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Volvo Is Testing In-Car Delivery System

Do you remember back in April Amazon announced plans to make deliveries to the boot of your car? No? Well, it seems nothing has come of it yet, so Volvo has taken the reigns with Swedish…

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Volvo to Accept Blame in Event of an Accident

Well in the case of the autonomous cars anyway. Up until now, the only company to come forward with a fully working prototype is Google and the accidents that occurred were never blamed on the company,…

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The Pirate Bay Founder Freed From Prison After Three Years

The founder of infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay, Gottfrid Svartholm, has been freed from prison after three years. Svartholm, also known by his nickname Anakata, served his prison time in both Sweden and Denmark on…

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PayPal’s One Touch Feature Expands to Other Non-US Markets

PayPal introduced the One Touch feature last year when it first rolled out to mobile devices in the US. Retailers who already had a PayPal payment feature could switch automatically and allow customers to make payments without…

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Swedish Man Faces up to Two-Years Prison and Fines for Leaking Music

Premature release of new material, or material never intended for release, is considered some of the most damaging by artists and record labels, and while it can create a buzz, it robs the artists of their…

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Apple Increases Prices of Its Products in Non-US Countries

While Apple has discounted the price of its Apple TV in North America to $69, the company seems to be doing the exact opposite to a lot of its products around the world. This comes as…

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100 Real People to Test Volvo Self-Driving Cars in 2017

Volvo, the Scandinavian automaker, has said that they will begin testing of their first driverless vehicles with real drivers in 2017. Yes, that means anyone, not special scientists or engineers. The tests will also be on…

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Could This be the End for The Pirate Bay?

Police in Sweden have reportedly taken down popular torrent site The Pirate Bay. The site has also been down today, notable as it is seemingly the first time in months users haven’t been able to access it.…

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Swedish ISP Offers Customers Free VPN

Swedish Internet Service Provider Bahnhof is offering to protect its customer’s internet privacy by introducing its own free VPN service, a first for an ISP. Bahnhof have teamed up with digital rights group 5th of July…

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Gamer Waits in Queue for Game24 Event and Receives Amazing Prize

With the Nvidia GAME24 event kicking off all around the world, something magical has happened for one lucky gamer in Stockholm, Sweden. Much like anticipating fans of the new iPhone 6 have been doing, he decided…

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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Peter Sunde Has Been Arrested In Sweden

The Pirate Bay co-counder Peter Sunde has been arrested in his home country, Sweden, after a police raid took place on a farm in Skåne Tonganoxie. Peter Sunde has been wanted by Interpol since 2012 over copyright…

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Nokia Lumia 800 Survives A 3 Month Long Bath In Swedish Lake

We’ve all heard the joke online at some point that getting hit by the indestructible Nokia 3310’s will do some serious damage, but in the recent technological surge of smartphones that myth was busted by the…

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21 Countries And Rising Have Joined Anti-NSA UN Resolution Discussions

RT reports that 21 countries have joined in draft discussions at the UN for an anti-NSA resolution to be passed. In the discussions are the following nations: Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guyana, Hungary,…

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Swedish Politicians Express Concern Over Reports Of Connections With NSA

RT reports that Swedish politicians have come forward to express concerns over public allegations that the Swedish government has been cooperating extensively with the NSA and GCHQ. Sweden’s Green Party IT policy spokeswoman stated that: “It’s…

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Xbox One Delayed To 2014 For Eight European Countries

Microsoft has officially confirmed that eight European countries will get the console late, in 2014.  The eight countries who will experience a delay in the product’s arrival are Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden and…

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Pirate Party Report Swedish IT Minister For Copyright Infringements

While politicians and MPs are quick to bash consumers and websites for issues over copyright infringements it seems the Pirate Party are serving up Swedish MPs a dose of their own medicine. The Swedish Pirate Party…

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New Brand “ID-Cooling” Entering European PC Cooling Market

ID-Cooling are a new brand in Europe founded by “Shenzhen Wan Jing Hua Technology co., Ltd.” of China. They are looking to make an entrance into the European PC hardware market manufacturing cooling products. They apparently…

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UK Restricts US-EU Espionage Talks To NSA and PRISM Only

According to a new report by the Guardian the United Kingdom, with Sweden’s support, is now restricting EU-US discussions with the USA to the NSA and PRISM scandal . Apparently the UK isn’t happy for the…

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Joystick 5.0 Symphony Concert To Feature Legendary Jason Graves

SCORE Concert Productions, the Malmo Symphony Orchestra and Bandai Namco Partners Sweden have announced that BAFTA award-winning American composer Jason Graves will guest conduct during this year’s JOYSTICK 5.0 concerts in Malmö, Sweden on May 31…