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Videos: Queuing up for Apple's iPhone 5 in 22 languages

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The original touchscreen smartphone can still draw a crowd FORTUNE -- One week after the iPhone 5′s Sept. 21 debut in nine countries, Apple (AAPL) launched the new phone in 22 more: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland,...
Videos: Queuing up for Apple's iPhone 5 in 22 languages

Windows Phone Marketplace now available in Iceland and 12 other countries

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Here's some good news for those of you in Bulgaria, Iceland and a handful of other countries: the Windows Phone Marketplace has just arrived at your doorstep. Microsoft heralded its arrival in a blog post today, enumerating a grand total of 13 new markets: Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia,...
Windows Phone Marketplace now available in Iceland and 12 other countries

Critics Say EU Guidelines on Avoiding Software Vendor Tie-in Ignored by Slovak Authorities

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A company in Slovakia is being penalized for failing to submit official documents via a system that only works with Microsoft Windows....
Critics Say EU Guidelines on Avoiding Software Vendor Tie-in Ignored by Slovak Authorities
Windows Phone Marketplace opening in 23 new countries this month

Videos: Apple's largest iPad rollout continues

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The new iPad arrived in 25 more countries Friday. The first YouTube videos: Denmark: Hungary: More as they arrive. On top of the 10 countries that got the new iPad last week, Apple (AAPL) launched the device Friday in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy,...
Videos: Apple's largest iPad rollout continues

Apple confirms iPhone 5 pre-orders to begin September 14th at 12:01am PST/3am EST

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Apple has issued confirmation to Wired that iPhone 5 pre-orders will begin on September 14th at 12:01am PST/3am EST on Apple.com. There will also be pre-orders from Sprint at 12:01 PT and Verizon at 12:00 PT, so you should be able to get your new iPhone from any of those...
Apple confirms iPhone 5 pre-orders to begin September 14th at 12:01am PST/3am EST
Apple's iPad Mini, 4th Gen iPad Now Available For Pre-Order - Wi-Fi Only Versions Deliver November 2

Revealed: the full extent of the Rocket clone empire

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Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based clone merchant, is one of Europe’s most powerful internet businesses — and it’s growing all the time. With the recent news that the incubator-slash-accelerator is apparently now looking to copy Square, it’s worth examining how far the company has already come. Plenty has been written about...
Revealed: the full extent of the Rocket clone empire
The new iPad launches in 25 more countries today

EU teachers need more IT training, report says

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The latest European Union survey of ICT in schools has found that 20 percent of secondary students have never or almost never used a computer in school.Speaking at the presentation of the survey on Friday, the E.U.'s Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes said there was a very real need...
EU teachers need more IT training, report says

Windows 8′s 'browser ballot' screen making its way into the market via update KB976002

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The browser ballot screen is back. Update ‘KB976002′ for Windows 8 brings the option to the operating system. As you recall, due to a legal scuffle with the European Union, Microsoft, in certain markets, provides new users of Windows with an option to select the browser of their choice. NeoWin, a...
Windows 8′s 'browser ballot' screen making its way into the market via update KB976002

When Apple's iPhone 5 goes abroad, Italy is most expensive, Hong Kong the cheapest

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As Apple’s iPhone 5 comes to 22 more countries today (Friday), a new analysis shows that Italian customers are paying the most for their new phones, while Hong Kong buyers get the best deal overseas. Setteb.it broke down the pricing across 25 different localized Apple Online Stores, including applicable VAT...
When Apple's iPhone 5 goes abroad, Italy is most expensive, Hong Kong the cheapest

Orange's Europe-bound trio of branded phones includes its first 4G handset

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At this rate, there won't be anything left to announce when MWC actually opens its doors. Today's premature launcher is Orange Europe, which is launching a trio of Jelly Bean-running smartphones that are destined for the continent. First up, the Lumo is the company's first 4G smartphone, packing a...
Orange's Europe-bound trio of branded phones includes its first 4G handset

Fon scores a big one: crowdsourced Wi-Fi community signs DT for millions of hotspots

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It may not be the investment that was rumored earlier this year, but Deutsche Telekom has struck a deal with the crowdsourced Wi-Fi outfit Fon to provide coverage across Germany. This comes a month after Fon signed with a DT subsidiary in Croatia – a country, as we pointed out...
Fon scores a big one: crowdsourced Wi-Fi community signs DT for millions of hotspots

Slovakia's News Pay Wall Gets A Little Higher

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The content payment system which signed up many of Slovakia’s leading publishers in 2011 is now two more. The Piano Media platform is adding… Petit Press’ regional Korzar newspaper Spoločnosť 7 Plus’ plus7dni site, Plus 1 Deň daily newspaper and Pluska website The Rock’s Slovak Spectator, an English-language news weekly...
Slovakia's News Pay Wall Gets A Little Higher
Marketplace for Windows Phone gets 22 more stamps in its passport

Video: Slovakia's Paid Content System Eyes Up Larger Markets

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The online news payment system introduced across Slovenian and Slovakian publishers in May and February wants to launch in three more countries this year. Piano Media, which gives access to 70 sites across the two countries for a single fee, aims to be in 19 countries by 2014, founder...
Video: Slovakia's Paid Content System Eyes Up Larger Markets

Slovak Collecting Society Sends Village Invoice For Singing Folk Song About Itself

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Performing rights societies probably don't have the best reputations here on Techdirt, but just when you think they can't get any more outrageous in their demands, they do. Here are two stories from the Slovak Republic, both involving SOZA, the Slovak Performing and Mechanical Rights Society: The recent case of...
Slovak Collecting Society Sends Village Invoice For Singing Folk Song About Itself

Fab Expands Across 13 European Countries, Is Actively Looking For Acquisitions

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Not even a month after news of Fab.de’s growth in Germany and Austria (revenue reaching 1.5M Euro per month), the company is today announcing its expansion across Europe. Starting now, Fab is available across 13 more European countries as an English or German-language website. In addition to the U.S., and...
Fab Expands Across 13 European Countries, Is Actively Looking For Acquisitions

Third-gen iPad goes on sale in 25 more countries

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The third-generation iPad is now on sale in an additional 25 countries. The emphasis is mostly on Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden are included. The only non-European countries...
Third-gen iPad goes on sale in 25 more countries

Google updates Maps for 10 European countries and regions, claims 27.9 million miles of road under its belt

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Google's just flipped the switch on updates for its maps of ten European countries and regions: Andorra, Bulgaria, Estonia, Gibraltar, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. As part of Page And Co.'s Ground Truth project, the refresh increases the accuracy and detail of maps by combining human input...
Google updates Maps for 10 European countries and regions, claims 27.9 million miles of road under its belt

In 2012, 65,000 Waze map editors made 500m edits, helping 36m drivers in 110 countries

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Waze on Wednesday revealed a slew of figures for 2012 showing its mapping community is growing at a decent pace. Last year, 36 million drivers used the social GPS app to find their way around, sharing 90 million user reports as they drove 6 billion miles (9.66 billion kilometres). At...
In 2012, 65,000 Waze map editors made 500m edits, helping 36m drivers in 110 countries
Windows Phone web Marketplace launches in 22 new countries

Piano Media scores $2.6m Series B funding to take its ‘national paywall’ global

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Slovakian ‘national paywall’ startup Piano Media has raised €2m ($2.6m USD) in a Series B investment from 3TS Capital Partners, as it aims to expand its service around the world. Piano Media offers a paywall service that multiple online publishers can sign up to, meaning that consumers only need to...
Piano Media scores $2.6m Series B funding to take its ‘national paywall’ global

Mapping the Internet: Wiring America

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The U.S. has a long way to go before it becomes the world's most connected nation. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Andrew Blum, contributor"] FORTUNE -- The Internet was born in the U.S., but we can hardly claim to have the greatest percentage of citizens online (in fact, we are 23rd, behind Slovakia)....
Mapping the Internet: Wiring America
Financial Times exec: iOS apps don’t work for publishers

Slovenia's Big Pay 'Wall' Has Made €26,000

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Piano Media, the online news payment system which first launched in Slovakia last year, says it made €26,000 in its first month in Slovenia this year. Users pay €4.90 per month for access to new paid parts of all nine participating sites from the country’s main publishers. So I...
Slovenia's Big Pay 'Wall' Has Made €26,000

Already selling €50,000 of design items per day in Europe, Fab.com rolls out in 13 more countries

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Fab.com founder and CEO Jason Goldberg this morning announced on his blog that the design marketplace is rolling out in 13 additional European countries, bringing the total of countries where the design-oriented flash sales website is available to 16 (including the US, Germany and Austria where it was already live)....
Already selling €50,000 of design items per day in Europe, Fab.com rolls out in 13 more countries
Regional U.S. carriers to launch discounted iPhone 5 tonight as Apple begins rollout to 22 more countries

The Windows Phone Web Marketplace is now available in 22 new countries

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That sound you just heard was the collective contentment from every developer who has built an application for Windows Phone. Today, Microsoft announced that some 22 new countries have been added to the Windows Phone Web Marketplace roster, both expanding its reach for users and developers alike. Microsoft intends to...
The Windows Phone Web Marketplace is now available in 22 new countries
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