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Hey New York, Meet Your New Best Friend: Europe (Meetup Tonight)

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Over the last few months I’ve detected a disturbance in the Startup Force. While startups from Europe have often looked to the US as a natural market to scale up in, they’ve traditionally looked at the Valley as a natural place to start. But based on what I’ve been hearing,...
Hey New York, Meet Your New Best Friend: Europe (Meetup Tonight)

Microsoft is building a new datacenter in Dublin

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Microsoft is spending about $130 million to build a new datacenter in Dublin, as it needs more room to run cloud services there, the company said on Thursday....
Microsoft is building a new datacenter in Dublin

EA's PopCap to Close Dublin Game Studio, Lay Off 96

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EA-owned PopCap has decided to close its game studio in Dublin after completing a month-long evaluation period, according to a spokesperson, and 96 jobs will be cut in the process. EA will continue to employ about 400 people in its European Customer Experience Center in Galway, Ireland. The layoffs were...
EA's PopCap to Close Dublin Game Studio, Lay Off 96

TNW at Dublin Web Summit: Connor Murphy of Datahug talks tactics for startups

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The Next Web team has been at the Dublin Web Summit chatting with digital movers and shakers to find out what is leading when it comes to Irish technology. Connor Murphy, CEO and co-founder of Datahug came to join us on The Next Web couch at the show and he...
TNW at Dublin Web Summit: Connor Murphy of Datahug talks tactics for startups

Dublin Web Summit's Paddy Cosgrave on missed opportunities and the benefits of small meetups

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Paddy Cosgrave is no stranger to the tech conference scene.  The driving force behind the Dublin Web Summit, he and his team are gearing up for another massive event this coming October.  While the event itself is a year long preparation, Paddy has recently been spotted making appearances at much smaller,...
Dublin Web Summit's Paddy Cosgrave on missed opportunities and the benefits of small meetups

Ping.it Launches 'Noise-Less' Social Platform For Sharing Web Links In A More Targeted -- But Still Sociable -- Way

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Ping.it, a Norwegian startup that wants to cut down on social networking noise by building a more controlled sharing platform — described as a cross between email and social networking — has launched its platform in open beta today. The startup was shortlisted at this year’s Dublin Web Summit’s startup competition, one...
Ping.it Launches 'Noise-Less' Social Platform For Sharing Web Links In A More Targeted -- But Still Sociable -- Way

From Lady Gaga to Apple: meet the überfans

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Life in line to meet Lady Gaga or buy the latest iPad can be a solitary sit-in or, for these extreme queuers, a two-week partyThe Lady Gaga fanJunior Maxwell, a 23-year-old barista from Manchester, was first in line to see Lady Gaga in Manchester at her Born This Way tour.Queueing...
From Lady Gaga to Apple: meet the überfans

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Resigns As Director Of Twitter U.K. After TweetDeck Dissolves As Standalone Business

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has quit his position as a U.K. director of the company, days after Twitter subsidiary TweetDeck was dissolved as a separate U.K. business by business registrar Companies House, according to Sky News. We’ve reached out to Twitter for confirmation and comment and will update this story with any...
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Resigns As Director Of Twitter U.K. After TweetDeck Dissolves As Standalone Business
Guess Which Government Sent Google the Most Removal Requests? USA! USA! USA!

SoundTracking moves beyond mobile with the launch of its new Spotify app

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SoundTracking launched at SXSW in 2011, and TNW was on hand not long after with our first impressions of the service. In a nutshell, the app is like a cross between Instagram for music, or Shazam with a social sharing option. With a few taps, users can identify a song and...
SoundTracking moves beyond mobile with the launch of its new Spotify app

SmartThings, a Kickstarter Hit, Raises $3M More From VCs and Angels

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SmartThings, a company that’s trying to wirelessly connect everyday devices and objects to the Internet, has raised $3 million led by First Round Capital. That’s on top of $1.2 million committed by backers on Kickstarter, where SmartThings more than quadrupled its funding goal on September, plus a €100,000 prize for...
SmartThings, a Kickstarter Hit, Raises $3M More From VCs and Angels

RT @RichardIreland2: The dramatic decorative plasterwork c.1757 of Robert West's 20 Lower Dominick St, Dublin http://scr.tw/BzorGHC

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RT @RichardIreland2: The dramatic decorative plasterwork c.1757 of Robert West's 20 Lower Dominick St, Dublin http://scr.tw/BzorGHC
Germany reopens Facebook facial-recognition inquiry, Facebook defends its legal status

Twitter Adds Another International Google Exec To Its Sales Team: Stephen McIntyre

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Twitter says that 70 percent of its users come from outside the U.S. at the moment, and so it makes sense that this is where it is also investing more to grow the rest of its business. Today the company announced that it has appointed another sales executive to beef...
Twitter Adds Another International Google Exec To Its Sales Team: Stephen McIntyre

UTV Media acquires British social media agency Simply Zesty for up to £5 million

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UTV Media, a large British media company, has agreed to acquire social media agency Simply Zesty for initial consideration of £1.7 million. Depending on Simply Zesty’s future performance, the price paid may climb to a maximum of £5 million. The price for Simply Zesty’s business represents four times its anticipated...
UTV Media acquires British social media agency Simply Zesty for up to £5 million

Hailo Hail-By-App Cab Service Makes It Stateside, Opens For Business In Boston

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Hailo, the company that began life as an app for easily hailing and paying for black cab service in London less than a year ago, has now officially kicked off service in Boston, its first U.S. city. The app-based taxi service got its sea legs in Europe first in London,...
Hailo Hail-By-App Cab Service Makes It Stateside, Opens For Business In Boston

The Dublin Web Summit is back and bigger than ever on 17-18 October

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The Dublin Web Summit has firmly established itself as a major fixture on the international tech conference calendar, and this year’s event (taking place on 17 and 18 October) promises to be bigger and better than ever. In fact, the conference is so big this year that the Web Summit...
The Dublin Web Summit is back and bigger than ever on 17-18 October

Google and Raspberry Pi donate to 'schools of the future' in Ireland

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Google is always looking to push technology forward and in its latest effort has donated €1.5 million, roughly $1.95 million, to Trinity College in Dublin. The money will help fund a new project that looks to transform computer science education in Irish schools over the next 10 years, Silicon Republic...
Google and Raspberry Pi donate to 'schools of the future' in Ireland

The Europas return with new awards celebrating the best startups from across Europe and the Middle East

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European tech startup awards ceremony The Europas is back and set to be more inclusive than ever, with new regional and country-specific awards. As a European company, The Next Web has always had a place in its heart for the continent’s diverse startup culture, so it’s great to see that...
The Europas return with new awards celebrating the best startups from across Europe and the Middle East

Why Is Twitter's Search For A French Country Manager Turning To Merde?

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As if it wasn’t tough enough being an entrepreneur in France right now (OK, it’s not impossible, but let’s face it it could be easier) news reaches us that a global tech company like Twitter is having issues putting boots on the ground in the nation’s capital. The news is...
Why Is Twitter's Search For A French Country Manager Turning To Merde?

TNW at Dublin Web Summit: Supporting women's careers with The Levo League

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At the Dublin Web Summit, TNW was chatting with extraordinary business people pursuing ideas that can not only earn money, but also help others. The Levo League is a network where professional women can help each other out to pursue the career they want or advise on different paths that...
TNW at Dublin Web Summit: Supporting women's careers with The Levo League

The team behind the Dublin and London Web Summits plans 100 'Pub Summits' globally this year

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The European Web tech conference scene is going through a period of rapid expansion and diversification. In addition to more conferences aimed at audiences in their thousands, we’re seeing increasing numbers of invite-only events like F.ounders and most of Hy Berlin, and those with more specific focuses, like the European Commission’s...
The team behind the Dublin and London Web Summits plans 100 'Pub Summits' globally this year

Get a discussion forum up and running on your Facebook page in minutes with this app

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With the switch over to Facebook’s new Timeline, some users may be disoriented by the layout, which isn’t exactly conducive to online conversation. When Facebook discontinued its ‘Discussions’ feature on Pages, a Dublin-based startup, Pixode, came up with an alternative – an app called Forum for Pages, which could definitely come in...
Get a discussion forum up and running on your Facebook page in minutes with this app

WonderVoice wants to be Siri for Facebook

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Voice control is rapidly becoming a popular way of controlling consumer electronics from mobile phones to TVs, whether we like it or not (how often do you actually use Siri?). Now a new app is bringing the same approach to Facebook. WonderVoice, which launches today at the Dublin Web Summit (although...
WonderVoice wants to be Siri for Facebook

Irish Labels' Legal Action Against Telcos: http://bit.ly/b8qDp7 will talk about this madness in Dublin June 11

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Irish Labels' Legal Action Against Telcos: http://bit.ly/b8qDp7 will talk about this madness in Dublin June 11

How the darkest moments in business can be used to reach for future success [Video]

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The Next Web was at the Dublin Web Summit recently, chatting with business leaders and innovators about what they do. Not every story is a plain sailing tale of success and often it is good to learn from your mistakes, as David Murray-Hundley CEO of Adaro Red can testify. Murray-Hundley...
How the darkest moments in business can be used to reach for future success [Video]

Scottish conservation group maps the decline of British eagles

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Shutterstock.com A comprehensive study using records spanning 1,500 years shows how white-tailed and golden eagles were once found across Britain and Ireland, but populations plummeted as a result of human activity. A research team from RSPB Scotland mapped the population of both eagles between 500 AD and the present...
Scottish conservation group maps the decline of British eagles

Who wants to meet up at the upcoming, inaugural London Web Summit?

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We’re getting excited about our upcoming trip to the capital city of England for the first London Web Summit, or as the cool kids call it, LWS. Folks like Niklas Zennstrom (Kazaa, Skype, Atomico), Google’s Nikesh Arora and Zynga’s Marcus Segal will be speaking at the event on March 19th,...
Who wants to meet up at the upcoming, inaugural London Web Summit?

Following international expansion, Zendesk's 30k customers use its product to service 200M people

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Zendesk, a customer service software provider, has shared that it is now being used by more than 200 million people worldwide. In addition, it is reaching 30,000 customer companies, with 50 percent coming from outside of the US. The company has put the 200 million mark in perspective: there are...
Following international expansion, Zendesk's 30k customers use its product to service 200M people
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