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TNW Conference Europe will be opened by royalty: The Prince of Orange, Prince of the Netherlands

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Tech conferences may often list ‘royalty’ amongst their attendees, but it’s usually ‘tech royalty’ – maybe some founder of successful startups or a true pioneer in their field. At The Next Web Conference Europe 2013, we’re going better than that, by welcoming actual royalty to our event. We’re proud to...
TNW Conference Europe will be opened by royalty: The Prince of Orange, Prince of the Netherlands

Apple touted its 'strong and growing' UMTS patent portfolio in cross-licensing offer to Samsung

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This week, a variety of unredacted Apple v. Samsung documents was filed after Judge Koh denied the parties' requests to seal them. Many of them relate to the jury misconduct issue, which (as I'll explain at the end of this post) is outside my focus. The part that's really most...
Apple touted its 'strong and growing' UMTS patent portfolio in cross-licensing offer to Samsung

Don't think about an elephant!

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Have you ever been asked to “think outside of the box”? I thought this phrase was now extinct, but recently I heard it pop up during a meeting again, and in all seriousness too. Amazing. Thinking outside the box is virtually impossible. You can stop saying it. It is about...
Don't think about an elephant!

Apple Licensed Designs To Microsoft, With One Hitch: No Copying

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Boris Teksler, Apple's patent chief, said on Friday that the iPhone maker has only offered licenses to product designs a handful of times, but he didn't say who received them. On Monday, he provided a name: Microsoft....
Apple Licensed Designs To Microsoft, With One Hitch: No Copying

Play Safe For Android Locks Down Your Phone So Kids Can (Safely) Play

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Sometimes you just gotta do your own thing. Such was the case with Boris Vaisman, who dropped out of Y Combinator’s winter batch (where he was on kid-safe phone lockdown tool, Kyte). Says Vaisman, it was just a matter of “having a different vision in terms of how to move...
Play Safe For Android Locks Down Your Phone So Kids Can (Safely) Play

Yelp launches in Turkey, its 20th country

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Yelp has announced today that its location and recommendation service has launched in Turkey. This marks the 20th country that Yelp has expanded its services, which include an app and on-the-ground community members that keep the data up-to-date. Miriam Warren, Yelp VP of New Markets, says that its community building efforts will...
Yelp launches in Turkey, its 20th country

RT @TheNextWeb: The 500 worst passwords. Can you find yours? http://tnw.to/15s7J by @Boris on @Shareables

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RT @TheNextWeb: The 500 worst passwords. Can you find yours? http://tnw.to/15s7J by @Boris on @Shareables

Mirantis pitches a do-it-yourself OpenStack cloud

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OpenStack is coming into its own, at least if you count the number of companies delivering OpenStack-based cloud infrastructure. But with variety comes confusion. Who do you go with? Rackspace? Red Hat? Hewlett-Packard? Cloudscaling? SUSE? Ubuntu? Internap? Someone else? Storage from one vendor, compute from another? Mirantis is pitching itself...
Mirantis pitches a do-it-yourself OpenStack cloud

Boris Cyrulnik : « Oui, on peut se faire bourreau sans être sadique »

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Boris Cyrulnik : « Oui, on peut se faire bourreau sans être sadique »

ALL of Adobe’s core products (and more) for $49.99 a month? Adobe Creative Cloud is an absolute game changer.

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Not a month ago, Boris and I were discussing the absurd prices Adobe charges for its products. How could this supposedly innovative technology company be so behind the times? We were genuinely considering launching a campaign against Adobe (an advertiser on our site no less) in the hope that with...
ALL of Adobe’s core products (and more) for $49.99 a month? Adobe Creative Cloud is an absolute game changer.
Apple: iOS devices patents are licensed to Microsoft, anti-cloning agreement in place
Apple patent director: only copycats like Samsung need our patents

Announcing our new monthly iPad publication: TNW Magazine!

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After months of work, today we’re delighted to announce a new addition to the The Next Web publishing house, a monthly iPad magazine cleverly titled TNW Magazine. Available in the app store now, the app is currently on offer at a bargain $9.99 for the year with the first issue...
Announcing our new monthly iPad publication: TNW Magazine!

Tindie the hardware marketplace nails down $500k seed funding to help others build things

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Tindie, the online hardware market that has been described as ‘Etsy for electronics’ has nailed down $500k in seed funding. The site as launched in June and it came about after founder Emile Petrone posted a query on Reddit asking if readers would be interested in using an Arduino marketplace....
Tindie the hardware marketplace nails down $500k seed funding to help others build things

Here's How Apple Asked Samsung For $250 Million A Year (AAPL)

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Apple is suing Samsung in federal court for patent infringement, alleging that Samsung's smartphones and tablets too closely imitated its iPhone and iPad. It didn't have to come to this. The companies are big partners, with Apple paying Samsung billions of dollars a year for electronic parts. As AllThingsD's Ina...
Here's How Apple Asked Samsung For $250 Million A Year (AAPL)

Wowd Doubles Down With Social Search and P2P Patents

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Wowd, a real-time search engine, may not have figured out how to get its own service to scale to a large audience yet (it depends on a downloaded plug-in), but it’s gotten some validation that it’s on the right track. The U.S. Patent and Trade Office is about to award...
Wowd Doubles Down With Social Search and P2P Patents

Here's What Apple Had to Say to Samsung about Copying Back in August 2010

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Stung by what it saw as a rip-off of the iPhone, Apple met with Samsung in August 2010 to warn the Korean company it believed its patents were being infringed. “Apple has identified dozens of examples where Android is using or encouraging others to use Apple patented technology,” Apple said...
Here's What Apple Had to Say to Samsung about Copying Back in August 2010

This startup just raised $1M to build an algorithm to help employers fill critical engineering jobs

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Everywhere you go in the tech industry these days companies are struggling to find smart engineers, designers and developers. Enter Group Talent. This Seattle startup, which just scored $1 million in seed funding, has developed a matching engine that’s designed to pinpoint the perfect fit for your engineering jobs. Since...
This startup just raised $1M to build an algorithm to help employers fill critical engineering jobs

Patent Troll Claims That Showing A Video With A Static Ad Next To It Infringes

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Jeff Roberts has the story of how a patent troll named Mobile Transformation LLC has sued Buzzfeed for patent infringement, claiming that its patent (6,351,736) covers the fact that Buzzfeed has both an embedded video and a static ad on certain pages. From the lawsuit: More specifically, and by way...
Patent Troll Claims That Showing A Video With A Static Ad Next To It Infringes

Apple licensed iPhone, iPad patents to Microsoft, with "anti-clone" restriction

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Apple's patent licensing director Boris Teksler testified that the company licensed a series of patents to Microsoft, but failed to reach a licensing agreement with Samsung despite reaching out to the company in October of 2010....
Apple licensed iPhone, iPad patents to Microsoft, with "anti-clone" restriction

Embracing adventure with our co-founder Boris at #TNW2013

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Organizing an event like The Next Web Conference is a monumental task that it comes with its usual share of pressures, pay-offs and unexpected moments. So how is Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, co-founder of The Next Web, able to keep tabs on everything that’s happening while also providing space for...
Embracing adventure with our co-founder Boris at #TNW2013

What Apple's 2010 $30-per-unit licensing proposal to Samsung means for Android in 2012 and beyond

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On Friday afternoon, AllThingsD's Ina Fried was first to publish a presentation of a licensing proposal Apple made to Samsung on October&5, 2010 -- six and a half months months prior to suing. This is the most spectacular revelation of the ongoing trial. The slide deck was referenced by Boris...
What Apple's 2010 $30-per-unit licensing proposal to Samsung means for Android in 2012 and beyond
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6 ways to get the most of networking at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013

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Each year we make a promise before the start of The Next Web Conference Europe – to give you an ROI of at least 10 over the value you’ve invested in the conference. It’s why we put a great deal of effort into creating a fun and inspiring atmosphere, one...
6 ways to get the most of networking at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013

Apple Has A Design Patent Deal With Microsoft

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Apple Has A Design Patent Deal With Microsoft: Dan Levin and Edwin Chan: Apple Inc licensed its prized design patents to Microsoft Corp but with an "anti-cloning agreement" to prevent copying of its iPhone and iPad, an Apple executive said on Monday. That executive was Apple's director of patent licensing...
Apple Has A Design Patent Deal With Microsoft

LinkedIn is testing Facebook-style linked mentions of people and companies in status updates

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LinkedIn has confirmed with us that it is testing the ability to add Facebook-style mentions of people and companies in status updates. The feature, seemingly not accessible in many accounts yet, works just like it does on Facebook. It adds a link to the person or company concerned, and sends a...
LinkedIn is testing Facebook-style linked mentions of people and companies in status updates

Apple: Offer to License Patents to Samsung Didn't Include iPhone's Interface

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An Apple patent licensing executive said Monday that the company’s offer to license its patents to Samsung included only certain patents and not “untouchable” ones related to the iPhone’s unique user interface. A document entered into evidence on Friday showed Apple was willing to license certain patents for $30 per...
Apple: Offer to License Patents to Samsung Didn't Include iPhone's Interface

Hyperoptic – Small business, big idea

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As Britain lags behind in broadband speeds, Boris Ivanovic responded to a market demand for a super-fast full fibre connection directly into the homeName HyperopticFounders Boris IvanovicCompany started 2011Number of employees A core team of nineBased LondonWhat's the big idea?The company is enabling the UK's first 1Gig consumer broadband speeds...
Hyperoptic – Small business, big idea

Apple warned Samsung of possible patent infringement in 2010 presentation

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Boris Teksler, Apple's director of patent licensing and strategy, said late CEO Steve Jobs and then-COO Tim Cook in 2010 warned Samsung that its smartphones may infringe on the iPhone's patents....
Apple warned Samsung of possible patent infringement in 2010 presentation
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