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Physicist Stuart Parkin wins 2014 Millennium Technology prize for opening big data era

Professor Stuart ParkinTechnology Academy Finland (TAF) has declared innovator Prof. Stuart Parkin as winner of the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize, the prominent award for technological innovation. Parkin’s innovations have led to a huge expansion of data acquisition and storage capacities, which in turn have underpinned the evolution of large data centres and cloud services, social networks, music and film distribution online. The prize is worth one million euros. More...

Finland’s Northern Lights viewfinder

Finland’s Northern LightsSlideshow: Why would you repeatedly brave the freezing, northern Finnish winter night? To photograph the Northern Lights! More...

Finns defend data-security frontiers

Finns defend data-security frontiers A nightmarish case made two Finns realise the need to secure data. Their company and others in Finland continue to innovate. More...

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