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Old story in new format

Photo: Forlaget Propell “The Ashlad and the Hungry Troll” is available through Apple’s iTunes.

Norwegian fairytales come to Apple’s iPad and iPhone for kids of all ages By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly A few publishing houses are trying a new form of the electronic book these days: the app book. The app book is an application on smart phones and devices, such as Apple’s iPad and the Google Android phone. The ...

Google bids for Norwegian company

Google Inc. and the Norwegian-owned company Global IP Solutions (GIPS) Holding AB announced May 18 that they have entered into a transaction agreement. Under the agreement Google Acquisition Holdings Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Google, will make a recommended voluntary public cash offer to acquire all the issued and to be ...

Google dominates Mobile Web search in the United States

Mobile Web search trends explored in new Opera State of the Mobile Report Google enjoys a commanding lead in mobile Web search in the United States, according to Opera’s State of the Mobile Web Report. Accounting for more than 9% of all page views on the mobile Web in the United States, Google’s search portal easily ...

Google to cut 100 jobs, close engineering offices

Google Inc. is closing three engineering offices and cutting 100 recruiters from its work force as the recession dampens hiring at the Internet search company. "Given the state of the economy, we recognized that we needed fewer people focused on hiring," Laszlo Bock, a Google vice president, wrote in a blog posting late Wednesday announcing ...