Sweden’s national pension fund dumped Apple, Tesla, Intel, and Nvidia shares
Future is bleak for big four
Sweden’s national pension cut back on U.S.-traded tech stocks that outperformed in the first quarter including Apple, Tesla, Intel, and Nvidia.
Swedes make Europe’s first lithium-ion battery cell
Northvolt Ett Gigafactory commissioned
Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt announced that on December 28th, it successfully produced the first lithium-ion battery cell to be designed, developed, and built completely in Europe by a homegrown company.
Huawei appeals against Sweden’s 5G ban
See what happens next
Huawei has appealed against Sweden’s decision to exclude the Chinese telecoms equipment maker from 5G networks, the Swedish telecoms regulator PTS said.
Swedes buckle to US pressure on China
Gustavus Adolphus spins in grave
Swedish regulators have buckled to US pressure and banned the use of telecom equipment from China's Huawei and ZTE in its 5G network ahead of the spectrum auction scheduled for next month.
Sweden testing first central bank digital currency
Making sure the massaging system does not Bork
The land of meatballs, open sandwiches and massages, Sweden has begun testing an e-krona, taking the country a step closer to the creation of the world's first central bank digital currency (CBDC).
Assange to face rape charges
The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court for him to be detained in absentia.
Driverless truck takes to the streets in Sweden
A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden on Wednesday, in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world's first.
Russians desperately seeking Swedish tech
The Swedish domestic security agency says a person has been arrested on suspicion of having been recruited by Russia to carry out “illegal intelligence activities against Sweden”.
Three European countries want big tech to avoid tax
Denmark, Ireland and Sweden block French moves
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire's efforts to get the European Union colleagues around a new tax on tech giants have stalled.
Swedish clamp down on pirates
Have they no sense of their history?
One of the nations who held Northern Europe in fear of another Viking raid and a History channel drama, has decided that pirates are not such a good thing.