Tag: Finland

Helsinki rolls out driverless bus pilot

Helsinki rolls out driverless bus pilot

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

YLE News Helsinki rolls out driverless bus pilot YLE News … be taken aback by the sight of driverless buses plying routes in Helsinki's Hernesaari district. The trials will continue until mid-September. Finland can well afford to take the lead on such pilots as current legislation does not require vehicles … …

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Self-Driving Robot Buses Roll Out in Finland

Self-Driving Robot Buses Roll Out in Finland

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Autonomous vehicles have the potential to make public transport safer, cheaper and more efficient. But regulatory roadblocks have so far held back their rollout on any significant scale. Thanks to a quirk in Finnish law, however, Helsinki has become one of the world’s first testbeds for self-driving buses. Try Newsweek: Subscription offers In Finland, vehicles [...]

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Busy streets of Helsinki to have self driving buses

Busy streets of Helsinki to have self driving buses

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tech Facts Live Busy streets of Helsinki to have self driving buses – Tech facts live Tech Facts Live The future is near with the Self-Driving Buses. These Driverless buses hit the Streets of Helsinki in Finland. Test driving is in progress and other countries signs … Helsinki will be the biggest test yet for driverless [...]

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There Are Self-Driving Buses on the Road in Finland Right Now

There Are Self-Driving Buses on the Road in Finland Right Now

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inverse There Are Self- Driving Buses on the Road in Finland Right Now Inverse If you're planning a summer vacation to Helsinki , Finland , you might get a tour around the city from an A.I. bus driver . According to local news outlets, the city is currently testing an autonomous bus program, which will [...]

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Brexit: What now?

Brexit: What now?

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

ValueWalk Brexit: What now? ValueWalk For several decades it was limited by existence of the USSR but Western Europe developed fast and significantly raised standard of living thanks to Europeans coming together. After the Soviet Union collapse the only logical way to expand was east … and more » …

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NATO threatens Russia with invasion

NATO threatens Russia with invasion

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Modern Diplomacy NATO threatens Russia with invasion Modern Diplomacy In addition to Russia, the member countries are expected to discuss topics like anti-terrorism efforts in Iraq and the rest of the Muslim world, the mission in Afghanistan, and defense spending, but also Brexit and cooperation with the European Union . NATO Summit talks peace, plans [...]

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Microsoft makes Finnish phone unit closure and job cuts official

Microsoft makes Finnish phone unit closure and job cuts official

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

A story we’ve reported on at length, involves the 2014 Microsoft acquisition of Nokia’s smartphone business for a cool $7.2 billion. However, earlier this year, it was announced that Microsoft sold that very feature phone division to FIH Mobile Ltd., a subsidiary of Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group, and HMD Global, Oy for $350 million. The sale of the phone [...]

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Angry Birds catapults away from the Universal Windows Platform for good

Angry Birds catapults away from the Universal Windows Platform for good

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Digital Trends Angry Birds catapults away from the Universal Windows Platform for good Digital Trends Rovio, the Finnish game developer behind enduring fad Angry Birds, is abandoning Microsoft's Windows platform. In an e-mail response to a self-described “concerned customer,” a spokesperson said that the company will discontinue all development on … Angry Birds maker Rovio migrates [...]

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Thurrott Daily: July 11

Thurrott Daily: July 11

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thurrott.com (blog) Thurrott Daily: July 11 Thurrott.com (blog) But the way I understand this is that Microsoft announced the job cuts in May and that this article from the BBC suggests that Microsoft is now confirming it. For some reason. Microsoft has confirmed it will close its mobile phone unit in Finland … and more » [...]

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Thurrott Daily: July 11

Thurrott Daily: July 11

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thurrott.com (blog) Thurrott Daily: July 11 Thurrott.com (blog) But the way I understand this is that Microsoft announced the job cuts in May and that this article from the BBC suggests that Microsoft is now confirming it. For some reason. Microsoft has confirmed it will close its mobile phone unit in Finland … and more » [...]

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