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Opera Seen as a Facebook Fit

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Category: Technology

Shares in the mobile browser maker soared by as much as 26 percent on Tuesday. Tech blogs reported recently that it was in the sights of Facebook, which was criticized at the time of its $100 billion initial public offering for failing to have an effective mobile advertising strategy. Opera’s Internet browser optimizes surfing on […]

Source: Reuters

Published: May 29, 2012


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Solberg: Norway Bubble Risk Is Overblown in Supply Squeeze

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Category: Financial / Investment

“I argue against a housing bubble because a housing bubble is an influx of prices without demand; in Norway it’s demand that’s the biggest reason,” Solberg, 51, said yesterday in an  interview in Oslo. “I don’t think house prices will fall.” The comments signal a potential Conservative-led government won’t step in with measures to cool […]

Source: Bloomberg News

Published: May 21, 2012


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Norway Remains Resilient to Europe’s Turbulence

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Category: Financial / Investment

“The Norwegian economy is well poised to face new shocks and challenges. While many of our trading partners are struggling with low growth, high unemployment and mounting government debt, the Norwegian economy still features buoyant activity, low unemployment and government budget surpluses,” Olsen said in a speech to Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance and Economic.

Source: Reuters

Published: May 29, 2012


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Secretary Clinton to Denmark, Norway, Sweden

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Category: Government

In Copenhagen, Denmark, Secretary Clinton will hold bilateral meetings with senior Danish officials. She will also participate in the kick-off event for Green Partnerships for Growth, a bilateral initiative to promote green technology through public and private sector partnerships. On June 1, Secretary Clinton will travel to Oslo, Norway, where she will meet with senior […]

Source: US Department of State

Published: May 25, 2012


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Paris Hilton elsker norsk design

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Category: Entertainment & Lifestyle

Dagen før Cecilie Melli dro hjem fra den kjendistunge filmfestivalen i Cannes fikk hun vite at Paris Hilton ikke hadde noe å ha på seg i sin egen fest. Den norske designeren snudde seg rundt og sendte 30 kjoler til Hiltons hotellsuite. – Alt skjedde så brått og jeg hadde ikke tid til å hjelpe […]

Source: VG

Published: May 22, 2012


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