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Swedish Ericsson and Apple settle patent disputes

Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson has reached a global licensing agreement with Apple that settles several earlier patent disputes...

22 Dec 2015

SWEDEN

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - The co-founder of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, was arrested in southern Sweden after two years on the run, Swedish police have confirmed.

2 Jun 2014

SWEDEN

Eminem tops Spotify's 40m listener list

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: US rapper Eminem is the most played artist on the world's biggest music streaming service Spotify, the Swedish company said, announcing it had reached ten million premium users.

22 May 2014

SWEDEN

Volvo to turn cars into boxes for online shoppers

STOCKHOLM - Swedish auto maker Volvo said on Thursday it was developing a system to enable online shopping deliveries direct to customers' cars rather than their homes.

24 Feb 2014

SWEDEN

Ericsson and Samsung settle patent dispute

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Swedish telecommunications equipment manufacturer Ericsson said on Monday, 27 January, it had signed a deal with South Korean electronics company Samsung settling a global patent dispute.

28 Jan 2014

SWEDEN

TeliaSonera sales slump on competition, shift to data

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Swedish-Finnish telecom operator TeliaSonera on Friday reported a slight decline in first quarter profit and sales amid strong competition and falling revenue from traditional voice traffic and texting.

23 Apr 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012

SWEDEN

Mama Mio... the three-dimension inspiration campaign

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Home furniture store, Mio, brought its catalogue to life with a handy 3D mobile app.

15 Aug 2012

FRANCE

Fresh organisational thinking required - and delivered

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY /KIEV, UKRAINE: Seattle Times executive editor David Boardman has joined the programme of the World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September next, to discuss the paper's radically restructured news operation in a much anticipated session dedicated to innovations in newsroom organisation.

26 Jul 2012

UNITED STATES

New iPad tops three million

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.

22 Mar 2012

UNITED STATES

Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012

SWEDEN

David King appointed Flexenclosure CEO

VARA, SWEDEN: Telecom industry veteran David King has been appointed new CEO for Flexenclosure, a specialist provider of intelligent power management solutions for base stations. King will lead Flexenclosure through its rapid international expansion, after the company's recent market breakthrough for its 'next generation' green energy solutions.

28 Feb 2012

GERMANY

Demand for smartphones higher than ever before in Europe

NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.

15 Feb 2012

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