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Amazon hiring in Finland

In August 2017 it was rumored that Amazon would be hiring in Finland. And indeed a year later the company is actively seeking employees for it's Lab126 division in Espoo. The move comes following other technology giants like Zalando and Zynga, who have set up technology centers in the nordic country.

Written by Janita on Sunday August 27, 2017
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MotoGP race in Finland confirmed for 2019

Holding a MotoGP series race is in Finland, on the new Kymi Ring race track has been rumored for quite some time. Now the race is confirmed to be on track for 2019.

Written by Janita on Wednesday August 2, 2017
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Black Metal in Finland Documentary

The Eternal Flame of Gehenna is a documentary directed by Sami Kettunen, which deals with Finnish black metal music. It was premiered at the Night Visions Film Festival in October 2011. The film includes interviews from members of the Azazel, Barathrum, Beherit, Clandestine Blaze, Goatmoon and Satanic Warmaster.

Written by Janita on Thursday July 6, 2017
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Uber shuts down in Finland

The ride sharing service Uber has ceased operations in Finland for now. The company has been operating in the Nordic country for some years, and during this time has been facing controversy.

Written by Janita on Thursday July 6, 2017
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City of Helsinki bans Drones in the City Center

Drones have risen in popularity in the world. In Finland and abroad they continue to be a source of controversy as well. Invading privacy and causing dangerous situations, especially in areas where aviation is done.

Written by Janita on Wednesday July 5, 2017
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