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Uusiteknologia 01/2018

Uusiteknologia.fi is new Finnish language electronics and technology professionals magazine. In the newest issue have written articles on four topics (text in Finnish with short introduction in English). Here are the topics: USB-C: The USB Type C is the latest USB connector type especially for portable devices. The new USB version offers higher data rates

WHO: Finland has the world’s cleanest air | yle.fi

https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/who_finland_has_the_worlds_cleanest_air/10188554 Finland’s air quality is better than that of any other country on earth, according to statistics from the World Health Organisation published by the Finnish Meteorological Institute. Monitoring stations suggest that there are some 6 microgrammes of small particles per cubic metre of air in Finland, the lowest figure recorded worldwide.

Something has gone terribly wrong with Finland – it has become an emblem of mobi | Pocket Gamer.biz | PGbiz

http://www.pocketgamer.biz/comment-and-opinion/67926/something-has-gone-terribly-wrong-with-finland-it-has-become-an-emblem-of-mobile-game-industry-stagnation/ There is no country as tightly bound to the mobile games industry as Finland, where the success of local champions has become a totemic part of national identity. Nokia’s Snake mobile phone game had been an astonishing success in 1997. Rovio’s Angry Birds took flight in early 2010. In the summer of 2012, Supercell

Shucks, Finns: Finland tops 2018 global happiness index – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/finland-tops-happiness-index-that-factored-in-immigrants/2018/03/14/ee890934-274d-11e8-a227-fd2b009466bc_story.html The World Happiness Report published Wednesday ranked 156 countries by happiness levels, based on factors such as life expectancy, social support and corruption. Europe’s Nordic nations have dominated the index. “Briefly put, (Nordic countries) are good at converting wealth into well-being,” In reaching No. 1, Finland nudged neighboring Norway into second place.

Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers? | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/12/safe-happy-and-free-does-finland-have-all-the-answers It seems that Finland is now topping nearly every global social ranking. Last year, on the centenary of its independence, Finland was ranked, by assorted international indices, the most stable, the safest and the best-governed country in the world. It was also the third wealthiest, the third least corrupt, the second most socially progressive

The maker of the Turing Phone files for bankruptcy and suspends manufacturing | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/07/the-maker-of-the-turing-phone-files-for-bankruptcy-and-suspends-manufacturing/ This again proves that,making hardware is hard – both design and business sides. An another Finnish hardware startup with big plans seems to have finished the business. The Finnish phone maker’s story so far is one of delay after delay, and now it’s announced, via Facebook post, that it’s suspending manufacturing. “A recent news