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The popular Icelandic app, Quiz Up, has been downloaded over one million times by people all over the world. This great milestone was passed last night and it only took 8 days. The App is a quiz game where two people compete, by answering questions about certain topics.

Saturday, 16 November 2013 19:13
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Reykjavik -- A new English-language design magazine focusing on the Icelandic design scene is seeking partners through crowdfunding company Karolina Fund. You can view the project here.

Sunday, 10 November 2013 18:12
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Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, crime novelist and engineer, received ISK 9.5 million ($78,000; €58,000) dividends last year from holding company Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ehf according to the company's annual financial statement.

Friday, 27 September 2013 09:49
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"It certainly looks like it, unfortunately, that an illegal activity has taken place, off-road driving which is illegal." says Andres Arnalds who works at the Soil Conservation Service of Iceland. He is referring to an advertisement that was shot in Iceland for the company American Expedition Vehicles (AEV).

Saturday, 21 September 2013 04:03
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The international pharmaceutical company Alvogen plans to invest for 155 million EUR in a project in Iceland. 37 million EUR will be used for construction on a 7000 square meter land in Reykjavik. The city council allocated the land to the University of Iceland for a science center, where Alvogen will be situated.

Friday, 20 September 2013 18:01
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The whaling boats Whale 8 and Whale 9 are now sailing to shore with two fin whales each. Gunnlaugur F. Gunnlaugsson, manager at the whaling station in Hvalfjordur fjord, says that 128 fin whales have been caught during this season, but the quota is 154 fin whales.

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 17:01
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"Actually, I have not seen it" said Katrin Petursdottir, CEO of Lysi ehf, when she was asked about the Romanian fish oil advertisement. Lysi is an Icelandic company that sells and makes Icelandic fish oil. The oil has become quite popular abroad.

Thursday, 12 September 2013 12:21
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Law about gender ratio on boards of companies and pension funds in Iceland took effect yesterday. The law states that women have to hold at least 40% of board-seats.

Monday, 02 September 2013 13:03
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There are 142 car rental agencies operating in Iceland. Three of them operate vehicles that are uninsured, which is obviously illegal.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 19:01
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The entreprenaur Kim Dotcom, founder of the websites Megaupload and Mega, recently announced that he might move parts of his operations to Iceland. By doing so he wants to insure the safety of his customers but Kim believes that Iceland is a feasible location for his websites. Today the operations are based in New Zealand.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 02:02
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