western european countries

western european countries

BBC iPlayer booms in Australia, with a quarter of global subscribers now ‘Down Under’

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Two months after BBC Worldwide launched its global iPlayer app to 11 Western European countries in July, the app arrived in Australia, followed swiftly by Canada and then Scandinavia. The global BBC iPlayer app is a Video-on-Demand (VoD) pilot (paid) subscription service that differs from the UK version of iPlayer,...
BBC iPlayer booms in Australia, with a quarter of global subscribers now ‘Down Under’

Mobile boom means big challenges for Vevo's global roll-out

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Music video service Vevo will soon launch in three more western European countries, declaring most online videos will ultimately be viewed on mobile. But, although the service sees no problem heading to emerging young markets, high costs will keep it out of Germany for the foreseeable future. “We’re about to...
Mobile boom means big challenges for Vevo's global roll-out

Even Apple Is Getting Hammered By The Europe Mess (Or Is This A Deeper, Darker Problem?) (AAPL)

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As analysts crawl through Apple's disappointing quarterly results to try to pinpoint the exact causes of the miss, several points leap out. One of them is Europe. Until recently, people in Europe seemed willing to go without food, water, and air for a while if it meant having enough money...
Even Apple Is Getting Hammered By The Europe Mess (Or Is This A Deeper, Darker Problem?) (AAPL)

Twilio brings its Voice API to 4 new Western European countries

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Cloud communications company Twilio is expanding into four new European countries, days after striking a major deal with Microsoft to spread its voice and messaging APIs to developers on the Windows Azure platform. The San Francisco-based company is today launching phone numbers in Belgium, Finland, The Netherlands and Sweden for...
Twilio brings its Voice API to 4 new Western European countries

The BBC’s Global iPlayer gets its first ever sporting event

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Nine months after BBC Worldwide launched its global iPlayer app to 11 Western European countries on iPad, the commercial arm of the UK broadcaster has announced that the first ever sporting event has been made available to customers around the world. The Global iPlayer app is a video-on-demand (VoD) pilot...
The BBC’s Global iPlayer gets its first ever sporting event

Sincerely Rolls Out Postagram In Europe In Time For Spring Break

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The craze of printing Instagram and Facebook photos is slowly but surely hitting Europe. Roughly a month ago, Nantes-based DarQRoom became one of the first European companies to offer high-quality Instagram printing. Prior to that, local Instagram printing services were somewhat limited to London’s StickyGram, which transforms photos into magnets. Today,...
Sincerely Rolls Out Postagram In Europe In Time For Spring Break
Google’s Stock-Split Plan Would Replace Stewardship With Dictatorship

Do Network Effects Span Geographies

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Three years ago most western european countries had a local social network that was the most popular social net in the country. Today Facebook is dominant in most of western europe and those local social nets have been bypassed.It would seem that Facebook leveraged the size of its network (approaching...
Do Network Effects Span Geographies

Apple's Feeling Europe's Economic Crisis: 'Essentially Flat' Revenues

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Apple often gets a lot of love in Europe, but in the last quarter that wasn’t enough to help it against the tide of economic woe hitting the region. In today’s Q3 earnings call, CEO Tim Cook described sales in the region as “essentially flat to slightly positive” — and,...
Apple's Feeling Europe's Economic Crisis: 'Essentially Flat' Revenues

Government surveillance on the rise says new Google report

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Google has issued new findings on government requests for information, and once again, the results are not cheerful. The search giant says that requests to remove content have “spiked” and that “one trend has become clear: Government surveillance is on the rise.” The news comes by way of a company...
Government surveillance on the rise says new Google report
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