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A visit to a mall in Sweden by Swedish site IDG.se has confirmed (by the familiar black covering and the Apple logo) that there is indeed a new store opening up near Stockholm. The Täby Spectrum shopping center will host that country's first Apple Store, starting on September 15. Apple's...

August 27th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Angry Birds originator and eventual ruler of all mankind Rovio is widening its grasp upon the world by opening a new studio in Stockholm, Sweden. Should all go according to plan, the presently unnamed new studio will be staffed by 20 to 30 folks within a year.This announcement follows Rovio's recen...

March 30th 2012 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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What does a legion of Swedish LAN party-goers and a 120Gbps internet connection look like? Something like this. Dreamhack, officially (according to the Guinness Book of Records) the world's largest LAN party, offered up all sorts of gaming thrills along the lines of StarCraft II and Counter-Str...

November 30th 2011 at 7:34am 0 Comments
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Apple is planning on opening its first retail store in Sweden, according to Market.se [Google translation]. While Market.se doesn't cite its source, a recent Apple job listing for a Payroll Supervisor in Stockholm lends additional credence to an upcoming Swedish Apple store. Besides the Market....

June 15th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Ah, Sweden. The land of Akvavit, crayfish parties and billboards that respond to your iPhone. You heard that right. McDonald's, not exactly a hotbed of Swedish cuisine but a popular place to eat nonetheless, has installed an interactive billboard in Stockholm. Enter a special URL, and you can...

June 6th 2011 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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GRIN may be no more, but some of the talent behind the studio is coming back. The team responsible for Bionic Commando Rearmed, arguably GRIN's greatest title, have announced plans to return to game development with a new studio: Might&Delight. Focused on "advancing back to the 80s," the new st...

April 16th 2010 at 3:20pm 0 Comments