If you spent the weekend doing things other that being glued to the Internet, here’s what you missed on The Next Web and beyond:

The news

Yesterday we reported that Samsung had flown bloggers to Berlin to cover its new device announcements at IFA but expected them to act as brand ambassadors too – when they refused, things turned nasty. Today, Samsung has apologized to one of the bloggers concerned, admitting putting him through “undue hardship.”

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Good reads

Make sure you catch these features, published over the weekend. Perfect to catch up with over your lunch or for that dull bus ride home.

And from elsewhere…

Here are some pieces that you definitely shouldn’t miss from around the Web: