Sweden

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

Spotify to launch in 85 new markets, reach more than a billion listeners

Spotify has said it would nearly double its market presence by launching in 85 new markets in the next few days, making the music streaming service available to more than a billion...

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

Spotify to allow employees to work from anywhere

The Swedish music streaming titan, Spotify Technology will allow its employees to work from anywhere, the company announced in a blog post late last week, further upending the futu...

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

Spotify outlook weakens as pandemic uncertainty persists

Spotify has forecast revenue and paid subscribers would miss Wall Street estimates this quarter due to growing uncertainty over how long the COVID-19 crisis would last.

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

Spotify finally launches its music streaming service in South Korea

Spotify Technology made its long-awaited debut in South Korea, which is the home of the popular K-pop scene and sixth largest market for popular music in the world earlier today.

Platform News: Google search engine team

Google’s global workforce to form a union alliance

Google employees from throughout the world are forming a marriage alliance, weeks after employees at the search engine giant along with other units of parent firm Alphabet formed a...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Sweden halts 5G auction after court grants relief to Huawei Technologies

Swedish telecoms regulator PTS on Monday halted 5G spectrum auctions following a court suspended elements of its own decision that had excluded Chinese telecom equipment manufactur...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Huawei Technologies appeals against 5G network ban in Sweden

Huawei has appealed against Sweden’s decision to exclude the Chinese telecoms equipment maker from 5G systems, the Swedish telecoms regulator PTS has stated.

Big Data

Folksam leak shares data of one million Swedes with tech giants

Sweden’s largest insurer, Folksam, accidentally leaked private data on about a million of its customers to a handful of the world’s biggest technology companies, it sai...

ZTE

China urges Sweden to reverse its Huawei and ZTE ban

Sweden needs to reverse its ban on Chinese telecommunications businesses Huawei Technologies and ZTE in a projected 5G spectrum auction to avoid a “negative impact” on ...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Sweden bans Huawei and ZTE from upcoming 5G networks

Sweden has banned telecoms gear from Huawei Technologies and ZTE within its own 5G community, linking other European nations that have restricted the use of Chinese providers on sa...

Nokia

Nokia seeks to block Lenovo sales in Germany over patent licensing

Nokia has sought to impose an injunction from Lenovo, the world’s largest PC maker to block sales of its products in Germany after breach of a movie encoding patent.

Nordic

Tech savvy, flexible workers boost the coronavirus-hit Nordic economies

Helen Balfors, a project leader at Norwegian conglomerate Orkla, has been working from home for more than the majority of her colleagues after returning from a ski trip to Italy in...

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

Spotify shares falls after Apple launches new services bundle

Shares of streaming giant Spotify fell as much as 7% on Wednesday, following Apple’s announcement of a bundled strategy for many of its services that reduced the price of App...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Sweden’s NENT expects over 700,000 new Viaplay subscribers this year

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has raised its target for its streaming service Viaplay to over 700,000 new paying subscribers this past year, since viewers have continued to inc...