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Citrix acquires online collaboration platform Podio

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Citrix has announced that it has acquired Podio, the Copenhagen-based online collaboration service. Aimed at businesses, Podio is a service that allows users to create their own apps for use within their teams. So, the accountancy team could create an app to automate their workflow, for example. Founded by Jon...
Citrix acquires online collaboration platform Podio

$1.55 million Tumbler Batmobile ready to race

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A Saudi Arabian team has built a replica of Batman's Tumbler for the 15th anniversary Gumball 3000 rally starting May 19 and going from Denmark to Monaco. [Read more]...
$1.55 million Tumbler Batmobile ready to race

Bang & Olufsen H-3: An elegant in-ear headphone from Denmark

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B&O designs some of the world's most stylish audio products, but the Audiophiliac was knocked out by the sound of their new in-ear headphones. [Read more]...
Bang & Olufsen H-3: An elegant in-ear headphone from Denmark
Rdio opens up free music streaming to the U.K., Canada, Australia, & 11 other countries

hippih's Bluetooth-powered hipKey keeps your iPhone close, your precious things closer (hands-on)

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Bluetooth accessories that let you keep tabs of your stuff aren't exactly new, but few are as charming and well-designed as hippih's hipKey, at least from our initial impressions. Created and designed in Denmark, the tiny crescent-shaped device made its US debut at CES 2013 after a couple of...
hippih's Bluetooth-powered hipKey keeps your iPhone close, your precious things closer (hands-on)

LoveFilm's website gets a search makeover, letting you switch episodes and seasons from a single page

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Amazon-owned LoveFilm is rolling out a slew of updates to its website starting from this week, geared towards making it easier to see and discover content. First up will be a new look-and-feel, with a slimmer masthead at the top, essentially leaving more room for content. Your rental list link...
LoveFilm's website gets a search makeover, letting you switch episodes and seasons from a single page

Spotify drops five track playback limit for free users in five European countries

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Initially put in place to tempt users to upgrade their accounts to its full-featured Premium tiers, Spotify has today removed the five track playback limit on its free service in five European countries, having negotiated deals with music labels to remove blocks on a user’s popular tracks. Spotify confirmed to...
Spotify drops five track playback limit for free users in five European countries
Inside a Danish nonprofit's quest to build a DIY manned spacecraft

HBO Goes Cable-Free ...In The Nordic Region

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HBO Goes Cable-Free ...In The Nordic Region: Andrew Wallenstein: HBO will make the Nordic region the first market where its programming will be available to consumers without requiring that they have a pay-TV subscription.  For less than 10 euros a month, those in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark can get...
HBO Goes Cable-Free ...In The Nordic Region

Universal Music Demands $42,000 From Danish Mayors For Gangnam Style Parody

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Last year, we noted that one of the reasons why Psy's Gangnam Style video and song had become so incredibly popular was Psy's decision not to crack down on copies at all. Instead, he's mostly celebrated the copycats and parodies, talking about how awesome they were. But, of course, once...
Universal Music Demands $42,000 From Danish Mayors For Gangnam Style Parody
Social Fitness Tracker Endomondo Hits 10 Million Users, Tracks 250K Workouts Each Day
Denmark reportedly abandoning 'three strikes' piracy law in favor of education and site blocking

HTC Watch app to close in Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain and Sweden by May 31

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HTC has confirmed that it will be shutting down its mobile movie rental and purhase service, HTC Watch, in Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain and Sweden by the end of May. The smartphone manufacturer told Engadget that it would continue to deliver new content for HTC Watch, but...
HTC Watch app to close in Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain and Sweden by May 31

Microsoft Fined $730 Million Over Browser Beef

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The EU slaps Microsoft for continuing a monopolistic browser policy with Internet Explorer. The European Union has levied a fine of €561 million, or around $730 million, on Microsoft as part of a continuing monopolistic abuse case involving Internet Explorer. To deflect a previous law suit that alleged MS...
Microsoft Fined $730 Million Over Browser Beef

Visa, startup iZettle settle mobile payments issue

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Mobile card payments startup iZettle has settled its payments dispute with Visa Europe and can now accept Visa payments in Norway, Finland and Denmark, the company announced on Tuesday....
Visa, startup iZettle settle mobile payments issue

Amazon's LoveFilm gets a Netflix Queue-like Watchlist feature to save movies and TV shows for later

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Two weeks after we announced that LoveFilm’s website was getting a search makeover, the Amazon-owned movie and TV show service has unveiled a new Watchlist feature on its website, letting users add any title from its Instant catalogue to a library to watch later. From today, you’ll now see a...
Amazon's LoveFilm gets a Netflix Queue-like Watchlist feature to save movies and TV shows for later

Just-Eat acquires the UK’s third biggest takeaway service Fillmybelly.com

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Just-Eat, the world’s largest online takeaway ordering service, today announced it has acquired the UK’s third biggest takeaway ordering service Fillmybelly.com, ramping up its expansion and further consolidating position across Europe. Just-Eat already provides its services in 13 countries around the world, offering customers a choice of 20,000 takeaway restaurants...
Just-Eat acquires the UK’s third biggest takeaway service Fillmybelly.com

Globalgig expands its roaming MiFi coverage into more English-speaking countries (plus Sweden and Denmark)

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More good new for anyone that likes to buy their overseas data in bulk. Voiamo's Globalgig service is making good on its promise of worldwide domination expansion, announcing deals with carriers in Ireland, Hong Kong, Sweden and Denmark. The company has also detailed a 18-month deal that will net...
Globalgig expands its roaming MiFi coverage into more English-speaking countries (plus Sweden and Denmark)

From TC40 To $10.1M In Funding And A $120M Acquisition, TripIt Tells All

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It feels like only days have passed since TechCrunch Disrupt NYC went down, but as every season turns (turns, turns…) another Disrupt is on the horizon. Our San Francisco event will commence on September 8, and every time preparation begins for the massive conference I can’t help but take a...
From TC40 To $10.1M In Funding And A $120M Acquisition, TripIt Tells All

How An E-Invoicing Company Could Disrupt The Banking Industry

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Tradeshift is using real-time data to change the way rates get set for small business loans.A Danish startup has created a fairly straightforward Web-based application that lets organizations invoice each other online. But humble though it may sound, in the long run, this Nordic venture could well end up disrupting...
How An E-Invoicing Company Could Disrupt The Banking Industry

Betting exchange Betfair hedges its bets, acquiring Blue Square for $7.6m

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Internet betting exchange Betfair has announced it has acquired “certain assets” from competing online bookmaker Blue Square for £5 million ($7.6m). In the announcement earlier today, Betfair noted that that the acquisition included Blue Square’s customer database, which essentially means that all Blue Square users will now be redirected towards...
Betting exchange Betfair hedges its bets, acquiring Blue Square for $7.6m

Danish Trade Minister Apologizes For Using Bogus Industry Numbers To Support Pro-ACTA Argument

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One of the things we've noted for years is how the debate over copyright issues is dominated by (often questionable) numbers put out by the copyright industries themselves. They get especially questionable when it comes to talking about infringement and the impact of infringement... and apparently some folks are finally...
Danish Trade Minister Apologizes For Using Bogus Industry Numbers To Support Pro-ACTA Argument

Spotify now has in excess of 24 million active users, with more than 6 million paying subscribers

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Three months after Spotify announced more than 20 million active users, five million of whom were on a paid plan, the music-streaming behemoth has today revealed its latest figures, showing 24 million active users…six million of whom pay. Daniel Ek is due to officially announce these latest figures during his...
Spotify now has in excess of 24 million active users, with more than 6 million paying subscribers
Young tablet owners more willing to pay for news

Danish Police Admit That Data Retention Hasn't Helped At All

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There's been a big push around the globe to ramp up data retention rules, which require various online services to keep all sorts of data on their users for a long time, just in case it's possible that law enforcement officials might need that data at some later date. That...
Danish Police Admit That Data Retention Hasn't Helped At All

Tradeshift Is Courting VCs On A $80-100 Million Valuation

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Tradeshift, which aims to become the "Skype for invoicing", has pulled in two new significant angel investors: former MySQL CEO Mårten Mickos and founding investor in LastFM Stefan Glaenzer. Tradeshift is working on what it positions as the world's first free invoicing platform, news which we broke on its launch...
Tradeshift Is Courting VCs On A $80-100 Million Valuation

SkyDrive comes to Xbox Live as Microsoft teases over 40 new apps for 2013 (video)

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Ever the tease, Microsoft's Larry Hryb (aka Major Nelson) has listed 43 apps that'll arrive on Xbox consoles in selected regions between now and the spring of 2013. Notable additions include HBO Nordics in Denmark and Sweden, CBC Hockey Night in Canada and PBS here in the States. In...
SkyDrive comes to Xbox Live as Microsoft teases over 40 new apps for 2013 (video)

Netflix is coming to Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland this year

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Streaming video and content service Netflix has announced that it will launch TV and movie streaming services in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland before the end of the year. We’re excited to announce that Netflix will offer streaming of TV shows and movies in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland before...
Netflix is coming to Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland this year

Lolland - an island in Denmark where people are very HAPPY!

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Lolland - an island in Denmark where people are very HAPPY!

Tears, Tantrums & Tech: Episode 4 of our accelerator series: Lion Kings [Video]

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In part three of our video series following three startups taking part in the Springboard accelerator in London, we’re looking at Birdback, a startup that wants to help you get more out of your debit or credit card. With a founding team from Denmark and Iran that came together in London, Birdback...
Tears, Tantrums & Tech: Episode 4 of our accelerator series: Lion Kings [Video]
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