Jolla Sends Out Press Invites To May 20 “Love Day” Event As It Gears Up To Unveil First Sailfish Handset
Finnish MeeGo startup Jolla has been trailing the launch of its first handset ever since it started work on its Sailfish UI back in 2012. Since then, Jolla has shown off its MeeGo-based Sailfish software and released an SDK but kept its hardware plans tightly under wraps. That's set to change very soon though, judging by a press invite sent out today.
Abducted European hostages freed in Yemen
Kidnapped in Sanaa in December, the Finnish couple and Austrian student were freed near the Omani border.
Google Translate For Android Can Now Interpret 16 Additional Languages By Camera, Adds Phrasebook Support
One of the coolest features of the Google Translate for Android app is that you can just point your camera at a text, tap the word you want to translate and get a translation back. Starting today, this feature supports 16 additional languages. Those are Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Lithuanian, Latvian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian and Swedish. That’s in addition to Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish, which the app already supported in its first release. Google uses optical character recognition and its machine translation tools to make all of this work. In addition, Google is making its recently introduced phrasebook feature available in that app. The phrasebook, Google said at the time, allows “you to save the most useful phrases to you, for easy reference later on, exactly when you need them,” and revisiting them regularly should help you turn these ...
Nokia Appoints A New Lead In China As It Seeks To Reverse Its Declining Sales In That Country
Nokia's newly-appointed general manager of China, Erik Bertman, has plenty of experience in emerging markets, but it's unclear if he'll be able to reverse the Finnish company's rapid loss of market share in the world's largest smartphone market.
Scandinavia embraces Croatian tourism: Finland follows Norway
In the latest in a trend of Scandinavians discovering Croatia, Finnish travel agents embark on a tour of the Dalmatian coast.