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Hopin targets hybrid, in-person events with Boomset buy

Jun 16 2021

STOCKHOLM Hopin, a British-based provider of events, said on Wednesday it has bought an in-person event company Boomset to help clients plan, produce and share events whether hybrid, physical or virtual.

Spotlight on Xbox Game Pass as Microsoft showcases upcoming games

Jun 15 2021

STOCKHOLM Microsoft on Sunday showcased 30 upcoming games and said most of those titles will be available on its monthly subscription service, Xbox Game Pass. | Video

Samsung enters Europe with Vodafone 5G network deal in Britain

Jun 14 2021

STOCKHOLM/SEOUL British telecoms group Vodafone has chosen Samsung Electronics to supply its 5G network equipment in Britain, the pair said on Monday, a breakthrough for the South Korean company in Europe's telecoms gear market. | Video

Payments firm Klarna's valuation rises to $46 billion after fundraising

Jun 10 2021

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) -Swedish payments firm Klarna has raised $639 million from a group of investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund II, lifting its valuation to about $46 billion - higher than several of the region's major banks.

Microsoft plans to tap smart TVs, streaming devices for Xbox games

Jun 10 2021

STOCKHOLM Microsoft said on Thursday it was working with global TV manufacturers so that gamers can play Xbox games through internet-connected televisions without any extra hardware other than a controller.

Verizon turns on commercial private 5G in U.S

Jun 10 2021

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Payments firm Klarna's valuation rises to $46 billion after fundraising

Jun 10 2021

STOCKHOLM, June 10 Swedish payments firm Klarna has raised $639 million from a group of investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund II, lifting its valuation to about $46 billion - higher than several of the region's major banks.

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