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Microsoft has dealt a massive blow to its phone business—and Finland

Microsoft just laid off 1,350 people at its mobile phone business in Finland, with another 500 people fired globally. It’ll pay out $200 million in severance, and the whole exercise will cost $950 million in total, the company said in a statement. 312 more words

New on 500px : Snow Golem by erezmarom by erezmarom

​This heavily snow-covered tree looked like a semi-human creature, staring at the afternoon sun. If you’d like to experience and shoot this unbelievable location yourself, check out my ‘ 84 more words

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Microsoft to end smartphone manufacturing


© AFP/File | Nokia was the world’s leading mobile phone maker from 1998 until 2011 when it bet on Microsoft’s Windows mobile platform which proved to be a flop… 355 more words

Photo by Instagram user valkoistajakiekuraa. “Eilen sain olla saattamassa rakkaan mummuni viimeiselle matkalle. Päivä oli lämmin, tunteikas ja raskaskin. Ehdottomasti yksi elämäni esikuvista oli mummuni, joka jakoi ympärilleen pelkällä olemassa olollaan rakkautta, välittämistä, lämpöä, läsnäoloa ja toisten huomioimista ja kunnioittamista. 39 more words


Education Reform

One of the topics that comes up every election cycle here in the US is education reform.  It usually ends up being a “discussion” about funding though.  684 more words


Finland by design

Silja Serenade, the overnight cruise ship from Stockholm to Helsinki, is a floating shopping mall. It carries two-thousand passengers, mostly Swedes and Finns looking for getaway weekends in the others’ city. 1,264 more words


LIITE D: French Mass Retailer Exploits Finland Brand

Groupe Casino is a prominent French and international mass retailer. Its turnover for 2014 was almost 49 billion euros, which is roughly four times the turnover of the Finnish S Group. 318 more words