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Apple to expand iBookstore to 18 new countries

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New Zealand and a host of Latin American countries are set to get their own branches of the electronic bookstore sometime today. [Read more]...
Apple to expand iBookstore to 18 new countries

Behind the scenes of Europe’s hot new accelerator

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Did you know that Europe had recently gained a new startup accelerator? Shortlisted by Telefónica’s program Wayra in July, ten Spanish startups have been quietly working from the recently inaugurated Wayra Academy in Madrid, which we had a chance to visit this week, alongside an entrepreneurial delegation from the UK. From...
Behind the scenes of Europe’s hot new accelerator

Coffee producers ‘getting hammered’ by global climate change

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Coffee producers say they are getting hammered by global warming, with higher temperatures forcing growers to move to prized higher ground, putting the cash crop at risk."There is already evidence of important changes" said Nestor Osorio, head of the International Coffee Organization (ICO), which represents 77 countries that export or...
Coffee producers ‘getting hammered’ by global climate change

Apple launches iTunes in the Cloud in Japan and will likely do the same for iTunes Match soon

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Apple has flipped on the switch for iTunes in the Cloud in Japan, reports Apple blog Macotokara. The cloud music service, part of Apple’s iCloud product, offers users the ability to re-download any songs that they have purchased to any device, as well as enabling automatic downloading of newly purchased...
Apple launches iTunes in the Cloud in Japan and will likely do the same for iTunes Match soon

Dare we believe it? Blizzard locks in May 15 launch date for Diablo 3

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After "driving hard" for a late 2011 release and later promising an "early 2012" launch for highly anticipated PC RPG Diablo 3, Blizzard has finally begun taking preorders for the game ahead of a solid May 15 launch date. In addition to the $59.99 standard edition, available at retail...
Dare we believe it? Blizzard locks in May 15 launch date for Diablo 3

Spotify, iTunes Expansion Helping WMG Hit Digital Music Milestones

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Recent roll-outs to new countries of download and streaming services helped Michael Bublé‘s Warner Music Group (NYSE: WMG) offset physical declines with digital growth in its October-to-December Q3. —In recorded music (ie. sales of tracks to users), digital revenue grew 15 percent after iTunes’ expansion to 12 new European...
Spotify, iTunes Expansion Helping WMG Hit Digital Music Milestones

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Apple fans in Argentina face an uncertain wait for the iPhone

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Fans of the iPhone in Argentina may have to wait at least a year to officially purchase the Apple device, as the government continues to impose restrictions on imports of the world’s bestselling smartphone. The Wall Street Journal reports that whilst the iPhone isn’t banned in the country, its restrictions...
Apple fans in Argentina face an uncertain wait for the iPhone

Wayra launches new call for applications as it celebrates its first global Demo Day in Miami

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Wayra is launching a new call for applications in Latin America and Europe, Telefónica’s startup accelerator announced before kickstarting its first global Demo Day in Miami. For the first time and going forward, its call for applications will be global, simultaneously offering places at any of Wayra Academies that have vacancies,...
Wayra launches new call for applications as it celebrates its first global Demo Day in Miami

Event discovery startup Vamos launches Android app, highlights visuals

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Event discovery app Vamos is launching on Android with a brand new design, the startup announced today after completing its private beta testing period. While this new app is different from its iOS version, the team now plans to bring some of the new design elements and functionalities to Apple...
Event discovery startup Vamos launches Android app, highlights visuals

Netflix on Android gets Facebook sharing outside of US

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Netflix has updated its Android app (Market to add Facebook sharing in those countries that support it. Canada, Ireland, Latin American countries, and the UK now let viewers share what they're watching or check others' habits directly from the app. American users can't yet get access as Netflix is waiting...
Netflix on Android gets Facebook sharing outside of US

VOD platform Claro Video is coming to Mexico and other Latin American countries in 2013

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VOD service Claro Video is coming to Mexico and other countries, FayerWayer reports. The announcement was made by America Movil’s mobile arm Telcel during the presentation of its 4G/LTE network plans in Mexico. “We will have [Claro Video] in all other countries [where we operate],” said Telcel’s director of Added...
VOD platform Claro Video is coming to Mexico and other Latin American countries in 2013

Walmart’s movie streaming service Vudu is now available in Mexico

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Walmart’s streaming service Vudu is now available in Mexico, the Latin American blog FayerWayer reports. While no official announcement has been made, it is already live in Spanish at its new local address, www.vudu.mx. As you can see in this screenshot, Vudu’s catalogue includes recent theatrical releases in HD, with...
Walmart’s movie streaming service Vudu is now available in Mexico

VOD platform Clarovideo goes live in Mexico today, undercutting Netflix's fees by two-thirds

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Earlier this month we reported that video-on-demand (VOD) service Clarovideo was coming to Mexico and other Latin American countries, an announcement made by Telcel, the Mexican arm of Latin America’s largest mobile operator, América Móvil. Well, it seems the Mexican service rolls out today. “We will have [Clarovideo] in all other...
VOD platform Clarovideo goes live in Mexico today, undercutting Netflix's fees by two-thirds

Love Data Valentines Day around the world

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Today, most of us celebrate love in one way or another – but how many different ways do you know? The Datablog found outValentine's day is today – February 14 – and a lot of us will be celebrating love in some way. Maybe you'll have a table for two...
Love Data Valentines Day around the world

Deezer brings music-streaming to millions more in Latin America with Millicon and StarMedia deal

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Deezer first went live in 35 Latin American territories back in June, and hot on the heels of its major investment round and global expansion news announced last month, the music-streaming service has announced a new partnership with Millicom International Cellular S.A in 6 Latin American countries, operating under the...
Deezer brings music-streaming to millions more in Latin America with Millicon and StarMedia deal

Google starts its data center push in Latin America

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What better indicator that the Internet economy in Latin America is exploding than the news that Google is starting a major data center construction push in the region. This week Google announced that it will build its first data center in Latin America in Quilicura, Chile, near Santiago. The data center...
Google starts its data center push in Latin America

SoundTracking adds Instagram support as it marks 2M monthly mobile users sharing 1.75M actions daily

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SoundTracking, a mobile app for iOS and Android devices designed to be “the soundtrack to your life”, is releasing a new update today that now supports Instagram photos. Users can now share photos that they’ve taken in Instagram right into their SoundTracking timeline to complement the music they’re listening to....
SoundTracking adds Instagram support as it marks 2M monthly mobile users sharing 1.75M actions daily

iBookstore lines its shelves with paid content in New Zealand, 17 Latin American countries

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iDevice owners in New Zealand and 17 Latin American countries are no longer restricted to a diet composed of free content when it comes to their respective iBookstores. A quick search of the storefronts will reveal virtual shelves stocked with paid-content that haven't yet found their way to the...
iBookstore lines its shelves with paid content in New Zealand, 17 Latin American countries

Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

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Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) expects overseas losses to double in just three months, as it spends more and more on vital local video content and marketing. In Q4, its overseas costs doubled to $89 million, while revenue rose by a third to $29 million. International loss came in better than...
Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

Amazon Takes Its Android Appstore Global, Adding 200 More Countries

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Amazon today took a big step forward in its strategy to take its app distribution business — and its Kindle Fire hardware business — global: it announced that its Android-based Appstore today will expand to cover 200 more countries, including Australia, Latin American countries like Brazil and Mexico, Canada, South...
Amazon Takes Its Android Appstore Global, Adding 200 More Countries

Apple Rolling Out iTunes Store Music and Movies in Seven New Asian Countries

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Last week, e27 reported that Apple had invited Asian music label representatives to a "launch event" scheduled for tomorrow in Hong Kong, with speculation centering around a launch for iTunes Store music offerings in a number of countries in the region. Rumors have also indicated Jason Mraz will be performing...
Apple Rolling Out iTunes Store Music and Movies in Seven New Asian Countries

Paid iBookstore Content Going Live in New Zealand and 17 Latin American Countries

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Earlier today, a MacRumors reader noted that paid books had gone live in the iBookstore in New Zealand. While the titles are not yet accessible through the main Books section of the iTunes Store, searches for various others and titles are yielding a number of book results. Blog do iPhone...
Paid iBookstore Content Going Live in New Zealand and 17 Latin American Countries

Walmart is reportedly planning to launch its streaming service Vudu abroad, starting with Mexico

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Walmart has big international expansion plans for its streaming video service Vudu, Variety reports. Quoting confidential sources, the Hollywood trade paper expects Vudu to launch in Mexico in June, followed by as many as 30 Latin American countries over the following months, as well as parts of Europe and Asia...
Walmart is reportedly planning to launch its streaming service Vudu abroad, starting with Mexico

StartupBus Mexico: An interview with a first year conductor

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Have you ever participated in one of StartupBus‘ events? Here at The Next Web, we are big fans of this initiative, which is best described as a road trip for entrepreneurs – or better say, “buspreneurs.” Over the last few months, we have followed StartupBus’ journey from its European expansion...
StartupBus Mexico: An interview with a first year conductor

Netflix continues Latin American content push with Fox deal

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You can now stream hit Twentieth Century Fox -produced TV series including How I Met Your Mother and Glee in Portugese and Spanish within 43 Latin American countries. You can watch Fox movies like Wall Street and Office Space, too … provided you have the broadband capability. That latter component...
Netflix continues Latin American content push with Fox deal

VC firm Kaszek Ventures backs ComparaOnline, its first investment in a Chilean Web startup

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The Chilean service comparison startup ComparaOnline has received an investment from the Latin American VC firm Kaszek Ventures, its CEO Sebastian Valin announced today. While the value of this new round wasn’t disclosed, it takes the total amount ComparaOnline has raised so far to US$5 million, including funds from unnamed private...
VC firm Kaszek Ventures backs ComparaOnline, its first investment in a Chilean Web startup

SMS-based Facebook, chat and email come to the Dominican Republic

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Dominicans can now update their Facebook status, send emails and chat via their feature phones without Internet access thanks to a new service called vSocial, the mobile service company ForgetMeNot Software (FMN) has announced. As we reported, FMN is already present in Africa, where it uses two-way SMS and USSD to...
SMS-based Facebook, chat and email come to the Dominican Republic

AppDiaria reaches 150,000 downloads, confirms Latin America's appetite for app discovery

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Daily app recommendation tool for iOS AppDiaria has reached the App Store’s top 10 ranking in over 7 countries in Latin America, its parent company Jampp announced today. As you may know, AppDiaria’s name means ‘Daily App’ in both Spanish and Portuguese. The mobile app advertising network had announced its...
AppDiaria reaches 150,000 downloads, confirms Latin America's appetite for app discovery

The world’s hottest digital markets: a music map

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Record labels’ new-found enthusiasm for ending their iTunes dependence has created an opportunity for new digital music services. I picture the market like a game of Risk. Every week, the likes of Spotify, Rdio and Deezer are racing in to new countries with a new model — unlimited subscription access to...
The world’s hottest digital markets: a music map
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