Press Releases • Dec 09, 2012 12:48 UTC
Albeit in spirit, Alfred Nobel and the prize have contributed to Stockholm and Sweden’s position as one of the most innovative regions worldwide. Such diverse inventions as the refrigerator and the mobile phone have their origin in Stockholm. Contemporary household name successes include Skype, Minecraft and Spotify.
Press Releases • May 25, 2012 07:02 UTC
The popularity of video games like Stardoll, Battlefield and Minecraft has helped build Stockholm’s reputation as a world hub for computer game developers. Per Strömbäck, a spokesperson for the Sweden Games Industry, that is organizing the E3 trip, said online games like Stardoll and Minecraft and digital channels such as Facebook and App Store are increasingly dominating the gaming industry.