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US tourist found dead in Uganda days after deaths of a Finn and a Swede

Ugandan Daily Monitor newspaper reports that a third dead foreigner, citizen of the United States, has been found in the East African country. The death follows a series of two suspicious deaths, first a Finnish man on business in the country was found dead in a hotel room. This was shortly followed by a Swedish citizen found dead in the capital Kampala.

Written by Janita on Monday February 19, 2018
Permalink - security bug bounty program open — Rewards up to 30,000 € is a state run web service in Finland. The portal provides information and online access to public services from many government organizations. Population Register Centre, the body behind has now organized a bug bounty program with rewards of up to 30,000 euros.

Written by Janita on Sunday February 18, 2018
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Workplaces ban online streaming of the 2018 Olympic Games in Finland

The performances of Finnish athlethes in the winter Olympics have been during the working day. Online watching of the games, held in South Korean city Pyeongchang, are streamed by the online Yle Areena services. This has put stress on corporate and government networks.

Written by Janita on Saturday February 17, 2018
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Stock listed Vincit comments 2017 financial result in ice swimming video

Software company Vincit announced it's financial result on the morning of February 16th, 2018. The company reported a good result, but more exceptional for a stock listed company is how the communications were done. Management provides comments in a video from an ice swimming session.

Written by Janita on Friday February 16, 2018
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