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10 Latin American startups to look out for in 2013

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As a new year begins, here comes the time to refresh our list of the most promising Latin American startups. It’s worth noting that this isn’t about who is going to IPO next, as we decided to limit ourselves to somewhat early stage names. While they are still in their...
10 Latin American startups to look out for in 2013
The sweetest photo to come out of The Next Web Europe Conference

TNW Conference Europe will be opened by royalty: The Prince of Orange, Prince of the Netherlands

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Tech conferences may often list ‘royalty’ amongst their attendees, but it’s usually ‘tech royalty’ – maybe some founder of successful startups or a true pioneer in their field. At The Next Web Conference Europe 2013, we’re going better than that, by welcoming actual royalty to our event. We’re proud to...
TNW Conference Europe will be opened by royalty: The Prince of Orange, Prince of the Netherlands

Typographic inspiration: Creating a font from flowers

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It’s no secret that we’re big fans of experimental typography here at TNW, and this “flower alphabet,” created by Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) junior Anne Lee, is no exception. Crafted by hand and photographed in her apartment, take a look below at Lee’s completed typeface, followed by progress shots that...
Typographic inspiration: Creating a font from flowers

Inside the leaked White House cybersecurity executive order

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Last night TechDirt managed to secure a copy of the draft cybersecurity executive order that the Obama administration has circulated. TNW has read TechDirt’s report and the executive order. This post is an explanation of current thought concerning the draft, its contents, and naturally, our own analysis. As primer, if you recall...
Inside the leaked White House cybersecurity executive order

Microsoft turns on Zune Pass in several new countries, likely in preparation for Xbox Music's launch

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Zune is dead, long live Xbox Music, which is Zune, but in a new suit. The ‘Music’ app for Windows 8 is set to receive an update in the coming few weeks, and the Xbox Music service is widely expected to be set for release either on October 26th –...
Microsoft turns on Zune Pass in several new countries, likely in preparation for Xbox Music's launch

Ted Nadeau: How everyone is a content creator, and what it means for brands [Video]

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Ted Nadeau‘s career is a good example of the evolution of publishing; after a decade managing digital content for major magazine publishers in the US, such as Condé Nast, Hachette Filipacchi Media and Hearst Magazines, he is now the President and COO of Style Coalition, which connects influencers with brands. Nadeau’s area of expertise...
Ted Nadeau: How everyone is a content creator, and what it means for brands [Video]

Turn your ideas into products with two £1,000 scholarships for Front-End Web Development from GA London

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You’re standing in the shower or maybe sitting at your desk when it happens — that million dollar idea. But then your dreams are quickly dashed when you realize that you don’t yet have the technical chops to pull it off. We’ve all been there, and there’s hardly a feeling...
Turn your ideas into products with two £1,000 scholarships for Front-End Web Development from GA London

Restrospective: A year without Steve

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Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The city of Cupertino has already announced that it will fly its flag at half-staff, while some fans have declared the 5th of October Black Turtleneck Day. We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting tributes and anecdotes...
Restrospective: A year without Steve

TNW's Daily Dose - Samsung to appeal Galaxy 10.1 ban, LivingSocial hit with patent claims

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Samsung looks to appeal the Galaxy Tab 10.1 ban. LivingSocial is next to be hit with patent infringement claims. iOS and Android growth outpaces all tech revolutions before it. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the...
TNW's Daily Dose - Samsung to appeal Galaxy 10.1 ban, LivingSocial hit with patent claims

TNW's Daily Dose: Yahoo partners with Google for ads, Facebook deletes face data in Europe, and more

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Yahoo has announced a display ads partnership with Google, it’s confirmed that Facebook has deleted data used for its controversial face recognition feature in Europe, and Twitter revamps search in its iOS and Android apps. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through...
TNW's Daily Dose: Yahoo partners with Google for ads, Facebook deletes face data in Europe, and more

How Siebrand Dijkstra intends to help anyone create an app, whether they can code or not

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Today at the TNW’s conference in Amsterdam, we caught up backstage with Siebrand Dijkstra, current CEO of Appmachine. He is taking part in the live version of TNW’s Academy. Appmachine has a simple premise: Anyone that wants to build an app, should be able to build one. And you shouldn’t need to...
How Siebrand Dijkstra intends to help anyone create an app, whether they can code or not

TNW's Daily Dose: iTunes 11 arrives, new iDevices hitting China, and Branson is a LinkedIn star

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We’re a bit Apple-heavy today! Apple’s delayed iTunes 11 finally launches, China gets the iPad mini, 4th gen iPad and iPhone 5 next month, and Richard Branson is the first LinkedIn ‘thought leader’ to 1 million followers. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every...
TNW's Daily Dose: iTunes 11 arrives, new iDevices hitting China, and Branson is a LinkedIn star

TNW's Daily Dose - Twitter hides app details, Diaspora handed over to its community, and more

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Twitter hides which app has posted tweets in its Web version, Diaspora’s founding team hands the project over to its community, and Google kills its weather API. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make...
TNW's Daily Dose - Twitter hides app details, Diaspora handed over to its community, and more

TNW's Daily Dose: Facebook and Instagram sharing data, 'Xbox TV' report and more

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Facebook is said to be changing its relationship with Instagram, Microsoft is reportedly launching an ‘Xbox TV’ set-top box, and YouTube comes to the Nintendo Wii U. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make...
TNW's Daily Dose: Facebook and Instagram sharing data, 'Xbox TV' report and more

Hacker Group Claims It Stole 12 Million iPhone And iPad Personal IDs From The FBI (AAPL)

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The hacker group AntiSec claims to have stolen about 12 million Apple UDIDs from an FBI database.  UDIDs are codes assigned to every Apple iOS device (iPhones, iPads, and iPods) that help the company track how you use your gadget. A few months ago, Apple blocked third-party developers from accessing...
Hacker Group Claims It Stole 12 Million iPhone And iPad Personal IDs From The FBI (AAPL)

FCC commissioner McDowell will beat chairman Genachowski out the door as he announces his resignation

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Today Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioner Robert McDowell announced that he will step down from his post in the coming few weeks. McDowell is among the group of five commissioners that comprise the FCC’s leadership. His departure comes at a somewhat odd timing, as BizJournals noted today in its coverage of the news,...
FCC commissioner McDowell will beat chairman Genachowski out the door as he announces his resignation

This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Outlook.com, and Metro's demise

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Happy Friday, dear friends. As we do every week, this post is a short look back at TNW’s coverage of Microsoft’s last seven days. Often, the post is light, as the Redmond-based software giant may have had a quiet week. Not this time. That in mind, and as always, check...
This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Outlook.com, and Metro's demise

TNW's Daily Dose - Sparrow goes to Google, Kayak is worth $1 billion and more

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Google acquires Sparrow for the Gmail team. Apple’s iPad launches in China, without chaos. Kayak becomes a billion-dollar company on its second day of trading. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the subscription button of your...
TNW's Daily Dose - Sparrow goes to Google, Kayak is worth $1 billion and more
Apple wanted AuthenTec's "new technology" ASAP for future products

August's Patch Tuesday brings 9 bulletins, fixes 27 vulnerabilities

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Happy Patch Tuesday everyone, it’s great to have you all back for our monthly post on the latest software fixes from Microsoft. Boring to some, and critical to others, Patch Tuesday is an important event as it’s the method by which Microsoft keeps the majority of the computing world safe....
August's Patch Tuesday brings 9 bulletins, fixes 27 vulnerabilities

Managed WordPress host Page.ly launches an API that lets anyone offer top-tier hosting

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TNW first covered Page.ly when it was but a screaming babe, now three years past. Today, the company has matured into a very strong player in the blog hosting space. According to its founder, Joshua Strebel, it all but invented the upper end, managed WordPress hosting market category. Now, companies...
Managed WordPress host Page.ly launches an API that lets anyone offer top-tier hosting

Desperately Seeking Developers: RIM Offers Appcelerator's 390,000 Titanium Devs Incentives To Port Apps To BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry 10 devices are still months away from being launched but RIM is ramping up the noise about its next gen platform — partly to make sure potential customers don’t forget the OS is coming, but also to try to rally developers to its cause so those BB10 devices arrive...
Desperately Seeking Developers: RIM Offers Appcelerator's 390,000 Titanium Devs Incentives To Port Apps To BlackBerry 10

Tinybeans is a digital journal dedicated to photos of your child

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Unbaby.me, unfriend me, the discussion around the pros and cons of posting baby photos online has got a kick in recent weeks thanks to the aforementioned Chrome app that replaces baby pics with “awesome stuff.” While it is a pained and clichéd discussion (yeah, I’m not at all interested) the...
Tinybeans is a digital journal dedicated to photos of your child

Apple loses $34.9 billion in market cap in its worst trading day in 4 years, but why?

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Gene Munster has a target of $900 for Apple’s stock, which is a touch awkward today as the company shed 6.43% of its value, to settle at a valuation of a mere $508 billion. It’s almost below the half trillion mark, which would place it in company with a wealth...
Apple loses $34.9 billion in market cap in its worst trading day in 4 years, but why?

Tweetro talks Twitter app economics: After fees and token rules, is much money left on the table?

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TNW has covered the saga of Tweetro carefully. The Twitter app for Windows 8 banged into Twitter’s glass ceiling and was not offered more tokens, causing its developers to build a new version of its product, revoke all current user tokens, and charge for access to its new Tweetro+ product. TNW covered the...
Tweetro talks Twitter app economics: After fees and token rules, is much money left on the table?

Worried about the end of the world? TNW built an app to help you track the fall of humanity

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It’s hack day at TNW’s Amsterdam headquarters, and our lovely team has put together a neat little application for tracking the coming end of the world. Sadly, Douglas Adams and his famed restaurant appear to not be real after all. Called ‘IsEveryoneAlive,’ the app tracks tweets from around the world,...
Worried about the end of the world? TNW built an app to help you track the fall of humanity

The House is likely to vote on and pass a STEM-visa act that is utterly DOA

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More STEM visas? Sounds great, doesn’t it? STEM, the acronomic buzzword that stands for ‘Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, encapsulates the side of education that is often referred to as ‘hard.’ As the holder of a philosophy degree, I take minor offense. I kid. Here’s what’s at stake: The United States needs...
The House is likely to vote on and pass a STEM-visa act that is utterly DOA

Microsoft: Facebook's Graph Search is a "unified search experience" with Bing technology

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From Microsoft’s lips, Graph Search is Bing’s new best friend. Moments ago Facebook announced a new search tool, immediately sparking speculation that Bing was on the way out of the social giant. For now, that is not the case. Bing remains integrated into the core Facebook search experience, essentially providing it with breadth:...
Microsoft: Facebook's Graph Search is a "unified search experience" with Bing technology

TNW's Daily Dose: BlackBerry 10 gets a launch date, YouTube plans more content investment, and more

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BlackBerry 10 is to be officially revealed at an event on 30 January 2013, YouTube is putting more money into original content, and Kim Dotcom’s Mega service gets a domain, but it’s not as sexy as he’d have liked. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily...
TNW's Daily Dose: BlackBerry 10 gets a launch date, YouTube plans more content investment, and more
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