Tagged with Iceland

Did Iceland receive an ice cold shoulder?

It is chilly in Reykjavik, only 6 degrees right now. And as all of us know, the Icelandic economy has frozen up, badly. It is so bad that even the president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso sent out a statement regarding Iceland tonight (I can’t find it online yet, I got it through … Continue reading

The Icelandic love for the Euro

When everyone is turning their eyes toward the global economic crisis unfolding with epicentre in the US, a little earthquake is shaking things up on Iceland. A warned earthquake, though. I’ve been interested in the euro/EU discussion on Iceland for quite some time, and now, new Euro events are getting attention on the saga island. … Continue reading

Cool computers on Iceland

What do you get if you mix low temperatures, cheap biothermal energy and multinational computer companies? Iceland’s new growth potential. I just came across this neat article about Iceland, and how they are trying to convince Google and Microsoft and several other giants about the advantages of establishing data centers on the saga island: It’s … Continue reading