southwest, Elizabeth, Etihad Airways


Coronavirus live news: Brazilian judge orders Bolsonaro to wear mask; German district put in local lockdown

England relaxes social distancing rules; Dr Anthony Fauci to testify to US Congress; Saudi Arabia closes borders to foreign pilgrimsPakistan Covid-19 doctors witness black market deals in blood plasmaBrazilian judge tells Bolsonaro to behave and wear a face maskUS urged to prepare for ‘tremendous burden’ of Covid-19 and fluNovak Djokovic tests positive for Covid-19 amid Adria Tour falloutUK coronavirus updates – live 4.30pm BST Coronavirus lockdowns could radicalise more terror suspects, the...
Tags: England, Science, Congress, Saudi Arabia, Germany, US, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Brazil


Fornum and Metsä to create ExpandFibre R&D program

In Finland, Fortum and Metsä Group join forces with Business Finland to create R&D program with pulp fiber from renewable and sustainable sources as its node, Metsä said in a statement. The 4-year joint R&D program, called ExpandFibre, aims to develop ground-breaking technologies and smart business concepts that are required to convert straw and wood pulp fiber into novel bioproducts, such as textile fibres. The R&D program has been granted Euro 20 million from Business Finland. ExpandFibre will...
Tags: Finland, Producer News, Fortum, Metsä Group, Metsä, Fornum


Neste and Jokey collaborate on rigid packaging from renewable materials

In Finland, Neste and Jokey, a manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging, started collaborating with a target to develop the market for rigid packaging from sustainable renewable and recycled materials for food and non-food applications, including renewable components derived from biomass and various waste and residue oils and fats. By promoting the use of more sustainable materials in packaging, such as those produced with Neste’s drop-in hydrocarbons produced from renewable and recycled raw mate...
Tags: Finland, Renewables, Producer News, Neste, Bioplastic, Hydrocarbons, Jokey


Finns aghast that Trump could think their country is part of Russia

Allegations in former US adviser John Bolton’s White House memoir mocked on Finnish social media Finnish social media users reacted with derision to the claim in John Bolton’s book about the Trump administration that the US president didn’t know if Finland was part of Russia.The former US national security adviser’s unflattering account was highly critical of Trump during his 17 months in the White House. According to excerpts, Trump asked his former chief of staff John Kelly whether Finland was...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, World news, US news, Finland, Donald Trump, Helsinki, John Kelly, Trump, John Bolton


Neste launches R&D project to develop sustainable scalable raw materials

In Finland, Neste launched a new research project which aims at developing sustainable and globally scalable raw materials and technology solutions for transportation fuels and the production of chemicals and polymers. These new solutions decrease the use of crude oil and tackle climate change. The new technologies will be based on scalable renewable and circular raw materials that have been difficult to utilize so far, such as forestry or agricultural residues, municipal waste, algae, waste pla...
Tags: Research, Finland, Neste, Scalable Raw Materials


Late Night Reluctantly Joins the John Bolton Book Club

In his memoir, Bolton claims that Trump asked if Finland was part of Russia. Stephen Colbert said that “under President Trump, it feels like we’re kind of part of Russia.”
Tags: News, Stephen Colbert, Russia, Finland, Bolton, Trump, John Bolton Book Club


Bolton book says House impeachment inquiry should have probed Trump beyond Ukraine

• Trump did not know Britain was a nuclear power, asked if Finland was part of Russia, Bolton writes. • Intelligence briefings were a waste of time, “since much of the time was spent listening to Trump, rather than Trump listening to the briefers.” • During Trump’s 2018 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to John Bolton's book, Sec State Mike Pompeo slipped Bolton a little note dissing the president: “He is so full of shit.” Former Trump national security adviser John Bo...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Books, Politics, News, Washington, North Korea, China, Russia, Turkey, US news, Ukraine, Beijing, Britain, Xi Jinping, House


Bolton’s Bombshell Memoir: Trump Asked China’s President to Help Him Win the Election

President Donald Trump appealed to China’s President Xi Jinping to help him win the 2020 election by increasing the Chinese government’s agricultural purchases from American farmers, former National Security Adviser John Bolton writes in his bombshell forthcoming memoir.During a one-on-one meeting at the G20 Summit in 2019, Trump “stunningly, turned the conversation to the coming U.S. presidential election, alluding to China’s economic capability to affect the ongoing campaigns, pleading with Xi...
Tags: South Korea, News, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, North Korea, White House, China, Russia, Defense, Turkey, Iran, Ukraine, Hillary Clinton, Xi Jinping, House, Kim Jong Un