Current Nordic exhibition allows you to walk through gendered power structures

What is the actual daily life experience of being a female/queer/ transgender/gender fluid person in the most gender equal and privileged countries in the world? The internationally acclaimed artist Snövit Hedstierna is exhibiting in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Iceland during the autumn of 2016, after a long break from the Nordic art scene. In her absence…

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Swedes embrace online media streaming services

Media consumption in Sweden is increasingly characterized by online streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix. Three out of four 15-74-year-olds now use online streaming services to listen to music or watch video. Youtube, Spotify and Netflix are the most popular online streaming services used. Youtube is free of charge, whereas Spotify is offered both…

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The buildings of Masdar City

Nordic Innovation Incubator helping Nordic companies grow in the Middle East

Nordic Innovation has hired Nordoest to operate the Nordic Innovation Incubator in Masdar City, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The purpose of the incubator will be to support Nordic companies entering the Middle East, and provide them with a space to develop their business plans alongside the Masdar Institute. “The UAE is a natural point of…

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Stockholm

De 25 mest lovande Nordiska cleantech företagen utvalda av en internationell jury

Företagen representerar inte bara det allra nyaste och bästa från den Nordiska cleantech scenen, de representerar även den stora variationen av lösningar med en bred uppsättning olika tekniker. De mest representerade områdena bioteknologi, energi effektivitet i byggnader och förnyelsebar energi med en hög variation lösningar. Faktum är, att de 25 företagen är utmärkta exempel på…

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CarTeck-garageportar: optimal värmeisolering, ännu bättre stabilitet

Den nya generationen garageportar i serien “CarTeck GSW 40“ kännetecknas av en teknisk optimerad automatik, optimal värmeisolering och mycket god stabilitet samt av ett ännu större design-urval. I början av året presenterade Teckentrup (Verl, Tyskland) sina tekniskt optimerade takskjutportar med ett ännu större design-urval på mässan BAU. I produktserien “CarTeck garageportar“ har dörr- och portexperten…

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Illustration som hjälper dig cykla runt i Europa

Vid lite surfing på nätet om cykling så fann jag det här grymma grafikbladet skapat av Momondo där man kan se hur cykeluthyrning funkar i bl.a. Paris och Amsterdam. Kolla sidan www.almocamping.se/cykel-genom-stan.  och läs in dig på hur du gör för att låna cyklar hos bl.a. Barclays i London där det enda du behöver är…

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Intel lanserar ny plattform för kommunikationsinfrastruktur avsedd för bearbetning av medieinnehåll

En ny plattform för kommunikationsinfrastruktur för bearbetning av medieinnehåll har lanserats av världens största tillverkare av semiconductor-chip, Intel Corporation. Den nya Intel® plattformen för kommunikationsinfrastruktur, som tidigare gick under kodnamnet ‘Crystal Forest’ kommer hjälpa Intel att ytterligare utveckla sin starka närvaro på marknaden för kommunikationsinfrastruktur (www.intel.se/crystalforest) . Den kommer hjälpa företag och organisationer att hantera…

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Nobel Week 2012: Premier for the conference “Nobel Week Dialogue”

During Nobel Week in Stockholm in December, there is a new addition to the official program of activities, a multidisciplinary science conference called Nobel Week Dialogue.  The goal is to provide an opportunity for an engaged public to meet Nobel Laureates, leading experts and opinion leaders, to join in discussions about current topics related to…

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Microsoft belönar det ledande IT bolaget Advania för dess service och lösningar

Advania, det ledande IT bolaget i Norden vann nyligen 2012 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award, på Island. Företaget hedrades för uppvisad kvalitet inom innovation och implementation av kundlösningar baserade på Microsofts teknologi. Advanias VD, Gestur G. Gestsson, utvecklade, “Microsoft och Advania har samarbetat nära varandra länge. Vi har ungefär 1100 medarbetare, av vilka…

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Thomas Cook utvecklar sin kundtjänst med Advania och Interactive Intelligence

Thomas Cook Northern Europe, med varumärken som Ving, Spies, Tjäreborg och Globetrotter, utvecklar sin kundtjänst genom att satsa på en ny kontaktcenter lösning från Advania, baserad på Interactive Intelligences plattform. Satsningen omfattar 200 agenter i Norden och den började rullas ut i Sverige i maj i år. Målet är att skapa det bästa mötet för…

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  • Aspen the mountain pup

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    Aspen the mountain pup and his love for 66°North

    Aspen the mountain pup is the Instagram famous Golden Retriever with over 98,500 followers. When his owners, Hunter and Sarah Lawrence, visited Iceland for the first time on their honeymoon back in 2013, they fell in love with the landscape, the people and the fashion. As big fans of Icelandic outdoor clothing brand 66°North, they…

  • North Sailing

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    Project Opal a great success: NORTH SAILING WINS AWARDS FOR RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

    North Sailing has been named Silver winner of the Best Innovation for Carbon Reduction category at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at World Travel Market in London. North Sailing won the silver at the prestigious World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, November 4th. This is the first…

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    Swedes embrace online media streaming services

    Media consumption in Sweden is increasingly characterized by online streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix. Three out of four 15-74-year-olds now use online streaming services to listen to music or watch video. Youtube, Spotify and Netflix are the most popular online streaming services used. Youtube is free of charge, whereas Spotify is offered both…

  • Suzuki Vitara on F-Road

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    Blue Car Rental: Insurance included in all car rentals in Iceland

    Car rental firms in Iceland cover vehicles with third party insurance as standard, which includes personal accident insurance. This is Icelandic law for driving here. Blue Car Rental is one of Iceland’s main car rental companies and they do provide insurance as standard for most eventualities. This includes coverage from vehicle theft and gravel protection….

  • Langco

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    Insight Asia Travel has currently installed Live Chat with Experts on website

    Insight Asia Travel would like to introduce its live chat installed on its website. Customers now can easily find this live chat application at the bottom of the website on the right hand. Customers can use Video Chat to send real-time video and audio, Screen Share any screen or application, easily share texts and files…

  • CampEasy camper on bridge

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    Can you visit Iceland on a camping holiday?

    Absolutely, is the answer. More and more tourists to Iceland are opting to rent campervans and experience the nature and wilderness atmosphere of this sparsely populate country, rather than be herded into tour buses to the Blue Lagoon and other popular sites. Camping in Iceland is a recommended way to see the best of this…