Category: Next Berlin

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T-Online Deutsche Telekom web services, used by 16 million Germans per month

Posted by Charbax – June 8, 2013

Deutsche Telekom talks about their consumer web services at Next Berlin, talking also a bit about Deutsche Telekom's talk about metering web bandwidth usage in Germany.

Mailjet SMTP server cloud based email service

Posted by Charbax – June 8, 2013

Mailjet was founded with the aim of providing a powerful tool for developers and novices alike to manage emails from A to Z, in a very simple way. They are based in Paris, self-funded and has been cash positive since day one. This interview is with Elie, Head of Marketing and Quentin, Deputy CEO. Mailjet is an all-in-one solution to send, track and deliver both marketing and transactional emails. Its cloud-based infrastructure is unique and highly scalable. A proprietary technology optimizes the deliverability of the email messages. Developers use Mailjet's API to integrate a robust email delivery system to their app. On their side, Marketers leverage the intuitive interface and the in-depth analytics. Mailjet actually offers high granularity for all its delivery and activity metrics. From the integration to the effective sending, everything is simplified to the maximum. The volume based pricing is highly competitive.

Next Berlin: TextMaster crowdsourced translation and copy-writing

Posted by Charbax – May 25, 2013

50 thousand translators and writers contribute translations and copy-writing, targeting 2 million euros revenue this year. You can go online and order your content and you get it back translated a couple of hours later. Disrupting the translation market at about 3 cents per word at Basic quality, 10 cents per word for the standard level and up to 18 cent per word for expert translation and copy-writing mode.

Next Berlin: Hercules Fisherman, serial entrepreneur, investor in start-ups

Posted by Charbax – May 25, 2013

Here Hercules Fisherman is showing his new app called Artspedia, pointing at works in a gallery, it can show information about that painting.

Next Berlin: Blinkist iPhone app resumes non-fiction ebooks in a blink

Posted by Charbax – May 25, 2013

They provide abstract versions of non-fiction ebooks so people can "read" ebooks in 10-15 minutes on an iphone.

Stylemarks second-hand fashion marketplace

Posted by Charbax – May 25, 2013

Showing off an app to sell second-hand fashion products on the web. Telling stories behind the products and using social media.

Mobberry merging RFID with NFC devices at Next Berlin

Posted by Charbax – May 25, 2013

Trying to get this solution to shopping malls around the world.

Microsoft Windows 8 RT at Next Berlin

Posted by Charbax – May 9, 2013

I'm asking Microsoft Germany's Windows Product Marketing Manager Boris Schneider-Johne some questions about the status of Windows RT, I also ask about the Android competition, RT vs Pro market share, everything on Windows RT is encrypted, Surface RT is his secondary computer (Photoshop/Ligthroom doesn't run on RT), how often does RT crash? Connected Standby (gets latest info all the time through Connected Standby API), and I even ask questions which he obviously can't answer, about Microsoft claiming ownership over Android (announcing certain Microsoft Partner Android companies paying Microsoft a licence for Android) Cheaper Windows RT? $299 instead of $599? 13.3" RT? 7" RT? 8" RT? and the idea of making a Metro UI for Android (he says it can't work).

Keez Duivez of PIPS:lab at #nextberlin

Posted by Charbax – May 1, 2013

Keez Duivez talks about some of his light grafiti and other light art music and media performances that he is doing at Pipslab and showcasing around the world.

Henriette Weber of ToothlessTiger Denmark hangs out with Bruce Sterling at the #nextberlin conference

Posted by Charbax – May 1, 2013

Henriette Weber of Toothless Tiger in Denmark walks around the Next Berlin conference, talking a bit with Bruce Sterling (2) about tech financiers that suck out the money out of startups.

Watch Bruce Sterling's keynote here: