Well-being gadgets expanding beyond the bracelet to include the smart ring

HELSINKI - After the smartphone and fitness bracelet, here comes the smart ring. And the smart pacifier, and smart rollator."Wellness...

Helsinki still upbeat on 2006 bid

HELSINKI, Finland -- Finland's highest mountain...it's nowhere near the capital. Still, Helsinki is bidding for the 2006 Winter Olympics...Lillehammer, which agreed to be paired with Helsinki for 2006. "We cannot think of an economically...

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Helsinki set for for 2006 bid

HELSINKI, Finland -- Helsinki is set to launch a joint bid for the 2006 Winter Olympics with...hurt the Norwegian town's chances to hold its own future games. Helsinki's City Council voted to approve $2.8 million for a campaign...

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Why Europe isn't creating any major Internet startups

HELSINKI - Micha Benoliel grew up in France and launched his first technology startup there, but he never forgot the atmosphere of adventure...

Toy maker Lego sees strong growth, profit in all regions

HELSINKI - Lego says its popular multi-colored toy blocks were in strong demand around the world in the first half of the year, boosting...

Nokia in advanced talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent

HELSINKI - Nokia revealed Tuesday it's in advanced...Alcatel-Lucent."After plunging 7 percent in Helsinki, Nokia stock was down some 3 percent...senior researcher at Aalto University in Helsinki, described such a merger as a clear indication...

5 free things to do in Helsinki

HELSINKI - Helsinki is known as an international capital of design and Finland is one of...to be had for free.1 PARK AVENUE: You know summer has arrived in Helsinki when trendy young urbanites blanket every corner of Esplanadi Park and...

Executive appeals $103,000 speeding fine

HELSINKI, Finland -- At 46 miles an hour, he...motorcycle in a 31-mph zone on an island near Helsinki last October, chief police inspector...In a similar incident last year, a Helsinki court slashed a traffic fine levied against...

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Nokia unveils five new phones

HELSINKI, Finland -- Nokia Corp. unveiled five new phone models...percent to 11.69 euros ($4.42) in trading on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. Nokia's news conference in Helsinki was connected to another in Singapore, where Nokia unveiled...

European Central Bank leaves refinancing rate unchanged

HELSINKI, Finland -- The European Central Bank...conference after the governing council met in Helsinki, Finland. "We didn't change our previous...inflation as the economy expands. The Helsinki meeting is one of two the bank holds each...