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Improved LG Optimus 4X HD arrives in Europe in June

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In addition to coming to select countries in Europe, Asia, and Latin America, the quad-core super phone also receives a number of tweaks ahead of its arrival. [Read more]...
Improved LG Optimus 4X HD arrives in Europe in June

Interview: Rdio Prepares To Take On Spotify, Deezer Et Al In Europe

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Unlimited-music service Rdio concedes it will have to fight incumbents as it prepares to launch across the whole of Europe. “There are some major competitors in Europe,” Rdio’s partnerships and internationalisation VP Scott Bagby tells paidContent. “We are a couple of years behind others in terms of expansion there....
Interview: Rdio Prepares To Take On Spotify, Deezer Et Al In Europe
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An Exit In The Cloud: Colt Buys ThinkGrid To Beef Up SMB SaaS Business

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Some consolidation up in the clouds: Colt Technology Services has bought ThinkGrid, an enterprise cloud startup that has created a platform for channel partners and small and medium businesses for them in turn to become cloud service providers. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it looks...
An Exit In The Cloud: Colt Buys ThinkGrid To Beef Up SMB SaaS Business

Facebook's Revenue Per User In North America Is Now 3-4X Europe and Nearly 6X Asia (But User Growth In Its Cash Cow Is Slowing Down)

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Facebook’s user base is growing much faster outside of the U.S. than it is in its home market, but it has a little problem: those users are continuing to generate far less revenue than U.S. consumers do for the company. Facebook noted in its Q4 earnings today that average revneues...
Facebook's Revenue Per User In North America Is Now 3-4X Europe and Nearly 6X Asia (But User Growth In Its Cash Cow Is Slowing Down)

HTC Desire X announced: Android 4.0 on a 4-inch Super LCD screen

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HTC is keeping a low profile at IFA this week but it does have at least one phone to reveal to the throng of tech journalists and writers making their way around Berlin, the Desire X (formerly Proto). It's a humbler new handset for the Taiwanese manufacturer and one...
HTC Desire X announced: Android 4.0 on a 4-inch Super LCD screen

Dell's 'Sputnik' Ubuntu Linux laptop gets a key upgrade

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Although it's oriented primarily towards developers, Dell's "Project Sputnik" Ubuntu Linux ultrabook has attracted considerable interest from Linux fans. When I spoke with Barton George, a Dell director, upon the North American launch last fall of the XPS 13 Developer Edition, he noted two common requests that came up...
Dell's 'Sputnik' Ubuntu Linux laptop gets a key upgrade
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Twilio Expands Again In Europe, Adds VoIP API In Belgium, Finland, Netherlands, and Sweden

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Twilio, the upstart software maker of voice and other telephony APIs used by developers in web and mobile apps, is marking another chapter in its European expansion today: the company’s voice API — which lets users make and receive calls through those apps — is now available in Belgium, Finland,...
Twilio Expands Again In Europe, Adds VoIP API In Belgium, Finland, Netherlands, and Sweden

HSBC Bank Reports Stolen Customer Account Information, Again

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International bank HSBC reported on Tuesday that a recently-resigned employee walked away with crucial customer information in July of 2012. The information included HSBC customers' names, phone numbers, account numbers and account types. HSBC is a global bank with 6,900 offices across 84 countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Middle...
HSBC Bank Reports Stolen Customer Account Information, Again

Reliance in trouble. Flag Telecom cancels $1B IPO

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Flag Telecom, a large international network operator that connected countries in Europe with Middle East and Asia with the U.S., is shelving its $1 billion dollar initial public offering. The cancellation is a huge set-back for its parent company, Reliance Communications, which has been desperately trying to reduce its $7...
Reliance in trouble. Flag Telecom cancels $1B IPO

New Facebook Timeline apps roll out at #TNW2012: Le Monde, Canal+, JustGiving and more

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Christian Hernandez is Director of Platform Partnerships at Facebook, and he took to the stage at The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam today, to talk us through local and global social connections, and how global brands are leveraging the so-called “viral loop” through the open graph. “900 million is the...
New Facebook Timeline apps roll out at #TNW2012: Le Monde, Canal+, JustGiving and more

Vive La France: Orange Bites The NFC Bullet, Plans Nationwide SIM-based Rollout In Home Market

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NFC, the technology that can help turn a mobile handset into an instant, superpower payment device, has been long on promise but largely short on delivery. But today, the France Telecom-owned mobile operator Orange took a step that could see some of that potential realized: it has announced that it will...
Vive La France: Orange Bites The NFC Bullet, Plans Nationwide SIM-based Rollout In Home Market

5 ways startups can slay giants

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(Editor’s note: Dave Kellogg is CEO of Mark Logic, an information infrastructure software company. He submitted this column to VentureBeat.) I’ve spent my career competing against companies 10 to 1000 times bigger than mine, winning more than my fair share of skirmishes along the way. It’s definitely an uphill battle,...
5 ways startups can slay giants

If the EU cuts funding to future technologies, Europe risks being left behind | Tom Enders

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This is an opportunity to provide a platform for growth and to determine where we see ourselves in a new world orderThe failure of the EU summit last week to reach an immediate agreement makes it even more clear that Europe faces some very tough decisions about its budget for...
If the EU cuts funding to future technologies, Europe risks being left behind | Tom Enders

Just-Eat Just Raised Another $64M From Vitruvian, Index, Greylock For Online Food Ordering

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The UK may have just entered a double-dip recession but that doesn’t seem to have trickled down to how consumers are spending money on take-out food — and the companies that are building businesses around that. The UK-based online food ordering site Just-Eat has picked up a third round of...
Just-Eat Just Raised Another $64M From Vitruvian, Index, Greylock For Online Food Ordering

ASUS PadFone 2 to hit European and Asian markets before end of December

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At the PadFone 2 launch event in Taipei, ASUS let out some details on worldwide availability for its latest phone-and-tablet combo. A handful of countries in Europe and Asia will actually get to buy it before the end of December this year, including these: Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary,...
ASUS PadFone 2 to hit European and Asian markets before end of December

Netherlands: First country in Europe with net neutrality

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May 8th, 2012 is a day to celebrate in The Netherlands as it becomes the first country in Europe to protect its citizens by enshrining net neutrality into law. The Netherlands is also implementing privacy protections for users against wiretapping and disconnection by the Internet Service Providers (ISPs), which will...
Netherlands: First country in Europe with net neutrality
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INRIX names top 10 worst traffic cities, says increased gridlock indicates stronger economy

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Traffic jam (epSos.de photo) Traffic may be getting worse, but it’s a good indicator of a rebounding economy. That’s the latest from Kirkland-based traffic data company INRIX, which just released its sixth annual Traffic Scorecard Annual Report. The company found that after two years of declining traffic congestion, including a 22 percent...
INRIX names top 10 worst traffic cities, says increased gridlock indicates stronger economy

Aspiro to roll out music service WiMP in Europe, starting with Germany in Q2

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Norway’s Aspiro this morning announced that it is closing in on the launch of its music subscription and discovery service WiMP in Germany, in “early” second quarter of 2012. WiMP has already been available in closed beta since December 2011, with primarily music industry representatives being invited to test the...
Aspiro to roll out music service WiMP in Europe, starting with Germany in Q2

Firefox OS launches in the US in 2014, but users are in for rough times ahead

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After losing significant marketshare in the world of browsers, Mozilla has begun shifting gears to focus on competing in the mobile space. Webkit-based browsers are dominant on the desktop, but it's even worse for Mozilla in the mobile space as it stands now. This year, phones running the new Firefox...
Firefox OS launches in the US in 2014, but users are in for rough times ahead

Flat-Fee Mobile Payments Startup Emu Expands Beyond U.K.: Now Accepting Card Payments In 17 European Countries

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We wrote about small business mobile payments startup Emu launching its flat-fee dongle-less mobile payments service in the U.K. last month. Today the company has announced its opening up to accept card payments in 16 more countries in Europe. Emu had previously offered registrations to European merchants outside the U.K....
Flat-Fee Mobile Payments Startup Emu Expands Beyond U.K.: Now Accepting Card Payments In 17 European Countries

Deutsche Telekom Launches Mobile Component Marketplace

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Mobile app component marketplace and former Disrupt finalist Verious has just announced a strategic partnership with mobile operator Duetsche Telekom which will expand its international footprint and reach. The mobile operator is now launching its Verious-powered Developer Garden Component Marketplace across 14 countries in Europe, where it will feature not only mobile...
Deutsche Telekom Launches Mobile Component Marketplace

Lenovo includes off-contract mobile broadband with Thinkpads

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Lenovo has introduced a self-branded mobile broadband service for its ThinkPad line. Lenovo Mobile Access is a prepaid broadband connection powered by Macheen, which users in the US and nine countries in Europe will be able to use on selected new purchases from the manufacturer.......
Lenovo includes off-contract mobile broadband with Thinkpads

The 105-year-old motorist who still loves getting behind the wheel

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Englishman Bob Edwards, who passed his test 88 years ago and has had just one crash, still does around 60 miles a weekBob Edwards was born before the first Model T rolled out of Henry Ford's factory in Detroit; he learned to drive in a French car that had a...
The 105-year-old motorist who still loves getting behind the wheel
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Firefox OS dev units coming to Geeksphone next week: Keon and Peak priced from €91

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Two days ago, Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs reinforced what we already knew: Firefox OS will launch in four to five countries in Europe and South America by summer. Today, a newsletter from Spanish e-retailer Geeksphone fills in a few more details. According to the email, the Keon and Peak...
Firefox OS dev units coming to Geeksphone next week: Keon and Peak priced from €91

Estonia launches national electric car charging network

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165 charging points around the country will use direct current to charge cars in less than 30 minutesEstonia's reputation as one of the most wired-up countries in Europe has been boosted further with the opening of what is being billed as the world's first nationwide electric car charging network.The sparsely...
Estonia launches national electric car charging network
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