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E-books fail to charm Finns

E-books fail to charm Finns | Finland | Scoop.it
Electronic books have so far failed to become popular in Finland, with their
sales accounting for less than one percent of the Finnish book market.
Publishers blame low demand, while consumers point to high prices.
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Holvi wins Seedcamp business idea competition - Good News from Finland

Holvi wins Seedcamp business idea competition - Good News from Finland | Finland | Scoop.it
The Holvi web service is the first Finnish company and only the second Nordic company to win the international Seedcamp competition.

The winner, Holvi, is a web service directed towards groups, organizations, associations and event organizers that simplifies online banking and provides financial data in an easy to understand format. The service also allows users to set up their own web shops and assists in managing expense payments and membership registration.
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FI: The hospital district of Helsinki and Uusimaa applies new electronic picture archiving and communication system | ePractice

FI: The hospital district of Helsinki and Uusimaa applies new electronic picture archiving and communication system | ePractice | Finland | Scoop.it
A provider of diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions has announced that the hospital district of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) will implement the company's new picture archiving and communication system (PACS) at its HUS-Röntgen medical imaging centres.

This solution will replace the existing system, and will provide the hospital with the latest clinical tools for the radiology population, with advanced post-processing tools and integrated reporting.
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OP-Pohjola Group to establish a development unit in Oulu challenging positions offered to eBusiness experts

OP-Pohjola Group to establish a development unit in Oulu challenging positions offered to eBusiness experts | Finland | Scoop.it
OP-Pohjola Group is establishing a development unit in Oulu that will focus on eBusiness and mobile applications for financial services in particular. Moreover, a competence centre will be started up in Oulu related to the Group's other ICT services. Operations will be started in stages, but eventually a total of some 150 jobs will be created.
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Rob Galbraith DPI: SoftColor releases Automata photo processing utility for Windows

Rob Galbraith DPI: SoftColor releases Automata photo processing utility for Windows | Finland | Scoop.it
Finnish developer SoftColor has released Automata 1.0, a photo processing utility for Windows that can perform a fairly extensive list of automated adjustments to photos. The program watches a folder or folders for incoming files, then applies a series of processing steps that can include resizing, cropping, rotating, straightening, sharpening, noise reduction, colour and tone corrections (both manually-specified and automatic based on the photo's content) and colour space conversions.

Input file formats include JPEG, TIFF, most camera RAW formats and PSD; the program can output to a similar list of formats, include a PSD comprised of the original and processed photo on two separate layers.
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GigsWiz Does A Site Overhaul, Gets A Facelift

GigsWiz Does A Site Overhaul, Gets A Facelift | Finland | Scoop.it
GigsWiz, a Finnish startup that empowers artists to assist their promoters in selling more concert tickets online, revamped its site layout, making it way more interactive than the previous design. Moreover, as the blog post on the announcement of the new design claims, GigsWiz will soon release a 'shell bomb behind the curtain'. While waiting for it to drop, it is worth taking a closer look at the new design. http://arctic.st/SnJFC...
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Half of Finns favour electronic invoicing -Itella Information

Around a half of the Finnish population would rather receive electronic invoices than the traditional paper invoices, according to a study by information logistics company Itella Information published on Tuesday.

Currently only one in four consumer invoices are electronic.

Respondent considered electronic invoicing to be easy to use, pay, file away and find.
Just over 1,200 people responded to the survey.
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