Hitta.se ("Find.se") is a Swedish search engine that offers telephone directory, addresses and maps.
The site was founded in June 2004. In February 2005, Hitta.se's parent company TA Teleadress Information Holding AB was bought by Aftonbladet Hierta, who own the tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet, for 200 million Swedish krona. It has since been a part of the Norwegian Schibsted group.
For some areas they also offer photos of facades in the city centres. This service was launched in October 2005 for the metropolitan areas Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.In April 2006, Hitta.se added satellite and aerial photos to their map service.
In May 2008, a new three-dimensional map service called "Hitta.se 3D" was launched. It used technology from C3 Technologies, which was part of the defence corporation Saab AB, to create a detailed three-dimensional map of Stockholm. Then the software developer Agency9 used Java to create the interface which allows one to navigate through the map. The first map covers 200 square kilometers and was created using finetuned cameras which took 60,000 pictures from an altitude of 600 meters during three days.The 3D map is initially put into a "lab" section to point out that it is still in development. The technology used is based on stereovision, as the many images taken, from different angles, have precise coordinates linked to them. The down side of using this technique over the technique used by Google Earth (where buildings are created by hand) is that transparent buildings or open structures like cranes are not rendered correctly. The system can not cope with that yet as this would require very accurate calculations.
Svenska Dagbladet, abbreviated SvD, is a daily newspaper published in Stockholm, Sweden.
Aftonbladet is a Swedish daily newspaper published in Stockholm, Sweden. It is one of the largest daily newspapers in the Nordic countries.
Sveriges Television AB, meaning Sweden's Television, is the Swedish national public television broadcaster, funded by a public service tax on personal income set by the Riksdag. Prior to 2019, SVT was funded by a television licence fee payable by all owners of television sets. The Swedish public broadcasting system is largely modelled after the system used in the United Kingdom, and Sveriges Television shares many traits with its British counterpart, the BBC.
QX started in 1995 with the aim to create communication platforms for the LGBT-community in Sweden and Scandinavia. It is published in Swedish monthly by QX Förlag AB and is the largest magazine of its kind in the region.
TNT was a commercial television channel in Sweden. The channel was launched by the tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet as Aftonbladet TV7 on 9 October 2006. Aftonbladet sold the channel in late 2007. In August 2008, it was sold once again and is since owned by NonStop Television. On 2 March 2011 the channel was relaunched as TNT7, following Turner Broadcasting System's purchase of Millennium Media Group, the owner of NonStop Television. The channel is now called TNT since the seven was dropped from the name on 21 March 2012.
Rick Falkvinge is a Swedish information technology entrepreneur and founder of the Swedish Pirate Party. He is currently a political evangelist with the party, spreading the ideas across the world.
Metro was a free daily newspaper in Sweden. It was printed in four editions: Stockholm, Gothenburg, Skåne and National, which were distributed in 67 towns and cities throughout the country. The paper was the first European free paper. On 8 August 2019, its cancellation was announced.
Kornhamnstorg is a public square in Gamla stan, the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden. Known as Kornhaffn (1427), Jernboen (1586), Åkaretorget (1644), and Kornhampns torget (1651), it is connected to the streets: Munkbroleden, Lilla Nygatan, Stora Nygatan, Torgdragargränd, Funckens Gränd, Triewaldsgränd.
Slottsbacken is a street in Gamla stan, the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden.
Slussplan is a street in Stockholm, Sweden. Located on the southern end of Gamla stan, the old town, and just north of Slussen and the public square Karl Johans Torg, it stretches west from Skeppsbron to Katarinavägen and Munkbroleden. South of the street is the statue of Charles XIV John, the creation of Bengt Erland Fogelberg and inaugurated in 1854. Järntorgsgatan leads north to the square Järntorget.
Tele2 Arena is a retractable roof multi-purpose stadium in Stockholm Globe City, Johanneshov, just south of Stockholm City Centre, Sweden. It is used mostly for concerts and football matches, hosting the home matches of Allsvenskan teams Djurgårdens IF and Hammarby IF. The arena has a capacity of 30,000 to 35,000 spectators for football matches, depending on the number of people standing, and its facilities fulfill the requirements of FIFA and UEFA for hosting international games and tournaments. When configured for concerts, the arena has a capacity of 45,000.
Eniro.se is a local Swedish search portal offering telephone directory, websearch and maps for Sweden. In addition to this Eniro offers a news aggregator, shopping services, video search, image search and job search. Its biggest competitor is Hitta.se who offer similar services.
Voddler was a Stockholm, Sweden-based provider of a video-on-demand (VOD) platform and a streaming technology for over-the-top (OTT) streaming on the public Internet. In Scandinavia, Voddler was primarily known for the commercial VOD-service Voddler, which was launched in 2009. As a company, Voddler was founded in 2005 and developed its own streaming solution, called Vnet. Vnet is based on peer-to-peer (p2p), where all users contribute by streaming movies to each other, but, unlike traditional p2p, Vnet has a central administrator who decides which users that have access to which movies. Due to this exception, Vnet has been referred to as a "hybrid p2p distribution system", "walled garden p2p" or "controlled p2p". In addition to running the consumer service Voddler, the company Voddler also offers, since 2013, Vnet as a stand-alone technology for other streaming platforms. The service Bollyvod, a global VOD-service for Bollywood-content that Voddler built for the Indian movie industry, was released as a pilot in 2014.
Jonas Hassen Khemiri is a Swedish writer.
Blossom Alexandra Liliana Tainton-Lindquist is a Swedish singer, dancer, publisher, fitness coach and personal trainer.
Jens Assur is a Swedish photographer, director, scriptwriter, and film producer.
Per Olof Holknekt, is a Swedish fashion designer and entrepreneur. He is also the founder of several magazines and companies, the most successful of which is the clothing company Odd Molly.
Jovan Radomir is a Swedish television presenter, best known for presenting music programmes for Sveriges Television (SVT). His family originates from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Martin Anders Kinnunen, is a Swedish-Finnish member of parliament for the Sweden Democrats party. He was previously the press secretary for the party, as well as leader for the party's youth organisation, Sweden Democratic Youth (SDU), between 2005 and 2007. He took over that position from Jimmie Åkesson and was succeeded by Erik Almqvist. Kinnunen has also worked as an office secretary for the Sweden Democrats' national organisation in Stockholm; he left the position in late 2009. Kinnunen and his fiancee were assaulted and beaten at an attack at Gullmarsplan subway station in Stockholm on 6 June 2009. Three women were later convicted for the attack on Kinnunen's fiancee, and one man was sentenced to prison for the same attack.
The 2017 Stockholm truck attack was an Islamist terrorist attack which took place on 7 April of that year in central Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. A hijacked truck was deliberately driven into crowds along Drottninggatan before being crashed into an Åhléns department store. Five people were killed, including an eleven-year-old girl, and 14 others were seriously injured.