Guest Post A second language is one of the most important tools you can have in your entrepreneurship toolbox. Don’t avoid your foreign language fear: deal with it!
Even though Apple’s iPhone 5S stock has been a bit constrained in the U.S., that’s not stopping Apple from rolling out its latest iPhones to dozens of new countries over the next few weeks.
Editor’s Pick “We hope our startups go as viral as Sharknado did,” said 500 Startups founder McClure. “Building a startup is as insane as chainsawing your way out of a great white shark’s stomach every now and then.”
Guest Post The US is a global leader in Internet and smartphone penetration and use, but the rest of the world is catching up fast. With a good part of the growth for consumer products happening abroad, the question isn’t if you should go global with your startup, but how and when.
Facebook has seen its rapid assimilation of Earth’s population start to cool in recent years. The areas where it’s still exploding are, interestingly enough, some of the areas with the least access to technology: Africa, the Middle East, and India.
WeHostels responds to high international demand by adding four new languages and two new currencies into its mobile app for booking budget accommodation.
“This innovative idea for shaking up the financial services sector while helping startups in a practical way has caught the eye of many new businesses already,” said Branson.
Interestingly, the articles acknowledge a political tinge to the recent spanking Apple has been taking in China, saying that Chinese networking and mobile companies Huawei and ZTE “have long been restricted in the US markets under security and other accusations.”
After being Amazon.com’s best-selling laptop for 149 days straight, Google is taking its Chromebook show on the road, both internationally and at home.
Twilio Fund Europe 2013 will invest in early-stage European startups that make creative use of Twilio’s API.
A look at the most viewed articles on Wikipedia in 2012, broken down by language.
Hungry Globetrotter’s subscription boxes of ingredients highlight an international culinary destination each month.
Mobile banking company m-Via has raised $17M in funding and changed its name to Boom Financial.
Investment firm BV Capital launched a global venture platform today, unifying its four international funds under one heading and rebranding itself as E.ventures. The integration is in an effort to emphasize the firm’s global perspective and promote international collaboration between the five markets.
Facebook is aiming to boost international usage with the debut of a new “Facebook for Every Phone” app, which offers full access to the social network on over 2,500 mobile phones across the globe. The company’s mobile team announced the new app in a blog post today.
In an effort to increase global outreach, microblogging platform Twitter has added 13 countries and 6 cities to its localized trending topics list today and announced plans to roll out integrated translations within tweets.