Ericsson Warns of Increased Risk of 5G Retaliation from Beijing

As 5G has increasingly become a geopolitical issue, Ericsson is warning it will likely be caught in the crossfire in China.

Huawei May Be Pivoting to Electric Vehicles

After suffering devastating losses as a result of US sanctions, Huawei may be preparing to pivot to electric vehicles.

Swedish Court Strikes Dashes Huawei’s Hopes, Upholds Ban

A Swedish court has dismissed Huawei’s appeal of a ban preventing it from participating in the country’s 5G network.

Huawei Willing to Meet Any Demand From Swedish Government

Huawei has signaled it is willing to meet any demand the Swedish government may impose to avoid being banned from the country’s 5G networks.

Sweden Latest Country to Ban Huawei and ZTE

Sweden has joined the list of countries that are banning Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE from participating in the country’s networks.

Snoop Dogg Arrested in Sweden, Posts NSFW Vids to Instagram [Video]

Snoop Dogg had some trouble with the police in Sweden. The rapper was pulled over at a traffic stop, and when cops suspected he might be high, they hustled him in for a urine sample test. The traffic stopped took…

Google Expands Flight Search To More Countries

Google announced the expansion of Flight Search into three more countries: Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. This is the first time Google has added countries since launching in Ireland and Poland in March. A year before that, Google launched the offering…

Serena Williams to Play Swedish Open After Wimbledon Early Exit

Serena Williams has confirmed that she will play the Swedish Open, according to tournament director Nina Wennerstrom. On Tuesday Williams exited her doubles match at Wimbledon mid-match due to a viral illness that left her shaky and feeling faint. In…

Gripen Fighter Jets Deal Nixed by Swiss Voters

Saab Group was dealt a major blow this week as Swiss voters halted a plan to order the company’s Gripen fighter jets. The deal had been worth an estimated $3.5 billion. The deal stems from a February 2013 agreement between…

The Best Volvo Ad of All Time Doesn’t Come from Volvo

As a member of the Volvo-owners club since 2001, I can attest to the inexplicable draw of the Swedish-made automobile. There’s just something about a Volvo, man. No, there’s just something about this Volvo. According to the legend of the…

Angry Birds Control Humans in New Viral Video

As one of the first big hits of the mobile gaming market, the Angry Birds franchise is now bigger than ever. The series spans nearly a dozen games, a popular cartoon series, and a mountain of Angry Birds-branded merchandise. What…

Princess Madeleine of Sweden Gives Birth to a Girl

Princess Madeleine of Sweden and husband Christopher O’Neill welcomed a baby girl Thursday night in New York. The Swedish Royal Court wrote in an official announcement: “The Office of the Marshal of the Realm is delighted to announce that H.R.H.…

Netflix Hits Com Hem TiVo Boxes In Sweden

Last year, Netflix started emerging on a few TiVo boxes from cable providers, beginning with Virgin Media in the UK. Among the deals announced was one with Swedish provider Com Hem. Now, according to reports, Netflix is available on Com…

Two Teenage Girls Take Selfies Before Robbery

When you’re a teenager influenced by a hubris culture, taking a picture of yourself (a “selfie” as they say) and your friend wearing ski masks and clenching knives is the only way to show how cool you are, even if…

Winter Tires Cause Health Problems, Swedish Medical Researchers Claim

At a time when Sweden will soon get hit with its usual seasonal winter weather, medical researchers are asking for a ban against winter tires. In the 1960s, these tires were first introduced to consumers in the United States. Metal…

Winter Tires Risk Being Banned After Research

It’s 32 degrees with a low of 28 in Sweden right now, and medical researchers there are calling for a ban on studded winter tires. Many people worldwide use the drop in weather to determine when its time to change…

Archaeologists Uncover Skeletal Victims of Ancient Raid

NBC News reports that Swedish archaeologists have discovered a terrifying scene that is being called the “Swedish Pompeii.” An island off the Swedish coast named Öland held the remains of a 5th century fort, and after discovering the foundations of…

Will U.S. Cable Companies Embrace Netflix?

Netflix has been achieving all kinds of new milestones. Its original shows were able to garner a total of fourteen nominations (while also managing to win a few), marking the historical entrance of online video into the television awards. Earlier…

Sweden’s King Celebrates 40 Years On the Throne

On Sunday, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden celebrated 40 years on the throne with a dance in the Stockholm Royal Palace Courtyard. Other weekend festivities included a dinner and concert on Saturday evening and a Sunday morning church service…

Toys “R” Us, UK, to Stop Gender-Based Marketing

Toys “R” Us, UK, this week joined a number of other British retailers in supporting the Let Toys Be Toys campaign with plans to stop explicit gender-based marketing. Toys “R” Us Managing Director Roger McLaughlan said, “We will work with…