Finnish science is in stable condition as well as the world average, occurs in the Finnish academy of Science space 2016 -report.for Example, the number of scientific publications per capita in many OECD countries compared with the highest, and Finnish researchers ' international co-publications share has clearly grown in recent years.in the Years 2011-2014 international co-publications was more than half, when in the early 1990s, the number was 27 percent.the number of Scientific publications over the last ten years elevated a little bit, but other research-intensive countries are, however, progressed the fastest.according to the Report of Finland of the above were, for example, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden and Denmark.University research expenditures last year were 1.45 billion euros, of which more than half of universities basic funding.
Greece consumer prices decline leveled off in recent years, and the end of the year the country struggle once again out of deflation.the Country's harmonized index of consumer prices increased in December by 0.3% compared to one year ago, told the country's statistical authority.compared with the Previous month prices rose by 0.4 per cent.the Greek sawed deflation and inflation for the whole year of 2016, and the average price remained at the 2015 level.Although this was an improvement in 2015 to 1.1% deflation in Greece, the figures are still far from the euro area average inflation.
the housing act demographic pressures-the special support of the Hypo, deputy ceo Elli Reunanen advise to asp-saving competition to their loans immediately after lifting.Reunasen according to first-time buyers targeted asp-a loans are rising, although mortgage spreads have steadily in recent years."the first apartment is purchased the customer will have to pay the loan its more than just a few years ago.Wish him the benefits of asp, the borrower must do a little extra work: he should raise the asp of the loan on its own account from the bank and leave immediately after the competition round", Reunanen, noted in his blog.according to him, the situation are the reason for the large banks at the initiative changed the practice and interpretation about who must pay the asp-account of the additional interest."What's the largest amount of successful asp account to save, the more difficult it is to get a competitive asp-loan offer from your asp account bank loan offer alongside.
Over the years Facebook has changed and evolved as a platform in the ways it allows you to administer contests.There s been a few considerable changes in recent years:In this guide we ll take you through all of the available options at your disposal when running a Facebook contest, the rules you need to abide by and what some of the most commonly used approaches are.There s two different guidelines that apply to promotion which depend on how you administer it.Under the Encourage proper use section:Only incentivize a person to log into your app, enter a promotion on your app s Page, or check-in at a place.
Finland is the euro area best available mortgage loan, the European central bank statistics.This year's January reading, according to mortgage it is cheapest to take from Finland.the loan costs are, on average, just over one percent.Costs have decreased in Finland in recent years.Secondly, the cheapest is in France and the most expensive is Ireland, where a loan price is more than three per cent.Although Finland is not the only country where the loan is cheap.
Photograph: Antti Aimo-Koivisto/AFP/Getty ImagesSoon, you ll be able to buy a Nokia again, 18 months after Microsoft quietly killed the name, seemingly for good.Meanwhile, the manufacturing, distribution and sales arms of Nokia have been bought by iPhone manufacturer Foxconn, which has also agreed to build the new Nokia phone for HMD.The chief executive of HMD global, Arto Nummela, said: We will be completely focused on creating a unified range of Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets, which we know will resonate with consumers.After the dust settles, HMD will be running the Nokia brand with Foxconn as an exclusive licensee.This agreement will give HMD full operational control of sales, marketing and distribution of Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets, with exclusive access to the pre-eminent global sales and distribution network to be acquired from Microsoft by FIH, access to FIH s world-leading device manufacturing, supply chain and engineering capabilities, and to its growing suite of proprietary mobile technologies and components.In September 2013, Microsoft announced it would buy Nokia s mobile phone business for €5.4bn £4.2bn .
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. s newfound love for Apple Inc. comes as the rest of Wall Street is souring on the technology stocks.Hedge funds and large speculators raised short positions in the Nasdaq 100 Index e-mini futures for a third straight week, pushing net bearish bets to the highest level in five years, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.The divergence highlights the age-old challenge: do you wait for prospects to improve before buying, or jump in when things look bleak?Sentiment toward technology has worsened as disappointing earnings from International Business Machines Corp. to Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. fueled skepticism that the industry will quickly restore growth amid sluggish global demand and rising competition.Earnings in the current period will fall 5.9 percent, worse than any S 500 groups except for commodity producers, analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg show.While Buffett has historically avoided technology stocks, Berkshire has nibbled on the industry in recent years, adding stakes in IBM and Visa Inc.The firm held 9.81 million Apple shares, or $1.07 billion worth, as of March 31, according to a regulatory filing from the billionaire s Omaha, Nebraska-based company.Even after a 3.7 percent bounce triggered by Berkshire s disclosure of a stake Monday, Apple shares are still down 30 percent from the all-time high reached in 2015.At 10.5 times reported profit, Apple is at valued at about half the multiple of the S 500.Other tech stocks are nowhere near as cheap even after trailing the market by the most at this time of year since 2002.
A closer look at the map of Stockholm it is easy to see the pattern: the same types of companies crowding the same surfaces. They hyped companies in financial technology, Fintech, growing, for example, up among telecom giants in Kista - even though there is a lot of technology expertise and experience in those regions, and even though as Ericsson got rid of a lot of people in recent years. Robin Teigland, who is a professor at the School, has looked closely at the emerging fintechindustrin - and she says that it will be a formidable force for business is as close as in Stockholm. - I'm networking researcher at the bottom and I can see that one thing that really makes it easier for Fintech companies in Stockholm is that companies are very close. People understand, for example, how important it is to go out and have lunch together. So, for example, telecom providers gathered in Kista - and the Indian offshore providers are neighbors in Hötorgsskraporna.
A closer look at the map of Stockholm it is easy to see the pattern: the same types of companies crowding the same surfaces. They hyped companies in financial technology, Fintech, growing, for example, up among telecom giants in Kista - even though there is a lot of technology expertise and experience in those regions, and even though as Ericsson got rid of a lot of people in recent years. Robin Teigland, who is a professor at the School, has looked closely at the emerging fintechindustrin - and she says that it will be a formidable force for business is as close as in Stockholm. - I'm networking researcher at the bottom and I can see that one thing that really makes it easier for Fintech companies in Stockholm is that companies are very close. People understand, for example, how important it is to go out and have lunch together. So, for example, telecom providers gathered in Kista - and the Indian offshore providers are neighbors in Hötorgsskraporna.
Apple is increasing its focus on India after announcing plans to open its first developer center in the country.Apple said it will work to inspire and instruct developers on best practices, help them hone their skills and transform the design, quality and performance of their apps on the iOS platform.Building an ecosystem of top apps is one way that Apple can appeal to consumers who are in the market for a smartphone.The U.S. company has steadily put more attention on India in recent years, in part because India s smartphone market is showing signs of serious growth potential and also to offset some of the company s reliance on China for revenue.That s far behind China, where Apple currently enjoys around 22 percent of sales, according to data from Kantar.The company is seen by many as under pressure from the government — appeasing the state, which is cracking down on overseas tech firms, may be behind Apple s $1 billion investment in Chinese Uber rival Didi Chuxing — while the Chinese smartphone market s slowdown is a key reason Apple disappointed in its recent earnings.
We have in recent years tried some of smartphone models from Doro, the Swedish manufacturer that specializes in mobile phones for seniors. It looks great as a table clock when you charge the handset, but the location makes it impractical to hold if you want to upload, and such ring simultaneously. This does not mean that it is tough. The camera in front for self-portraits and video calls are a completely different story, it makes us greatly disappointed. Here sits a TINPOT VGA sensor gives blurry and grainy images even in good lighting conditions, and constant motion blur. Anyone who wants to talk to Skype with your kids should probably consider a laptop or better tablet instead.
Flights are getting cheaper this year, but prices vary depending on your destination.To figure out whether a flight is actually a good deal, Luiz Maykot, a data science analyst for Adobe, came up with a simple formula.The formula is pretty straightforward: multiply the trip s round-trip miles by $0.032, then add $230.Maykot explains how he came up with the formula:I calculated the average price paid by everyone in the data sample, based on how many days in advance they purchased their tickets up to 300 days in advance .Put simply, the number you crunch gives you a general idea of what the majority of flight prices have been in recent years.MarketWatch explains the formula in a little more detail and also includes a calculator to help you do the math, so check out the full post at the link below.
From virtual reality to bringing the next 1 billion people online, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is all about big ideas these days.His latest brainstorm was trotted out at F8 this year: opening Facebook s Messenger to chatbots.The primary challenge is fragmentation and a lack of standardization, said Jon Cifuentes, a research analyst for VentureBeat Insight.And I tried TechCrunch s newsbot, which sent me a news summary each day that just seemed like a basic newsletter I can already get via email.All fine.It s certainly artificial, but there s a notable lack of intelligence.Cyber Galaktioni Chat Bot tries to simulate the mind of the poet, all his answers are based on his writings, biography, memories and letters.Until we see broader adoption from consumers — and really, better chatbots that help people, there s no need for search and discovery right now.
As seems to have become tradition in recent years, the Resident Evil 7 rumour mill has begun turning again as we approach one of the year's biggest gaming trade shows.This time, Japan-based industry analyst Serkan Toto is claiming that the game will be announced at E3 in June.Discussion surrounding a new Resident Evil game has ramped up in recent weeks, since Capcom revealed that as part of the Resident Evil series' 20th anniversary celebrations, it is planning a "full-scale offensive" for the second half of 2016.A multiplayer shooter called Umbrella Corps and remasters of Resident Evil 4 and 5, made for current consoles.Resident Evil 6 was released in 2012 proved a huge commercial success despite being widely panned by critics and fans alike.Were Capcom to announce the game at E3, the likely venue would be either Microsoft or Sony's press conferences – which respectively are taking place on Monday 13 June at 5:30pm BST and Tuesday 14 June in the early hours at 2am BST.
You're probably giving away more than you thinkThe location stamps on just a handful of Twitter posts can help even low-tech stalkers find you, researchers found.The notion of online privacy has been greatly diminished in recent years, and just this week two new studies confirm what to many minds is already a dismal picture.First, a study reported on Monday by Stanford University found that smartphone metadata -- information about calls and text messages, such as time and length -- can reveal a surprising amount of personal detail.Based on frequent calls to a local firearms dealer that prominently advertises AR semiautomatic rifles and to the customer support hotline of a major manufacturer that produces them, it's logical to conclude that another likely owns such a weapon.Currently, U.S. law gives more privacy protections to call content and makes it easier for government agencies to obtain metadata, in part because policymakers assume that it shouldn t be possible to infer specific sensitive details about people based on metadata alone.Many people have this idea that only machine-learning techniques can discover interesting patterns in location data, and they feel secure that not everyone has the technical knowledge to do that, said Ilaria Liccardi, a research scientist at MIT s Internet Policy Research Initiative and first author on the paper.
The location stamps on just a handful of Twitter posts can help even low-tech stalkers find you, researchers found.The notion of online privacy has been greatly diminished in recent years, and just this week two new studies confirm what to many minds is already a dismal picture.First, a study reported on Monday by Stanford University found that smartphone metadata—information about calls and text messages, such as time and length—can reveal a surprising amount of personal detail.Based on frequent calls to a local firearms dealer that prominently advertises AR semiautomatic rifles and to the customer support hotline of a major manufacturer that produces them, it s logical to conclude that another likely owns such a weapon.Currently, U.S. law gives more privacy protections to call content and makes it easier for government agencies to obtain metadata, in part because policymakers assume that it shouldn t be possible to infer specific sensitive details about people based on metadata alone.Many people have this idea that only machine-learning techniques can discover interesting patterns in location data, and they feel secure that not everyone has the technical knowledge to do that, said Ilaria Liccardi, a research scientist at MIT s Internet Policy Research Initiative and first author on the paper.
Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai revealed new products and services that use smarter software to make decisions rather than follow instructions, part of a major push into artificial intelligence that he said would define the tech giant over the next decade.Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., said it would soon start selling a device called Home that will answer users questions and complete tasks for them, like scheduling appointments, playing music and sending emails.We think of it as a conversational assistant, Mr. Pichai told attendees at Google s annual developers conference, held at an outdoor concert venue near its Mountain View, Calif., headquarters.Google also said it would launch a new messaging app, called Allo, that would incorporate some of the same underlying technology as Home to create smarter conversations.Google has invested heavily in artificial intelligence in recent years to strengthen its existing products and spawn new ones.Researchers increasingly use one branch of artificial intelligence, called machine learning, to enable computers to teach themselves new skills by reviewing huge data sets.
HTC has made some of the most stunning-looking phones on the market in recent years and the trend continues with the HTC 10.As with any brand new handset, initial prices can be steep if you don't know where to look.Most of these deals include the silver, grey and gold models of the HTC 10.Don't forget to sign up to O2 Priority for lots of freebies and discounts.Using the voucher code EEHTC10, you can get the phone for £5.99 instead of paying £54.99 upfront, and then it's £35.99 per month for unlimited calls and texts and 4GB of double speed EE Extra data.Total cost over 24 months is £766.
Buzz Aldrin, left of President Obama, visited the Oval Office in 2014.In recent years, Aldrin has used his astronautics expertise and fame to push a cycler concept that he believes would be the best way to visit and eventually inhabit Mars."It competes with the private sector," Aldrin said.Before NASA existed there was NACA, the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics.This government agency had responsibility for testing aircraft developed by the US and for promoting the aviation industry through applied research.Senators have said they have pushed for this funding because they believe it is essential that NASA retain the capability to design and build rockets because private industry cannot be relied upon to do this entirely on its own.
SAP and UPS combine software and logistics to let customers order parts instantly – if it s cheaper than traditional manufacturingSAP and UPS are working together to deliver an on-demand 3D printing service that links the former s supply chain software with the latter s industrial manufacturing and logistics networks.Customers will be able to approve and order custom 3D printed parts directly from within SAP software, which will then be manufactured at one of 60 UPS facilities cross the US.SAP UPS 3D printing partnershipUPS 3D printing 2It is claimed the partnership will allow companies to simplify supply chains and open up 3D printing to smaller companies without access to a machine, those who cannot justify a long production run or those who need a prototype made quickly.This agreement with SAP adds an important UPS capability to help customers right-size inventories and lower short-run production costs, and help entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life faster than ever, added Stan Deans, president of UPS Global Distribution and Logistics.3D printing has come down in price in recent years with analysts predicting the technology will become more mainstream.Makerbot has targeted small and medium businesses, while HP s recently announced 3D Jet Fusion range is looking at bigger firms, costing between £94,000 and £114,000 per unit.
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