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Kickstarter Opens Up in Scandinavia, Ireland

Kickstarter has just opened up projects in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Ireland – so if you’re a creator in one of those countries you can launch your kickstarter right now. “People in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Ireland are some of the most creative in the world, and we can’t wait to see what projects they have in store for us. …

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Vikings Beheaded Their Slaves Before Burial

In a study published last week in the Journal of Archaeological Science, a team of researchers from the University of Oslo in Norway have discovered that the Vikings distinguished among social classes, much like every other ancient society (Mayans, Aztecs, Egyptians, Mesopotamians) and that slaves who were buried with their masters were beheaded and offered as “grave gifts.” Discovered in …

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Netflix Completes Nordic Launch with Finland

Netflix has just made good on a promise they made back in August to move into Scandinavia by year’s end. The company said that they would open up their streaming service to Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland – and today they complete the final leg of their Nordic launch tour. On Monday, Netflix launched in Sweden. On Tuesday, Denmark. Wednesday, …

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Netflix Debuts in Denmark on “Day Two of Scandinavian Launch Tour”

Just a day after breaking into the Scandinavian market, Netflix has added another country to its growing list (it’s over 50 now). Starting today, residents of Denmark can sign up for Netflix Instant. Yesterday, Netflix launched in Sweden, making it the first Nordic country to get the popular streaming service. Netflix announced their Nordic expansion back in August, saying that …

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Netflix Now Streaming in Sweden, More Scandinavian Support Coming

Good news, residents of Sweden. As promised earlier this year, Netflix Instant is finally available in your country. Netflix announced their big expansion into Scandinavia back in August, saying that their streaming service would come to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland by year’s end. Well, one down and three to go. Netflix says that they’ll be moving into the other …

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HBO Nordic to Come Pre-installed on Samsung Products

Yesterday, we told you that Scandinavia (Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark) was about to be the first major market to get a standalone HBO streaming service – which is pretty damn cool if you happen to live in one of those countries. Now, the news gets even better for Nordic residents who happen to enjoy Samsung products. Today, and IFA …

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HBO to Launch Standalone Streaming Service…in Scandinavia

Hey everyone, listen up; it appears that HBO has finally caved and are going through with plans to launch a standalone, non-cable-subscription-requiring streaming service. Oh, in Europe, you say? Well son of a Dothraki whore…. It’s true. According to Variety, HBO just revealed their plans at a press conference in Stockholm. HBO Nordic AB, which is set to launch this …

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Netflix Instant is Coming to Scandinavia by Year’s End

California-based Netflix, after expanding their streaming service to Canada in 2010, Latin America in 2011, and the UK & Ireland in 2012, have now decided to tap into another big market: Scandinavia. Today, the company announced that they will soon offer their Instant video service in four new countries – Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. And they say this will …

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